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Is It Safe to Go to the Dentist During COVID-19?

Pre-COVID-19, dental offices were one of the cleanest areas that you can be in. And even during COVID-19, they still are. For a very long time, dentists have been required to adhere to very strict sanitization standards and protocols that you wouldn’t see other than in a hospital. In the midst of a global pandemic,…

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Veneers vs. Crowns: Which One Is Right for You?

When you have a chipped tooth, you probably want it taken care of ASAP. Veneers and crowns are both two common options to repair a chipped tooth. But which one is right for you? Most people think that veneers and crowns are the same treatment, but that’s a common misconception. The main difference is that…

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Straight Teeth: It’s Not Just About Looks

Have you considered straightening your smile with orthodontic treatment? You owe it to yourself to have nice, straight teeth! According to a study, almost 80% of patients who received orthodontic treatment felt that having straight teeth was a life-changing experience. And their self-confidence went way up!  But did you know that there are actual health…

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What Is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

Baby bottle tooth decay is caused by frequent, long-term exposure of a child’s teeth to liquids containing natural sugars, such as milk, formula, and fruit juice. These sweetened liquids cling to infants’ teeth for a long time. Unattended, prolonged exposure to sweetened liquids can lead to tooth decay.  Children that consume sugary drinks prior to…

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The Best Valentine’s Candy for Healthy Teeth

Valentine’s Day is a sugary celebration filled with heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, conversation hearts, and––cavities? It’s a fun day for kids, receiving valentines and nibbling on chocolate goodies, but it can be a bad day for teeth. This year, instead of handing out sticky, gummy candies, consider these tooth-friendly alternatives. Your teeth and your dentist…

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