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Dentures vs. Implant-Supported Dentures – Which is Best for You?

Dentures vs. Implant-Supported Dentures – Which is Best for You? If you are considering solutions to replace most or all of your teeth, traditional dentures and implant-supported dentures are popular options. Though both utilize a full-arch prosthesis or denture, only one is a permanent replacement for missing teeth. So, what’s the difference between dentures and […]

Do You Really Have to Visit the Dentist?

Do You Really Have to Visit the Dentist? Do you really have to visit the dentist? As a matter of fact, yes, you do. But if you’re asking this question, you probably knew that that was the answer. You’re more likely wondering why. Why is going to the dentist important if I’m feeling fine? Is […]

I Have a Bad Smile — What Can My Dentist Do?

 Simple Steps to Improving Your Smile You’re unhappy with your smile. In fact, you’ve been bothered by it for years, and now you’re ready to do something about it. Where do you start? Improving your smile and oral health does not need to be invasive or expensive. But having an expert help you make the […]

Is It Periodontitis or Gingivitis? The Types of Gum Disease

Is It Periodontitis or Gingivitis? The Types of Gum Disease According to the CDC, almost half of all Americans suffer from some degree of periodontal (gum) disease. However, despite its widespread presence, few of us actually know what it is. There are two types of gum disease: Gingivitis is mild and reversible, while periodontitis involves […]

The Truth About Dental Implants: Pros and Cons

The Truth About Dental Implants: Pros and Cons   The good news or the bad news—what do you want first? The good news about dental implants is that there’s very little bad news. In other words, the good news severely outweighs what little bit of bad news exists. The bad news is, like everything, there’s […]

Secrets to Whiter Teeth: Tips to Brighten Your Smile

Secrets to Whiter Teeth: Tips to Brighten Your Smile We all know that brushing your teeth twice a day is good, proper hygiene, but what if we could bump our “good and proper” to “excellent” and brush 17 times a day—without really brushing? And what if this magic naturally whitened our teeth too? We’d all […]