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Dry Mouth Drinking Water

Dry Mouth and What it Means

There are few things more uncomfortable than a dry mouth. It can make it hard to speak, impossible to swallow, and it might seem like you’re overly thirsty. If this happens just once in a while, it’s probably nothing to worry over excessively. You might just be slightly dehydrated, and the condition passes relatively quickly. […]

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Young Man With Anxiety

Anxiety At the Dentist’s…

We’ll Help Your Dental Anxiety If you’re nervous about your dental care, knowing that you are not alone is helpful. Dental anxiety or phobia is one of the most common fears shared by millions. And it’s understandable since your mouth and teeth are very sensitive and personal areas. To have someone intruding can make you […]

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Dental Insurance

No Dental Insurance?

Dental Insurance Tips And asking about financing. Of course, having dental insurance is the best option when receiving care. However, we understand that patients are often without insurance for various reasons. When you need to see a dentist and don’t have insurance, or you have a new policy and a required waiting period is a […]

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Pregnant Woman Touching Her Belly

Dental Concerns When Pregnant

You probably know that being pregnant causes many changes to the body. What you might not know is that pregnancy has implications for your dental care as well. Due to the changes in hormones experienced during pregnancy, this period can negatively affect your oral health. So while it might be common knowledge to let your […]

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Malocclusion on Model Teeth

What Is Malocclusion?

What Does It Mean? When translated literally, malocclusion means “bad bite.” It refers to the way your teeth fit together when biting down or in a closed position. In a proper bite, teeth fit together perfectly, like the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. In the rear of your mouth, each tooth (molar, premolar, and bicuspid) […]

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When to Brush Your Teeth

When Should You Brush Your Teeth?

Should you brush your teeth before or after breakfast? It’s essential to brush your teeth at least twice a day. At night, you probably know that you should brush right before you go to bed. However, you may be wondering whether you should brush your teeth right when you wake up in the morning or […]

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Sleep Apnea Snoring

Sleep Apnea Night Guard

Sleep Apnea Treatment in Troy, NY If either you or a loved one snore while sleeping, it might be a symptom of a more serious problem called sleep apnea. In short, sleep apnea affects the way we breathe during sleep. It can significantly diminish the quality of sleep (and indeed, the quality of life during […]

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Comparison of Old and New Toothbrush

Toothbrush Worn Out?

Replace Your Old Toothbrush We’ve all seen an old disgusting worn-out toothbrush before. And truth be told, we’ve probably all been guilty of letting an old toothbrush hang around far too long. Understandably, you may be questioning whether or not to get a new one, and sometimes it’s hard to determine where exactly to draw […]

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Sensitivity Toothpaste

Sensitivity Toothpaste

Does Sensitivity Toothpaste Work? If you were to take the commercial’s word for it, you’d think sensitivity toothpaste was a magic cure-all! In reality, over-the-counter toothpaste may provide some relief from mild sensitivity, but addressing the underlying cause is the only way to truly solve the problem. Usually, teeth have a layer of super-hard enamel […]

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Full-Mouth Dental X-rays

Dental X-rays Again?

Why Do I Need X-rays Again? Whether you are visiting our office for a specific dental problem you’re experiencing or just stopping by for a routine checkup, we may notify you that it’s time to update your X-rays. You probably won’t need new X-rays every visit; however, if significant changes have occurred or you’re experiencing […]

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