Teeth and Vegetarian Diets

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You probably know that a diet can affect your health. Similarly, you probably know that a diet can affect your teeth—but do you know what a vegetarian diet could do to your teeth? Unfortunately, a vegetarian diet can lack some of the nutrition you need, which could eventually harm your teeth or gums. However, if… Read more »

Why Get a Crown Instead of a Filling?

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You’ve been diligent about caring for your teeth throughout your life. You have a few older fillings in your mouth, but overall your teeth are in good shape. On most trips to the dentist for cleanings and checkups, your dentist declares that you don’t need any restorative dental treatments. But you have an unpleasant surprise… Read more »

The Implant Advantage

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There are many common reasons why a person might need to have a tooth replaced. For example, over time teeth can become worn down or decayed to the point that they need to be extracted. A tooth may also be lost if it is severely damaged. Regardless of why a tooth is lost, it is… Read more »

A Brighter Smile for Spring

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Spring is in the air! The sun is shining, flowers are starting to bloom, and your smile should be as brilliant as anything Mother Nature can offer. But if your teeth have faded over the years, you might not want to be as radiant as you have the potential to be. A laser whitening treatment… Read more »

Tips for Preventing Gum Disease

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Hardened tartar buildup at the gum line is the primary cause of gum disease. The CDC estimates that 47% of people over 30 years old have gum disease to some degree. The earliest stage of gum disease, is known as gingivitis. Some of the more common symptoms include: red or inflamed gums that may also… Read more »