What is Dental Tourism?

You may have heard the term “dental tourism” or “dental vacation” bandied about over the last few years, and while the term doesn't apply to the sort of work our practice does, we thought we'd use this week's blog post to explain exactly what dental tourism is…   In short, dental tourism...

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Why Do I Grind My Teeth and How Do I Stop?

Many people suffer from bruxism, or the unconscious grinding of the teeth. Grinding one’s teeth can lead to tooth wear-down, headaches, and a constantly-tense jaw. Here are a few ways to help yourself stop grinding if you know that you are:   Train yourself to relax your jaw by placing the tip of your tongue between your...

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Dental Implants: Replacing Missing Teeth With Innovative Technology

Within the past fifty years, few processes have done quite as much to modernize dentistry as the development of dental implants. Dental implants are used to replace missing teeth as well as to secure dentures to the jawbone, and they are the only thing that can be done to prevent bone loss after the loss of a natural tooth. Implants also...

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Why Should I Floss My Teeth?

Did you know that flossing your teeth is more important than brushing? Flossing is less about removing food stuck between your teeth than it is about getting rid of the plaque that gathers there; so don’t think you only need to floss after eating popcorn, steak, or lettuce. Plaque is that soft, white substance that collects around...

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Why Should I Floss My Teeth?

Did you know that flossing your teeth is more important than brushing? Flossing is less about removing food stuck between your teeth than it is about getting rid of the plaque that gathers there; so don’t think you only need to floss after eating popcorn, steak, or lettuce. Plaque is that soft, white substance that collects around...

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Sidney Crosby... A puck to the face, missing teeth, now what?!

As every hockey fan now knows, Sidney Crosby took a puck directly to the mouth a couple weeks ago, which resulted in a broken jaw, several missing teeth, and every Penguin fan almost having a heart attack. This isn't really a shocking circumstance in hockey; most players are missing at least a couple teeth by the end of their careers....

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