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Signs of Periodontal Diseases

By Dr. Ben | December 15, 2017

Periodontal disease, otherwise known as gum disease is far from uncommon. Many adults, especially in the United States, suffer from some sort of gum disease. Periodontal diseases can present themselves in numerous ways, ranging from a simple gum inflammation to major damage to the soft tissue and the gum. If periodontal diseases are left untreated, […]

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Why It Is Important to Brush Your Teeth?

By Dr. Ben | November 22, 2017

Brushing your teeth is the most basic but effective way to protect your teeth. This simple act takes mere minutes out of your day. In return, it helps you keep your teeth happy and healthy–for much longer! Brushing fights cavities. Find out how often you should brush–and when you really shouldn’t! Plaque Causes Cavities Plaque […]

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Should You Eat After Brushing Your Teeth?

By Dr. Ben | October 16, 2017

  Brushing your teeth is extremely important for you to do no matter what. Everyone knows this. As a result, brushing your teeth prevents problems such as cavities and gum disease. Interestingly, there has always been some debate about when to brush your teeth in correlation to when you eat. For example, should you eat […]

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What Are Inlays and Onlays?

By Dr. Ben | September 21, 2017

Dental inlays and onlays are two methods of restorative dentistry used to repair damage to your teeth. Tooth decay and other damage could significantly affect the structure of your teeth. Inlays and Onlays are two methods dentists use to restore tooth structure in a more conservative way than a crown or metal filling. Dental Inlays […]

What Are Dental Implants?

What Are Dental Implants?

By Dr. Ben | August 17, 2017

Dental implants are a common and efficient way to replace missing teeth. Their main function is to provide a stable way for your dentist to mount replacement teeth securely to your gums. When you are missing one or more teeth, you may experience a painful shifting of your remaining teeth within your mouth. Dental implants […]

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What is Dental Preventive Care?

By Dr. Ben | July 14, 2017

Preventive care is a trending phrase in the world of health care. While it’s easy to see how preventive care like diet and exercise help things such as heart disease, it’s a little harder to see how your preventive care affects dental health. The answer is simpler than you think, and there’s a lot you […]

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What’s the Difference Between Lumineers and Veneers?

By Dr. Ben | June 13, 2017

There’s more than one way to bring back the youthful smile you used to have–or create one better. While many cosmetic dentistry practices are aimed at improving the appearance of your teeth, dental veneers go the furthest towards making this dream a reality. If you want to rebuild the look of your smile, dental veneers […]

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What is the Difference Between a Crown and a Filling?

By Dr. Ben | May 30, 2017

The difference between a dental crown and dental fillings lies in how much of the tooth they cover. However, that’s not the only difference. For example, fillings and crowns also differ in placement, how much work they require on healthy teeth to use, and even their expense. Your dentist is the only one who can […]

What is a Dental Bridge

What is a dental bridge?

By Dr. Ben | April 26, 2017

Dental bridges provide a way for your existing teeth to help fill in for any missing teeth. The real teeth on either side are crowned and act as anchors. These crowns connect to a false tooth that’s placed over the missing tooth or teeth. Dental bridges help protect the teeth around a missing tooth. When […]

What is cosmetic dentistry

What is cosmetic dentistry?

By Dr. Ben | March 20, 2017

Cosmetic dentistry is dentistry that focuses on how your teeth look, though not necessarily how they function. While most dentists will take at least somewhat of a cosmetic interest if they place a filling, the main concern is to repair and preserve the functionality of your teeth. Cosmetic dentistry is concerned with the look of […]