The Toothpaste Guide

Toothpaste is a key part of your daily oral hygiene routine. Along with your toothbrush and floss, it helps to remove food debris and plaque from your teeth and gums. GENERAL COMPONENTS Toothpastes can come in a gel, paste, or powder form. While the ingredients may differ slightly, all toothpastes contain the same general components:

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What You Should know about Tooth Extraction

A tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone. If a tooth has been injured or develops tooth decay, your dentist will recommend treatments to save the tooth first such as a filling or crown. In cases where the tooth is too severely damaged, your dentist may recommend for…

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Having Jaw Pain? What You Need to Know About TMD

What is TMJ/TMD? Having jaw pain and muscle aches in your face can be associated with temporomandibular disorders (TMD), also known as TMJ after the temporomandibular joint. This joint connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull located in front of each ear, allowing your jaw to move up and down and side…

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Sleep Apnea: A Testimonial

Hi, my name is Nathan and I was having trouble sleeping at night. I would toss and turn all night, snore loudly, and even jump up in a panic, gasping for air. My wife, Natalie, was extremely concerned. For a long time, we didn’t know what was wrong and she thought I was going to…

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Effects of Smoking & Drinking on Your Oral Health

People who smoke tobacco products and drink alcohol may be at serious risk when it comes to their oral health. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentage of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 to 16.8% in 2014. This change is due to the increased public awareness…

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Cosmetic Imaging Center: Your Ideal Smile Awaits You

Do you have missing or chipped teeth that make you uncomfortable when talking to people in public? Do you wish you had perfectly straight teeth? Or have you ever just wanted a brighter, whiter smile? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should check out our cosmetic imaging center where you can…

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