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Why does my dental crown keep popping off?

After all the time, effort, and money required to put in a crown, having it pop out of place is the absolute last thing you want to deal with. While it’s certainly true that a quality crown should be able … Continue reading

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What are the risks of DIY braces?

With all of the new web-based resources at our fingertips, it is easier than ever to access information that used to be out of reach. However, while bathroom renovations might be a good project to try your hand at, it … Continue reading

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Ever wonder what your dentist wants you to eat and drink?

Brushing and flossing after meals is always important, but did you know that there are many food and drink items that come dentist-recommended to keep your smile fresh and your teeth strong? It’s true, just take a look at the … Continue reading

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What happens when you go to bed without brushing your teeth?

Listen, we understand. You had a long hard day and the last thing you want to do is add another step to your nightly routine before going to bed. You are aware that brushing your teeth before bed is “dentist … Continue reading

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Is nail biting bad for my teeth?

Nail biting is one of the more common bad habits dentists see, but why exactly is this nearly universal occurrence so discouraged? Is it true that nail biting is bad for your teeth and if so, what is the specific … Continue reading

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What happens when you lie to your dentist about flossing?

When visiting the dentist, many people dread the question: “have you been flossing?” While the temptation to embellish your good dental hygiene habits may seem alluring, it is important to remember that the only person you are lying to is … Continue reading

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Should Ryan Reaves have pulled out his own tooth?

Though maybe not for the faint of heart, there’s an important lesson to be learned from the video capturing NHL player Ryan Reaves pulling his own tooth out after a big in-game hit. We think our own Dr. Laura Geiger … Continue reading

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What are my options if I don’t have dental insurance?

A trip to the dentist can be a big stress for those of us without dental insurance. In cases of emergency, there is often no other choice than to visit your dentist, which we fear can rack up piles and … Continue reading

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Should I remove my dentures at night?

It’s a question commonly asked by seniors: is it necessary to remove dentures at night? Every night? While it takes a bit of extra time each day, the fact is that removing dentures before going to bed is a practice … Continue reading

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There is fecal matter on your toothbrush

We appreciate that this is not the most enticing of headlines for one of our blog posts, but the subject matter is important, so please bear with us. A recent study by researchers at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, analyzed … Continue reading

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