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Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy

What Happens During Root Canal Therapy? When a patient arrives with an infected tooth, root canal therapy can save a precious tooth from extraction. Sometimes an infection can be present even if there is no discomfort. Root canal treatment (endodontic therapy) is necessary when the nerve of a tooth becomes damaged from decay, trauma, or […]

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Bad Breath? Get A Checkup!

We all hate bad breath, aka halitosis. It’s annoying, offputting, and of course, embarrassing. But, in terms of your oral health, bad breath can be a symptom of more significant problems. Especially if there is a sudden, unexplained change, it could be a sign of something wrong. So, don’t just accept the condition. Choose to […]

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Woman Using Floss

Floss For Healthy Teeth

Everyone knows that dentists are concerned with flossing. It’s one of the common questions we often ask our patients during routine check-ups. But we’re not just trying to shame or humiliate you. There’s good reason—using floss is crucial to excellent oral health. Brushing your teeth is great, and it’s the first line of defense in […]

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Glasses of Soda

Skip The Soda

Why Skip Soda? If you are working toward becoming healthier, there’s one simple change that will significantly benefit your overall health and your dental health as well. That is to skip drinking soda. Because of Sugar Whether you call it soda, soft drinks, cola, coke, pop, or any other name, it’s all terrible for you. […]

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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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Woman Tongue Brushing

Why Tongue Brushing?

Tongue brushing for better breath and better oral health. You might think tongue brushing is a waste of time. Or perhaps you just never thought of incorporating it into your routine. After all, you can’t get cavities or tooth decay on your tongue, so what’s the point? Well, actually, tongue brushing can improve your breath […]

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Woman With Electric Toothbrush

Getting An Electric Toothbrush

Should I switch to an electric toothbrush? Or is my old toothbrush doing the job? For many people, making any change is a big decision. Maybe you make a list of pros and cons, carefully weighing benefits and potential drawbacks. Especially for significant changes that will affect your long-held daily habits, we understand that change […]

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Periodontal Pockets

Periodontal Pockets

What Are Periodontal Pockets? Measuring periodontal pockets — depths and implications. Healthy gum tissue fits tightly and firmly against teeth. However, with age and/or declining oral health, this tissue can loosen and sag, forming periodontal pockets around the teeth. When this occurs, it can often become an ever-increasing problem, as it becomes easier and easier […]

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Bacteria and Microbes Around Tooth

Bacteria That Cause Cavities

Which Bacteria Causes Cavities? Looking Inside Your Mouth You probably know that bacteria in your mouth cause cavities, plaque, and tooth decay. And you also probably know that proper at-home care such as brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent cavities and more serious problems. (Combine with regular dental check-ups and professional cleanings […]

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Toothbrush and Tongue Scraper

Cleaning Your Tongue

Tongue, Brushing, Scraping, Etc. Cleaning Your tongue to prevent bad breath & improve oral health. One of the best ways to make sure your breath is fresh and clean is to make sure that your tongue is healthy and clean as well. The tongue may seem like a smooth surface, but nothing could be further […]

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