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We Offer Same Day Crowns        

In just one appointment you can have a metal-free restoration as natural looking and strong as an original tooth. (See our video!) CEREC® is a computer-controlled system that creates a tooth replacement from a single block of white, biocompatible, plaque-resistant ceramic. The effect on your smile is beautiful. Not only is […]

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Adults Need Flouride, Too!

Alas, as we age, wrinkles and graying hair become inevitable. For adults, there’s no reversing the aging process. But happily, a lifetime of fluoride use can reverse the tooth demineralizing process! Bacterial plaque continually forms on teeth, producing acids that initiate the process of decay, causing tooth calcium and phosphate […]

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Malocclusion? What?

Even if every individual tooth is in perfect health, your mouth can still be in trouble if your bite is wrong. Malocclusion—a bad bite—occurs whenever the peaks and valleys of your upper teeth fail to fit precisely into those of your lower teeth. A good bite meshes your teeth like the gears in […]

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FLOURIDE—Good News Just Got Better

For half a century we’ve known that fluoride benefits teeth. But although most people mistakenly think that drinking water with fluoride hardens enamel from within, actually the enamel is hardened by fluoride’s direct contact with your teeth. This can be via your drinking water or other fluoride sources such as […]

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TONGUE-BRUSHING

An old habit seems new… Here’s an idea that may be new to you. Did you ever think of brushing your tongue? Actually, tongue-brushing is an ancient practice. Our ancestors considered it part of their daily hygiene. In fact, it can be traced back to rudimentary tortoise shell and bone inscriptions […]

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Lend Baby Teeth a Hand

Here today…gone too soon. Don’t neglect baby teeth because the health of their replacements is right beneath the surface. Caring for your child’s baby teeth lays a foundation for a lifetime of oral health. Teach good dental hygiene habits while the child is very young. Before the first teeth begin […]

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Runners Risk Decay

“Aside from overuse injuries and skin cancer, runners score well on most measures of good health. But another red flag has been raised by new research: Runners may suffer higher risks of tooth erosion and cavities.” – Runners World Runners risk “robbing Peter to pay Paul” unless they are diligent about […]

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How Do You Know…

…if you’re showing signs of aging? Shortened teeth are a sure sign; lengthening them makes people look younger. We have methods to build up shortened or chipped teeth. …if you have periodontal disease? Periodontal, or gum, disease are rarely noticed in early stages. Only by dental exam do you know […]

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Slay the Dragon

Whether you call it dragon breath, morning breath, or halitosis, persistent bad breath is not only socially embarrassing, it can also be a sign of poor oral hygiene, periodontal disease, digestive problems, and even sinus trouble. And all the mouthwashes and breath fresheners in the world won’t solve the problem. […]

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