Cosmetic Contouring to Remove Tooth Mamelons

Tooth mamelons are a set of bumps on the tops of your incisors. Most people wear them down naturally through everyday chewing but for some, tooth mamelons stick around well into adulthood.

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Making the Most of Your Dental Insurance

Caring for your health isn’t always cheap, but insurance goes a long way in bringing down the cost of your treatment. If you have dental insurance coverage through your employer or another program, it’s a good idea to be familiar with all the ways that it can help you save money.  Figuring out what…

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What Dental Implants Are Made Of

Dental implants are an effective way to replace missing teeth, & they look & feel completely natural. However, that wasn’t always the case. The materials we use for dental implants today only came into use in the mid-1900s. Before that, different materials were used, to varying levels of…

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Get a Teeth Cleaning

Teeth cleanings are so important for more than just cleaning teeth. They give dental professionals the opportunity to check on your oral health, apply measures to prevent issues from developing & advise patients on how to maximize the effectiveness of their at-home cleaning habits.

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What Is an Autoclave & How Does It Work?

Sterilization is one of the most important aspects of a dental office. Dental professionals use a variety of methods to ensure their office & equipment are safe & clean, & one of the most common ways they sterilize equipment is with an autoclave. 

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The Cleaning Power of Sunlight

Have you ever wondered why you get colds or the flu during colder seasons but not during warmer ones? It’s because sunlight, or specifically the UV rays in sunlight, can kill viruses & bacteria. It’s one of nature’s cleaning agents, & dental offices have started using it, too.

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John Lennon’s Tooth

You may say that he’s a dreamer, but one dentist is on a mission to clone John Lennon, & it all stems from a gifted tooth. Nobody’s Child

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Chomp Champs: Stacking Our Bite Against the Animal Kingdom

Humans aren’t exactly known for our incredible bite force, but it turns out that we do have a relatively strong bite, especially when compared to our fellow primates.

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Start Healthy Dental Habits at the First Tooth

Discovering your baby has their first teeth coming in is an exciting moment. Taking care of those teeth early on can keep you & your child excited about their smile for years to come.

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Stop Teeth Grinding With These Techniques

Grinding your teeth, or Bruxism, can lead to increased wear on your teeth and, if bad enough, can result in the need for restorative care if wear results in chipped teeth or a misaligned bite. There are several techniques that you and your dentist can do to stop grinding.

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