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Why You Need to Floss Regularly

Do you floss every day? Flossing is one of the most significant aspects of oral care that everyone should instill in their daily routine. Brushing your teeth can remove most of the plaque in your mouth, but it doesn’t always … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Avoid Stained Teeth

As you age, you may notice your teeth starting to darken. This is because tooth enamel begins to wear away or crack, exposing the dentin underneath. Dentin is not as dense as enamel and absorbs colors from food more easily. … Continue reading

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What to Expect When Recovering from a Root Canal

How to Prepare for a Root Canal Your dentist should have thoroughly examined, done X-Rays, and gone over your mouth for good measure before they will follow the root canal route. They will make sure there isn’t any other preventive … Continue reading

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Why Preventative Dentist Visits Are So Important

What is a Preventative Dentist Visit? Regular visits to your dentist are important. Known as preventative dentistry, these checkups help to maintain the health of your smile, catch any issues before they become more serious, and promotes healthy oral care. … Continue reading

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Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces

Invisalign is Convenient and Easy to Use Braces can be cumbersome and unattractive. Younger family members especially will want to avoid embarrassing braces. Invisalign is an attractive alternative. It offers convenience, ease of use, aesthetic benefits, comfort, and easy maintenance … Continue reading

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Dental Bridges in Brentwood: A Complete Guide

What Are Dental Bridges? Having a missing tooth, or multiple missing teeth, can not only affect your smile and confidence, but there’s also always a chance of infection and/or neighboring teeth becoming misaligned. In the past few decades, teeth replacements … Continue reading

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6 Invisalign Benefits You Should Know

Invisalign is a form of orthodontics that uses a transparent, plastic aligner to adjust teeth. Clear aligners have evolved quite a bit over the past few years, improving with technology and the feedback of patients and doctors, but few have … Continue reading

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How Serious is Gum Disease?

Some people are more genetically prone to gum disease than others. Periodontal or gum disease is a progressive condition which usually begins with a bacterial infection causing the body to destroy both gum and bone tissue in an inflammatory response. … Continue reading

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Can I Return to Work After a Root Canal?  

Interested in a root canal in Brentwood? Click here. So you have just been told that you have to undergo root canal treatment. You have read all the articles, knowing what will be done, and know that while you may … Continue reading

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Why People Need Dental Implants

For most people, their smile directly affects their self-esteem. Having that perfectly white, even smile makes you more approachable. However, most people have not been blessed with a naturally perfect smile. Gaps happen. Teeth fall out or break. Years ago, … Continue reading

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