Dental Procedures

What Health Problems Can Crooked Teeth Cause?

Crooked Teeth

Health Risks of Crooked Teeth With crooked teeth, it is harder to brush and floss. This leaves room for bacteria to accumulate in uneven spaces. The misalignment of your teeth makes it harder for the toothbrush to reach every nook and corner of your mouth and even harder for floss […]

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Your Child’s First Orthodontic Exam


Did you know that children should have their first orthodontic exam no later than the age of seven? While pediatric dentists focus on the health of the teeth and gums, orthodontists focus on the growth and development of the teeth and jaw. What are the benefits of early orthodontic treatment? […]

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Give Your Smile a Dazzle with Dental Veneers

Dental Veneers

A good grin is an excellent accessory. Dental Veneers However, not everyone is proud to show off their teeth. There are several reasons why someone would not be willing to expose their teeth when they smile. Crooked teeth, crowding and discolored teeth are some of the reasons you will prefer […]

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Toothpaste and Orange Juice – Not a Good Match

orange juice

Ever wonder why orange juice tastes so bad after you brush your teeth? You can thank sodium laureth sulfate, also known as sodium lauryl ether sulfate (SLES), or sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) for ruining your drink, depending on which toothpaste you use. Both of these chemicals are surfactants — wetting […]

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Are Oral Piercings Safe?

Oral piercings

Oral piercings are a form of body art and self-expression that’s all the rage among teenagers and young adults. While piercings of the tongue, lip or cheek might seem safe because “everyone has them,” that’s not entirely true. The mouth is a moist place, which means it’s a breeding ground […]

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Hot Beverages Contribute to Tooth Staining

Hot Beverages

Estimates suggest that annually Americans consume 45 million pounds of caffeine from hot beverages. Hot coffee and teas are the most popular sources for the legal psychoactive stimulant drug. Both beverages are associated with having dental health perks as black coffee has been found to lower acid levels on teeth, […]

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Dental Care Checklist for Adults

Dental Care Checklist

Dental Care Checklist: Don’t let dental visits slide! Adult life can sometimes be a juggling act and it may feel like you just can’t find the time for a dental visit. But making time for regular dental visits now can help keep you out of the dental office in the […]

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Bad Habits Your Oral Health Would Like You to Break

Bad Habits

Bad Habits Did you know that a lot of little things you do (or don’t do) could be bad habits that are affecting your oral health? These include everything from not brushing or flossing enough, to eating too many sweets, to even using your teeth to open a bag of […]

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