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Guard Against The Cause

The pulp of a tooth is its nerve center. This inner layer is protected from exposure by the enamel that coats the crown of the tooth. When that protection deteriorates over time or because of some sort of trauma the pulp is exposed to the factors that cause tooth sensitivity. Hot and cold extremes can…
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Put Away Your Fears

Oral sedation is usually thought of as something reserved for patients who suffer from some level of dental anxiety but many dentists also find it to be beneficial for use in procedures that are more invasive, or that will require some significant time in the chair. Having root canal therapy for instance, used to mean…
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They’re Not Your Grandpa’s Dentures

Even though technology has given the dental industry many innovative resources the reality is that people are continuing to experience premature tooth loss. The trouble usually stems from a lack of preventive care or a genetic inclination for gum disease. Fortunately, the alternatives for replacement teeth have been updated and improved. Dentures for instance, have…
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Do You Need Something Stronger?

Over the counter toothpastes that have been approved by the ADA are fine for most people, but even those that claim to have extra protective powers or ingredients that will reduce tooth sensitivity, may not be sufficient for some. People who continue to have cavities even though they follow a strict home regimen for brushing…
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Relax With The Benefit Of Oral Conscious Sedation

That shot of Novocaine that the dentist gives you before the procedure begins may well block any pain that you could possibly feel but it doesn’t stop you from thinking, “what if he didn’t give me enough?” or “will it wear off too soon?” If only something could suppress your thoughts as well as the…
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