Toothpaste: What’s in Your Tube?

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Brushing your teeth is a major component of good dental health. In order to do that well, you will need a good toothpaste. There are plenty of brands and types available on the market, but they all have the same basic ingredients. For example, all kinds of toothpaste contain a... Read more »

Don’t Ignore your Gum Health

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One of the most prevalent diseases in the country is gum disease. It’s often a result of people ignoring their gum health, which leads to all sorts of nasty oral health problems. Ignoring your gum health is a surefire way to invite gum disease into your life. So let’s look... Read more »

Freshening Your Smile with a Spring Cleaning

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March is finally here and spring is officially on its way. If you are prone to the spring cleaning bug, you know the routine; sweeping out the old, refreshing what’s left, and welcoming the new. Spring is a time for letting fresh air in, as we ready for newer, vibrant... Read more »

A Crown that Becomes Loose or Falls Out

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Your crown and the abutment anchoring it are designed and intended to be durable. With proper daily care your crown has the potential to provide you with years of durable function. At the same time there are a few factors like gum disease, receding gums or advanced decay that can... Read more »

How Gum Disease Can Affect Your Overall Health

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Gum disease occurs when the plaque on teeth grows under the gum line. Gums experience irritation at first, but they can eventually start to bleed and become inflamed. If left untreated, the infections of gum disease can damage gum tissue and result in tooth loss. But this isn’t all; gum... Read more »

Advanced Periodontitis Treatment

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Tartar buildup at the gum line and poor oral hygiene can develop into the advanced form of gum disease known as periodontitis. Without timely resolution the infection and subsequent inflammation can cause your gums to recede from your teeth. This often forms pockets in the gum tissue near the roots... Read more »

Routine Care Tips for your Crown

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Your crown represents an investment in restoring the form and function of a tooth that has lost a significant amount enamel due to damage or decay. Even though crown materials like gold, base metals and porcelain are not subject to tooth decay, the crown will still require daily oral hygiene... Read more »