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Bacteria’s Great Odyssey to The Pulp

If a tooth’s pulp, the innermost layer, becomes infected it is in grave danger. Most likely, your general dentist will refer you to our office for intervention. Without treatment, the tooth can die and fall out. So how does a tooth reach this ruinous point? In this blog post, we will examine bacteria’s journey to […]

All Oral Bacteria are Not Equal

The mouth harbors a diverse and plentiful and microbial community due to its hospitable environment. It is warm, nutrient-rich and maintains an ideal pH balance. This highly diverse microflora inhabits the various surfaces of the normal mouth- gums, teeth, tongue, cheeks. What many people don’t realize is that most of the bacteria are beneficial organisms and live […]

Sedation Dentistry: Your Route to Relaxation

Are you someone who is anxious or fearful about dental treatment and even worries about it all the time? In Part One of this series, Comfortable Dentistry in the 21st Century “Overcoming Fear and Anxiety” we discussed how you can learn to overcome and cope with these negative emotions and become comfortable with modern dentistry […]

Nutrition: Its Role in General & Oral Health

In this article, we go a step further a look at how the basics of nutrition, coupled with diet and exercise, affect life-long general and oral health. The surgeon General of the United Stats has stated emphatically that “you can’t be healthy without oral health.” And, as our last article explained, you can’t have good […]

Lifesaving Facts About Oral Cancer

Cancer is a disease that shows no discrimination. What makes oral cancer so scary is that it is often not diagnosed until a late stage, In fact, only one-third of all oral cancers are diagnosed in an early stage. While typically thought to affect older people, it’s now more prevalent in younger age groups. These […]

How To Save A Cracked Tooth

What You Need to Know About Saving Your Cracked Tooth A cracked tooth is something everyone dreads because it could be a prelude to a painful and costly experience. Cracked Tooth Syndrome is the name given to a set of symptoms and signs that lead to this particular diagnosis. These signs include craze lines, cracks, […]

Combating No Shows

You did it. You implemented a new marketing strategy and have three new patient appointments this month. Problem is, only one of them shows up for their appointment. Perhaps your new patients do show up, but you have a cancellation for a two-hour bridgework visit. Studies have shown that 1 in 10 patients miss dental […]

Could a Root Canal Help You?

How do you know if you might need a root canal? Sometimes, the answer is painfully obvious. If you feel severe aching and pressure in your mouth that doesn’t go away, or noticeable sensitivity and swelling in your gums, don’t wait — come in to our office for evaluation and treatment right away! From time […]

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