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Tooth Extraction Causes and Aftercare

One of your dentist's primary goals is to preserve the structure of your mouth by repairing damaged or decayed teeth. However, there are circumstances that require a tooth extraction. When a tooth is beyond repair because it's severely damaged or decayed, having the tooth pulled may be the only option. Common Reasons for Tooth Extraction The tooth or gums can...
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How Can I Stop Grinding my Teeth?

If you've been experiencing jaw pain, headaches, and broken teeth it may be because you are grinding your teeth. Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a common disorder experienced by an estimated 10% of adults and 15% of children. Let's explore the signs of teeth grinding and how you can stop grinding your teeth. Symptoms of Teeth Grinding Teeth...
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Dental Crown Frequently Asked Questions

A dental crown is one of the most common dental restorations we provide. Odds are high that you have a crown or you will get a crown at some point in your life. So, we thought we'd answer a few questions about dental crowns. Dental Crown FAQs What is a dental crown? A crown is an artificial tooth-like structure, made...
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Start Your Children Off With Good Dental Habits

One of the first things parents with young children start to worry about is how to teach them proper oral hygiene. Teaching good dental habits at an early age helps prevent tooth decay and establishes oral health habits that will last a lifetime. Learning how to protect their teeth at a very young age gives children a good foundation to...
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What is an Abscessed Tooth? How is a Dental Abscess Treated?

When a bacterial infection develops around the root of a tooth, it can cause a pocket of pus to form. This is commonly known as an abscessed tooth. A dental abscess often results in a swollen, painful area in the gums near the infected tooth. Abscessed Tooth Symptoms What does the start of a tooth abscess feel like? The first...
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Is Mercury-Free Dentistry Right for You?

Mercury-free dentistry involves using white or clear composite resin to fill cavities or removing mercury-based fillings and replacing them with resin. Several studies have shown that the mercury amalgam that has been used for several decades to fill teeth may actually be causing health issues. With health concerns in mind, many dentists have turned to more holistic methods of filling teeth....