Diseases that a Good Dentist can Detect [List]

dentist-womanSince our mouth is the gateway to our health, it only stands to reason that our dentist may be the first to notice something’s wrong. In fact, a dentist can detect signs of more than 100 diseases during a routine oral exam. That’s one reason dental professionals and the American Dental Association encourages everyone to […]
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How Crown lengthening and Veneers can Fix an Overly Gummy Smile

Of all the cosmetic issues patients have brought to our office, a “gummy” smile is mentioned occasionally. This is when a person feels uncomfortable with the amount of gums that show when they smile. Many factors can contribute to this disproportional smile, and half as many procedures to correct whatever isn’t working. Veneers are one […]
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A Quick Guide and Timeline to the Eruption of the Baby Teeth

A baby grows two sets of teeth. The first are a set of twenty baby teeth, also known as the milk teeth or primary teeth. Primary teeth start falling out at as early as 6 years of age, allowing room for thirty-two permanent teeth. The last permanent teeth to erupt are called the wisdom teeth, […]
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How Often You Should Replace your Toothbrush and What Happens if You Don't

Toothbrushes are part of the trinity of regular oral hygiene that also includes flossing and regular dental exams. Unfortunately, it’s the only one of the three that can pose as much of a threat to your dental health as it can optimize it. Replacing your toothbrush is very important. Otherwise, it’s effectiveness at removing bacteria, […]
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Dangerous Dental Symptoms from Eating Disorders

It may surprise some people that dentists are often the first to notice and address symptoms of a patient’s eating disorder, including a distinctive bad breathe, a certain patter of tooth erosion, and overly sensitive teeth. Nearly 35 million American men and women claim to have eating disorders according to AGD Impact’s May 2005 edition, […]
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