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Broken or Chipped Teeth

  Chipped Permanent Tooth If you have a chip on a permanent tooth of yours, then you may have noticed a slight pain that came with it. Chipped permanent teeth are often sensitive to touch and temperature. Chipped teeth typically are an easy fix and can usually be restored with or without the tooth fragments. […]

Ties Between Dental Health and Heart Health

  Why Dental Checkups Are Important Getting your necessary dental checkups on a consistent basis is also important for keeping your heart healthy. Disregarding your dental checkups could potentially cause you to suffer from a heart attack. This is due to the fact that plaque, filled with bacteria, forms around the teeth and can result […]

How Your Tongue Is Connected To Your Health

How Your Tongue Is Connected to Your Health Our tongue plays a vital role in so much of our everyday life and unfortunately is easily forgotten about. In fact, our tongue can be a indicator of our own personal health and understanding these signs and symptoms from it can be very helpful. Bright Red Tongue […]

Early Detection of Oral Cancer

  Early Detection of Oral Cancer Early detection of oral cancer is made possible by receiving physical examination screenings. These screenings require detailed examinations of the body. Family medical history should also be considered when detecting these early signs. It is important to understand that these signs and symptoms can be different depending on whether […]

Oral Cancer Awareness

Understanding Oral Cancer With April being Oral Cancer Awareness month, we would like to take this opportunity to discuss what exactly oral cancer is and how to prevent it. Oral cancer develops red sores and lumps within the mouth that do not heal with time. Unfortunately, oral cancer is very common within the U.S. “about […]

Is Flossing Really Necessary?

  Is Flossing Really Necessary? The debate on whether flossing is necessary or not is causing much confusion for people understanding their oral care and necessities of it. While some studies argue that flossing has no proven health benefits, the majority of Dentist’s are still unconvinced. The more an individual flosses their teeth, the less […]

Do Root Canals Hurt?

  What Are Root Canals? So many people face the fear of receiving a root canal, so understanding what exactly they are and their importance is necessary. A root canal is a process of extracting the infected pulp within the tooth to cease infections/abscesses. While the root canal process can sound quite intimidating, the procedure […]

What Causes Teeth Staining and How to Prevent it

  The desire to have whiter teeth is something that many people face. There are many ways that you can whiten your teeth but understanding what causes these stains and discolorations can also help. What Causes Teeth Staining? Staining and discoloration of the teeth can occur from many different factors. Certain foods, drinks, smoking, stain-causing […]

Medical Benefits of Braces

    So many people in our world today have experienced, or are currently experiencing, the benefits of braces. However, many people only know the basic effects of braces, a technique that is used to straighten crooked teeth and provide and individual with a straight and beautiful smile. Many people are unaware of the numerous […]

Am I Too Old to Straighten My Smile With Invisalign?

So many adults with untreated orthodontic problems choose to suffer in silence because they believe it’s too late to have these issues corrected. Well, we’re here to tell you the good news, it’s never too late!  Invisalign is an incredibly popular and discreet orthodontic treatment preferred by adults because the transparent aligners go unnoticed. Read […]