Do You Need a Night Guard?

Ouch. You just woke up and your jaw is aching — but this isn’t the first time. The dull, throbbing pain in your mouth has been your morning wake-up call for weeks. You know something’s going on while you’re sleeping, but you’re not sure what. Are you grinding your teeth? Clenching your jaw? And if
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What to Look for in a Dental Practice

Choosing a dentist is just as important as choosing any other kind of doctor. Every person wants to feel comfortable with their dentist and dental hygienist, and wants to trust that the entire practice has their best interest at heart. After all, the health of your teeth has a major impact on the well-being of
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What Exactly is a Wisdom Tooth?

Older means wiser, right? That’s certainly the case with wisdom teeth. These large molars only begin to emerge in the early adult years, which is the reason for their namesake. Since you get them when you’re older, you’re presumably “wiser”. Every adult can expect to have three sets of molars by the time they’re 21
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5 Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Oral Cancer

When most people think “cancer”, they think lung, breast, brain, or skin cancer. But did you know around 53,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer each year? Categorized as a head and neck cancer, this includes cancer that affects the mouth and/or throat. And while it’s not as common as the cancers noted above, it
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