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Does a Root Canal Hurt?

One very common question we get from our patients is: “Does a root canal hurt?” For some people, going to the dentist creates anxiety, unfortunately, but many people fear more complicated dental procedures like root canals. In this blog we will go [...]

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Vitamin D Is Necessary for Dental Health

Dentists often talk about the necessity of brushing and flossing for maintaining oral health. Both of these are very important, but there are other factors that contribute to the health of your teeth. One of them is your diet. This time of year, when the [...]

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What Causes Teeth Chipping?

Do you have a chipped tooth? Or teeth? It can be embarrassing and uncomfortable to have a chipped tooth, but most people experience this problem during their lifetime, especially as they grow older. If you don’t know what causes tooth chipping, we will [...]

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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 [...]