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As hard as your tooth enamel is, there are still extreme circumstances when a hard blow to the face can shatter or severely crack a tooth. This is even more likely to happen if you participate in high-risk activities, like playing in contact sports without the protection of a quality mouthguard. If the crack in…Read More
Did you know you can improve your physical health simply by caring for your teeth? A healthy smile is the first step to a healthier you. The more you strive to take care of your health and gums, the more your entire body will reap its benefits. Below are some tips to help you: –…Read More
It is estimated by the American Dental Association that approximately 47 percent of people age 30 and over have some form of periodontal disease. The Centers for Disease Control also report that 64 percent of people 65 and over have been diagnosed with moderate-to-severe periodontal disease. Hardened tartar at the gumline is the leading cause…Read More
As your child’s permanent teeth emerge from their gums, it’s natural and even expected for those teeth to have deep pits and fissures on the biting surfaces. Even though this makes their teeth more efficient at chewing and grinding hard foods, it can also act like a trap for residual food particles and plaque. This…Read More
Are you afraid of the dentist? As you probably know, many people suffer from similar concerns about visiting the dentist. In fact, nearly half of all Americans have some type of dental anxiety. Fortunately, there are a few things you can consider to help you deal with your anxiety. One option we recommend is dental…Read More