When is a Dental Extraction Necessary?

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When a task is difficult, we often use the phrase “like pulling teeth” to describe it. Nobody enjoys pulling teeth – not even dental professionals! Sometimes, though, nothing can be done to save a tooth. Damage, infections, and disease may make dental extractions necessary. Understanding such conditions can help you prevent them from occurring, allowing you to avoid a dental …

Dental Implants vs. Dentures

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Missing teeth are serious business. Not only are they dangerous for your dental health, but they can have a severe effect on your self-esteem. Unfortunately, even with perfect dental hygiene, age and accidents can still cause you to lose teeth. If you ever have to face the problem of missing teeth, there are two main options available to you: dentures …

Invisalign vs. DIY: Why You Should Trust A Pro

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Everyone wants a beautiful, healthy smile. But the most common option for doing so – braces – scares some people away. This is especially true for adults, who often associate the look of braces with teens or kids. For those turned off by the idea of old-school braces, Invisalign is a very attractive option. Rather than fitting unsightly metal over …

Chipping a Tooth: What Do You Do?

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It’s a nightmare scenario: you’re eating hard candy or crunching on some cold ice, and you notice something funny in your mouth. Something hard that isn’t melting. To your absolute horror, you realize you’ve chipped off a piece of your tooth. While teeth are incredibly strong, even enamel has its limits. Food is one thing, but trauma like a fall …

Mind the Gap: All About Floss

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Your dentist will always remind you to brush and floss. Most people brush their teeth, but a 2016 study found that only about 1/3rd of Americans actually floss every day! People avoid flossing for many reasons: it’s inconvenient, it’s too much work. But with a variety of flossing tech now available, those excuses hold less and less weight. Today we’ll …