What To Expect During a Root Canal

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Few dental procedures instill fear in the hearts of patients as the infamous ‘root canal.’ The procedure is often associated with pain, long inspiring statements such as “I’d rather have a root canal than go through that.” Sure, this might have been true a couple of decades ago, but with modern advances in technology, the […]

Ways to Cope with Dental Anxiety

Categories: General Dentistry
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When we hear the word anxiety, most of us automatically think of anxiety-related mental disorders. However, this is a word that also has great significance in the dentistry industry. Research shows that approximately 50 to 80 percent of Americans avoid visiting the dentist due to fear and anxiety. This is what we call dental anxiety, […]

Is Your Sweet Tooth Hurting Your Teeth?

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We’ve all joked about having a sweet tooth. Who can resist the warm goodness of a chocolate chip cookie fresh from the oven, or the convenience of a candy bar when you need a snack in a hurry? But have you ever stopped to think about what that sweet tooth could be doing to your […]

5 Tips for a Healthier Smile in the New Year

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A healthy and confident smile has plenty of benefits. A beautiful smile can have a huge impact on your relationships, social life and career. In the new year, you have an amazing opportunity to make some changes in your life, including taking better care of your pearly whites. But what exactly can you do to […]

How Your Oral Health Affects Your Well-Being

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You may eat healthly. You may go to the gym four times a week. But the truth is—if your mouth isn’t healthy, you’re not healthy. To help you see why, here are three of the biggest connections between mouth and body. Bacteria can reach vital organs through your mouth. Think about it—your mouth is a massive portal […]

5 Dangers of DIY Teeth Aligners | What You Need To Know

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DIY is great for some things, like projects around your home. But when it comes to creating a beautiful, healthy smile, DIY can be incredibly risky. Mail order teeth aligners are advertised as being affordable and convenient, but both the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontics warn against their potential harm. Risks of At-Home Teeth […]

5 Important Benefits of Regular Dental Cleanings

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many non-essential dental appoints such as exams and cleanings have been canceled. However, once an appointment has been canceled, it can be easy to forget to reschedule for a future date. While many people underestimate the importance of regular dental exams and cleanings, routine dental care is critical in […]