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General Dentistry: Fluoride Pros and Cons


For the past few years, most communities have been adding fluoride to their water sources at the suggestion of those in general dentistry. Everyone accepted the idea because fluoride is known to prevent tooth decay. Dentists perform fluoridation on the … Continued


How Long Will Dental Veneers Last?


dental veneers are used primarily in cosmetic dentistry to fix chipped or damaged teeth and to improve the appearance of your teeth. The porcelain shells are bonded over your teeth, and they can be color-matched to your natural teeth, making … Continued


Pros and Cons of Hybrid Dentures


If you have failing teeth and are unhappy with your current smile, hybrid dentures may be the secure solution you are looking for. They are not as permanent or expensive as affixed dentures but are sturdier than snap-in dentures. What is … Continued


How Important is Dental Crown Material Choice?


Has your dentist recommended you have a dental crown placed? Do you know that entails? There are different materials used to fashion dental crowns. Unless you have received a dental crown in the past, you have probably not given much thought … Continued


Bruxism Treatment: 5 Ways to Treat Teeth Grinding


Wondering if bruxism treatment is your next step because you are constantly grinding or clenching your teeth? While the underlying reasons for why someone clenches or grinds their teeth are still being researched, it is believed that lifestyle factors play … Continued


Is a Dental Filling Always Required for Cavities?


To some people, dental fillings can be considered costly and uncomfortable. Because filling a cavity requires drilling the decayed tooth, people are often curious about what other ways a cavity can be treated. Traditionally, a cavity is treated by filling the … Continued


Simple vs. Surgical Tooth Extraction


Simple vs. surgical tooth extraction If you are reading this, it is likely that you will have to get one of your teeth removed in the near future. With the right information, you do not have to go through a … Continued


Dental Treatments to Remove Tooth Stains


If the stains on your teeth bother you, you are not alone. A study conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) looking into what people would want to change about their smile showed that the brightening their teeth … Continued


Information on Infections After a Tooth Extraction


Are you wondering what the chances of infection are after a tooth extraction? If you are getting ready to have a tooth extracted, rest assured that the chances of infection are low. That is if you carefully follow all of … Continued


Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Implants


What are dental implants?    Dental implants are the standard treatment procedure for teeth replacement. Implants fuse with the bone to support dentures and crowns. They are small posts made of titanium to substitute the roots of a lost tooth. The … Continued