23 January 2015
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What Are Impacted Teeth?

What Are Impacted Teeth?   An impacted tooth is defined as a tooth that gets blocked as it is pushing through the gumline. If you have impacted teeth, they are likely wisdom teeth. Such teeth generally “come in” between the ages of 17 and 21, and become impacted due to overcrowding. It can be hard […]


22 January 2015
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Common Problems With Veneers

Common Problems With Veneers   Porcelain laminate veneers were introduced to the world in 1983, and have since become a popular cosmetic dentistry option. When correctly formed and placed in the mouth, it’s basically impossible to tell them apart from real teeth. Bonded to the fronts of teeth, veneers offer those who’ve been in accidents […]


20 January 2015
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How to Prevent Enamel Loss

How to Prevent Enamel Loss   Enamel is the thin outer coating of the tooth and the hardest tissue in the body. It is translucent, as the inner portion of teeth–dentin–is responsible for tooth color. Enamel protects teeth from chewing, biting, grinding and crunching, and insulates them from chemicals and extreme temperatures. As strong as […]


16 January 2015
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Tooth Loss: Its Effect On the Aging Mind and Body

Tooth Loss: Its Effect On the Aging Mind and Body   A new study by the University College London found older adults who have lost all of their teeth suffer a faster decline in memory and walking speed than those who keep their pearly whites. The study was published by the Journal of the American […]


14 January 2015
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Top Dental Concerns For Children

Top Dental Concerns For Children   Dental care starts when children are born and must last a lifetime to ensure healthy teeth and gums. Children are susceptible to dental problems just like anyone else, and with that in mind let’s review some of the top oral health-related concerns for little ones:   Baby Bottle Tooth […]

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