The Importance of Healthy Gums

Despite the medical and technological advancements that Americans enjoy, many suffer from some form of gum disease. Most people know very little about the symptoms and treatment of gum disease, and about 39 percent of Americans do not visit the dentist regularly. Harmful bacteria that collect on teeth can lead to gum disease, which is […]

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How LANAP® Can Fix Loose Teeth and Reverse Bone Loss

Stop Bone Loss in Teeth Bone regeneration is a constant, natural process in the human body. Whenever you fracture, or even break a bone, the human body immediately starts to re-form that bone structure. The bone supporting your teeth is no exception. Traditionally, there were few options when it came to fixing loose teeth and, more importantly, […]

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Understanding the Bacteria in your Mouth

Although each person only holds 30 to 80 at a given time, your mouth can house over 700 different strains of bacteria. Most of these microscopic critters are harmless, however, there are a few that can harm your health that you should be aware of. Let’s take a look at a couple. Porphyromonas gingivalis Also […]

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The Real Reason Flossing is Important

A question you are bound to hear when visiting the dentist will certainly be, “Have you been flossing regularly?” For many of us, the answer might be no. The good news? It’s never too late to start. Here’s why. Something is in the air… Unknown to many, the real reason flossing has so much impact […]

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Toothbrush: Electric or Traditional?

Electric toothbrushes have splashed into the marketplace. But what should you use? Let’s compare and contrast traditional brushes versus the newer options. Brush like you mean it The most biggest benefit of an electric toothbrush is the spin power. Essentially, you are getting more brush out of your stroke. The powered spinning motion of most electric toothbrushes […]

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FDA Identifies LANAP® as the Only Periodontal Treatment with True Regeneration

For years, LANAP® has been FDA-cleared as a dental surgical protocol that is recognized as an alternative to traditional osseous surgery. Now, LANAP® has been cleared as the only periodontal treatment option with “true regeneration of the attachment apparatus (new cementum, new periodontal ligament, and new alveolar bone) on a previously diseased root surface when used […]

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Signs of Failing Dental Implants

How to Save Failing Dental Implants Are you worried your dental implants might be failing? Wondering if you’re showing signs of failing dental implants? If you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms, please contact your dental provider immediately. If you have any questions or are concerned your dental implants might be failing, please reach out to […]

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The Incredible World of Dentistry

Technology has taken us to the moon. If you pause to consider the immensity of this accomplishment, you might start to think anything is possible. Likewise, technology has taken the world of dentistry out of the dark ages and introduced a golden era of painless and cost effective holistic oral care. It is exciting to […]

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The Tongue Tells All: 4 Signs of Poor Oral Hygiene

What can the state of one’s tongue say about oral health? As it turns out, quite a lot. Hopefully the information below will offer some insights and might even spur you on to make better decisions when it comes to the care of your mouth. You may find these items some of these signs shocking and wonder why […]

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How Good Oral Habits Can Impact your Overall Health

Many of our recent posts have gone over various topics regarding oral health. One of the common factors in all those topics has to do with consistency. Themes such as brushing and flossing everyday, scheduling cleanings every year, and regularly monitoring intake of harmful foods are all habitual concepts. With the new year upon us, […]

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