How to Reduce Oral Post-Op Pain

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  Recovering from a more serious dental procedure might possibly include some pain in the days following that. You can surf the internet on what to do, but there is a lot of misinformation that could lead you to an unnecessary extended period of pain, worse pain, or even infection.... Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants

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We understand that the world of dental implants can be overwhelming, uncertain, and a bit scary. Hopefully, with the guidance of our expertise, we can ease those glaring concerns and answer the questions that every patient should be aware of before starting the process of receiving dental implants. Let's start... Read more »

Could Gum Disease Be Linked to Alzheimer’s?

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Cutting edge research suggests that oral health and dementia may be linked. Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is very common affecting over 50% of adults. Gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease shows up as red or swollen gums and gums that bleed. Yes! this is what’s going on when... Read more »

Can I Get a Cavity on a Tooth with a Crown?

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When a tooth has been damaged to a certain point, a dental crown is often the solution. These custom-made restorations match the original shape of your tooth and are permanently attached, so you can hardly tell the difference between which is a natural tooth and which is a crown. At... Read more »

A History of Gold Dental Crowns

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Dental crowns are prosthetic devices used to restore a broken-down tooth back to its natural appearance. Crowns are typically made from four materials: gold, base metal alloys, ceramic, or porcelain-fused metal. Gold has long been a popular choice since it is extremely durable and practically insusceptible to erosion. The use... Read more »

How to Tell If a Dental Filling Needs to be Replaced

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A filling is a common dental restoration that is used to repair chips or small cavities in the tooth. Over time, the natural wear and tear of biting, chewing and grinding food can cause the bond between the filling and the tooth enamel to degrade. While most fillings can last... Read more »