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I Have Dentures: Do I Still Have to Go to the Dentist?

Many people who wear traditional dentures assume that having no teeth means that they no longer have to see a dentist.  Unfortunately, this can be a dangerous myth. Dental visits are still important for multiple reasons.  The truth is that your dentist is able to intercept problems that have nothing to do with the teeth.  This
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How Dental Implants Replace Missing Teeth

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, you have several treatment options. The various tooth replacement options differ in the foundation that your dentist uses to support the missing tooth, which has a great impact on many aspects of the restoration.  When the support for a replacement tooth is the neighboring teeth, the result is
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Manual vs. Electric Toothbrushes: Which is Better?

When it comes to what type of toothbrush you should use, dentists often fall into two different camps.  One says, “Electric toothbrushes are definitely better at cleaning teeth.”  The other says, “We don’t care what kind of toothbrush you use.  Just use one!”  While that may sound a little funny, it actually makes an important
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What to Expect During a Root Canal

Root canals conjure fear in the hearts of many people.  We believe that most of that fear is based on the inherent fear of the unknown.  By explaining what you can expect during a root canal procedure, we hope to help you fight those fears if you ever have a root canal in your future. Expect
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One Simple Trick to Improve Bad Breath

Bad breath can be an embarrassing problem.  It affects your closest relationships and can influence your success at work.  There are many potential causes of bad breath, and in order to actually “cure” it, you will need to see your dentist and/or medical doctor.  In the meantime, there is one thing you can do to
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Four Health Problems a Dental Exam Can Reveal

One of the most dangerous myths that people believe about their health is that the mouth is separate from the rest of the body.  We can understand why this is the case since oral healthcare is traditionally separated from the rest of the body by the distinction between dentistry and medicine.  It is often mistakenly
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