Tooth Extraction

There are many reasons for a professional tooth extraction, or removal. I know I can’t be alone in hoping that my  wisdom teeth were the last to go. Tooth extraction …

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Saliva: Natural Oral Defense

Did you know one of your greatest weapons against plaque, cavities and tooth decay is already swishing around your mouth? Your very own saliva has more benefits than you may …

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Cold Sensitive Teeth

It’s that time of year where you walk outside and the cold actually burns. Let’s be honest, it is just so dang cold it hurts. While that is pretty common …

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What Is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

While your child’s first set of teeth are temporary, they are still susceptible to tooth decay which can lead to other problems. It is important to keep your child’s first …

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Learn About Local Anesthesia

Sometimes your trip to the dentist results in a numb mouth. Your dentist may have to inject local anesthesia into your cheek and gums. Lidocaine is the most commonly used …

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Wisdom Teeth

It is extremely common for young adults to undergo minor surgery to have their wisdom teeth pulled. Most likely, you or someone you know has had them removed. It turns …