Keeping Your Teeth Straight After Braces

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After investing time and money into straightening your teeth—and achieving the smile of your dreams—the last thing you want is to undo all that hard work. So how can you keep your smile in tip-top shape? Here are three ways to protect straight teeth after braces or Invisalign:  Wear Your Retainer The most important thing you can do to stop … Read More

Dentures vs Implants: Pros and Cons

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Many people experience tooth loss as they age, whether due to an accident, tooth decay, gum disease, or dental fractures. In fact, according to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, nearly 70% of adults ages 35-44 in the United States are missing at least one tooth. But there’s no need to go through life with missing teeth. These … Read More

Preventing and Treating Dry Mouth

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Ever wake up with a really dry mouth? Or notice your throat is parched and scratchy throughout the day?  Dry mouth (or xerostomia) happens when the salivary glands in your mouth don’t produce enough saliva. This not only causes an uncomfortably dry mouth, but can also increase your risk of tooth decay and gum disease. Why? Dry mouth causes cavities … Read More