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Is It Really Important to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

June 13, 2024

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Illustration of impacted wisdom tooth

It’s perfectly understandable that someone would be hesitant to have any of their teeth removed, but having your wisdom teeth extracted can be an excellent move for your oral health in the long term. These troublesome third molars can cause a variety of dental and oral health issues such as infections, misalignments, and even tooth loss. Here’s a quick guide to a few of the problems wisdom teeth can cause as well as how removing them can be the best course of treatment.


Can Exercise Prevent Gum Disease?

May 9, 2024

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Woman practicing yoga in her living roomDo your gums bleed easily when brushing or flossing your teeth? You might be experiencing symptoms of gingivitis, the earliest stage of gum disease. Red, swollen, and bleeding gums may not appear too alarming, but if you don’t get treatment, you can be at risk of losing your teeth! Not to mention, gum disease can also affect your health negatively. You can have an increased risk of heart attacks, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and much more. Flossing is the best way to prevent gum disease, but new research has found another way to cut your risk of the infection in half. Here’s how regular exercise can keep your mouth and body healthy. 


Understanding Periodontal Pockets: What Are They, and How Do I Deal with Them?

April 5, 2024

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3D render of gum disease treatment

Maintaining good oral hygiene is crucial for overall health, yet it’s an aspect of self-care often overlooked until a problem arises. One such issue is periodontal pockets, which can lead to serious dental complications if left untreated. here’s what periodontal pockets are, why they occur, and most importantly, how you can effectively deal with them to safeguard your oral health.


Diabetes and Gum Disease: Understanding the Connection

March 2, 2024

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Man checking his blood glucose

An estimate published by the CDC states that around 38 million Americans have diabetes. If you are among them, you should be aware of how your condition could affect your head-to-toe wellness, including your smile. This article specifically explores the connection between diabetes and gum disease. It also provides practical tips to help you protect your health.


Exploring the Link Between Aging and Periodontal Disease

February 8, 2024

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older person smiling

As we age, our bodies naturally undergo changes, albeit not as dramatic as those experienced in youth. However, one notable change is the decline in oral health, particularly with regards to periodontal disease, or gum disease. It becomes a more pressing concern as we grow older. Keep reading to explore the implications of gum disease and discover preventive measures you can take.


Dental Implant Do’s and Don’ts: How to Care for Your New Prosthetic

January 8, 2024

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CGI of a dental implant with its crown inserted in a lower arch

Dental implants are considered the ideal tooth replacement method because they include a support rod that functions like a root. As a result, they provide unique advantages over other restorations like dentures or dental bridges. For example, it’s the only option that stimulates your jawbone to prevent deterioration. Though they’re typically successful, there’s a chance your dental implant could fail. Therefore, it’s important to care for yours properly so you can make the most of its many benefits for years to come. Read on to learn a few do’s and don’ts to keep your restoration in prime condition!


Dental Drama: 3 Tips to Prevent an Emergency

November 13, 2023

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A damaged tooth next to a red emergency kit and a dental mirror

It’s an unfortunate truth in life that accidents can happen at any time so you never know when you might end up in the middle of a dental emergency. Whether you broke your tooth biting into bony barbecued ribs or had one knocked out during a sports game, you’re probably feeling worried, flustered, and possibly in pain.

While you can’t plan for these things to happen, it is possible to avoid putting yourself in scenarios likely to end with a call to your dentist. After all, no one wants the added stress or cost that comes with making the necessary repairs. Continue reading to learn about 3 tips to prevent a possible problem down the road!


I Just Knocked Out My Tooth; What Should I Do Now?

October 13, 2023

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A tooth can become dislodged anywhere at any time. In fact, children and adults in America suffer from more than five million teeth being knocked out every year. The good news is that a tooth that becomes dislodged from the gum isn’t necessarily lost. If you act quickly and take the proper steps, you can maximize the chances of your tooth being reimplanted in your mouth. Here are a few steps to take while you make your way to the emergency dentist after you knock out a tooth.


Exploring IV Sedation: 4 Common Drugs Used in Dentistry

September 8, 2023

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A dentist preparing an iv sedation drip

Many people experience dental anxiety which can stem from bad past experiences or fear of pain. Dental phobias are even more severe and can cause complete avoidance of the dentist. This can lead to many oral health problems down the line as small issues get worse. But there is a solution: sedation dentistry.

If you are one of the many people who need dental care but are too afraid to go, IV sedation can offer relief. Continue reading to learn more about sedation dentistry and the four most common drugs used in IV sedation.


Am I a Good Candidate for Oral Conscious Sedation?

August 10, 2023

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Female patient benefiting from sedation dentistryDoes your heart race and your palms sweat when it’s time to visit your dentist? Maybe you need to have some dental work done? You might be a candidate for oral conscious sedation. It’s a safe, effective solution to ensure a comfortable day in the dentist’s chair. Here are 4 things you should know to determine if it’s right for you.


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