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Should I Worry if My Baby’s Teeth are Crooked?

The eruption of a baby’s first tooth is an exciting time in the life of a parent. Over the coming months, several more teeth will appear, giving your little one a darling toothy grin. However, excitement can quickly turn to concern if the teeth aren’t lining up quite...

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Does My Dentist Really Need to Know My Health History?

It may seem that everywhere you go, receptionists are handing out forms – consent forms, release forms, insurance forms, and health history forms. While it may be obvious why a heart surgeon needs to know about all about you and the medications you take, it can be...

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5 Ways Drinking Water Protects Your Teeth

The health benefits of drinking water throughout the day are widely known. Because the human body is mostly composed of water (i.e., about 60%), we need water to replenish the moisture lost through the lungs, skin, and digestive system. Water helps the body carry...

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Pulpitis – What a Pain!

One of the most common reasons to seek emergency dental care is a condition that may sound foreign to you even though the symptoms are all too familiar. Pulpitis, a dental condition characterized by swelling of the pulp inside the tooth, can cause tooth pain and...

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5 Reasons to Find a Family Dentist

Finding time in between work, soccer practice, and social activities to get you and your family members to their respective doctor, dentist, orthodontist, and eye appointments can be challenging. Managing the family calendar alone can leave you with your head...

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Your Roots are Showing! Now What?

With proper brushing, flossing, and regular dental cleanings, the roots of your teeth should be covered. Your jawbone holds the roots of all the teeth in your mouth, and gum tissue covers them both. In between the bone and the soft tissue is a transition zone known as...

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