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Dental Tips |1 min read

Reducing the cost of dental care

What is the best way to reduce the cost of dental care? The absolute best way to keep costs down is to see your dentist regularly.  It may sound like a cliché; however, not seeing a dentist can easily lead to more expensive dentistry.  A small cavity or fractured...

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Health News |1 min read

When to fix old fillings and cracks in my teeth

My dentist recommended some fillings and a crown due to old fillings, and a few “cracks” in my teeth.  Can I just wait until something hurts to get them fixed? Sure you can wait until something hurts.  But generally that usually means a Root Canal or maybe...

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Restorative Dentistry |3 min read

What Are the Warning Signs of Sleep Apnea?

Are you waking feeling more tired than refreshed? Has your partner ever told you that you’re snoring loudly and even stopped breathing multiple times during the night? These could be signs of obstructive sleep apnea, which is a sleep disorder that affects many people...

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Cosmetic Dentistry |2 min read

How To Keep Your Teeth White After Whitening

’Tis the season for parties, photos, vacations, time with family, and more! As you prepare for a busy holiday season, don’t forget to schedule your teeth whitening so your smile is bright, beautiful, and camera-ready! Various forms of whitening, whether via in-office...

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Health News |5 min read

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Having an x-ray is often a part of a visit to the dentist. In fact, dental x-rays are the only form of medical radiation received on a regular basis by many men, women, and children. But because x-rays involve exposure to radiation which can be harmful, some wonder,...

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Cosmetic Dentistry |2 min read

Smile Design: Know Your Options [Infographic]

Have you ever: …hidden your smile in photographs? …avoided a situation because you lack confidence in your appearance? …wondered what’s involved in designing your dream smile? …worried about asking your dentist about smile enhancements because of fear of expense or...

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Health News |4 min read

The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Teeth

The adage “You are what you eat” is certainly true when it comes to your teeth. Your teeth are on the front lines when it comes to eating and digesting and often take the hardest hits from damaging foods and drinks. So, how can you decipher which are the best and...

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