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Why Choose Dental Veneers?

Why Choose Dental Veneers?

Dental veneers are sometimes referred to as porcelain veneers. They are custom made tooth shells that are bonded to the front of a tooth.  They are made of thin dental materials so they are a much less invasive way to change the look of your smile.  With veneers, you can...
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Do you know when you have a cavity?

Do you know when you have a cavity?

Learn how to spot the signs of dental decay or a cavity.  A cavity is a small hole that develops on the tooth surface. Cavities form when sugars and bacteria mix together, this mixing produces an acid which causes dental decay.  Having regular dental check ups with your...
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Dry Mouth Affects Oral Health

What is dry mouth?

Dry mouth, also know as xerostomia, occurs when there is not enough saliva in the mouth.  Saliva is needed to help with chewing function, digesting food, moistening our mouth, and cleaning our mouths. Saliva also plays a role in controlling bacteria and fungi present in the mouth, which helps to prevent infections.

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Diabetes affects dental health

Diabetes affects dental health

Current research shows an increased risk of gum disease for people with diabetes.  Diabetes is associated with serious gum disease, along with other issues such as kidney disease, heart disease and stroke.
There is a two way relationship between both.  Having poorly controlled diabetes puts you at risk for serious...
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