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Recognizing the 5 Different Stages of Tooth Decay

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You’ve heard it repeatedly from your dentist: if you don’t brush regularly or you eat too much sugar, you’ll end up with cavities. What you may not know, however, is that a cavity won’t just appear overnight. Tooth decay is a process with 5 stages, and it’s important that you are able to recognize the warning signs so you can respond appropriately, and ultimately save your smile! Read on to learn more about what happens when the bacteria and acids in your mouth start to eat away at your enamel.

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5 Tips for Avoiding Bad Breath

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Man covering mouth and nose due to bad breath

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, isn’t at all uncommon – in fact, one in four people suffer from it daily – but that doesn’t make the problem any less embarrassing. Fortunately, though, the smell usually comes from the gums and tongue; that means that you can very easily treat or even prevent bad breath with good oral hygiene practices. To keep your mouth fresh and healthy, follow these 5 tips from your dentist. 

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Gum Disease and Your Heart: The Surprising Unseen Link

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Heart Health

If you’ve listened to your dentist’s warnings about gum disease, then you already know how it can lead to tooth loss and other oral health issues. But did you know that the condition can ultimately damage other parts of your body as well? Recently, more and more dentists and researchers have examined the link between gum disease and the heart and while it’s not clear that one causes the other, there’s definitely plenty of evidence to connect the two. Read on to learn how an infection in your mouth might ultimately lead to a life-risking heart problem.

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See Your Dentist, Save Your Money: Advantages of Regular Cleanings

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People who are looking to save money might consider seeing the dentist less often; after all, why get a checkup when you can just brush and floss at home? This might seem like the less costly option at first, but actually, getting at least two dental checkups and cleanings each year could ultimately reduce the amount that you’ll need to pay for oral health care. Learn more about the financial advantages of a hygienic smile!

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5 Truths Behind the Popularity of Dental Implants

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Smiling woman

Dental implants are not new technology; in fact, the first titanium implant was placed in 1965. And yet, in recent years, the treatment has become more and more popular as a solution for missing teeth. Why are more and more patients and dentist turning to dental implants? Most likely it’s because of the various advantages they offer, including these 5 examples:

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Key Words to Know When Getting Dental Implants

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Dental Implant, Abutment, Crown

If you’ve lost a tooth, chances are that your dentists have recommended dental implants to you. They’re an excellent replacement option, but any dental procedure can seem intimidating if you’re not entirely sure what’s going on. In order to make good decisions for repairing your smile, take the time to learn the following key words that’ll help you understand the implant process.

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Missing One Tooth? Complete Your Smile with a Dental Implant!

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Dental Implant

After getting hit in the face during a game, you suddenly realize “I am missing one tooth.” Unfortunately, you aren’t able to get to the dentist in time, and you’re left with a gap in your smile. What can you do about it? Ignoring it is never a good idea – especially if the empty space is making it hard to chew or speak clearly – and while dentures and bridges can help, they come with disadvantages of their own. In many cases, there’s one tooth replacement option that stands out for both dentists and patients: dental implants.

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Are Your Dentures Stopping You from Getting the Most Out of Life?

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Smiling man

A missing arch of teeth can be devastating; all of a sudden, simple tasks such as eating and talking become much more difficult. Getting dentures can help you enjoy a certain quality of life again, but they still come with plenty of limitations, like not getting to enjoy all of your favorite meals. If you’re looking for a tooth-replacement option that’s as close to your natural teeth as possible, dental implants are the restoration of choice.

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5 Reasons to Choose Dental Implants to Replace Missing Teeth

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Whether it’s due to an oral disease, an accident, or even just wear and tear, at some point in your life you may need to get a tooth replaced. There are plenty of options that’ll let you perform everyday tasks like eating and speaking again, but one form of tooth replacement in particular provides health and lifestyle benefits that other restorations simply can’t. Here are 5 reasons to get dental implants to fill that gap in your smile.

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Why You Need a Dentist That Keeps the Whole Family Smiling

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It can be very exhausting trying to schedule twice-a-year dental appointments for everyone in your family; not only do you have to worry about missing school and taking time off work, but there’s also the stress of going to and from dental offices. Fortunately, there’s a simple solution that can make things a lot easier. Here are 4 reasons why you should find a dentist that can see your entire family.

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