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Gums Receding? This Procedure May Help Save Your Smile

If you’re experiencing significant gum recession, make it a priority to see a periodontist to learn about gum grafting – doing so may prevent tooth loss and transform your smile. If the idea of “gum grafting” has you running for the hills, hold tight. While the procedure sounds intimidating, gum graft surgery is a safe…
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Smile…it’s Good for Your Health

Smile…it’s Good for Your Health The masks are coming off and life is looking brighter. Smiling more and seeing those around us grin big again feels G-O-O-D! And research shows smiling does more than make us look attractive. Revealing our pearly whites with a smile or laugh brings a multitude of benefits–from boosting moods to…
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Do I Need to Use Mouthwash?

Do I Need to Use Mouthwash? A swish and gargle of mouthwash is a no-brainer after you’ve enjoyed that Italian sub or extra-large coffee. But should rinsing with mouthwash be a consistent part of your morning routine? Let’s start with the ‘what’ and ‘how’ to understand the ‘why.’ Mouthwash, or “oral rinse,” contains antiseptic ingredients…
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3 Tips for Overcoming Dental Distress

3 Tips for Overcoming Dental Distress Does the Idea of a Dental Visit Send Your Heart Racing?  For some, a trip to the dentist is like any appointment or errand–no big deal. But for many people, the thought of sitting in a dentist’s chair is enough to trigger full-on panic. Dental anxiety is the real…
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