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Blogs

  • February 5, 2014

When a patient has no choice but to undergo root canal therapy in order to address an infection that has reached the tooth nerve, it’s very easy to agree to the procedure especially when the person is in pain, never...
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  • February 1, 2014

For mild teeth discoloration, accessible over-the-counter teeth whitening products that can be used at home may be enough. But if your teeth have been badly stained due to tobacco or because of drinking dark-colored beverages such as coffee, tea, cola...
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  • January 29, 2014

People who are edentulous (lacking teeth) and have long worn removable dentures essentially have the option to switch to implant-supported dentures if they want a more stable and secure set of replacement teeth. But a good portion of those who...
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  • January 28, 2014

If you were a kangaroo and had a problem with your teeth, what would you do? You’d be lucky, because kangaroos are one of the few mammals that experience what is known as “polyphyodonty” — their teeth are constantly replaced,...
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  • January 22, 2014

Sedation dentistry involves the use of sedative drugs to relax and calm down a patient prior to a dental procedure. While there are certain sedatives that are fairly mild, with just a simple increase in the dosage, it can...
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  • January 15, 2014

There are a lot of patients who think that getting cosmetic treatments is like getting a haircut or plastic surgery. They’ll ask for a certain enhancement thinking that their choice will improve their looks only because their neighbor, co-worker...
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  • January 11, 2014

Headaches, teeth grinding and pain around the ears – individually, they may seem trivial and insignificant. But collectively they are but a few of the many symptoms of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, a dysfunction of the jaw muscles and the...
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  • January 8, 2014

Most cosmetic and restorative dental procedures can be scheduled for an appointment on a later date. But in the case of sudden toothaches where there is a lot of pain, you’d want to get emergency dental care as soon...
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  • January 1, 2014

It is often advised that people go to their dentists at least twice a year for regular checkups. This sounds like a simple routine for some, but for others this might just be one of the days they dread the...
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