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What Is Diastema?

What Is Diastema?

Dentistry is filled with many fancy or intimidating sounding terms, and diastema is one of them. The good news is that it’s a big term for something that’s generally small and benign: diastema (plural diastemata) is the medical word for a gap between the teeth. While...
Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Veneers

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are a popular and common dental treatment, either for cosmetic purposes or when put in place to repair damage to the tooth. Due to their popularity, we get a lot of questions from patients and potential patients about dental veneers—what are they? How...
The Surprising Effects of Sour Candy on Your Teeth

The Surprising Effects of Sour Candy on Your Teeth

Many of us are concerned about our health right now, and it’s important to remember oral health is always important. With the Easter holiday right around the corner and summer coming up fast, it’s important to remember eating too much candy can be quite bad for our...
What You Should Know About Invisalign

What You Should Know About Invisalign

A popular alternative to braces, Invisalign is what’s known technically as a clear aligner—a transparent orthodontic device used to gradually move teeth into the desired alignment, correcting gaps, crowding, and other orthodontic issues. Invisalign has exploded in...
Straight Talk About Alcohol and Oral Health

Straight Talk About Alcohol and Oral Health

Saint Patrick’s Day is coming up fast, and with it comes a full day or more of high living and hard-partying. While we’re all for enjoying the good times, we’d like to take a moment to talk about your oral health and the effect alcohol can have on your teeth and gums....
The Facts about Enamel Erosion

The Facts about Enamel Erosion

Enamel erosion is an important dental issue, which can affect both a patient’s smile and their overall oral health. But what is enamel erosion? How does it happen, and how can it be prevented or treated? Let’s go over this so that you can understand the issue and what...
 Let’s Talk About Teeth Cleaning

 Let’s Talk About Teeth Cleaning

Every school kid learns the importance of basic oral hygiene. A regular brushing and flossing regimen is the foundation of a lifetime of dental health. And while that foundation is vital, there are some important dental procedures that can’t be done at home. Chief...
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