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Tips For Dental Anxiety

Tips For Dental Anxiety

​You’re not alone if you experience anxiety when you think about going to the dentist. It is reported that 22% of patients experience some form of dental anxiety, whether fear of procedures, fear of the unknown, fear of dental sounds, etc. People may have many...

How Can Dental Implants Benefit Your Smile?

How Can Dental Implants Benefit Your Smile?

Do you have a missing tooth? Multiple missing teeth? Do you have a partial or even complete denture? Dental implants are the new gold standard for tooth replacement and the best way to get your smile back to tip-top shape. Tooth loss occurs for various reasons,...

What is Gingivitis? What is Periodontitis?

What is Gingivitis? What is Periodontitis?

Gingivitis is inflammation of the gums that has a variety of causes but is most often a response to plaque accumulation on the teeth at the gum line. The inflammation occurs because the body sends blood (which contains white blood cells) to the gums to fight off the...

Should Your Child Get Dental Sealants?

Should Your Child Get Dental Sealants?

Children may be at a much higher risk of cavities in the deep grooves of the biting surfaces of their molars. Anatomically speaking, some children will have deeper grooves that are more prone to cavities, and some will have shallower grooves that are less prone to...

Do You Need A Frenectomy?

Do You Need A Frenectomy?

A frenum is a small attachment of soft tissue that connects two areas of the mouth. The main locations of the frenum are: The tongue to the floor of the mouth. The lower lip to the lower jaw. The upper lip to the upper jaw. You can view these small tissue patches if...

How Can You Prevent Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

How Can You Prevent Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

​The alternative name for baby bottle tooth decay is "early childhood caries," which means cavities that form on baby teeth at a young age. We know that healthy baby teeth lead to healthy adult teeth. They are space holders for the adult teeth and provide a healthy...