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What Oral Bacteria Lives in Your Mouth?

People know about tooth plaque because they brush or floss it off of their teeth every day. They can see it, but they don’t necessarily understand what it is. In this blog we will talk about oral bacteria, how it’s related to plaque, and how it can [...]

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Do You Have a Loose Tooth?

Most adults have fond memories of losing teeth as children and leaving them under their pillows for the tooth fairy. An adult loose tooth is a different story, however. Adult teeth are not supposed to wiggle, so if you notice looseness, you should be [...]

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Do You Have an Infected Tooth? The Signs to Look For

Many common dental problems can be solved by improving or increasing the amount of time you spend brushing your teeth and flossing. With others, like tooth sensitivity and cavities, you’ll need to schedule a dental appointment. If you have an infected [...]

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The Dental Bridge: One Solution for Missing Teeth

If you have lost a tooth or have an adult tooth that is loose, you may be wondering about your options for restorative dentistry. That is a fancier way of asking how you can fix the current or future gaps in your smile. Fortunately, with modern [...]

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Why Do Hot Drinks Stain Your Teeth?

When the weather gets cold and snowy, it’s only natural to want to drink hot drinks like coffee, tea, and hot chocolate. They warm you up and make you feel comfortable. The caffeine in many hot beverages can also give you the added energy you need when [...]

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What Is Dry Socket?

Many people fear the experience of having a tooth removed. They worry that it will hurt, and that it will be scary. For most people, however, a tooth extraction is not traumatic. Dentists know how to do it without pain, and they manage it quickly and [...]

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Are There Different Types of Cavities?

No one wants to get a cavity. It’s why we brush our teeth and floss. Not all cavities are the same, though. Different types of cavities develop on different parts of our teeth. Let’s talk about what these are and how you get them.   What Is a [...]