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The Most Common Symptoms of Gum Disease

It’s estimated that roughly 50% of adults in the United States have mild, moderate or severe periodontitis, also known more commonly as gum disease. This is more prevalent than many people think. In adults 65 years and older, those rates jumped to about 70%. The most...

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What to Expect When Getting a Retainer

Many people may need a retainer at some point in their life. This is not as daunting as it sounds! Our orthodontist may recommend a retainer regardless of whether you have had braces or Invisalign. Retainers can be used to correct a misaligned bite or keep your teeth...

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What Are The Different Types Of Braces?

What are dental braces? Braces refer to removable or fixed orthodontic appliances normally used to correct various teeth defects such as alignment of the bite and teeth. Dental braces can either be placed on the lower side, upper side or both sides based on the type...

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Does Root Canal Treatment Work?

I often hear patients say, "My neighbor says to not get a root canal because he's had three of them and each of those teeth has been pulled. Do root canals work?" Although root canal failure is a reality, it happens more often than it should. When a root canal failure...

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