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You Asked, We Answered: Are Root Canals Painful?

To this day, root canals are one of the most feared procedures. In fact, many patients fear this tooth-saving treatment more than public speaking! If you’re in this boat and your dentist has recommended root canal therapy to treat a decayed or damaged tooth, then keep reading to learn the answer to one of the

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4 Must-Know Tips for Avoiding Dry Socket

If you’re getting a tooth removed – whether it’s because your wisdom teeth are causing you problems or because you’re about to get braces – it’s of the utmost importance that you do your part to prevent dry socket. A dry socket is when the blood clot that forms over the removal site is dislodged,

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Then and Now: The History of Fluoride

Fluoride is widely known for its ability to help prevent decay. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named its addition to the water supply one of the top 10 greatest public health achievements of the 20th century! Furthermore, its effectiveness is backed by the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics,

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Composite vs. Porcelain Veneers: Which Is Best For You?

Do you dream of having whiter, straighter, or more flawless teeth? Then you may be considering veneers. After all, this highly sought-after smile-enhancing treatment can conceal several dental imperfections simultaneously and the results can last for 15+ years. But which type of veneer should you choose? Keep reading to learn all about the benefits of

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Do Veneers Cause Tooth Sensitivity?

When it comes to improving your smile, you have plenty of cosmetic services to choose from these days. However, none are as comprehensive as veneers! This popular treatment can redesign the shape, size, color, and overall appearance of one or more teeth. However, to make sure these shells of dental porcelain lay flush with the

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How Much Mouthwash Should You Use?

Are you taking care of your oral health? If you brush twice a day, you’re doing a pretty good job. If you floss regularly as well, you’re excelling! However, do you use mouthwash? Rinsing with mouthwash is a habit that often gets overlooked, but it can be a huge benefit to your pearly whites and

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A Quick Look at Sugar Substitutes and Oral Health

From your morning cup of coffee to your evening dessert, there is no denying that sugar just makes the finer things in life a little sweeter. Unfortunately, this ingredient doesn’t do much for our oral or overall health. Combine that with the fact that the average American consumes 22 teaspoons of added sugar daily, and

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6 Surprising Benefits of Lumineers

If stubborn stains, unsightly chips, and other dental flaws prevent you from smiling confidently, don’t worry – you don’t have to undergo months or years of back-to-back treatments to achieve your dream smile. With Lumineers, you can correct multiple imperfections simultaneously. Plus, this is only one of the many benefits this cosmetic dentistry service offers!

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