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13Mar, 2018

Dentist or Orthodontist

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What do a dentist and an orthodontist have in common? They both specialize in dental health. When people think of a dentist and an orthodontist they tend to think of the same two people doing the same exact thing. This is not the case at all. Keep reading to see what makes these two doctors different and to find out which one you may need to see for your next dental appointment. The Difference Between a Dentist and an Orthodontist: To truly find the difference between a dentist and orthodontist […]
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13Mar, 2018

Who Is a Dental Hygienist and What Do They Do?

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 Have you heard of a dental hygienist? If you have heard of a dental hygienist, you may have heard of it as a career, but do you know what a dental hygienist does? You may be surprised. If you have had any dental appointments, you have already come in contact with a dental hygienist and didn’t notice. A dental hygienist plays an important part of oral health care. They are a vital part of the staff at a dentist office. They are the people who make routine checkups easy for […]
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14Apr, 2017

Teeth Whitening: 5 Things to Know About Getting a Brighter Smile

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Are you looking to have your pearly whites look a little whiter? Teeth whitening comes in many forms and processes, offering many treatment options. Knowing how teeth whitening works, the advantages of each option and what to know helps consumers make the right choice for their lifestyle and budget. Here’s a closer look at five important issues about teeth whitening. 1- Why Did My Teeth Change Color? As we get older, we may notice discoloration in our teeth. The reasons for this change are varied and can be due to […]
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6Apr, 2017

Dental Bone Grafts: Materials, Techniques, Cost

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There are some reasons why bone grafting would be required by a dental patient. For example, when bone is absorbed into the body it is usually the result of a lack of normal dental stimulation. When this happens, bone grafting is often the most viable solution. A lack of stimulation of supporting bridge bone is typically the result of missing teeth. In short, the jawbone must be stimulated so that it remains healthy over the long term. When teeth are missing and not replaced, the bone will eventually become absorbed […]
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3Apr, 2017

What Is The Worst Drink For Your Teeth?

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In today’s world of mass-produced food, artificial sweeteners, and artificial ingredients it is more important than ever before to exercise caution when it comes to choosing what to drink. That said there are clearly some types of drinks that are worse for your teeth than others. Let’s take a look at these and explore some of the ways that you can actively participate in maintaining better oral health at all times. Most dentists would agree that a little bit of preventative care can go a long way in extending the […]
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