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OralDNA: Getting Ahead Of Gum Disease

OralDNA: Getting Ahead Of Gum Disease : TEN YEARS AGO, scientists developed a new method to test for oral diseases, such as periodontal disease. This method is called OralDNA testing, and it enables us to spot these diseases much earlier than we could before and offer treatment that is tailor-made for individual patients. What’s So

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Toothache

Toothaches treatment

Toothaches : Toothaches—no one wants them. But what do you do when you have a dreaded toothache? How did you get a toothache in the first place? How do you fix a toothache so you can still go about your daily routine with no pain or discomfort? Do you have a toothache? What causes toothaches?

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Why Do I Need an Orthodontist?

Why Do I Need an Orthodontist?

Why Do I Need an Orthodontist? :A beautiful smile is the outward sign of successful orthodontic treatment; there is, however, a lot more to getting there than you might think! Orthodontic treatment is complex biological process. It involves changes in jaw bones, facial bones and soft tissue as teeth are moved into their new positions.

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What Is An Impacted Tooth?

What Is An Impacted Tooth?

What Is An Impacted Tooth? You may have heard the term “impacted” used to describe a tooth and wonder what it means. In orthodontic or dental terms, “impacted” means that a tooth either has not come in (“erupted”) when expected or a tooth that cannot erupt because it does not have room or may be

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Should I Floss or Brush First?

Should I Floss or Brush First?

Should I Floss or Brush First? : Is there an ideal sequence for your oral hygiene routine? Well, according to recent studies, yes. Researchers have found that flossing before brushing may be the most efficient for a thorough removal of dental plaque. This sequence was also found to increase fluoride concentration delivered from the toothpaste,

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Handling Orthodontic Issues at Home

Handling Orthodontic Issues at Home : Due to COVID-19, your orthodontist’s office may currently be postponing any non-emergent appointments and you may be wondering how to handle potential orthodontic issues at home. While there are steps you can take to temporarily fix or alleviate discomfort and prevent additional damage, your orthodontist should always be notified.

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What Is a Deep Teeth Cleaning?

What Is a Deep Teeth Cleaning?

What Is a Deep Teeth Cleaning? A deep teeth cleaning (also known as a scaling and root planing) is a dental procedure that involves a teeth cleaning below the gums of a patient. This is often utilized to treat issues such as gum disease, which may be impossible to properly fix without a deeper cleaning.

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Laser Dentistry

Laser Dentistry

Laser dentistry allows our dentists to perform procedures more efficiently, and allows patients to experience less pain or discomfort. On the other hand, traditional dentistry consisted of metal instruments and rotary tools used to perform dental procedures.   Advantages of laser dentistry We do not have to use a drill to repair tooth decay or

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Plaque

What causes plaque

Plaque : Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that sits on the tooth’s surface. Plaque reacts with the foods we consume (it consumes the sugars) and then releases acids that eat away tooth enamel, which causes tooth decay. If plaque is not removed in a timely manner (with routine, effective brushing), it can harden

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Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive Teeth: Sensitive teeth are a problem for a lot of people. No one wants to suffer from sensitive teeth though. We’re here to talk to you a little bit about sensitive teeth and how we can help you.   Why are my teeth sensitive? We get this question a lot at our office. Tooth

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