What to Do When You Have a Toothache

Toothaches never occur at a convenient time. Not only do they cause severe pain, they also distract you and wreck your schedule. It is important to know how to handle a toothache to minimize the pain and disruption it can cause. What are the Causes of Toothaches? There are three major causes of toothaches. These […]

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How long do veneers last?

How long can you expect your veneers to last? That is a great question! It does not, however, have a simple answer. While research indicates that a 10-year lifespan for veneers can be expected, a lot depends on the quality of the initial work and ongoing patient compliance. There are many factors relating to long-term […]

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Denture Care Guide

Millions of Americans wear dentures to replace missing teeth.  A common misconception among denture wearers is that because they no longer have teeth, they no longer have to see a dentist or take care of their mouths.  This is a dangerous myth!  Unfortunately, this is one reason (along with general lax oral health care practices) […]

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Are Same-Day Dental Crowns as Good as Traditional Dental Crowns?

The short answer is yes! The long, detailed answer is the topic of this blog. Dental crowns are necessary for many different reasons. A crown’s purpose is to rebuild a tooth back to its proper shape and function. Teeth with large cavities or fillings that cover more than half of a tooth must be rebuilt […]

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How reliable are dental implants?

A lot of people mistakenly think that dental implants are a new way of replacing missing teeth. Actually, dental implants have been reliably used and studied for decades! As with all medical advances, dental implants have become more predictable and more successful over time. Currently, dental implants have an extremely high long-term success rate, making […]

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