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How to Avoid a Toothache after Flossing Teeth

Jul 15, 2021

Be honest- do you floss your teeth as often as you should? For many people, flossing is an extra chore that’s easy to forget about. However, some people experience pain with flossing that leads them to avoid it altogether. Luckily, there are things you can do to avoid a toothache after flossing. In this article, […]

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Can You Smoke After A Root Canal? Here’s What You Should Know

Jul 15, 2021

If you’re a smoker, you are likely well aware of the risks, particularly concerning your dental health and oral hygiene. The likelihood of you needing a dental or oral procedure at some point during your life increases significantly, and smoking can cause all sorts of issues with your teeth and gums. But if you’ve recently […]

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Are My Teeth Sensitive to Sugar?

Jun 30, 2021

We all know that too much sugar isn’t the best for your body. But what about your teeth? While there are plenty of reasons to avoid excess sugar, people sometimes aren’t aware of the effects that sugar can have on your oral health. In this article, we’ll explain what makes teeth sensitive to sugar. We’ll […]

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How Long Does a Dental Cleaning Take?

Jun 15, 2021

We know that it’s not always easy to find time for a dental cleaning. If you’re especially busy, you might be tempted to skip regular cleanings, only calling the dentist when there’s a problem. Of course, this isn’t just bad for your health- it’s also bad for your schedule. (Emergency visits tend to take much […]

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Why Do I Have Itchy Gums?

May 30, 2021

Itchy gums are more than just annoying. For some patients, this discomfort can actually get in the way of their daily lives. But what causes itchy gums in the first place- and is this a sign of a bigger problem? Read on to learn all about itchy gums. Common Causes of Gum Itching There are […]

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Pros and Cons of IV Sedation Dentistry

May 15, 2021

IV sedation dentistry is a great way to keep patients comfortable during more complex oral surgeries. However, these sedatives aren’t the best choice for everyone. In this article, we will go over the pros and cons of IV sedation dentistry. We’ll also explain when it’s most commonly used. Types of Dental Sedation There are a […]

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Do Small Cavities Need to Be Filled?

Apr 30, 2021

We all know that large cavities need to be filled in order to preserve the life of a tooth. But what about smaller cavities? Do these cavities need to be filled too, or will they heal on their own? In this article, you’ll learn the best way to care for cavities, both large and also […]

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Are There Alternatives to Dental Implants?

Apr 15, 2021

Are dental implants the right option for you? While implants can be helpful, some patients do better with other types of devices. Plus, not everyone wants the extensive surgery needed to place implants. Below, we’ll share some alternatives to dental implants that might be a better fit for you. Why Consider Alternatives to Dental Implants? […]

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How to Sleep After Wisdom Tooth Removal

Mar 30, 2021

After your wisdom tooth removal, your oral surgeon will give you tools to stay comfortable. But even if your pain is under control, sleeping can still be a challenge. Getting a good night’s rest is very important as you recover from a procedure like this. In this article, we’ll give you our top tips on […]

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Finding the Best Toothpaste for Sensitive Teeth

Mar 15, 2021

Living with sensitive teeth can be challenging. Luckily though, using the right toothpaste can make this issue a little easier to deal with. For some patients, switching toothpaste might even solve their oral problems altogether. In this article, we’ll help you choose the best toothpaste for sensitive teeth. We’ll also tell you when it’s time […]

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