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How Digital Technology is Revolutionizing Dentistry

The field of dentistry has changed significantly over time. In recent years advances in technology have revolutionized dentistry and continue to improve the quality of care for patients. From faster recovery times after procedures to digital diagnostics that have increased accuracy, there are numerous benefits for both patients and dental professionals alike. Here are some of the many ways technology …

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What Does Alcohol Do to Your Teeth?

There’s a lot to love about St. Patrick’s Day—the parades, the corned beef, and yes, even the green beer. Celebrating the day with a perfectly poured pint won’t have much of an impact on your overall oral health, but when you drink regularly, it can begin to affect your teeth and gums. While the risks are greatest for heavy drinkers, …

What to Expect After Wisdom Tooth Extraction

What to Expect After Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Wisdom teeth are very common and having them removed is also very common. Most people just don’t have space for them, and they need to come out to protect your other teeth. If you are planning on having your wisdom teeth removed, then you shouldn’t be too worried. It is a simple procedure that happens every day. There are just …

How to Calm Children’s Dental Fears

How to Calm Children’s Dental Fears

Regular visits to the dentist are vital to improving oral health and “brushing up” on routine hygiene habits. Unfortunately, for many children, a trip to the dentist is synonymous with fear and discomfort. Even with practices geared toward small children, the sights, sounds, and smells of a dental office might seem overwhelming. As a parent, it’s frustrating to feel like …

Invisalign FAQs and Answers

Invisalign FAQs and Answers

Known since the 1990s as “the clear alternative to braces,”Invisalign is a thoroughly modern approach to straightening your teeth. If you are considering this solution, you might wonder what to expect. Here are some frequently asked Invisalign questions and answers. Invisalign treatment begins with a 3-D digital model of your existing smile. We will morph the image to show you …

The Long Term Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

The Long Term Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

You probably already know that regular dental visits are critical, but you might not know exactly why. Of course, you will look and feel your best after your twice a year cleanings, but did you know that regular appointments can also have a long-term impact on your health? Here are some benefits of regular dental visits. Brushing and flossing are …

The Benefits of Dental Implant Supported Dentures

The Benefits of Dental Implant Supported Dentures

Dental implant supported dentures are a type of overdenture. Unlike traditional dentures that simply rest on the gums, dental implant supported dentures move around less and have improved function. You may be a candidate for dental implant supported dentures if you have enough jawbone to support implants. Here are some benefits of dental implant supported dentures compared to traditional dentures. …