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Can Cavities Heal Themselves?

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Cavities are among the most common dental issues. These tiny bacteria-caused holes can become an uncomfortable nuisance if not taken care of quickly and with the help of an oral care specialist.  A common misconception is that cavities can heal independently, but this is not true. Cavities are a form of tooth decay that permanently […]

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Thumb Sucking Long Term Effects

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The long term effects of thumb sucking

As parents we tend to have millions of concerns when it comes to our kids. Thumb sucking is a normal and soothing habit for babies and toddlers. While most children grow out of this habit during their toddler years, some other tend to still hold on to this habit quite longer. Parents sometimes wonder if will continue or when is the appropriate time to seek for help. […]

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5 Signs That You Need A Tooth Filling

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Several things can cause tooth decay, such as poor oral hygiene or excessive sugary foods. Unfortunately, if left unchecked or treated, this decay will eventually result in the need for a tooth filling in the cavity it causes. When it comes to cavities, the best-case scenario is that it’s caught during a routine tooth examination […]

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Can You Get Dental X-Rays While Pregnant?

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Pregnancy is a time of many changes, including hormonal ones. During your pregnancy, regular visits to your health care provider are crucial for monitoring your health and that of your baby. Visits to your dentist are also vital for maintaining good oral care.  Dental visits can include routine checkups, cleaning, and even dental x-rays. Yes, […]

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How to Prevent Staining Your Veneers: Foods & Drinks to Avoid

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Many people receive dental veneers to fix damaged or misaligned teeth and improve their smiles. Veneers are strong and durable, but they still need regular maintenance and dental care to avoid potential damage and staining.  If you’re looking to prevent staining your veneers, there are a few foods and drinks you should avoid. Continue reading […]

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