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More on Holistic Dentistry: Holistic Pain Management

We find that most of our patients come to our office because of their commitment to live their life as holistic as possible. Many of our patients come from alternative medicine backgrounds, serving as naturopaths, acupuncturists, chiropractors and oriental doctors. Part of what our patients are seeking when they come to us is to be …

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Manual vs Electric Toothbrushes: Which Ones Are Best For You?

Keeping your teeth as clean as possible can be challenging, especially when you’re not sure which toothbrush to use. Since technological advances have been made in the world of dental care, there are several electronic toothbrushes to choose from, so you don’t have to use a manual toothbrush every day. While there are pros and …

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Why You Should Replace Missing Teeth Quickly

If you have missing tooth, you likely want to fix it as soon as you can since a missing tooth can affect the look of your smile. It’s also important to replace a lost tooth to protect your gums and the rest of your teeth. If you need to know how to replace a tooth …

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Tooth Decay: The Cause and Prevention

Last week I asked the hygienist what was the most common question patients ask her. She paused a moment to think about it and then said, “Do I have any cavities?” And that brings us to cavities. What causes them? How do we find them? How do we fix them? How can we prevent cavities …

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Top 10 Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

If you don’t visit the dentist as often as you should, you’re not alone. However, it’s best to schedule your dental checkup and cleaning at least once a year to treat and prevent gum disease and tooth decay. You should also have your teeth assessed by a dentist regularly to check for plaque buildup or …

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Missing Teeth? Now What?

Many years ago there were not many options to replace missing teeth.  George Washington was plagued with dental issues most of his life. If you Google ‘George Washington wooden teeth’ you will see all kinds of stories and even pictures of the dentures that George Washington wore (you can actually view the only known set …

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Brushing Your Teeth: What You Need to Know

Brushing our teeth is something we do every day, but it’s important to know how to properly brush your teeth. Learning how to ensure your teeth are clean with each brushing session can improve your oral health and prevent gum disease or tooth decay. Here are some helpful tips for learning how to brush your …

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