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Signs of Oral Cancer in the Mouth and Teeth & Prevention

Oral Cancer

Oral cancer – a kind of head and neck cancer – is the overarching term for mouth and teeth cancer that can start in any area of the oral cavity, including the lips, throat, salivary glands, tongue, the floor of the mouth, and more. Although the survival rate for those diagnosed with mouth and teeth…

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Does Oil Pulling Work For Teeth Whitening?

olive oil for oil pulling

Since you were young, you’ve heard about caring for your teeth by brushing, using mouthwash and visiting the dentist. Now, however, another oral hygiene practice that’s growing in popularity may have caught your eye: oil pulling. Proponents claim that the practice of oil pulling can make your mouth healthier and whiten your teeth. Does it…

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What Do Patients Want to Ask the Dentist?

dental questions

As you might imagine, when people show up at the dentist, they have a lot of questions. Not surprisingly, people also have lots of questions before they get to the dentist. We wanted to know exactly what types of questions people were asking about our services so we dug into some of Google’s tools and…

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TMJ Treatment for Pain Relief

jaw pain from tmj x-ray

TMJ, or temporomandibular joint syndrome, is a painful feeling inside the jaw triggered by an array of medical problems. The temporomandibular joint is the joint connecting the skull area directly in front of the ear to the lower jaw. Some of the muscles used to chew attach to the lower jaw. When there are problems…

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Learn How to Prevent Dry Socket and Recognize the Symptoms

dry socket

One of the biggest concerns after a tooth extraction is dry socket. A dry socket, also known as alveolar osteitis, happens when the blood that clots in the socket is gone which causes the jawbone to become inflamed. When there is nothing clotting the hole, it leaves the bone or nerves exposed causing serious discomfort…

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The Most Important Things to Know Before Getting Braces

Getting braces is a bittersweet journey. You soon will have a beautiful smile but the process can be uncomfortable. Many patients going into this situation have questions about the changes they will experience and what is going to happen during and after the procedure. Lucky for you, this article will tell you what you need…

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What is a Dental Deep Cleaning?

deep teeth cleaning

A dental deep cleaning is also known as gum therapy. It is a type of treatment that cleans between the teeth, gums and down to the roots. A dental hygienist will clean the sides of the teeth, gums, and tooth during a regular dental cleaning. The dental hygienist will remove plaque and tartar from below the…

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The Chocolate Challenge!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is notorious for indulgence, especially in everyone’s favorite sweet treat: Chocolate. Great news: you don’t have to feel so guilty about it on the dental front if you pick chocolate that is high in cocoa and low in sugar. Dark chocolate that is less processed and more naturally sweetened is better…

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