Category: General Dentistry

5 Steps to Clean Teeth Between Dentist Visits

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Cavities are one of the most unmet health treatment needs today. Untreated, they can lead to infection, pain, and trouble with eating and speaking. Keeping clean teeth between your dental visits will help to reduce cavities. But what are some ways to clean your teeth in between visits? While it might seem tough to take… Read more »

Top Questions to Ask Your Dentist

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A good dentist-patient relationship is founded in part on trust and communication. And while many patients are good at listening to what their dentist tells them, there are many who also don’t feel as empowered to ask questions proactively. In reality, asking questions of your dentist is important in both keeping you informed and in… Read more »

Impacted Wisdom Tooth and Symptoms

Impacted Wisdom Tooth

Often depicted as a right of passage into adulthood, wisdom teeth are typically the last adult teeth to emerge. Often an uncomfortable experience, wisdom teeth are the subject of much discussion and concern, particularly for folks with dental anxiety. Most of the time, however, wisdom teeth can be dealt with relatively easily with minimal discomfort… Read more »

Dental Caries and How They Affect Your Health

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Dental caries is the more formal term for dental cavities. We’ve all been warned about cavities since childhood as part of our oral health education–it’s how we traditionally teach children about the importance of brushing and flossing and overall dental hygiene. However, as an adult you may have a few remaining questions, like what are… Read more »