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Less-Popular-But-Still-Effective Tooth Whitening Solutions

And there are more! If you missed the first two blogs on whitening solutions and how to determine which is best for you, visit https://dentalpassions.com/tooth-whitening-solutions-by-cost/ and https://dentalpassions.com/over-the-counter-teeth-whitening/. But for now, let’s talk about the least talked about whitening solutions: At-home-whiteners that use light and toothpaste. At-Home-Whiteners...
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The One Diet That Does What It Says It’ll Do

Americans are constantly looking for a diet or a pill that will help them lose weight, improve their health, increase their energy or even all three. And while achieving any of those things takes a lot more work than simply changing your eating habits, we may have found the diet that will give you in a leg up in all of those areas… The Mediterranean Diet The Mediterranean Diet incorporates all...
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Are your gums bleeding or receding?

Are your gums bleeding or swollen? Are they sore to the touch? Are they pulling away from your teeth, leaving the roots exposed and your smile looking vampire-esq? If you answered yes to any of these questions, don’t panic—but DO pick up the phone and call to schedule an appointment with your dentist. Your dentist can determine the cause of your discomfort and ascertain the proper treatment....
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To Sleep Perchance To Dream

It happens night after night. You are suddenly awakened by a horrible noise you’re convinced is some creature lurking in the dark. Then you realize it’s not something out of a Stephen King novel, but the person sleeping next to you snoring. Snoring is frustrating, especially for the people who have to listen to it, but did you know that it can also be a sign of something more serious? Snoring is...
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What You Should Know About Dental Implants

Technology and dentistry have always been good partners. The more technically advanced we become, the easier and more relaxing your dental experience becomes. In the last 40 years, we have seen dental implants go from obscurity to mainstream, in what might be the biggest development in dentistry recently. What are Dental Implants? Implants offer an effective and long term solution to missing...
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Is Stress Affecting Your Teeth?

The last few years have been stressful for many Americans and, according to the New York Times, it is starting to show on their teeth. Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is on the rise, and stress is thought to be one of the causes. According to the article, Dr. Rawdin out of Manhattan saw a 20 to 25% increase in patients with teeth grinding symptoms in 2009, and other dentists reported similar...
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So Many Myths About Gum Disease

There are many myths about gum disease. Some of them are harmful misunderstandings that, without having the right information, could lead to serious complications. If you thought gum disease was not common, think again—it is very common. Gum disease is caused by plaque that has not been removed from the gum line and forms into a harder substance like calculus or tartar. When it is untreated it...
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Being There To Address Our Patients Concerns Makes All of the Difference.

We believe in building trusting relationships with all of our patients. Trust, so that you can speak with us openly about your concerns. Trust, so that we can help you face your fears or anxiety. Trust, so that you can be confident in the dental process and happy with the final results. Trust, so that you know you can come to us again and again, and you know we care. Trust, so that  through all...
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Can Replacement Teeth Be Grown?

Dentistry is a field that sees a lot of scientific advancement. It is always exciting to see what’s in the works in science labs. Researchers in England are working on a method that grows new tooth material from a person’s gum cells. They have combined human gum cells with embryonic mouse cells to grow new teeth. If this research continues to fruition, these bioengineered teeth would be able to...
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The Most Important Aspect of My Dental Practice

I believe in building long-term relationships based on trust. As your dentist I want you to know that I take your trust seriously and do all I can to both earn it and keep it. At my office we take the time to listen to you and get to know you. We treat you as a whole person and talk with you concerning how you feel about your teeth and your health. We want you to know what it feels like to have...
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