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Commonly Asked Questions About Dental Crowns

Dental crowns serve many purposes and can be a reasonable and simple alternative to other dental procedures.  But what is a dental crown and why would you ever need one? What is a dental crown? A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is placed over the tooth to cover it. The crown fully encases […]

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Parents’ Guide to Baby Teeth

Children’s smiles certainly light up a room, but it is not uncommon to notice imperfections in those mouths! Don’t be alarmed, baby teeth come in all sizes, shapes, and slants. They are a critical component of every child’s development and more often than not there are logical reasons why baby teeth form the way they […]

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Why You Should Have Your Child’s Teeth X-Rayed

Having concerns regarding your child getting an x-ray of any kind is completely normal. You worry about their risk of exposure to radiation and its effects. Wanting to know more about why your child needs x-ray imaging may very well be a factor in whether you give consent or not. Digital radiographs are useful, essential […]

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4 Things a Parent Needs To Know About Invisalign Teen

The Invisalign System first made its debut in 1997 and is described as “an aesthetic orthodontic treatment with removable, clear semi-elastic polyurethane aligners,” in the journal Annali di Stomatologia. This system relies on computer-aided modeling technique to create aligners that are custom made to fit a specific treatment plan. The aligners are typically worn for […]

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What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry is any dental work aimed at improving the appearance of your teeth, gums, bite, or overall smile. It offers patients a confidence boost and the ability to love their smile. But what are your options and what types of procedures are offered? Let’s review some of the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures and […]

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Should I Wait to Get Braces for My Children?

It can be challenging to determine exactly when your child is in need of immediate orthodontic treatment. Braces for children has been occurring earlier and earlier but some parents fear that they may not be correcting their children’s teeth at the best time. Let’s explore when you should call the dentist for early orthodontic treatment. […]

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How to Help Your Child with a Toothache

Toothaches take us by surprise and can come at random. When your child is experiencing a toothache it can be absolutely heartbreaking to watch him or her suffer. Parents often feel helpless when the child is in distress from a toothache. Fortunately, there are some actions we can take to ensure children are quickly relieved […]

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How Can I Tell If I Have A Cavity?

If you are noticing darker areas on your teeth, you may have a cavity. However, there are several warning signs you may notice before the color change. Cavity Symptoms You may begin to experience some sensitivity when eating, particularly hot or cold foods or foods containing a lot of sugar. You may feel this when […]

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Healthy Lunch Alternatives

The food your child eats can affect their smile. If you are packing your child’s lunch, make sure to include some of these healthy snack foods to keep your child’s teeth and gums healthy! Apple Slices Apples are unique in that they naturally clean teeth as they are eaten by scrubbing your teeth, tongue and […]

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Children’s Snacks That Cause Major Cavities

It can be difficult to provide your children with a healthy snack especially when you live a busy lifestyle. When dropping kids off at sporting events, dance classes, school, gymnastics or whatever activity they’ve joined, it’s convenient to grab a bag of chips or a snack from a vending machine. However, you need to be […]

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