What Is Dental Anxiety?

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If you feel stressed or anxious about visiting the dentist, you could be suffering from dental anxiety. Here at in , , Dr. understands that people have anxiety about dental treatments, which is why wants to give you a basic understanding of dental anxiety, and do everything in power to ensure you feel safe and… Read more »

An Untreated Cavity with an Abscess Might Require Surgical Extraction

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Cavities can sometimes go unnoticed, ignored, or untreated. When this happens, the tooth decay can start to penetrate deep into the root of the tooth. This can sometimes cause a toothache with an infected abscess in your gums. Without timely treatment at Dr. ’s clinic the bacterial presence can eventually pass to your bloodstream causing… Read more »

A Missing Premolar Can Benefit from a Dental Implant

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Your premolars reside between your front teeth and are responsible for helping bite off food. The molars in the back of your mouth are tasked with chewing. This means the premolars are called upon to aid both sets of teeth. When one is lost to severe decay or dental trauma, the impact on your oral… Read more »

Candidates for Teeth Whitening

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If you have stained or yellowed teeth, Dr. may recommend teeth whitening in , . However, it is important to note that not everyone is a candidate for teeth whitening. Before any whitening is treatment is performed, it is important that you consider certain factors. Age & Pregnancy Whitening before a patient is 16 could… Read more »

Chewing Gum: What You Should Know

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You may know that there are quite a few things you could do if you’d like to enjoy a healthy smile. For example, you’ve probably heard that eating too many sugary foods can hurt your teeth. While you might suppose that gum is actually one you need to avoid, chewing gum can actually offer several… Read more »

Is Your Mouth Being Plagued by Cavities?

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Is your mouth being plagued by cavities? Are you suffering from tooth enamel loss and experiencing signs of tooth decay and gum disease? If you are, the chances are that your oral health habits are not being done efficiently, effectively, or regularly enough. Fortunately, if you do suffer from a lack of proper oral hygiene,… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Might Need a Crown to Prevent a New Cavity

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Chipped teeth are often the unfortunate consequence of an abnormal activity, like grinding your teeth at night without wearing a dental guard or absentmindedly using your teeth as tools. Athletes who participate in vigorous activities and sports without a necessary mouthguard are also at heightened risk of suffering a chipped tooth. Even if you don’t… Read more »

A Toothache is Often the Result of Untreated Tooth Decay

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Toothaches can vary in intensity and secondary symptoms. While they can be caused by a few different things, the pain is often a sign of a more serious oral distress in your mouth. The longer you wait to seek professional care, the more likely you are to experience serious complications. Rubbing a topical oral analgesic… Read more »

What You Should Know About Your Toothbrush

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You probably know that there are a few things you’ll need to do if you’re hoping to keep your teeth clean. For example, you probably know that you should visit our dentist for regular cleanings. This is important because our team will be able to remove tartar that you won’t be able to clean from… Read more »

Prescription-Strength Fluoride Supplements Can Reduce Your Chances of Suffering Tooth Decay

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Your teeth are protected by a strong outer layer of tooth enamel. While this gives them the ability to bite and chew common foods, the mineral density of tooth enamel also prevents bacteria from developing tooth decay. Unfortunately, it is possible for the acidic foods and beverages you consume and the pervasive bacteria to erode… Read more »