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Did you know your dental benefits reset every year? It’s true. If your dental insurance plan, like most is on a calendar year, you will lose out on all unused benefits after December 31st. That means this is a great…

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The loss of a tooth is magical for children. The tooth, hidden underneath their pillow as they sleep, results in a visit from the tooth fairy and some sort of reimbursement for the trade. However, losing a permanent tooth as…

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Complete oral care extends far beyond brushing and flossing. There are lots of good habits to adopt to ensure your smile stays bright and beautiful, but don’t overlook the powerful cleansing properties of simple, everyday foods. The following seven are…

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Want Brighter, Whiter Teeth? Have your pearly whites lost their luster because of dingy gray or yellow stains? Stained teeth can occur as we age, but some common foods, drinks, and even mouthwashes can stain teeth. Do-it-yourself remedies can help whiten teeth,…

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What are dental implants? Dental implants are typically made of titanium today. They are surgically inserted into the jaw to replace the teeth and their roots. Also, implants can replace much more than just dental structures. They also support the surrounding…

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Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties. Sometimes these teeth can be a valuable asset to the mouth when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and…

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Who doesn’t love a dazzling, white smile? Tooth whitening is one of the most requested dental procedures done every year. Over time, drinking coffee, red wine, smoking cigarettes, and simply aging can stain our teeth, as can certain medications such as tetracycline.…

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Having a tooth pulled in adulthood is sometimes necessary. Reasons for Pulling Teeth Although permanent teeth were meant to last a lifetime, there are several reasons why tooth extraction may be needed. A very common reason involves a tooth that is too…

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One of the most common questions we get asked about braces is whether placing them causes any pain or discomfort. We answer that braces do not hurt at all when they are applied to the teeth, so there is no reason to…

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A dental crown is a restorative covering that is placed over a tooth or dental implant. It can be made from a variety of materials – commonly porcelain, resin, and metals – in a dental laboratory. Dental crowns can serve many purposes, including…