Understanding Preventive Dentistry

The new year is almost here — can you believe it? As 2018 approaches, let’s go back to basics and take a fresh look at preventive care. For all the advanced technology and innovations in restorative dentistry that have transformed the field in recent decades, the best thing you can do for your smile remains the same as ever: keep your natural teeth and gums in excellent condition. This will ...

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How to Floss [video]

In addition to brushing your teeth twice per day, flossing daily is critical to keeping your mouth healthy. Proper and frequent flossing removes food particles, bacteria, and sticky plaque. It helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Watch this video from the American Dental Association to learn more about the importance of flossing and see a demonstration of correct technique. Good ...

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Periodontal Disease: Am I at Risk? [quiz]

Here is a question for you: what is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults? Did you guess tooth decay? Understandable, but the correct answer is gum disease, or periodontal disease. Taking care of your gums is just as important as keeping your teeth in optimal health. While anyone can get gum disease, certain factors make some people more susceptible than others. Take this quiz to assess ...

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Good Eating Comes With Mini Dental Implants

Presents are nice, but one of the best parts of the holiday season is the food — baked turkey and ham, Aunt Sally’s special casserole, and so many desserts. There’s always more food than we can eat, but we are grateful that we can eat what we want. Many people take it for granted that they can eat anything, but we know many patients who appreciate that now more than ever. People who ...

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You Too Can Transform Your Smile With Dental Veneers (video)

Darlene likes to act on stage and in front of the camera. When she was planning to get headshots made a few years ago, she didn’t like how her smile looked “lopsided.” Dr. Hadley listened to her concerns and recommended doing a mock-up so she could see what her smile could look like with a set of dental veneers. That convinced her that getting veneers was the right decision. “I’ve ...

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Give Yourself The Gift Of A Great Smile!

With Christmas and other holidays approaching, many people spend time searching for gifts for people who are special in their lives. But there’s someone you may be forgetting — yourself! While you are out and about looking for shirts, sweaters, or something else, why not make some time for yourself, too. Make plans to give yourself a gift that can bring you joy for many Christmases to ...

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