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Healthy Metal Free Fillings: What You Need to Know

December 12, 2018

Healthy Metal Free Fillings: What You Need to Know In the past metal free fillings were only used in anterior teeth. The materials used in these former fillings were adequate for filling cavities on non-chewing surfaces; however, they did not have the durability or strength required for molars. While they were also tooth-colored, they stained …

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When Should I Choose a Tooth Extraction?

November 26, 2018

Do I Need A Tooth Extraction?   No one wants to lose a tooth, but there are times when extraction is the best possible course of action. In other cases, there may be treatments capable of saving a troubled tooth. How do you know when you should opt for extraction, and when you should work …

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Why a Pediatric Dentist Might Be Right for Your Child

October 24, 2018

Why a Pediatric Dentist Might Be Right for Your Child Finding the right dentist for your family is an important decision – as important as finding the right family doctor, or even the right school. Dental anxiety is common in children, so finding a clinic that specializes in pediatric dentistry is a great way to …

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Dental Implants: Restore Your Smile

October 12, 2018

WHAT ARE DENTAL IMPLANTS   Missing teeth can have a significant negative impact, not only on oral health but self-esteem. When you have a visible gap between your teeth, it becomes difficult and embarrassing to eat, drink or even smile. Dental implants are a highly effective way of restoring teeth and, by extension, your smile. …

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How to Properly Care for Your Dental Bridge

September 24, 2018

How to Properly Care for Your Dental Bridge Filling in the gap caused by missing teeth restores your smile and enhances your appearance. A dental bridge does this beautifully. Once the bridge is seated in place, you can smile again with confidence and joy. Now that you have your beautiful smile back, you need to …

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Get Rid of Your Silver Fillings with Crowns

September 14, 2018

Get Rid of Your Silver Fillings with Crowns   For the longest period of time silver amalgam has been used as a dental filling material. These fillings include silver, tin, and copper with mercury included as a binder to hold it all together. The fact that amalgam has great strength and durability made them the …

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How Teeth Whitening is Done

August 24, 2018

How Teeth Whitening is Done   Getting your teeth whitened is one of the easiest and most efficient ways to make an improvement in your appearance without spending exorbitant amounts of money. Brightening yellowed, dingy teeth can make you look years younger. There are several ways you can have you have the procedure done. You …

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See an Orthodontist to Correct Crowded Teeth

August 15, 2018

SEE AN ORTHODONTIST TO CORRECT CROWDED TEETH   The teen years can be awkward for many, if not most, young people. Everyone is vying for their position to “fit in” with a group of peers. Years ago, getting the news that you needed braces could feel like the death knell to any chances of fitting …

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How Long Will a Dental Bridge Last?

July 24, 2018

Dental Bridge Last How Long   Your natural teeth are supposed to last a lifetime, but there are extenuating circumstances that make that highly unlikely for many people. Decay, disease, and trauma are popular reasons why a person may end up losing teeth. Replacement of the missing tooth or teeth can be accomplished in several …

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What are Cosmetic Fillings Made Of?

July 16, 2018

What are Cosmetic Fillings Made Of?   A cosmetic filling is a procedure that your dentist carries out to improve the aesthetics and, often, the function of your teeth. The cosmetic filling is made from various materials depending on the location of the tooth and which materials the dentist uses at your office. At Porter …

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