What are the Steps

What are the Steps to an Oral Examination?

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When you visit your dentist for a professional cleaning and oral examination, many services will be provided. While professional cleaning may be the most obvious service provided, the examination is equally crucial, as you’ll be …

How Long Does Scaling

How Long Does Scaling and Root Planing Take?

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Scaling and root planing, or SRP as it’s sometimes called, goes a bit deeper than a regular teeth cleaning. With an SRP, a dental hygienist cleans below the gum line so they can remove and …

How Does Teeth Whitening

How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

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Stained teeth can dull your smile. According to research from the National Institutes of Health, the quality of your smile plays a critical role in your confidence and general emotional wellness. Thus, if your teeth …

How Often Should You

How Often Should You Get a Dental Cleaning?

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How well you maintain your oral health will impact your overall health. And, much like your routine physical with your family physician, you should also be doing routine maintenance on your teeth and gums.  Plan …

What are Dental Crowns Made Of?

What are Dental Crowns Made Of?

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Dental crowns are sturdy, practical restorations that protect natural teeth. Crowns are available in base metal alloys, gold alloys, ceramic, and porcelain over metal materials. Each material has advantages, and your dentist will help you …

How Long Does A Dental Cleaning Take?

How Long Does A Dental Cleaning Take?

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Getting your teeth cleaned is one of the best ways to protect your oral health. Studies show that maintaining good oral health can also reduce your risk of serious chronic health conditions. Even better? Getting …

How Do You Clean All-On-4 Dental Implants?

How Do You Clean All-On-4 Dental Implants?

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More than one in four adults over the age of 65 have fewer than 8 natural teeth remaining, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). If you’re missing many or all of your teeth, …

How Long Do Porcelain Veneers Last

How Long Do Porcelain Veneers Last

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Porcelain veneers are a cosmetic solution for imperfect teeth. They are thin, shell-like covers that attach to the front side of your teeth, giving them a new facade. Veneers can cover stains, chips, cracks, uneven …

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What Does A Dental Crown Look Like?

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Used to fix cracked teeth, worn teeth, support dental bridges, or replace a missing tooth or teeth, dental crowns are used for restorative dental care as well as cosmetic purposes. A crown can be attached …

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When Can I Eat After A Tooth Extraction?

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Tooth extraction is a common dental procedure – despite the nerves and anxiety it can stir up in patients. All of this prompts a long list of questions about the procedure itself, what to expect …