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  • Dental Implants: Quiz
    How much do you know about dental implants? Test yourself with this quiz. Earliest recorded attempts at using dental implants were from Medieval England The ancient Mayans U.S.A. in the 1950s Dental implants are Read more
  • Rate Your Oral Hygiene
    How good of a job are you doing with brushing and flossing your teeth? This is an important question, because a healthy mouth depends on regularly removing dental plaque Read more
  • Choosing Natural Tooth-Colored Fillings Over Silver
    Cavities used to be nothing to smile about, but thanks to advances in technology, tooth-colored fillings have made repair of decayed teeth so natural, they're invisible. Now you no Read more
  • Testing your Knowledge on the Facts and Myths of Thumb Sucking
    For many children, thumb sucking is a great source of comfort. However, for some parents, it sets off potential red flags. See how much you really know about thumb Read more
  • The Facts About Thumb Sucking
    One topic we are often asked about is finger or thumb sucking and/or pacifier use — a challenge that most parents or caregivers will likely face with at least Read more
  • Are You at Advanced Risk for Gum Disease?
    Gum disease, also called periodontal disease (from the roots for “around” and “tooth”) starts with redness and inflammation, progresses to infection, and can lead to progressive loss of attachment Read more
  • Rebuilding Your Smile With Dental Implants
    If you've lost one or more of your teeth due to tooth decay, trauma, gum disease or a failed root canal, there are a variety of ways that our Read more
  • Bad Breath — Discovering The Causes & Treatments
    If you have ever had halitosis (bad breath), you know it can cause you to feel self-conscious and embarrassed. And while the odor is typically a primary concern, determining Read more
  • Are Porcelain Veneers Right For You?
    If you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile and would like to change it, we can help you determine what will work best, from a simple whitening Read more
  • Questions You Should Ask Before Getting Porcelain Veneers
    Are you are considering a cosmetic procedure such as porcelain veneers? To assist you in making this decision, we developed the following list of questions you should consider asking Read more
  • Tooth Sensitivity FAQs
    It can start with a simple twinge or be as severe as excruciating pain. From time to time, we have patients asking questions about tooth sensitivity — what causes Read more
  • Questions To Ask Before Getting Root Canal Treatment
    Hearing the news that you need a root canal often causes anxiety for most people given all the bad press this procedure has received (e.g., “I'd rather have a Read more
  • Treating Snoring & Sleep Apnea
    If you suffer from snoring or think you may have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), did you know that your dentist could play an important role in treating your condition? Read more
  • How Much Do You Really Know About Keeping Your Children's Teeth Healthy?
    Expectant mothers expect to deal with tooth-related milestones in their child's early years, such as teething and even the eventual shedding of those baby teeth to the Tooth Fairy. Read more
  • Does Mouthwash Cure Bad Breath?
    In our office, many of our patients are always asking us if over-the-counter (OTC) mouthwashes or mouthrinses are truly effective tools for curing bad breath. Unfortunately, nearly all of Read more
  • Enhance Your Smile Through Teeth Whitening
    In modern society, a bright, white smile conveys optimal health, youth and sound teeth. However, various influences including age, wear, diet, and lifestyle may prevent you from having and Read more

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