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Family Dentist Blog

Why Do I Have a Canker Sore and How Do I Prevent It?

There you are: brushing your teeth in small, circular motions to Pharrell’s “Happy,” smiling to yourself because it was such a beautiful day, and you’re feeling good! You get swept up in the song, and in your exuberance, your toothbrush jumps the rails and jabs into...

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Is Oral Sedation Dentistry a Good Option for You?

  If you get anxious at even the thought of visiting the dentist, you are not alone. A lot of people are thrown off by the discomfort, sounds, smells, or pain associated with certain dental procedures. For people who tremble at the sight of a dentist’s chair,...

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The Ins and Outs of Same Day Dentistry

  Having a dental procedure often requires you to make an appointment with your dentist who may need one or more sessions to address whatever dental issues you might have. The problem is that most dental offices are only open on weekdays—the very days that you...

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What Can Cosmetic Dentistry Do For Me?

  Cosmetic dentistry is a special kind of oral care that is focused on improving how your mouth, teeth, and smile appear. Cosmetic dentistry procedures are considered elective procedures rather than essential, but in many cases, they provide restorative and...

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Why am I Growing Wisdom Teeth?

Typically emerging in early adulthood, wisdom teeth are the third set of molars whose origins have been traced back to the time when man’s ancestors had a diet of tough, coarse food. Their fibrous diet required more chewing power, and these late-emerging teeth...

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