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Risks of Braces

Millions of patients are prescribed orthodontic treatment to correct a misaligned jaw or crooked teeth. Orthodontic treatment can provide a patient with a straighter smile, but traditional orthodontics come with risks. The risks of braces might outweigh the benefits...

Signs That You Need Root Canal Treatment

When patients hear the term “root canal,” they often respond by making an “ouch” face. However, if you ever experience signs that you need root canal treatment, there is no need to get stressed out by the prospect of this procedure. The removal is done with numbing...

How to Have Picture-Perfect White Teeth

Many want to know how to have picture-perfect white teeth. A white smile could help a patient be more confident in both their personal and professional lives. When a patient feels their smile isn’t white enough, they often seek help because they want their smile to...

How to Prepare for Wisdom Tooth Removal

Knowing how to prepare for wisdom tooth removal is important. Each year, nearly 10 million wisdom teeth are impacted and and require extraction during early adulthood. This procedure is dreaded by many but is a necessary step towards proper oral health. If you or...

Most Common Causes of Toothaches

Life is painful when your mouth hurts each time you chew or speak. Since eating and talking are necessary day-to-day functions, you want them to feel comfortable. To start feeling better, patients must understand the causes of toothaches. Learning why your mouth hurts...

What Are Six Month Smiles?

Many patients wonder, “What are Six Month Smiles?” It never surprises us when they ask, because we know they all want that straight, “picture-perfect” smile. Many people often go through the longer one- to two-year process of traditional braces to achieve this when it...

Important Dental Tips for Pregnant Women

Oh, baby! That big day in the delivery room is coming. As excited as you are about the little one being on its way, there are some important dental tips for pregnant women. When pregnant, your progesterone levels and other hormones change drastically. When this...