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What is Nitrous Oxide?

As comfortable as we try to make our patients, there are always those that just fear the dental chair. It could be the needles, the drills, or the noises. If you’re one of our patients that just dreads coming in, we may have a solution for you. What is Nitrous Sedation? Nitrous Oxide – better…

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Smoking and Oral Health

How Smoking Affects Your Teeth The effects of smoking have been the focus of health campaigns for many years now. Campaigns often focus on lung and heart problems linked to smoking. While the effects of tobacco on your lungs and heart may be out-of-sight, out-of-mind, the effects on your oral health are left on display…

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Halloween Tips for Healthy Teeth

Whether you have ghosts or goblins around the house or not, the lure of Halloween candy and treats will be around this month. If you do have young ones, there are a few tips we can offer before their inevitable increase of candy consumption. For Safety: Inspect any candy received during trick or treating adventures.…

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Are you missing teeth?

If you are, contact our office and talk to us about Dental Implants right away. Not only is dental restoration important to make your mouth whole again, but implants can also benefit your overall health. Implants allow you to eat comfortably, smile with confidence, speak clearly, and correct the shape of your jaw. Eat Comfortably Teeth are…

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Soft Drinks – Hard on Teeth

As more and more studies are done, the real effects of sodas on the human body are understood. We already know that there is a link between drinking soda and type 2 diabetes, obesity, and osteoporosis. And with little surprise, soda does a real number on your teeth too. It all boils down to bacteria.…

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A Window to Your Health

Did you know that the oral health is a window to your general health? Contrary to common belief, the condition of your teeth, gums, tongue and everything in between isn’t separate from the rest of your body. Everything connected! A single mishap in one system can have profound effects in another system, far far away.…

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What You Don’t Know About E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes are on the rise. It’s estimated that within 10 years e-cigarettes will outsell tobacco products, since they are considered a safer and less expensive alternative to smoking. Yet, many traditional smokers continue to consume tobacco through regular cigarettes as well as e-cigarettes. Almost 15,000 e-cigarette stores popped up over a few years. Similar to…