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Is Dental Bonding Painful?

Dental bonding is a common procedure in which composite resin is applied to a tooth in need of a cosmetic repair, such as on teeth with chips, gaps and stains. It is typically a simpler and less expensive dental cosmetic procedure than veneers, fillings and crowns and, in most cases, a completely painless dental restorative

What Does Dental Bonding Do?

If you have a visibly chipped, cracked or stained tooth, you may feel uncomfortable showing your smile to others. An imperfect smile can make you harbor feelings of insecurity and may even prevent you from attending social functions if severe enough. But an easy, affordable and modern solution is available to give you the smile

Can a Family Dentist do a Root Canal?

No one wants to experience the kind of intense tooth pain that can stem from an infection inside your tooth. However, the treatment that fixes such a painful condition — a root canal — may be nearly as dreaded as the infection to begin with.  Root canals are common and necessary treatments to relieve the

What is Family Dentistry?

Families can be complicated. There are few one-stop solutions for your entire family’s health. Your children need to see your pediatrician, moms schedule annual appointments with their OB/GYN, and dads see a general practitioner for their yearly checkups. It can be hectic to make sure that everyone stays healthy with all the appointments you need

How Long Does a Complete Smile Makeover Take?

Your smile is often the first thing that people notice about you. If you’re unhappy with the way your teeth look or feel, you might subconsciously hide your teeth. When meeting people for the first time, this could make you come off as prickly or unfriendly.  However, there are now a number of excellent options

How Do I Know If I Have Sleep Apnea?

What is sleep apnea? Do you wake up in the morning after a full night’s sleep feeling as if you haven’t rested at all? Does your partner complain about your loud snoring at night? Have you ever woken up gasping for air? Any one of those situations could mean that you have sleep apnea, a

Top Cause of Gum Disease

Affecting millions of Americans, gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a dangerous and common infection. In fact, 85 percent of United States adults have some form of the disease. It is one of the most prevalent diseases affecting Americans, but remains for the most part largely unknown. Early symptoms such as puffy gums are largely

Some Wisdom on Wisdom Teeth

Whenever you hear the term “wisdom teeth,” you probably immediately have a vision of painful extraction. Everyone dreads hearing the dentist say that its time to pull your wisdom teeth. Probably the most maligned of all the teeth, most people don’t know much about their wisdom teeth. Really, all they are is the third set

Teeth Whitening – What Do I Need to Know?

One of the first impressions people have when they meet you is your smile. If you feel less confident because of the color of your teeth, you might be considering teeth whitening services or products as a great way to bring back the shine to your smile! The ordinary wear and tear of life can

Thumb-Sucking and My Child’s Oral Health 

Among habits children develop to self-soothe, thumb-sucking likely has the worst reputation. In fact, it’s also one of the most prevalent. Approximately 75% of children suck their thumbs or other fingers. That’s right, three out of four children. It turns out that thumb and finger sucking is a natural reflex that your child developed in


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