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Rubber Dental Dam

The Rubber Dental Dam

What Is A Dental Dam? When it comes to dental care in our office, comfort, safety, and precision are paramount. We employ advanced techniques and tools to ensure that your experience is not only pain-free but also provides the most effective results. However, one low-tech, unsung hero in dentistry is the rubber dental dam, a […]

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Full Mouth Dental X-rays

Dental X-rays Again?

Why Do I Need X-rays Again? Whether you are visiting our office for the first time or you’re a returning patient, we may notify you that it’s time to update your X-rays. You probably won’t need new X-rays every visit; however, if significant changes have occurred or you’re experiencing any pain or discomfort, new dental […]

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Sterile Rubber Gloves

Sterilization: Protecting Our Patients

Sterilization Limits Exposure to Germs and Bacteria During regular day-to-day life, germs and bacteria typically get a bad rap. When sterilization gets taken too far, we’re missing out on the benefits of a healthy and tested immune system. However, when it comes to dentistry and any medical facility, nothing could be further from the truth. […]

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Woman With Dental Phobia

Do You Have Dental Phobia?

Not in our office you don’t! The bad thing about dental phobia is that it prevents people from seeking the care they need—when they need it. The good thing about it is that today, we can treat fear as successfully as we treat damaged or infected teeth. Over six million people experience some degree of […]

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Internal Whitening Shade Guide

What Is Internal Whitening?

Most people are familiar with teeth whitening, a quick and convenient method to lighten the color of teeth and improve their appearance. However, a less well-known whitening procedure (used only in particular circumstances) is called internal bleaching, or internal whitening. When is Internal Whitening Used? Internal whitening is just for a single tooth, typically one […]

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Woman Who Needs An Endodontist

Why See An Endodontist?

When You Should Choose An Endodontist And why can’t I see my regular dentist? If you have a toothache and need a root canal, then you have some options available to you. You might receive treatment at your regular dentist’s office, or they may recommend a referral to see an endodontist. Endodontists are dental specialists […]

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Gutta-Percha Root Canal Points

What Is Gutta-Percha?

And What Is Gutta-Percha Used For? Everything you want to know about this miraculous material! What does a tree native to the tropical islands of southeast Asia have to do with dentistry? Quite a lot, actually… Due to its unique properties, gutta-percha has become a staple in dentistry—first used over 150 years ago! A naturally-occurring […]

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Tooth Decay Stages

Tooth Decay Stages

How Does Tooth Decay Happen? What to know to keep your smile happy and healthy! Tooth decay isn’t something that happens overnight—it occurs in stages. And the especially bad part is that once this process starts, it’s all but impossible to stop without intervention by a dentist! Initial caries A cavity’s beginning stages (often called […]

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Tooth Cross Section

Dead Tooth FAQs

What To Know About A Dead Tooth What is a dead tooth? A dead tooth is a commonly used phrase for a tooth that has lost its blood flow and nerve function. Other terms for this condition include non-vital, pulpless, or necrotic teeth. What causes it? A dead tooth can occur whenever the tooth pulp […]

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Endodontist Root Canal

What Is An Endodontist?

What Exactly Is An Endodontist? And Why Do I Need To See One? An endodontist is one of the recognized dental specialists. After obtaining a dental degree, individuals typically require 2-3 additional years of training to become an endodontist. Furthermore, whereas a general dentist provides ongoing preventative care and minor repairs, an endodontist primarily treats […]

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