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Is An Implant The Answer?

Dental implants have become such a popular choice for tooth replacement that by now we have all become familiar with the basic concept. The procedure is performed by surgically placing a metal post into the patient’s jawbone in readiness to accept the man made crown which will complete the process and give the patient a…
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Know How To Protect Your Teeth

Most children look forward to losing their baby teeth. It’s a natural phenomenon that often becomes a friendly competition as to who among their peers will lose the first tooth and when it will happen. It’s a whole other story however, when it comes to our permanent teeth. In a perfect world our permanent teeth…
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Keep Track Of Your Medications

Every member of your family will probably need to take some kind of medication at one time or another.  Adults however, are more likely to have had a doctor’s prescription filled or to be using an over the counter remedy related to an ongoing medical condition.  One of the first things a family dentist will…
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Dental Phobia Is A Legitimate Concern

A phobia is different from anxiety in that a phobia can be life altering and in some cases life threatening.  Dental phobia is a reality and can be detrimental in various ways to those who suffer from it.  The phobia is defined by an unreasonable fear that is so overwhelming that it can keep the…
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Customary Or Modified?

The modern manual toothbrush came into being with the invention of Dupont’s nylon in the 1930’s.  In the 50’s the softer bristle version was introduced.  Since then there have been subtle changes in design but the manual toothbrush as a tool in the maintenance of our oral health continues to be a standard resource. The…
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