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Dentist vs. Orthodontist: Who should you visit?

What’s the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist? Both dentists and orthodontists are knowledgeable and equipped to handle oral health problems. However, general dentists focus on maintaining oral wellness, and orthodontists specialize in aligning the teeth and jaw. Before people decide where they should set up their next appointment, they must determine what services…

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What Patients Need to Know About Dental Implants

Dental implants are highly recommended for patients with missing teeth. While traditional dental bridges and removable dentures are popular, adding implant support boosts their benefits because it replaces the tooth roots rather than just the crowns. Additionally, implants provide jawbone support that prevents tooth movement, more tooth loss, and facial sagging. The stability of dental…

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Fabricating Natural Looking Dentures

In the United States alone, 41.23 million Americans wear dentures. Because of this prevalence, there are many options on the market to replace damaged, decayed, or missing teeth. One of the most common options for replacing an entire row of missing teeth is natural-looking dentures customized for each patient. Dentists and patients work together to…

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Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Staining: How to Whiten Both

If you’re unsatisfied with the way your teeth look, they don’t have to stay like that forever. Professional teeth whitening is exceptional for treating superficial stains, but veneers can hide deeper discoloration. Depending on the type of staining you’re experiencing, there are cosmetic dentistry treatments that can help. Extrinsic Staining As we age and experience…

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How to Care for New Dental Implants

What do dental implants and space shuttles have in common? They are both made from titanium! Durable dental implants strengthen patients’ gums and jawbones, the first step toward optimal oral health.  Dental implants look and feel like real teeth. They do not need whitening treatments and they are strong enough to anchor dental bridges. More…