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What Is Dental Bonding?

June 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?

May 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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Cosmetic Contouring?

December 20, 2019

If little imperfections in your smile have you hiding it away, cosmetic contouring may be the answer for you.  Enameloplasty or tooth reshaping is a simple, fast, and painless dental procedure to correct slight issues in length, contour, and tooth surface to enhance your smile.  You could have a new look on your lunch break!…

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Are My Amalgam Fillings Safe?

November 20, 2019

Millions of patients over more than 150 years have had dental amalgam used to fill their cavities. Dental amalgam, also known as “silver fillings,” due to its appearance, is a blend of metals in both liquid and powder forms, including tin, copper, silver, and mercury. Amalgam remains the less costly and more durable option; however,…

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Why Are Sweets No Treat For Your Teeth

October 18, 2019

By now, we all know that too much sugar can wreak havoc on your oral health, but do you know how?  Sugar alone isn’t the culprit, but the sequence of events that happens after eating it causes the damage.  There is a constant struggle taking place in your mouth after indulging in sugary foods, so…

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Why Choose Professional Whitening?

September 23, 2019

A healthy mouth and pearly white teeth have been a common goal for ages.  The use of toothpaste to clean and whiten dates back to the Egyptians around 5000 BC.  It’s safe to say we’ve come a long way from bark, ox hooves’, burnt eggshells, and pumice mixed in wine vinegar.  Thank goodness! These days…

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Botox And Your Dentist

August 29, 2019

The field of dentistry is emerging as a mainstream option for Botox treatments, and we’re thrilled to be part of it.  On the surface, it may seem out of place, but if we go more than skin deep, it makes perfect sense.  Let’s move past any preconceived notions and take a look at why, and…

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