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THE ROOT OF EVIL

Nothing in dentistry conjures up fear and anxiety as the mention of a ROOT CANAL.  Hallmark would make a mint on condolence cards for those who have to endure a ROOT CANAL. WHY DO I NEED A ROOT CANAL, ANYWAY? When a tooth experiences an insult, such as decay, that invades the tooth, the nerve…
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ALIEN VS. PREDATOR

A.K.A. BRIDGE VS. IMPLANT OH, SNAP!..SO YOU LOST THAT TOOTH. It doesn’t help that it was one of the front ones.  The most common ways to replace a missing tooth include both the Dental Bridge and the Dental Implant.  Below are the pros and cons of each. THE DENTAL BRIDGE The tooth supported bridge uses…
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HE “SAWS LOGS” ALL NIGHT LONG!

Does your significant other sound like a freight train barreling down the tracks when sleeping?  Snoring is not only troubling to the partner, but it can lead to many unrestful nights for the offender! WHAT CAUSES SNORING? When sleeping, we often are so relaxed that we lose muscle tone.  Snoring happens when the tongue loses…
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FLOURIDE IS JUST FOR KIDS, RIGHT?

Do you spit out blood with your toothpaste when you brush your teeth?  Are your gums swollen and red no matter how much you brush?  You may have gingivitis. WRONG!! Many adults, especially seniors with multiple health issues, benefit from fluoride treatments.  Older adults may notice the roots of their teeth can become exposed with…
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