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The Don’ts of Oral Hygiene

Following a strict oral care regime is crucial to having healthy teeth and gums. Most people brush their teeth, floss daily, and use mouthwash to get a deeper clean, and that’s great! However, some people don’t properly protect their teeth outside of their dental care routine. Here are common things that people do that they…

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Importance of having a crown on RCT treated tooth

Root canals are those treatments performed when there is a very deep cavity that causes pain or infection in the surrounding dental bone. A root canal which had it tooth treated do not have blood flow or nerves and this loss can cause the tooth being brittle. A brittle tooth must be protected by a complete coverage restoration, which also called a crown.

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Why You May Need A Dental Crown After Your Root Canal

If a tooth’s root canal becomes infected, it may lead to serious dental problems, including tooth and bone loss. In order to treat serious tooth infections, dentists may recommend root canal therapy. This treatment can keep you from losing a tooth, but it can’t restore tissue that’s been lost to decay. If you’ve recently undergone…

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Wisdom Teeth Extraction Blog – Benefits vs. Risks

When it comes to our oral health, there is one thing that people typically don’t understand. Many people are misinformed or simply don’t know about their wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth, otherwise known as third molars are the final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties. Some dental professionals…

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Tooth Sensitivity

One of the most common complaints people bring to Dr. Wang are those regarding tooth sensitivity. Also known as dentin hypersensitivity, more than three million adults suffer from this in the United States alone. More than half of the U.S. population will experience sensitivity in their lifetime. Symptoms of Dental Sensitivity Dental sensitivity is characterized…

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What is Periodontitis?

What is Periodontitis? Periodontitis is one of the most common dental diseases. It happens when periodontal bacteria builds up over time, which results in inflammation and infected gums. Periodontal bacteria grows rapidly due to the presence of plaque which they feed off of. Most people who have periodontitis get it because of poor oral hygiene…

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Following Your Doctor’s Post-Implant Instructions

If you’re looking to take the next step toward a healthier smile through implants it’s likely you’re doing your research to make sure you know exactly what to expect before, during, and after the surgery. It’s critical to understand the various stages of the dental implant procedure because it helps you set and manage expectations.…

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Teeth Sensitivity

Our teeth can become sensitive to the rigors of chewing, as well as being affected by hot and cold foods.  When we begin experiencing this kind of discomfort we often just wish it would stop, though we often feel like there’s little hope of it ending.  People all over the world, millions in the US…

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Treating Gum Disease

Oral health is very important, and this means that we should all take the proper measures to ensure we are looking after our teeth and gums in every way possible. One of the most crucial problems to watch out for is gum disease, which affects millions of people around the world in different ways. Gum…

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Following Post-Operative Implant Instructions

Congratulations, you’ve gone through dental implant surgery and now have a brand-new set of beautiful white teeth to help you take on the world.  Now that the hard part’s done, it’s time to learn the steps of maintaining your teeth through the post-operation recovery.  This is arguably one of the most important periods of receiving…

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Smoking and Your Oral Health

Smoking is bad for you. It’s bad for your overall health and it’s bad for your dental health. There isn’t a single benefit that can outweigh the adverse effects of smoking. Because smoking is an action that is performed using your mouth, it causes many issues for oral health. What sort of problems does smoking…

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What is a sinus lift (sinus augmentation)?

It might sound odd, but sinus lifts are a real thing and they can make a big difference in a person’s quality of life. During a sinus lift bone is added to the upper jaw between your molars and premolars. In order to add the bone the sinus membrane has to be moved up. What…

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Bone Grafting Surgery

Bone grafting might sound like a scary procedure, but it’s often something that must be done for patients being prepared for dental implants. Implants are a form of permanent prosthetics that’s can’t be removed like dentures. They help restore function to mouths that have lost teeth due to diseases like periodontitis, and also give patients…

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Teeth Whitening

A bright, white smile that exudes confidence is one that many people want. Unfortunately, today’s lifestyle of eating junk food and drinking, coffee, tea, and red wine don’t always make achieving that goal easy. Thankfully, today’s dentists have a variety of tooth whitening options available to patients and all at an affordable price. There are…

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Periodontitis

One of the most common dental diseases we see is periodontitis. This is inflammation and infection of the gums and affects 3 million people in the U.S. alone. This disease is caused by periodontal bacteria that build up over time. Most often this is because an individual has poor oral hygiene habits. The most common…

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