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Stay Teeth Clean and Fresh

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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Flossing and brushing your teeth twice a day may be one way to prevent cavities and decay, but even those who take great care of their teeth should visit our friendly smile experts for a cleaning every six months. This one-hour visit can uncover many oral health issues like cavities, periodontal disease and even oral cancer […]

Painless With Nitrous Oxide

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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   Nitrous oxide is an anaesthetic gas. It can be given to your child to breath during a procedure to help reduce any discomfort they have and to help them to feel calm. It has been safely used for patients of many ages in dental clinics, during child birth and in Emergency Departments for several […]

The Need For Fluoride Supplements

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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Enamel, the outer layer of the crown of a tooth, is made of closely packed mineral crystals. Every day, minerals are lost and gained from inside the enamel crystals. Losing minerals is called demineralization. Gaining them back is called remineralization. Cavities used to be a fact of life. But over the past few decades, tooth […]

Treat Your Oral and Dental Infections Fast

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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  A bacterial oral infection can be caused either by bacteria already present in the mouth or by organisms introduced to the body. Most of the time, bacteria are beneficial. Most bacteria live on the skin and teeth of the body, in the spaces between our teeth and gums, and in the mucous membranes in […]

Effectiveness Using Invisalign

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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The Invisalign system straightens your teeth with custom-made aligners made of a clear, thin, medical- grade polymer that is virtually invisible when worn. Since they are removable, you can eat, brush and floss normally. Our patients really love this! Each aligner moves your teeth little by little until you get to the end of treatment […]

Learn About Surgical Orthodontics

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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What is surgical orthodontics? Sometimes, orthodontic treatment alone is not sufficient to correct serious bite problems, jaw growth abnormalities, and facial imbalances. In such cases, orthognathic surgery or surgical orthodontics may be required to reposition the jaw, thereby functionally improving the patient’s ability to chew, speak, and breathe and/or esthetically improving the facial appearance. Since […]

How To Take Care of Your Dental Impant

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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5 Things You Need to Know About Caring for Dental Implants 1. Clean Twice a Day Dental implants give new smiles to people without all of their own teeth. No matter the size or amount of implants, they need care just like regular teeth. Brush and floss your dental implants twice each day. Use gauze […]

IV Sedation Is Very Safe And Effective

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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  What is IV Sedation? When a drug, usually of the anti-anxiety variety, is administered into the blood system during dental treatment, this is referred to as Intravenous Conscious Sedation (aka “IV sedation”). Conscious sedation is sometimes (incorrectly) referred to as “twilight sleep” or “sleep dentistry”. A lot of dental offices use terms such as […]

Importance About Dental Extraction

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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What It’s Used For? If a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay, your dentist will try to fix it with a filling, crown or other treatment. Sometimes, though, there’s too much damage for the tooth to be repaired. In this case, the tooth needs to be extracted. A very loose tooth also will […]

Fearless Visit To The Dentist With Waterlase

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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The image of dentistry has changed radically in recent years. Whereas, once, it was seen as an emergency option to be turned to in cases of extreme pain or injury, a modern dentist’s surgery is viewed much more in preventative and cosmetic terms, and will probably boast an atmosphere akin to an upmarket spa than […]