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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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Signs You May Need Braces

Braces, and other teeth-straightening tools like Invisalign, are a tried and true method for fixing crooked teeth, bite issues, and other orthodontic problems. Although most people are children when they are diagnosed with needing braces, there are plenty of adults who choose to start the teeth-straightening process later in their lives.

Regardless of how old you are, braces can not only give you...
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How to Care for CEREC Restorations

CEREC, or Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, is a method of restoring teeth using computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing. Although this practice is most commonly used for crowns, CEREC can also be used to create veneers and onlays that preserve the teeth and improve their overall appearance.

CEREC restorations are an investment in your oral health and are meant...
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Toothpaste Tips

Toothpaste is one of the most important components of a healthy oral care routine, but how do you know which toothpaste is right for you? Check out the infographic below to learn how to choose the right toothpaste and find out how much you should be using. And remember, if you have any questions about your oral care routine or if you need to schedule your next dental visit, get in touch with the team...
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How to Reduce Stress at the Dentist

Millions of Americans avoid going to the dentist every year because of their dental anxiety, and it’s understandable. Many people have a fear of pain, dislike the environment in medical offices in general, or are worried their concerns about their dental health won’t be heard.

Being stressed about dental checkups isn’t uncommon. Fortunately, an experienced dentist can help you...
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