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Could Wearing a Mask Give You Cavities?

5 Tips for Preventing Cavities You may have noticed some changes now that you are often wearing a mask. Not only may your breath smell different, but we have recently seen an increase in cavities in patients who wear masks for much of the day. Although we stress the importance of wearing a mask at […]

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How To Get Over Dental Fear

Every year, many people avoid the dentist until they feel pain or experience a dental emergency. This can be due to dental anxiety. According to a Harvard study, 24% of people suffer from dental anxiety. To help those struggling with dental anxiety, we created a list of tips and tricks for patients to utilize when […]

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How Does Resin Infiltration Work?

Do you have white spots on your teeth? These white spot lesions happen when the enamel starts to break down, becoming a honeycombed, porous surface. Those pores are filled with air that reflects light differently from the surrounding healthy enamel, leading you to see those unwanted white spots. Unfortunately, teeth whitening products won’t help. More […]

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Should I Drink Bottled or Tap Water?

The water bottle sales in America have drastically increased over the years. According to Statista, bottled water sales have increased by 3.6% since 2007, selling over 14.4 billion gallons. This is the highest volume of water ever sold in the United States. Benefits of Water Water has countless amounts of benefits for the human body. […]

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COVID-19 Updates

Dear Friends and Families, We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to […]

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4 Holiday Foods to Avoid

Everyone loves to eat their favorite foods, and certain foods are extra special because we only have them around the holidays! While we would never suggest that you skip out on your favorite holiday treats, we think it’s in everyone’s best interest to stay aware of which foods are the worst offenders. We put together […]

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Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment What is a Root Canal? A root canal is performed when the dentist removes the infected pulp and nerve in the root of the tooth, cleans and shapes the inside of the root canal, then fills and seals the space.   Why do I need a Root Canal? A root canal may […]

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The Origins of Toothpaste

How Did Toothpaste Come to Be? These days, we have so many choices for toothpaste, it’s almost annoying. It’s hard to imagine a time when toothpaste as we know it didn’t even exist.  But there was such a time! Before we hit the mark with the perfect blend of humectants, detergents, flavorings, and gentle abrasives, […]

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