general dentist

What’s the difference between a dentist and a dental surgeon?

The differences between a dentist and dental surgeon (usually called an oral surgeon) can be compared to those of a general doctor and a general surgeon. Many people visit their GP, or general practitioner, multiple times a year for check-ups, physicals, common illnesses, and minor injuries. However, if an injury requires surgery, your GP will…

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Oral Hygiene Tips for Fall

It’s finally autumn, which means it’s time to get excited about flannels, pumpkin-spiced lattes, Halloween parties, and Thanksgiving family gatherings. OK, maybe not flannels. Surprisingly, fall habits and events can negatively impact our oral health. Indulging in flavored coffees, Halloween candy, and sweets at Thanksgiving may erode the enamel on your teeth, which can result…