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Dentistry Simplified

In my thirty-some years of practicing dentistry, I still find the oral environment fascinating. At the same time, it is both simple and complex, understood and not understood. Let’s talk for a minute about what constitutes oral health, what is an unhealthy oral condition and what some of the options are to you – as […]

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Painless Dentistry

Painless Dentistry …Pulp Fiction or Virtual Reality? What do you fear most about going to the dentist? Just the thought of having a needle inserted into your cheek and a cavity removed from your tooth is enough to bring tears to the eyes. However, surprisingly it is not the actual dental procedure that most often

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Cosmetic Appearance

How can cosmetic dentistry help improve the appearance of my smile? How can cosmetic dentistry help improve the appearance of my smile? If you’re feeling somewhat self-conscious about your teeth, or just want to improve your smile, cosmetic dental treatments may be the answer to a more beautiful, confident smile. Cosmetic dentistry has become very

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Osseous Surgery

Osseous Surgery   Indications   When periodontal (gum) disease progresses to a more advanced stage, it is common for the underlying supporting bone to become involved. First, the soft, periodontal tissue becomes infected and inflamed. When the inflammation increases, the bone reacts to the infection. Bone is destroyed, and it does not return. You will

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