Dental Blog

Dens invaginatus, or dens in dente (which translates to “tooth within a tooth”), is a dental anomaly. This condition occurs when the tooth’s enamel (the outer, visible layer of the tooth) folds into the dentin (the hard tissue beneath the enamel) during tooth development. This creates what looks like a small tooth within an existing

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You may have a friend who’s a little rough around the edges. Perhaps you saw an early rough cut of a movie. Or maybe you’re always telling your kids to stop the roughhousing. These are manageable situations that won’t affect your oral health. But when your teeth feel rough, that does affect your oral health.

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Ever feel your mouth is as dry as a desert? And you need some sort of oral oasis to relieve the dryness? If you experience this feeling, you might have dry mouth, also called xerostomia. A common oral health condition associated with reduced saliva, dry mouth can result in certain difficulties involving your mouth functions

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Should you be using a fluoride-free toothpaste? The answer has a lot to do with your age. Children younger than two years old, for example, shouldn’t use more toothpaste than a grain of rice, in case they ingest it. For the majority of children and adults, fluoride provides excellent benefits to your teeth. While some

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A straight and white smile is becoming more sought after then ever before. This mindset began with the ‘Hollywood smile’, when we first started to develop an interest in mimicking the results of celebrity cosmetics. Today, the price of cosmetic dentistry, like tooth whitening and adult orthodontics have become far more affordable and accessible. It

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What are the different types of veneers? Dental veneers are most commonly made out of porcelain. Applying traditional dental veneers requires more intensive prep work compared to alternatives that are sometimes called “no-prep veneers.” These no-prep veneers — which include options like Lumineers and Vivaneeres — take less time and are less invasive to apply.

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