How Can I Reduce My Risk Of Oral Cancer?

Besides providing dental exams, we also provide screenings for oral cancer. This often leads people to ask how they can reduce their cancer risk. Below are some cancer facts that will help you better understand how to improve your oral

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What To Do If Your Child Has Overlapping Teeth

There are various reasons why your child may develop overlapping teeth, ranging from genetics to bad habits (e.g. prolonged thumb sucking, not being weaned from the bottle at the appropriate time, hanging on to their pacifier for too long). There

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The Exhaustion Of Having Poor Oral Health

Poor oral hygiene can cause several mind-inducing diseases and illnesses that can lead you to stress out over time. Poor oral health not only leads to your teeth deteriorating over time but can also cause long-term problems with your general

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Is It Ok To Make My Own Oral Care Products?

There are many things you can make yourself: bath bombs, peanut butter, and window cleaner, for example. But there are certain things you should never DIY. You might find recipes online for homemade toothpaste, mouthwash, toothache remedies, and other oral

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How Often Is Too Much For Tooth Whitening?

From in-office bleaching to on-the-go strips, our dentists will help you find the best tooth whitening method. By choosing the services of our professionals, you will be able to avoid the risks associated with too much teeth whitening. Teeth whitening

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Does A Dead Tooth Need To Come Out?

If a tooth is dead, we refer to it as a necrotic tooth. This is a tooth whose blood supply has been cut off by deep decay or injury. Sometimes the tooth appears dark. Sometimes a patient does not know

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How A Sports Drink Can Damage Your Teeth

Sports drinks are a popular choice for many athletes because of the electrolytes they contain. Sweating during a workout causes you to lose electrolytes, so a sports drink can help replenish those important minerals, keep you hydrated, and prevent muscle

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How To Ensure Your Baby Has Healthy Teeth

Do you think that since babies don’t have visible teeth during the time of birth, you don’t have to worry about their dental health during pregnancy? If so, you are mistaken. Even though babies don’t have visible teeth at birth,

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Stages Of Gum Disease

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is one of the most common diseases of the mouth. Gum disease is caused by the development of plaque, which hardens into calculus and causes damage to your gums as well as the supporting

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Dr. Sandra L. Vargas received her D.M.D. from the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine Advanced Standing Program, Boston, Massachusetts and her D.D.S. from the prestigious Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia.

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