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Practice Good Dental Hygiene During Special Occasions

Gingivitis and periodontal disease can be prevented by practicing good oral hygiene. Depending on how severe the cases may be, surgery could be necessary to repair the damage done to the teeth and bones. The repair costs could be very expensive, even for people with dental insurance. By taking preventive measures, you can avoid periodontal […]

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Overdentures Save Bone, Chew Better

Overdentures Save Bone, Chew Better

Over 10 million Americans wear dentures. For many it’s a battle to maintain them in place and to use them with comfort. For those who need to get dentures for the first time, there’s an affordable alternative to conventional dentures and expensive dental implants… They’re called overdentures. For years patients like Robert were embarrassed to […]

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Pill That Fights Periodontal Disease

Pill That Fights Periodontal Disease

People who suffer from periodontitis can now take a pill to help them fight the disease. It won’t replace the regular cleanings and the deep cleanings, called root planing and scaling, but the recently approved drug (1998) has the potential to make the gums much healthier. CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals’ Periostat is new way to treat gum […]

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Tooth Food  for Kids and Adults

Tooth Food for Kids and Adults

The first thing to teach your children about preventive tooth care is that good eating habits are important. Foods that keep the whole body healthy will also keep teeth, gums and jawbones in good condition. Milk, cheese, meat, eggs, vegetables, fruits, whole grain breads and cereals are excellent for healthy teeth and gums. If your […]

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Bad Breath: Be Part of the Cure!

Bad Breath: Be Part of the Cure!

How often have you seen people avoiding direct conversation by covering their mouth with their hand or turning their head away before speaking? Did you know that one of the main reasons people finally go to a dentist is because they are worried about their bad breath? Today it is estimated that 25 million Americans […]

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Dental Care Products

With so many products available and so much hype on what you should use to take the best care of your teeth, many people get confused. Hundred of millions of dollars are spent every single year by companies selling toothpaste, mouthwash, tooth brushes and over-the-counter tooth whitening products that it is impossible to separate the […]

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Crown and Bridge Post-Operative Instructions

Crown and Bridge Post-Operative Instructions

Here are post-operative instructions after crown and bridge appointments. If you have any questions or complications, please call our office immediately. Permanent Crowns Temporary crowns are utilized for about 3 and 1/2 weeks while the permanent crown is being customized for your tooth. The temporary protects the tooth and holds its position during the interim […]

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Braces Using The Damon SL System

You’ll have the smile you’ve always wanted in less time than with other braces. Plus, you’ll have a lot more to smile about. What makes the Damon SL System so popular with patients? These new braces were designed with a unique slide that holds the arch wire in place instead of relying on rubber bands […]

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Severe malocclusion attributable to improper breathing.

Mouth Breathing Can Alter Facial Growth

A growing child can sustain permanent damage by breathing improperly. What determines the growth of your child’s face? The debate between supporters of the genetic hypothesis (inherited traits) and those in favor of environmental influences (i.e., mouth breathing) is both old and not entirely resolved. Inheritance is a basic and primary consideration for all facial […]

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Oral Surgery

What is Ögram? Simply put, Ögram is an easy and stress free painless tooth removal system for even the most complicated procedures. Developed in Europe, Ögram is implemented in dental schools in Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, and expanding to other countries. It is the new standard for exodontia. The system gives the dentist the ability […]

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