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Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

Do you still have your wisdom teeth? Otherwise known as third molars, these teeth are well known for causing people pain or expense in having them removed. They don’t seem to serve much of a purpose, so have you ever wondered why we even have wisdom [...]

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How Does Fluoride Protect Teeth?

Most people are very familiar with the word fluoride. We hear it in toothpaste commercials and know it’s in the water most city dwellers drink. Scientists tell us fluoride helps fight cavities. How does it help fight cavities, though, and why, in 1945 [...]

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The Secrets Your Teeth Reveal about You

We all know that healthy teeth are associated with success, but what else do your teeth tell people about you? When we watch crime shows on television, investigators frequently will be able to use dental remains or bite marks to be able to identify [...]

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What Is Dry Socket?

Many people fear the experience of having a tooth removed. They worry that it will hurt, and that it will be scary. For most people, however, a tooth extraction is not traumatic. Dentists know how to do it without pain, and they manage it quickly and [...]

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Why Does Coffee Stain Your Teeth?

Coffee is effective as a stimulant, but it can have some drawbacks including staining your teeth. Why does coffee stain your teeth and what can you do about

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Do You Need a Crown Replacement?

If you have a crown that loosens or breaks, make an appointment to have a crown replacement right away. The underlying tooth structure is more fragile than a whole, healthy

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Should You Use a Sonic Toothbrush?

There are so many toothbrushes on the market these days. Are you confused about which ones would work best for you? Or which ones work well and are affordable? These are good questions. We will go through the pros and cons of different types of [...]