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What Are Tooth Fillings Made Of? (Hint: Not Frosting!)

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Ask anyone over the age of 40 and they’ll tell you that getting a dental filling used to mean adding a gleam of metal to your mouth. Recently, modern dentistry has adopted new high-tech materials that imitate the look of natural teeth

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Reasons for Tooth Extraction

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Tooth extraction is when a tooth is removed from it’s place in the gum & bone of your jaw. Compared to many dental procedures, tooth extraction can sound scary, especially when it’s referred to as “oral surgery”.

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How to Prepare Your Child for the Dentist

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One of the best ways to make sure your child has a healthy smile for life is by establishing a dental home. That means creating a trusting relationship between your child & your family dentist & making sure visits to the dentist are fun & educational.

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The Role of the Dental Assistant in Your Health

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Dental assistants are often described as the dentist’s right hand. They are vital members of the dental team who ensure that you are cared for in a timely, efficient manner in a super clean, germ-free practice.

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Is Tooth Polishing Necessary?

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We know that for most of our patients, their favorite part of a dental cleaning is how smooth and clean their teeth feel afterward, not to mention how shiny they are. Tooth polishing has long… Read more »

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Dental Bridges Abridged

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There are many ways to replace missing teeth & restore your smile, & bridges are a good permanent solution. They can replace one or more missing teeth, including molars, & cannot be removed, unlike dentures.

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Your Guide to Post-Treatment Pain Relief

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As dental professionals, most of what we do is about relieving and preventing pain. However, sometimes post-procedure pain is an unfortunate but unavoidable step on the road to a healthy and functional smile.

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How Long to Dental Implants Last?

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With dental implants becoming a more and more popular solution to replace missing teeth, it’s fair to ask: how long do dental implants last? The short answer is that dental implants can last a lifetime. Here’s the long answer.