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Considering a mouthguard for oral protection during sports or for bruxism? Although the mouthguards that you find at sports goods stores are a cheaper option, their quality is often just that— cheap. Custom mouthguards are a better fit for teeth grinders and athletes for a variety of reasons. You may think a …

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Considering orthodontic treatment leaves many questions in your mind. Whether you’re considering braces for your child or for yourself, it’s never too late to correct alignment and bite problems and have the smile of your dreams. Looking at some of orthodontic treatment’s most frequently asked questions can give …

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While some people work hard to keep their teeth and gums healthy, others don’t do much for their oral health and yet seem to skate by with wonderful teeth. How is this possible? Studies show that genetics play an important role in your oral health—perhaps even more than your environment or your diet. …

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If you have braces, congratulations! You’re well on your way to a gorgeous smile. While many people get braces as children and teenagers, more and more adults are opting for the treatment to get their dream smile. Although braces can be cumbersome at times, those colorful bands and shiny wires usually aren’t on …

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Spring is quickly approaching, which means your big day may not be far away! It’s time to start thinking about all the wonderful things that will be part of your wedding ceremony—including your smile! Your wedding day is a time to celebrate, so be proud of your beautiful smile. If you’ve been considering teeth …

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If you’ve experienced the feeling of a sensitive tooth, you know how painful it can be. Imagine having extreme tooth sensitivity all the time throughout your mouth! Cold and hot foods can cause intense pain in people who have very sensitive teeth. But what can you do to help your tooth sensitivity? There are …

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Have you ever experienced bleeding while flossing? If so, there are a number of different reasons. While some are more alarming than others, none of the causes are natural. Here are some of the things that may cause your bleeding and a little information on how to care for each cause. Gingivitis and Gum Disease …

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The short answer is no. Or at least, it is a very bad idea. On occasion, a dentist may tell you that a certain tooth needs to be “watched.” This usually means that a cavity is in its early stage and may not fully develop if the tooth is cared for properly. However, once the condition reaches the state of a cavity …

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It’s October again, a happy time for adults and children alike as they head out to trick-or-treat and enjoy the holiday festivities. However, dentists know that this time of year can wreak absolute havoc on the health and appearance of our smiles. If you don’t want to take a vacation from taking care of your smile …

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Should you get dental implants or veneers? What are the basic differences? Which is the right treatment for you? This article will give you the information you need in order to make an informed decision. What Is the Difference Between a Dental Implant and a Veneer? Think of a dental implant as a replacement tooth. …

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