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If you have a tooth that is so severely decayed that it is beyond what a regular cavity filling can repair or has been so severely damaged that it needs to be held together, our dentist will probably recommend that you have a dental crown. This is a tooth-shaped ‘hat’ that sits over the top of the affected tooth, covering it entirely so that it is protected inside the artificial structure. The crown looks, feels and acts just like a regular tooth and so your smile and the function of your teeth will be fully restored.

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If in-office teeth whitening is beyond your budget, there is a fantastic alternative. An increasing number of dentists are now offering take-home teeth whitening trays and gels. These offer patients all of the benefits of professional-grade bleaching agents and tools, but since you undertake the application yourself at home, these come at less cost.

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We all want to keep our natural teeth as long as possible. However, studies show that tooth loss is virtually inevitable as we age. By 50 years old, the average American has already lost 12 teeth, and more are almost certainly on their way out. Diets high in sugar, poor brushing techniques, bruxism and other problems can all attribute to tooth loss.

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The innovations in preventive dentistry have been phenomenal over the past several years. From the detection of early oral cancer symptoms to the introduction of the dental implant, the improvement factor in both patient comfort and professional diagnostic advancement cannot be disputed. Although the strides in technology have been great, good oral health relies on…

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Any dental issue that may arise will be easier to treat in the early stage, gum disease being a prime example. The problem is that bad breath and gums that bleed easily may be the only early signs of trouble and these symptoms may be explained away by something else altogether. Your dentist will probe…

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