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Growing Old With Your Teeth

Today—for the first time in our country’s history—people are growing older with their natural teeth. This new shouldn’t be surprising because teeth are the most durable part of our bodies. Archeologists even find them in the rubble of ancient cities, hardly the worse for the wear. And yet, until recently, […]

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Tooth Whitening  

Simple & Simply gorgeous It’s the surest, safest means of brightening enamel, minimizing discoloration, and delivering a smile guaranteed to get noticed. Q: How does it work? A: The process requires a whitening gel and some processes use a special light. Q: Is it safe? A: Clinical research has shown […]

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A Wellness Plan for Uninsured Patients

We are pleased to offer special care plans for our patients who do not carry dental insurance. This program represents significant savings and is designed to help make your dental prevention and treatment more affordable. The two options provide the choice between a basic maintenance plan and an expanded care plan. […]

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Healthy Gums, Healthy You        

Women are at higher risk for gum disease than men… Fighting periodontal (gum) disease through meticulous daily hygiene and regular dental appointments is brilliant. You preserve your beautiful smile and sweet breath, maintain the health of your teeth and gums, and protect your overall health in the bargain! Periodontal disease—a […]

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Minorities Most at Risk for Caries   

Fewer young people in the U.S. reportedly have dental caries, but minority children continue to have higher rates when compared to their peers, according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s April short report. Hispanic youth had the highest report of total and untreated caries (52%) compared with black (44%), […]

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Share Not Thy Toothbrush

One of the commandments of good dental health is obvious—Brush your teeth after every meal. This can help keep your mouth healthy throughout a long life. Another rule should be just as carefully observed: Do NOT use someone else’s toothbrush. Sharing toothbrushes can shorten your life. But what about emergencies, […]

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Sense About Sensitivity

When teeth hurt, the sooner we reach the root of the problem, the sooner the pain disappears. OUCH! What triggers tooth pain? Heat, cold, touch, air, sweet or sour foods. If you recently had a cavity filled, that area may be sensitive for a while. Other causes of sensitivity are: […]

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