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Are Veneers An Option For Your Chipped Tooth?

November 15, 2020 209 Views

If you have a chipped tooth, then you are probably looking for a quick solution. After all, visible chips can be embarrassing and painful! There are a few different solutions that your dentist can use to repair the chip, including composite resin, crowns, and veneers. Below, we will share why you might choose veneers for … Continue reading “Are Veneers An Option For Your Chipped Tooth?”

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5 Reasons to Remove Amalgam Fillings

October 30, 2020 511 Views

Do you have a mouth full of silver-colored tooth fillings? If so, then you are probably a patient of a certain age. These fillings were very popular in the past because they offer high durability- specifically at a low cost. However, dentists now recommend other filling materials. They can also easily remove amalgam fillings and … Continue reading “5 Reasons to Remove Amalgam Fillings”

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Should You Try a Natural Dental Floss?

October 15, 2020 373 Views

We all know the importance of flossing every day. Of course, flossing is very good for your teeth. But is it good for the planet? While traditional floss can be seen as wasteful, there are now more eco-friendly options available. But do these flosses really work? It depends on the one you try. In this … Continue reading “Should You Try a Natural Dental Floss?”

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Wisdom Tooth Ear Pain? Here’s What’s Causing It.

September 30, 2020 343 Views

Ouch! Are you dealing with chronic ear pain? If you still have your wisdom teeth, then they might be causing this painful problem. Wisdom teeth may be small, but they can impact your body in many ways. As a result, they can even cause ear pain for some patients. But what causes this pain- and … Continue reading “Wisdom Tooth Ear Pain? Here’s What’s Causing It.”

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Should You Use Orajel for Toothache Pain?

September 15, 2020 535 Views

Toothaches are never fun. If you have frequent pain, then you are probably used to using Orajel or similar products. But do these numbing creams actually solve the problem? The answer might surprise you. Below, we will share when you should- and shouldn’t- rely on Orajel for toothache pain. What is Causing Your Toothache? This … Continue reading “Should You Use Orajel for Toothache Pain?”

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How to Get Toothpaste Out of Clothes

August 30, 2020 299 Views

Yikes! Did you have a minor accident while brushing your teeth? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Getting toothpaste on your clothes is never fun. Luckily though, the stain can be easily removed. Wondering how to get toothpaste out of clothes? Avoid embarrassment with our tips and tricks below. Firstly, Check Your Labels Check the … Continue reading “How to Get Toothpaste Out of Clothes”

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How Long Does Toothpaste Last?

August 15, 2020 75 Views

How long does it take you to get through a tube of toothpaste? If you are careful with your usage, then a single tube can last for a long time. But while it’s good to save resources, is your product at risk of expiring? Get the facts below. How Long Does Toothpaste Last? Generally speaking, … Continue reading “How Long Does Toothpaste Last?”

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Can Cavities Cause Headaches?

July 30, 2020 178 Views

Are you dealing with more headaches than usual? There are a lot of health problems that can lead to head pain. However, dental problems might also be the culprit. For instance, cavities can lead to headaches if they are left untreated. Learn how cavities- and other oral issues- can cause head pain below. We will … Continue reading “Can Cavities Cause Headaches?”

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3 Great Alternatives to Braces

July 15, 2020 156 Views

Do you lack confidence because of your teeth? Lots of patients are desperate for a smile makeover. While braces are great, they are not for everyone. However, most people don’t know that there are other ways to change your teeth. Below, we will explore 3 popular alternatives to braces. All of these offer different benefits … Continue reading “3 Great Alternatives to Braces”

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Poor Oral Hygiene With Braces? We Can Help.

June 30, 2020 189 Views

Braces are a fantastic way to change the look of your smile. However, braces can also make it hard to keep your teeth clean. A dentist will be able to help. Your dentist can teach you the right way to clean around your braces. They can also check your teeth for signs of decay. Below, … Continue reading “Poor Oral Hygiene With Braces? We Can Help.”

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