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Xerostomia: What does that mean anyway?

Does your mouth always feel like it’s dry? If it does you may be suffering from xerostomia. Xerostomia is defined as dry mouth resulting from reduced or absent saliva flow. Read More

Smoking and Dental Implants

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to replace a missing tooth with an implant. While an implant will restore the appearance of your smile, you also know that there are many Read More

Diet and Dental Health: What to eat and what to avoid

You are probably aware that guzzling soda and drinking those sugary Starbucks Frappuccinos aren’t particularly good for your dental health. But how much thought do you give to the effects Read More

How Tooth-Colored Fillings Improve Your Smile

Today’s crowns, veneers, and tooth colored fillings are very natural looking compared to early counterparts. There was a time when dentists placed silver fillings exclusively. This material is still used, Read More

Canker Sores and Stress

Canker sores are painful lesions that form in the soft tissues of the mouth, usually along the inner lips, under the tongue, and along the cheek walls. They are usually Read More

I can't stop grinding my teeth! How can a dentist help?

the doctor will tell you that while you are sleep, your mouth may be very active. If you find yourself waking up with headaches, facial pain, neck aches, or a Read More

Patriots Belichick's 'Unique' Between-Teeth Cleaning Method Caught On Film!

Earlier this season, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick got together with his longtime QB, Tom Brady. This time, however, they were on opposite sides of the field. And Read More

Stop Dental Disease From Causing Dental Work Failure

Today, when you undergo treatment to repair or replace problem teeth, you have the advantage of the most advanced dental materials ever developed. These materials help make current dental Read More

Deciding the Fate of Wisdom Teeth More Nuanced Than in the Past

If you're of a certain age, there's a good chance you've had your third molars—wisdom teeth—removed. At one time, extracting these particular teeth was a common practice, even if Read More

Stay on Alert for a Decay Repeat Even After a Root Canal

A deeply decayed tooth is in serious trouble, and something a regular filling may not fix. You may instead need a root canal, a common tooth-saving procedure performed by Read More

Russell Wilson's Funny Video Aside, Removing Wisdom Teeth is No Laughing Matter

There are plenty of hilarious videos of groggy patients coming out of wisdom teeth surgery to keep you occupied for hours. While many of these have turned everyday people Read More

3 Things You Can Do to Keep Holiday Sweets From Interfering With Your Dental Health

In his iconic poem, "A Visit from St. Nicholas," Clement Moore wrote of children sleeping "while visions of sugar plums danced in their heads." Indeed, sweet treats are still Read More

Resolved for 2022: Healthier Teeth and Gums and a More Attractive Smile

That rumble you hear is 2022 about to roar into your life on New Year's Eve—so, you better get hopping on those resolutions! And rather than go with the Read More

See Your Dentist If You Notice Any of These 3 Problem Signs

Although there are several potential problems people could encounter involving their teeth, gums or mouth, most fall into three basic categories. That's the finding of a recent survey conducted Read More

Van Halen's Passing Reminds Us of the Dangers of Oral Cancer and How to Help Prevent It

Fans everywhere were recently saddened by the news of musical legend Eddie Van Halen's death. Co-founder and lead guitarist for the iconic rock group Van Halen, the 65-year-old superstar Read More

Your Decayed Tooth Might Need a Different Kind of Root Canal Treatment

Advanced decay doesn't necessarily mean it's curtains for an infected tooth. Millions of teeth in that condition have been saved by a tried and true procedure called root canal Read More

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