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Response to COVID-19

We are closed for all non-emergent care in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Orders. At this time we will be remaining closed until May 8. However, we are monitoring our voicemails and emails daily. Please…
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Why Do My Gums Bleed?

When most people think of oral health, they usually think of their teeth and whether or not they have cavities. However, gums play a very important role in oral hygiene as well. If the gums…
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Do Whitening Strips Work?

Teeth whitening is a $3.2 billion dollar industry. Bright, white smiles are desired by the great majority, leaving the average person scrambling for an easy solution. But even though whitening strips are advertised as the…
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Types of Dental Fillings

How Many Different Types of Fillings Are There? There are many different kinds of fillings available in a variety of materials. The material can affect the price and durability of the filling. Different filling materials…
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Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for You?

Could cosmetic dentistry provide you with the outcomes you'd like to achieve? We break down what cosmetic dentistry can help with.
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Should You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Breakfast

Like the classics of toilet paper over or under, yanny or laurel, and the infamous dress, everyone has a preference for brushing their teeth before or after breakfast. We’re here to discuss whether it’s better…
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Can You Heal a Cavity Naturally at Home?

As with many other topics in life, discussions can get rather confusing without shared and agreed-upon definitions. Unfortunately, that seems to be the case in the conversation about whether or not you can heal a…
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Best Mouthwash for Kids

What should I look for when purchasing a mouthwash? All mouthwashes that have been approved by the FDA for distribution are safe for children and adults, and in most cases, the packaging is the biggest…
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How the Quality of Water Affects Your Teeth

It’s so basic - water is great for your health, and that includes your oral health. We’re all told to get our 8 glasses a day, or actually quite a bit more according to Mayo…
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How Your Diet Affects Your Teeth

We've almost all heard that sugar is bad for our teeth, but why? And are sugary foods the only ones that we should avoid to prevent tooth decay? Before we answer these questions, we need…
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Is Mouthwash Safe for Children?

Mouthwash or mouth rinse is an antiseptic solution which mainly used to reduce the microbial load in the oral cavity. There are other functions of mouthwash that maybe recommend for the purpose of analgesic, anti-inflammatory…
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Dentists are our Best Friends

    Dentists are medical professionals who are expert in the needs of our teeth and how to correct it.  They also can make our smiles beautiful and will remain as it is.  That is…
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Is Summertime a Threat to Your Child’s Tooth Health?

Summertime is here and for many families that means more relaxed schedules, outdoor activities, and leniency with meals and snacks. Unfortunately, these shifts in routine can sometimes cause tooth care to be neglected and oral…
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Why Is My Breath Bad and What Can I Do About It?

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be embarrassing. Fortunately, there are many things that you can do to improve your breath. The exact course of action may vary, as there are many reasons for…