Debunking 5 Common Dental Myths

The tooth fairy isn’t the only fable about dentistry —there are countless fairytales when it comes to dental health. Our dentist hears many of these dental myths every day, and we do our best to clear up any misunderstandings our patients may have when it comes to keeping their teeth and gums healthy.

What Myths Do You Believe?
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5 Reasons Dental Visits Are Essential

It’s easy to forget when to go to the dentist. Or even, why is it necessary at all. Your teeth seem to be in perfect condition, they’re not bothering you, and you have no discernable reason to get a cleaning or have your pearly whites checked on. Or so it may seem.

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How Oral Health Affects Your Overall Health

Taking diligent care of your teeth and gums daily may seem like a tedious task. After all, it involves brushing and flossing your teeth, at least twice a day, and rinsing with an antiseptic mouthwash. On top of that, you should see your dentist for routine dental exams and cleanings every six months, as recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA).

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How To Make Invisalign® Work Faster

Invisalign® is a clear aligner therapy used as an alternative to metal braces to straighten teeth. It is a welcome alternative for many patients. Getting the most out of your Invisalign clear aligners —when it comes to teeth straightening— can be achieved with the following 10 Invisalign tips.

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What Is A Dental Emergency?

When you take good care of your teeth, seeing your dentist for regular cleanings and brushing and flossing at home, it shows. But sometimes, life sends something unexpected your way. Dental emergencies can happen even to people with healthy teeth and gums. The trick is knowing what counts as an emergency and requires urgent dental care and what can wait to be seen and treated.

What Is a Dental Emergency?
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6 Ways To Keep Your Gums Healthy

Periodontal disease is a dental disease that develops from bacterial infection or inflammation of the gum. According to the centers for disease control and prevention (CDC), 47.2% of adults aged 30 years and older have some form of the disease. Luckily, you can prevent things from getting this far.

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Advantages Of Same-Day Crowns

The “need” to smile your brightest is often not considered until it becomes necessary — for an interview or even a photoshoot. CEREC crowns are the dental restorative treatment of choice in situations such as these if you may have had tooth decay, wear or chip in the past. However, many people are unaware of this essential procedure. In this article, we’ll provide you with an insight into same-day crowns and their benefits.

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