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Straighten Teeth Without The OUCH Of Wires & Brackets!

When an individual has teeth that become crowded, crooked, or tilted out of proper alignment, it is typically noticed in the mirror. We can easily look and see whether or not our teeth are straight – can’t we? Maybe not. Teeth can appear straight, yet be terribly misaligned. This is true for things like an…

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If You’re Afraid Of Dental Visits, Let Us Help.

Just about everyone is afraid of something. Some of us are terrified of snakes. Others are afraid of spiders. Some people are scared of dogs. Symptoms of fear are natural reactions to something that causes the brain to send a warning signal. For example, if a mean dog bit you when you were a child,…

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Diabetic? Healthy Gums Can Improve Control.

Diabetes is a disease that interferes with how the body processes blood sugar, or glucose. Glucose is an important source of energy for cells in the muscles and tissues as well as the brain’s main source of fuel. It’s a necessary component of our body’s functioning sytsems. According to the Mayo Clinic (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetes/symptoms-causes/syc-20371444), common symptoms of…

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Why Gums Recede & What Can Be Done

Your smile is not only designed to be an appealing reflection of your personality, it is structured to be highly functional. Teeth aide in biting, chewing, speech and helping to support jaw bone mass. The design of the tooth sections you can see and the root portion each have important roles, as does the gum…

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How To Spend Less At The Dentist In 2018, And Beyond!

Today, more than ever, Americans are more committed to their health. Eating a healthy diet and getting regular exercise not only allows us to reap the benefits of good health, healthcare costs are greatly reduced through a lifestyle that helps us avoid diseases and health issues. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control &…

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Men & Women Differ When It Comes To Dental Care

A national survey reported by the American Dental Association (ADA) revealed that a smile outranks eyes, hair and body as the most attractive physical feature. However, the survey of Americans ages 18 and older also showed the differences between men and women when it comes to the care of their teeth and gums. The survey…

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Dentures Feel ‘Wobbly?’ It’s Just The Beginning Of Problems.

When a patient says their denture feels “rocky” or “wobbly,” it’s a sure sign of bone loss. Let me explain… While dentures replace the presence of teeth, they are unable to serve as fully-functioning replacements. A denture that moves while eating indicates the ridge (the gum-covered arch where tooth roots once were held) is flattening.…

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Healthy Smile Helps Keep Heart Healthy

Over the years, science has determined that bacteria in our bodies is not necessarily a bad thing. For example, it has been found that gut bacteria actually enhance the digestion system and help the digestive process to operating efficiently. It’s obvious, however, that some bacteria is not good. When too much bacteria invade the body,…

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How To Care For A Sore In The Mouth

There are times when we accidentally bite the inside of our cheek or lip. Although it’s uncomfortable, the tissues in our mouths are designed to repair themselves. If this happens, keep in mind that the tissues will repair more quickly if you keep bacteria levels to a minimum. This occurs when a good oral hygiene…

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