Why are Temporary Crowns Necessary?

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What do you know about a dental crown? You may have heard that crowns are generally used to treat a tooth that’s suffered fairly extensive damage. You might also know that crowns are quite durable and designed to look and feel like your natural tooth. However, do you know why... Read more »

Is Gum Disease Affecting Your Smile?

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Is gum disease affecting your smile? Does it appear your teeth are growing longer or your gums are becoming more filled with color? If you have not been treating them properly, it is possible you are beginning to experience signs of gum disease. Gum disease, also commonly called periodontal disease,... Read more »

Flossing: Here are Some Tips

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As you know, flossing can play a major role in maintaining good oral health. Conversely, if you don’t floss daily, you’ll probably find yourself facing unpleasant consequences—and sadly these consequences may not be limited to your mouth. You see, flossing cleans your gum line. In reality, there is not better—or... Read more »

Encouraging Good Oral Hygiene Habits in Your Child

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Encouraging good oral hygiene habits in your child when they are young helps start them off on the right foot for the rest of their lives. It’s also worth noting that if one of your child’s primary teeth develops a large area of tooth decay it might need to be... Read more »

Hardened Tartar Is the Leading Cause of Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal disease, sometimes known as gum disease, has several different forms. It is estimated by American Dental Association that roughly 47% of all people over 30 years old also have some degree of periodontal disease. At the same time the Centers for Disease Control report that 64% of seniors over... Read more »