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Are Dental Implants Painful? 

What You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Dental Implant Pain So, you’re considering dental implants but can’t shake the question, “Are dental implants painful?” That’s absolutely fair! Dental work can be a source of anxiety for many people. Luckily, you’ve come to the…

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What to Expect During Your Sedation Dentistry Appointment 

Why Sedation Dentistry is a Game-Changer We know the dentist’s chair might not be your favorite place on Earth, but what if we told you it doesn’t have to be a nail-biting experience? Enter sedation dentistry—a game-changer that makes your visit to Creating…

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hypoplastic teeth

What Causes Hypoplastic Teeth?

Hypoplastic teeth (aka “enamel hypoplastic”) is the term used when enamel has not formed properly. This usually happens when your teeth are growing, but it can also affect both your primary (baby) and permanent (adult) teeth. Find out about what causes hypoplastic teeth…

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Can a Pacifier Ruin My Baby’s Teeth?

Can using a pacifier ruin your baby’s teeth? Find out the answer and more information about pacifiers by reading our dentist‘s article below. The short answer is yes. Prolonged sucking on a pacifier can cause crooked teeth or bite problems. For this reason,…

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bad breath

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad Breath (halitosis) is caused by poor dental hygiene or due to mouth dryness (xerostomia). However, specific foods, habits, certain medications, infections in the mouth, and other nose, throat, and mouth conditions can also contribute to having foul smelling breath. Find out what…

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dental probiotics

Are Dental Probiotics Good for You?

Yes, dental probiotics promote good oral health by helping to boost the levels of beneficial bacteria that exist in your mouth. They can create biofilms to replace those created by unhealthy or undesirable bacteria. Then, they can act as a shield against bad…

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toothpaste allergy

Could I Have a Toothpaste Allergy?

Toothpaste comes in a variety of forms—with different flavors and fluctuating ingredients across different brands, types, and care specifications. So, it really shouldn’t be a surprise that allergies to toothpaste can occur. Most allergies can be tied to a specific ingredient, a flavoring…

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why is my mouth dry

Why is My Mouth Dry?

A dry mouth occurs when salivary glands in the mouth don’t produce enough saliva. This is most commonly the result of dehydration (meaning that you are not ingesting enough water to produce enough saliva). It’s also not uncommon for your mouth to feel…

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most effective dental floss

What is the Best Dental Floss?

We’ve all heard it from our dentists: flossing is important. That’s because it removes food particles and plaque (which can erode tooth enamel and develop into tartar) from below the gumline. Flossing also reduces the risk of cavities, the likelihood of soreness, puffiness,…

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tooth sensitivity

How Can I Fix Tooth Sensitivity?

Sensitive teeth are typically the result of worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots. However, the discomfort can also be caused by other factors, including cavities, a cracked of chipped tooth, a worn filling, or gum disease. When you experience sensitivity, certain daily…

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