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Why Do Wisdom Teeth Need to Be Removed?

30
Jan 2019

Although we don’t all have them, many people will have four additional teeth, called “third molars” or “wisdom teeth”, that come in at the back of the mouth between the ages of 17 and 25. Read on to learn more about these odd teeth. Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth? Although scientists and anthropologists have […]

Bad Holiday Treats for Your Oral Health

22
Dec 2018

The holiday season is filled with many tempting sugary treats. You can enjoy plenty of holiday treats and still be good to your teeth, but read on to learn about a few treats that are best eaten only in moderation. 1. Fried Chicken Amazingly enough, fried chicken is the most popular Christmas dish in Japan, […]

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The History of Teeth Whitening

30
Nov 2018

Teeth whitening is one of the most common dental procedures performed today, but it’s not just a recent phenomenon. Its roots actually go back thousands of years! Let’s take a whirlwind tour through the history of teeth whitening and see how we got to where we are today. Teeth whitening is one of the most […]

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What to Do If Your Filling Falls Out

29
Oct 2018

The lifespan of a dental filling depends on various factors, including which type of material is used, the placement of the filling, your eating habits, and your overall dental hygiene. Keeping up with your biannual dental checkups often allows our expert team to detect a problematic filling before it becomes an emergency, but sometimes dental […]

History of Dentures

28
Sep 2018

You probably know that dentures are natural-looking prosthetics that replace missing teeth, but you probably don’t know how these devices came to be. Here, we’ll explain the history of dentures! Ancient Times The first example of false teeth dates back to 2500 BC in Mexico where dentures were found to be made of wolf teeth. […]

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4 Ways to Prepare for a Dental Emergency

30
Aug 2018

Emergencies can happen when you least expect it and they usually do. Here are four ways to prepare for a dental emergency now to make a future incident less stressful: 1. Have an Emergency Tooth Fund Do you have a piggy bank or maybe a travel savings jar? Many people are heavily impacted financially by […]

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Recent Dental Fads That Should Be Avoided

31
Jul 2018

Have you come across any dental fads on the internet lately with claims that they can improve the whiteness of your teeth or miraculously improve your health? Be careful. Here are some recent dental fads that should be avoided. Lemon Juice & Baking Soda Lemon juice and baking soda is a dental fad that is […]

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The Longevity of Porcelain Veneers

31
May 2018

Ever dreamed of having symmetrical, white, picture-perfect teeth? It’s possible with porcelain veneers. Veneers can help even out the shape, color, and size of your teeth, giving you a red-carpet-ready smile. What Are Porcelain Veneers? Dental veneers are thin layers of porcelain that are bonded to your teeth. They can also be made of resin […]

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6 Common Causes of Toothaches

20
Apr 2018

Nobody wants to deal with a toothache. It’s inconvenient and downright painful! So, why do people get toothaches? Here are a few of the top reasons why you might experience a toothache: 1. Teeth Grinding When you grind your teeth, you wear down the layers of enamel. The closer you get to the nerve, the […]

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Can Crooked Teeth Cause Health Issues?

22
Mar 2018

No one dreams of having a mouth full of crooked teeth. Many people decide to get braces because they want a more attractive smile, but did you know that crooked teeth can actually cause health issues? Before we dive in to how exactly the alignment of your teeth is connected to your health, let’s start […]

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