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How To Protect Your Teeth  from Grinding

How To Protect Your Teeth from Grinding

Many patients come to our practice complaining that they clench or grind their teeth. This is what we call bruxism. We often notice the results of grinding: chipping and wearing on the edges of the front teeth and also on the biting surfaces of the back teeth. At...

Should I Replace My Black Fillings?

Should I Replace My Black Fillings?

It’s early morning. Squeezing toothpaste onto your brush, you stare into the bathroom mirror and open wide. Before raising your hand to your mouth to start cleaning, the unsightly black blotches on your second molars grab your attention once again. You wince and...

Do I Have Gingivitis?

Do I Have Gingivitis?

“Do I have gingivitis?” We frequently field this question from patients who have noticed that something is not quite right with their gums. Gingivitis, also known as periodontal disease, is gum inflammation and the early or beginning stage of gum disease. When not...

Why We Love Dental Sealants (And Why You Should Too!)

Why We Love Dental Sealants (And Why You Should Too!)

Dental sealants are no longer a treatment intended solely for children. Many adults, especially those susceptible to tooth decay, benefit enormously from adding them as a preventive treatment. Deep grooves and fissures in our back teeth make the area difficult to keep...

Why Do It Yourself Orthodontics Can Be Dangerous

Why Do It Yourself Orthodontics Can Be Dangerous

Do It Yourself orthodontics is a growing trend in which dental guidance and/or procedures are solicited from unlicensed companies. When patients choose these options, the end result can lead to countless, irreversible problems, including damage to tooth enamel and...