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Dental Deep Cleaning & Periodontal Maintenance

In need of a dental deep cleaning? If you have been diagnosed with gum disease, know that you are not alone. Gum disease is treatable, curable and preventable. Learn more about the different types of gum disease, as well as symptoms and recommendations for prevention. Diagnosing Gum Disease Gum disease is diagnosed when probing reveals one or …

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How To Look After Your Teeth During Holiday Season?

The Christmas Carols are playing. There is a plenty of parties and delicious food. You are Finally relaxing with family friends. It is the best time of the year. The last thing you want to happen is to end up with dental emergency. During this festive season, while it is the perfect opportunity to indulge …

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What To Do After Tooth Extraction? – Speeding Up The Recovery

Wondering what to do after tooth extraction? If you follow your dentist’s instructions, get enough rest and ensure your mouth is clean, you can recover relatively quickly. Tooth extractions are performed every day in our practice and we strive to ensure that all patients have a comfortable experience. Let’s take a closer look at what to expect …

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Are Dental X-Rays Safe During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is an exciting time and, while your body is undergoing massive amounts of change, it does not mean that you should abandon your dental care routine. In fact, it is important that you take extra-great care of your teeth in order to avoid things like pregnancy gingivitis and if you stick to your regular …

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Pediatric Pulpotomies

A pulpotomy is the surgical removal of an inflamed pulp chamber in a child’s tooth that has been compromised due to untreated cavities and decay. Bacteria must be removed from the pulp chamber inside the child’s tooth in order to prevent or alleviate an abscess or infection. A pulpotomy is commonly referred to as a …

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Common Pediatric Dental Emergencies

No parent ever wants to see their child in pain.  However, pediatric dental emergencies can sometimes occur.  Here are some of the most common, as well as steps to follow to resolve the issue and have the best possible outcome. Toothache Toothaches are common in children of all ages and rarely occur without cause.  If …

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REASONS WHY YOU HAVE SENSITIVE TEETH

Dentin hypersensitivity, otherwise simply referred to as ‘sensitive teeth’ is a very common dental problem that accounts for about 1 in 5 of all dentist visits in Australia, according to research published in the Australian Dental Journal. It is characterised by a painful response when your teeth are exposed to certain stimuli, including acidic foods, cold …

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Problems from a Chipped Tooth

You finished your cold beverage and are left with just the ice. You start crunching away on the cold cubes when all of a sudden, CRACK! That little piece you just chomped on isn’t ice, it is a piece of tooth!   A chipped tooth is common for adults and children. It’s actually quite easy to …

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Common Diseases That Cause Tooth Decay

No part of the body functions truly independently, and your teeth are no exception. Tooth decay can be caused by much more than just poor oral hygiene. Tooth decay is often a symptom or warning sign of something much larger, and possibly more dangerous, happening in the body. In fact, there are common diseases that cause tooth decay. When you visit your local dentist for an exam, we are looking at more than just the physical appearance of your teeth.
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