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Dental Implants: Are They Really Worth It?

As you get older, you may find that your teeth aren’t as strong as they used to be. Hard and sticky foods give you troubles, your teeth feel loose, and there are gaps where you did not previously have them. Maybe you don’t smile as freely as you used to, and feel very self-conscious when

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When Your Smile Doesn’t Make You Happy

If you feel self-conscious about your smile, you are less likely to smile at others, to get the rush of serotonin, dopamine, and endorphins they provide. You won’t get the mood boost, or the decrease in blood pressure. In fact, you may simply feel more stressed by your teeth!   There are several reasons you

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The Power of A Smile

Think of a bad day. You wake up late. Your boss yells at you for something you couldn’t help. When you stop at the store, they are out of the detergent you usually buy, so you have to make another stop. Over dinner, you and your spouse get into an argument over something that’s not

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Top Five Things You Should Know About Invisalign

If you’re looking online for information about Invisalign, you’ll find articles, blogs, and misinformation in abundance. There are people who claim that it didn’t work, or that their dentist gave them wrong information. Some Patients who claim that the trays gave them a speech impediment or intense teeth pain. There are conspiracy theories about the

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“You’re Snoring Again! Turn Over!”

How many times has your sleep partner said this to you in the middle of the night?  How many times has your snoring woken you up on its own? You probably know it already, but snoring can be a key symptom of sleep apnea, a life-threatening condition in which you stop breathing while you sleep! 

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You Have Options For Sleep Apnea Treatment!

Sleep Apnea is a troublesome condition.  It interrupts your rest, makes you feel miserable, and ultimately threatens your life. And you aren’t the only one affected by it. Your sleep partner wakes up to your snoring and lies there counting the seconds until you breath again. Your job suffers because you are sleepy all day

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What Can I Expect from a Sleep Study?

“Sleep Study” Maybe those words make you think of a large, sterile room with a window on one side for people to watch you, or beeping machines and people coming and going all day and night. None of this would be very relaxing, which conflicts with the whole purpose of the sleep study. Sleep labs

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Does Whitening Damage My Teeth?

This is probably the most frequently asked question that we get about whitening. The short answer is simply, “No, whitening treatment won’t damage your teeth.” In fact, in-office and take-home whitening are both safe, ADA approved procedures (over the counter products are not.) But there’s more to it than just the short answer. You may

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