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Preparing for Oral Surgery

Oral surgery usually refers to any surgical procedure that has to do with the mouth, teeth, gums, or jaw. It’s performed when tooth or jaw corrections are needed that go beyond the expertise of a general dentist. For example, if your wisdom teeth are impacted, you may need to see an oral surgeon.

Additional types of oral surgeries may include:
  • Gum grafts
  • Tooth implants
  • ...

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Proper Flossing Techniques

While brushing your teeth at least twice a day is an important part of any oral healthcare routine, flossing is just as important! It’s not the most pleasant activity, and it can be difficult to get the hang of at first, but it’s one of the best ways you can be an active participant in keeping your teeth healthy and helping to cut down on cavities. Check below to learn the best way to floss...
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Keeping Kids Teeth Safe This Summer

Summertime is almost here! With school out and kids home for the summer, families often find themselves in a totally different routine than they do during the school year. While mixing things up can certainly be a welcome change, and every kid loves being out of school, the change in routine during summer can potentially harm kids’ oral health.

To help keeps your kids’ teeth safe and...
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Should I Visit a General Dentist or a Cosmetic Dentist?

Within the world of dentistry, there are many different kinds of specialists. Two of the most common are general dentists and cosmetic dentists. But how do you know which of these two types of dentists to choose when you need a procedure performed?

A large portion of your decision is based on exactly what type of procedure you need to be done, so let’s take a look at each of these types of...
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Sports Safety for Your Teeth

Sports are a great way to get some fresh air and some exercise but, they can also be a great way to get hurt if you’re not careful. It’s easy to think about how to protect our bodies and to utilize protective gear, like helmets, shoulder pads, or kneepads, but there are plenty of sports enthusiasts who forget about protecting a part of their body that’s equally important: their teeth!...
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What is Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Sedation Dentistry?

A lot of people, children and adults alike, have a fear of the dentist. For some it is the atmosphere, others the sound of the equipment, and still others are deterred by the potential for their procedure to be painful.

If you or your child has a fear of going to the dentist, nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation dentistry may be able to help. This method relaxes the patient and helps make their visit go...
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