Implants: The Only Solution for Premature Facial Aging

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Do you ever wonder why people with missing teeth look older than they really are – even when their mouth is closed? Missing teeth cause a gradual progression of bone loss in the jaw when dental implants are not surgically placed. Our jaw has a primary role in dental function or chewing, but it also … Read More

Top Reasons for Tooth Loss

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Tooth loss is a problem. Regardless of your gender or your stage of life, you need your natural teeth. Whether it is one tooth or several teeth, it is far more than an aesthetic issue. Missing teeth lead to chewing difficulties, speech challenges, nutritional implications, alignment problems and bone loss. To help patients avoid the … Read More

Does Gum Disease Affect Children?

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Gum disease is an oral inflammation that can have dire repercussions. While severe gum disease is not common in children, chronic gingivitis is. Gingivitis is the first stage of periodontal disease – severe, debilitating, and irreversible gum disease that can destroy a person’s entire oral health. Because gingivitis is the first stage of periodontal disease, … Read More

Could Diamonds Reduce Tooth Loss After Root Canals?

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Root canals are the most preferred treatment method for saving a tooth that would otherwise need to be extracted. Root canal therapy, also known as endodontic treatment, is used to restore a tooth that is severely cracked, broken or damaged. This can be from a traumatic injury or extensive decay. Unfortunately, once the inner portion … Read More

Vitamins and Your Oral Health

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It is no surprise that the typical American diet is lacking in ideal nutrients. The majority of Americans settle for fast food and fast paced lives that leave little time for healthy choices. One way to supplement a less than stellar diet is by adding daily supplements in the form of vitamins. Of course, it … Read More

Removing and Replacing Your Dead Tooth

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Although it may be hard to believe, your teeth are living structures. While they are hard on the outside, there are nerves inside your teeth (pulp) that control blood flow and require nourishment. Your teeth can be considered another organ in your body! Just like other living parts of our body, if your teeth don’t … Read More

Dental Visits While Breastfeeding

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During pregnancy, expectant mothers have a long time to think about their growing baby, or babies. They have time to decorate a nursery, choose just the right name, and plan for how to adjust to a new normal once the baby is brought home. Since time began, mothers have been known to worry about everything … Read More

Acid Erosion

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Despite the fact that tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, it is not invincible. Your teeth are at the mercy of what you choose to put into your mouth on a daily basis. Your choices will either benefit your oral health or put it in harm’s way. Foods and beverages that … Read More