What is digital dentistry and how does it benefit patients?

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Over the last several years you have been hearing the terms digital workflows and digital dentistry. Let’s dig in to what this means. X-rays are used to collect data to tell us what is going on in the oral cavity. Newer technology called digital dentistry uses an intraoral scanner (wand) and gives us real time data. These scanning devices increase …

What’s the deal with the high price of dental implants?

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First of all the dental implant procedure is not a “one and done” type of procedure. You can expect to see our dental office several times before the procedure is completed. Treatment planning your case includes a 3 dimensional x-ray which allows us to properly diagnose the condition of your teeth, gums, and jawbone to determine if you are a …

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 What is Dentophobia? Dentophobia is a condition in which an individual is genuinely fearful or anxious regarding dental treatment. Dental anxiety can come from a multitude of origins–perhaps a traumatic experience, a family member that shared a bad experience or a lack of feeling in control or lack of education in a specific environment. As dental healthcare professionals our goal …

What is Gum Reshaping?

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A healthy and attractive smile might begin with your pearly whites, but it also requires a harmonious relationship between your teeth, gums, and lips. If you want to build confidence through a more beautiful smile, you might look into a cosmetic procedure like gum reshaping.  Gum reshaping, also known as gum contouring, involves changing the shape of your gums to …

How to plan for unexpected dental injuries

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That will depend on the particular situation. In most cases, a baby tooth getting knocked out isn’t an emergency. We usually wouldn’t attempt to replant a baby tooth because doing so could create problems for the permanent tooth on its way. However, if the tooth wasn’t at all loose beforehand, it’s a good idea to at least give the dentist …

Wearing a mouthguard can save your teeth when you least expect it

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Winter vacation begins soon and we want to remind all the athletes to wear your mouthguards whether you are playing recreational sports or competitive games. If you prefer to get a custom mouthguard we can certainly help you with that. When choosing a mouthguard for contact sports you have 3 options to consider: stock mouthguards, boil and bite mouthguards and …

What is Digital Dentistry and how does it benefit patients?

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Over the last several years you have been hearing the terms digital workflows and digital dentistry. Let’s dig in to what this means. X-rays are used to collect data to tell us what is going on in the oral cavity. Newer technology called digital dentistry uses an intraoral scanner (wand) and gives us real time data.  These scanning devices increase …

Dentures Are Not A Quick Fix

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Many patients we see in our practice believe getting dentures is the answer to all their dental challenges. If they just had all their teeth pulled, they wouldn’t need to spend any more time or money coming to the dentist. While dentures are a great option for patients who’ve already lost teeth or whose teeth are unable to function any …

Cosmetic Dentistry And The Shapes Of Your Teeth

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The shapes of your teeth play a key role in your overall appearance. If you have a round face and teeth that are flat, your face will appear much wider than it is. Likewise, long teeth will emphasize a long face. Artistic cosmetic contouring can change a smile to be softer and more feminine looking. While square and more angular …