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Thumbsucking: An Unhealthy Habit for Tooth Development

One of the challenging things about parenting is that children often don’t or can’t tell their parents when they have a physical problem. This is true with sickness, and it’s also true with dental problems. A baby might cry if he’s in pain, but [...]

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What To Do with a Broken Tooth

Losing a tooth can be a traumatic experience for many people, but when a tooth breaks there are additional complications. No one wants to have a gap in their smile, but a having a tooth stump or a jagged root is even worse than that. Made of multiple [...]

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Do You Need a Root Canal?

The words root canal can strike fear into the hearts of the bravest men, but this procedure should not cause you extreme dental anxiety. Modern dentistry has improved greatly in the past decades. A root canal is a complex dental procedure, but it can [...]

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What Oral Bacteria Lives in Your Mouth?

People know about tooth plaque because they brush or floss it off of their teeth every day. They can see it, but they don’t necessarily understand what it is. In this blog we will talk about oral bacteria, how it’s related to plaque, and how it can [...]

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Do You Have a Loose Tooth?

Most adults have fond memories of losing teeth as children and leaving them under their pillows for the tooth fairy. An adult loose tooth is a different story, however. Adult teeth are not supposed to wiggle, so if you notice looseness, you should be [...]

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Do You Have an Infected Tooth? The Signs to Look For

Many common dental problems can be solved by improving or increasing the amount of time you spend brushing your teeth and flossing. With others, like tooth sensitivity and cavities, you’ll need to schedule a dental appointment. If you have an infected [...]

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The Dental Bridge: One Solution for Missing Teeth

If you have lost a tooth or have an adult tooth that is loose, you may be wondering about your options for restorative dentistry. That is a fancier way of asking how you can fix the current or future gaps in your smile. Fortunately, with modern [...]

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Why Do Hot Drinks Stain Your Teeth?

When the weather gets cold and snowy, it’s only natural to want to drink hot drinks like coffee, tea, and hot chocolate. They warm you up and make you feel comfortable. The caffeine in many hot beverages can also give you the added energy you need when [...]