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Don’t Live With These Common Denture Drawbacks

Today’s advancements in restorative dentistry has made dentures and partials more life-like than ever before. However, this doesn’t mean that they are without complaints. Traditional dentures can loose stability over time and result in denture slipping and uncomfortable irritation along the gums. An unstable denture is never something you should just “deal with”. If your […]

Why Does A Cracked Tooth Hurt?

A cracked tooth is often something you’ll feel before you see. In fact, many tooth cracks can produce excruciating pain or sensitivity, yet they may only be detected with a dental x-ray. If you suddenly notice a sharp but quickly dissipating pain when you bite down or chew, a cracked tooth is a likely culprit.

Are Porcelain Veneers Right For You?

Your smile is one of the most influential features you have. Are you happy with yours? Countless people wish they could change at least one aspect of their smile, whether it is discoloration, an unsightly gap or crooked teeth. While minor flaws can be corrected with dental bonding, more dramatic transformations can be addressed with […]

Cure Your Bad Breath For Good

Are you constantly chewing mints or gum to address your bad breath? Unfortunately, you’re only masking the problem. If you want a long-term fix for your embarrassing bad breath, you’ll need to get to the root of the problem first. Your dentist is the best place to start. A majority of bad breath (or Halitosis) […]

Is Your Drink Destroying Your Teeth?

It is widely known that coffee, red wine and dark tea can stain your smile and that high-sugared fruit juices can leave you vulnerable to cavities. While this is certainly true, there is another element of your beverage that can dramatically impact your teeth. How often do you consider the acidity of your drink? If […]

The Unrivaled Advantages of Dental Implants

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, patients have options. Dentures, partials, and bridges are all common solutions for restoring a smile. However, there is another tooth replacement option that stands far superior: dental implants. Dental implants are a gold standard solution, and one that has undoubtedly changed the face of modern dentistry. Dental implants […]

The Link Between Gum Disease and Diabetes

When it comes to the relationship between dental health and diabetes, it is a two-way street. Considering that nearly 26 million people suffer from diabetes in the United States and another 79 million are at high risk, there is a large population that needs to be aware of how their oral health affects their diabetic […]

Debunking Common Root Canals Myths

Does the term “root canal” make your wince? While you’re not alone in your perception of root canals, you are also not validated. Far too many people believe the common misconceptions about root canal therapy. The truth is, root canals have been performed for decades. They are safe, painless and highly effective in terms of […]

Addressing Your Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety or dental fear is what keeps 9% to 15% of Americans from receiving dental care each year. Whether it is the mere mention of the word “dentist” or the thought of an extensive dental procedure that sends your heart racing, there are ways your dentist can help. While most modern dental practices are […]