Dental Floss vs. Waterpik®: Which is Better?

We know.  Everyone hates flossing.  It is so tempting to “cram” all of your flossing into the week before your next dental appointment.  (We can tell when you do that, BTW . . .) Flossing is essential to remove the plaque that builds up and attaches to the sides of the teeth where your toothbrush […]

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Five Facts About Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is cancer that begins in the oral cavity, and it belongs in the category of head and neck cancers.  Raising awareness of oral cancer is vitally important in the fight against it, as you will see in the descriptions of the five facts we highlight in this blog. Oral cancer is the most […]

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5 Commonly-Believed Dental Myths

Some people can go years without taking a second look at their ideas about oral health (especially if they don’t see a dentist regularly!). Particularly for those in the older generation, false dental information that was considered fact decades ago can easily go uncorrected. Even now, many myths about dental health survive, and even thrive, […]

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Sinus Pain or a Toothache?

This is the time of year when many people experience tenderness or pressure in their sinus cavities due to colds, flu, allergies or sinus infections. Sometimes this pressure and tenderness affects not only the sinuses, but also the teeth! Many people come to the dentist, assuming they have a tooth problem, only to find out […]

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Teeth Whitening Methods, Ranked

Everyone wants white teeth.  Such a high demand for teeth whitening has produced a wide variety of methods by which you can have a brighter, whiter smile.  If you are new to teeth whitening, it can be difficult to know where to start.  This blog will include the various methods of teeth whitening and some […]

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