The Value of Oral Cancer Screening

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Cleaning your teeth, polishing surface stains, detecting tooth decay and gum disease is only one part of your twice annual dental checkup. The last part of the checkup includes a basic cancer screening. Detecting oral cancer early improves the chances of successful treatment. The American Dental Association estimates that 1 in 92 adults will develop… Read more »

Tongue Facts For You

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Your teeth and gums are essential part of your mouth, but do you ever think about your tongue? This muscle, which is typically about four-inches long, consists of two parts; the anterior (front) and the posterior (back) by the throat. Known as a muscular hydrostat, your tongue is the only muscle in your body that… Read more »

Do You Know What Full Mouth Reconstruction Is?

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If you need dental work, we recommend scheduling an appointment soon. Unfortunately, sometimes a routine treatment isn’t enough for some patient’s problems. In fact, some patients need a full mouth reconstruction. Just as it sounds, a full mouth reconstruction is a combination of several procedures designed to give a patient the healthy, attractive smile they… Read more »

Your Twice Annual Dental Checkup Is Essential for Maintaining Oral Health

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The American Dental Associations recommends that you visit your dentist twice a year for a routine cleaning and dental checkup. This simple appointment helps clean dangerous tartar, cleans and polishes teeth and provide early detection for potential issues like gum disease and oral cancer. The early part of the appointment consists of a basic cleaning… Read more »

Are Your Gums at Risk?

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Did you know that disease can lead to fairly serious problems, or why you should keep your gums safe? As you probably know, your gums are important. Beneath your gums is bone that supports your teeth and keep them in place. Your gums, which are actually just a soft layer of skin, protect this supporting… Read more »

Understanding Where Bad Breath Comes From

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Everyone gets bad breath from time to time. However, some people suffer from persistent bad breath and find little to no relief. There are many causes to having bad breath. Discovering the cause of your bad breath, could be the way to find relief. The best option when it comes to solving bad breath is… Read more »

Overview of Gum Surgery

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When the gum disease, gingivitis, advances into periodontitis, surgery might be the best option to remove the infection and repair the damaged gum tissue. If left untreated, periodontitis can have very serious implications to your oral health. It can cause bone loss in the parts of your jaw that anchor your teeth, resulting in tooth… Read more »