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The Fenton Family Dentistry Difference

October 14, 2020

Finding the right dental practice can be tough, especially if you are looking for the right practice for your whole family. You want to find a practice that is at the top of the industry while also being kind, friendly, and relatable enough to help your whole family in a comprehensive way. Here at Fenton…

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Three Common Causes of Tooth Pain

September 12, 2020

Tooth pain can come from a wide variety of causes, some being serious and others being almost silly. We have all had those moments where we overzealously chomped into a handful of chips or popcorn only to find that a part of our snacks has lodged itself into our gums. This pain should pass quickly,…

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When Are Tooth Extractions Necessary?

August 18, 2020

Your permanent teeth are designed to last a lifetime, but life has a tendency to throw a few curveballs at us. Everything from trauma to decay can cause your teeth to go through irreparable damage, making it all but impossible to save the tooth. When this damage occurs, it is extremely important to move quickly…

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Why You Shouldn’t Be Intimidated By Root Canal Therapy

July 17, 2020

Few words in the English language bring more stress and fear than the phrase Root Canal. Back in the day, root canals were a brutal procedure that when done incorrectly caused patients a lot of pain and recovery time. Nowadays, root canals are much more common and painless procedures. The most important decision that you…

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Crowns & Bridges

June 19, 2020

The beauty of modern dentistry is that you have so many options. Part of your dental team’s mission is to make sure you know what they are and select the best one for you.   Missing teeth leave gaps that allow the surrounding teeth to shift, causing an awkward bite and potentially gum disease and TMJ…

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What Is Dental Bonding?

May 8, 2020

We love to see you smile! Don’t shy away from sharing because of minor imperfections. Cosmetic dentistry has something for everyone, and tooth bonding may be your ticket to a sparkling toothy grin!  What Is Bonding? Dental bonding is the application of a natural-looking composite resin to mend a chipped, fractured, decayed, or discolored tooth…

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Are Specialty Dentures Right For Me?

April 8, 2020

The most common cause of losing one, several, or all of your natural teeth is decay (cavities), closely followed by gum and bone disease or injury. Smokers triple their risk of gum disease over non-smokers. Dry mouth from medications can increase your risk of tooth decay. A mere 13.5% of Americans floss every day, allowing…

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Are Dermal Fillers Right for You?

March 24, 2020

As time goes by, visible signs of aging begin to emerge in the four dominant structures of your face. Mainly bone, muscle, fat, and skin. Bone loss can lead to shifts in your jawline, chin, and nose. Muscle loses elasticity and volume, and the skin stretches, causing sagging and wrinkles. This compound effect lead to…

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Root Canal Therapy

February 18, 2020

If there is one single procedure that makes people cringe at the thought, it’s the root canal.  If you’re like most, you’ve probably heard all sorts of nightmarish stories of awful, painful experiences, and we’re here to set the record straight.  Like most dental procedures, it is all about the prevention of a more significant…

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What Are Dental Veneers?

January 27, 2020

Do you avoid pictures or hide your smile because you’re unhappy with your natural teeth?  Studies have shown that a significant number of people share this feeling. Cosmetic dentistry has advanced over time, and there are options to help you step back into the spotlight. Whether the issue is crooked, gapped, misshapen, discolored, or damaged…

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