5 Advantages of Professional Teeth Whitening

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At home teeth whitening kits have grown in popularity because of the convenience they offer, and also because they have become very affordable. However, they’re not without faults, and it’s important to remember that they are just a single part of your overall oral health care. When it comes to getting pearly white teeth, there […]

How to Prepare for Oral Surgery

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When you know what to expect during dental surgery and to recuperate efficiently, you’ll more likely recover at a faster rate. Your dentist will usually perform oral surgery as an outpatient procedure. The dentist will usually do the outpatient procedure with local or general anesthesia. What this means is that you will go home shortly […]

Top 5 Reasons to Try Invisalign

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In addition to creating a more aesthetically pleasing smile, adult orthodontic treatment offers a number of benefits. Straight, properly aligned teeth are easier to clean, which reduces the risk of periodontal disease. Correcting malocclusions can also eliminate symptoms of teeth grinding and temporomandibular joint pain. Many adults, however, are reluctant to seek orthodontic treatment because […]

Gum Disease and its Relationship to Other Diseases

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Statistics from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research claims that 8.52% of Americans between the ages of 20-65 have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Make an appointment with your trusted dentist as soon as possible if you have any of these symptoms: Halitosis (bad breath) Tender, red, swollen gums Bleeding gums (especially […]

Top 5 Things to Know About Dental Implant Surgery

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Did you lose a tooth and are considering your tooth-replacement options? Or have you already lost a tooth and realizing that you desire a more permanent tooth restoration than a denture? If so, then you are likely considering obtaining dental implants. Dental implants have become very popular today as permanent tooth replacement options. However, you […]