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How to Develop an Oral Care Routine With Your Child

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Keeping your child’s teeth and gums healthy are essential to their development. As your child gets older and begins to develop habits and routines of their own, taking care of their oral health should be among them! How can you start developing an oral care routine with your child now to set them up for […]

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What Can Cause a Tooth Infection?

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A tooth infection happens when bacteria enter the pulp of your tooth, located at the center, or the root of the tooth, underneath your gum tissue. These bacteria can cause nerves to die, pus to form, and a bad taste and smell to perpetuate your mouth. Tooth infections are usually painful, but for some people, […]

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Veneers vs. Crowns: Which Is Right for You?

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Dental crowns and veneers are both excellent restorative dentistry options. However, depending on what issues you’re having with your smile, one of these options may make more sense than the other. While dental veneers and dental crowns are both typically made of porcelain ceramic and match your natural teeth, each has different applications when it […]

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Snoring? It May Be Time to See Your Dentist

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If you’re a snorer, you could have an underlying health problem called sleep apnea. There are different types of sleep apnea, including obstructive, central, and mixed, with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) being the most common. During obstructive sleep apnea, your airway partially collapses, which makes it difficult for air to go in and out, which can lead to […]

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Top Tips to Avoid a Dental Emergency

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Dental emergencies are never fun. Whether you’ve had a fall, been in an accident, or are suddenly having an intense toothache, dental emergencies can take many forms and require professional treatment to fix. While avoiding a dental emergency isn’t always possible, there are a few steps you can take to minimize your chances of experiencing a sudden, […]

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Can TMJ Be Caused by Stress and Anxiety?

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Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ), located on each side of your face just below your ears, is one of the most complex joints in the human body. Thanks to these joints, your jaw can open and close and move from side to side. Without your temporomandibular joints, chewing, speaking, yawning, and laughing would be impossible! While the TMJ allows […]

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