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Financing Dental Work: What You Should Know

Dental care is essential to keeping both your mouth and your body healthy. Those who go without regular dental work are at risk for painful abscesses, tooth loss, systemic infections, and even heart disease. Yet dental work is expensive, and most people don’t have dental insurance. Fortunately, there are several ways to finance your vital dental work. The first step …

Grinding Teeth? Here’s What You Should Know

Teeth grinding is sometimes, but not always, linked to TMJD (temporomandibular joint disorder). Therefore, the symptoms of the two conditions frequently overlap. Teeth grinding is a highly individualized disorder, so not everyone will experience it in the same way. Still, most people who grind their teeth will experience some or all of the following symptoms: Teeth grinding can have many …

How to Prevent Cavities: What You Should Know

Even the cleanest mouth harbors numerous types of bacteria, some helpful and some harmful. When harmful bacteria form a colony on your teeth, cavities can occur. Preventing cavities is an ongoing struggle, but there are five main methods to reduce your risks. The single best way to prevent cavities is to thoroughly brush and floss your teeth and gums. This …

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How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Self Confidence

Cosmetic dentistry can improve the appearance of your teeth and smile, which can give you better self confidence. Typically this is achieved with crowns, veneers, bonding, and sometimes periodontal surgery. What you need to have your best smile depends on your teeth’s current condition, but always remember that with cosmetic dentistry it is possible to get the beautiful smile you …