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Making New Year’s Resolutions? Don’t Forget Your Oral Health

Have you made your New Year's resolutions yet? Some folks don't bother, while others create a to-do list that they soon forget about as the year progresses. But if you really want to improve your quality of life for the coming year, include the following family dentistry and dental care best practices among your resolutions -- and then act on them! "I Will Keep Up My Routine Checkups and Cleanings" Read More 

Diabetes And Dentures - Tips To Retain Your Oral Health

If you have diabetes and have struggled with gum disease for a good portion of your life, then you may lose your teeth due to tissue recession and constant gum infections. Dentures may be a good option for you if your teeth need to be pulled. However, this does not mean that you can stop paying attention to your oral health. In fact, you may need to do more to curb oral health issues than you did before you received your dentures. Read More 

Dental Implant Healing Tips

If an accident or an oral infection like periodontal disease has caused you to lose one of your teeth, then a replacement is a good idea. A dental implant may work for you if you are in otherwise good health. However, you should know that dental implantation requires the completion of a major oral surgery. Once the surgery is completed, you will need to take care of the surgical site very carefully to ensure proper healing and to also keep the dental implant root from moving in any way. Read More 

Finally Ready To Fix That Chipped Tooth? Here’s A Look At Your Options

If you've been living with a chipped tooth for years, you may be embarrassed to finally visit the dentist, and you might even be a bit worried that the solution will be painful or expensive. But if you're ready to have a perfect smile again, you're just going to have to face your fears and head to the dentist. Knowing a bit about the various cosmetic dentistry treatment options he or she may recommend can make the experience a lot less intimidating. Read More 

Ouch! Reducing The Pain And Sensitivity That Comes With Lingual Braces

Teenagers who get braces generally get the traditional metal type that sit on the outside surfaces of the teeth. As an adult, though, you have more options when it comes to orthodontia. One way that adults often choose to have their teeth straightened is to get lingual braces. These are the same thing as the traditional "metal mouth" braces young teens wear, but they are attached to the back surfaces of your teeth. Read More