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Purposes of a Dental Sealant

Dental sealants are among the most common treatments provided in a family dentistry practice. They are plastic coatings placed on top of the chewing surfaces of the teeth. Dental sealants are most often placed on the premolars and molars because those teeth

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4 Important Steps to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

A healthy, beautiful smile will boost your self-esteem and enhance your overall well-being. Here are four steps that you can take to keep your pearly whites in tip-top shape. Establish a relationship with a family dentistry practice: At a minimum, you should

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Invisalign: The Clear Alternative to Braces

When a patient is concerned enough about the smile’s appearance to pursue orthodontic treatment, it’s understandable that that patient might be put off by the idea of saddling his or her smile with unattractive brackets and wires. Fortunately, a new approach called

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Feeling Self Conscious About Your Smile?

The condition of your teeth can alter the way you speak or smile. Do you feel the need to cover your mouth to hide your teeth? Are they stained, crooked, misshapen, or broken? This little part of the body can have a

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The First Signs of Gingivitis

Gingivitis, which is the mildest form of gum disease, usually can be readily treated with a professional cleaning when it’s detected early. If the patient postpones seeing a dentist about the issue, though, it can progress into periodontitis, a more severe stage

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