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What Causes Cavities to Form?

The bacteria that live in the plaque on the teeth is responsible for the formation of cavities. This is why, if proper dental care is neglected, cavities may result. What Causes Cavities to Form? Poor dental hygiene leads to a buildup of plaque, which is a sticky film that adheres to the teeth. This accumulation […]

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Are You a Good Candidate for Porcelain Veneers?

Porcelain veneers are thin overlays made of porcelain that get bonded to the front of your teeth to give them a more aesthetically pleasing appearance. Veneers have the capability to completely transform a smile by covering small imperfections and giving the tooth a better shape and appearance. Therefore, many people are interested in this cosmetic […]

Scaling and Root Planing: Common Patient FAQs

The dentist determines that your oral health could benefit from something called scaling and root planing, but this is a dental procedure you’ve never heard of before. Scaling and root planing is a common dental procedure that is done for specific reasons to benefit your oral health. Take a look at some of the common […]

Common Myths and Misconceptions About Dentures

According to the American Academy of Prosthodontics, about 23 people in the United States have no teeth at all, and 90 percent of those people do have dentures. For many years, dentures have been the go-to solution for people with no teeth, but there are also a lot of myths about dentures that prevent people […]

How Your Dental Health Affects Your Overall Life

Dental health plays an integral role in your overall quality of life. Like many things you may not even realize how important your dental health is until something goes wrong. At that point, it becomes very clear all the ways that dental health affects your life. Heart Health Did you know that problems in your […]