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Uncover the Truth About Root Canal Treatment

Most people have had their dentist recommend a root canal, so they’ve experienced the apprehension and dread that accompany the diagnosis. Root canals are typically associated with excruciating pain and weeks of discomfort. Although that may have been true in 1766 when the first root canal was performed, it certainly isn’t true today. Advances in technology and pain alleviation have…

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What to Expect During a Tooth Extraction

If you or any member of your family needs to have a tooth removed, working with a qualified and knowledgeable dentist in Stratford is a good first step toward managing your dental health more effectively. Extractions are one of the most common dental procedures and are used to remove teeth that are damaged, loosened by gum disease or severely decayed.…

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Understanding Sensitive Teeth

If you’ve ever experienced a stinging feeling when eating or drinking something sour, sweet, hot, or cold, you probably have sensitive teeth and gums. While this is a common oral health problem, it is also an easy one to treat. Patients who have sensitive teeth and gums find that routine activities like brushing or flossing have become quite painful. They…

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Cavity Prevention Advice for Everyone

When you’re occasionally tempted to skip your daily oral hygiene routine, resist the temptation and brush and floss the way you usually do. This is especially important at night when the bacteria and acids in your mouth will be attacking your teeth for the next eight hours or so. Many people don’t realize the importance of good oral hygiene and…

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Reasons and Remedies For Tooth Discoloration

Many people don’t smile much because of their stained and discolored teeth. If that includes you, then the following information may help you whiten and brighten your smile and your outlook on life. Are Stained and Discolored Teeth Avoidable? There are many causes of stained and discolored teeth but not all of them are avoidable. The primary reasons for discolored…

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Why Flossing Is a Must, Not a Maybe

Flossing is a necessity that many people overlook because they believe that brushing their teeth every day is enough to keep their teeth healthy. According to dental professionals, brushing is only the beginning of a good oral health care routine. While you may find it difficult to believe, that thin strand of dental floss is one of the only things…

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Causes of Bleeding Gums and Gum Disease

Understanding the underlying reasons why you may develop gum disease and learning tips to prevent its spread can help you avoid this progressive and painful disease. Also referred to as periodontal disease, gum disease affects about three out of four American adults. This serious dental condition can lead to the loss of teeth due to the breakdown of ligaments and…

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The Benefits of Proper Teeth Brushing

You depend on your smile to greet others and to make the best possible first impression. Brushing your teeth is an important part of protecting that smile and ensuring the best and most beautiful appearance for yourself and every member of your family. At our dental practice, we work with you to ensure that you know the best ways to…

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Invisalign: Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have crooked teeth? Straightening your teeth for aesthetic reasons is fine, but that isn’t the only reason you should consider getting a better smile. The American Dental Association says crooked teeth are harder to keep clean, so you’re at a higher risk for decay and gum disease. Straightening them will help protect your future oral health as well…

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10 Signs of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a disorder that impacts nearly 22 million Americans. This problem causes those who suffer from it to temporarily stop breathing while they sleep. Untreated sleep apnea can lead to a host of serious health issues. Continue reading to learn more about the disorder and how your dentist can assist you in treating it. Three Types of Sleep…

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