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Fluoride: The Cavity Fighter

Fluoride is your friend when it comes to fighting cavities. And no one wants cavities! You may have heard the term at your dentist’s office or maybe read it on a toothpaste package, but still…
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Jaw Dropping Facts About TMJ

If you are one of the over 3 million Americans suffering from TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder, you understand the impact that chronic jaw pain can have on your life and your comfort. At High Point…
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Do I Have Burning Mouth Syndrome?

If you ever experience a burning pain in your mouth, you may have burning mouth syndrome. Here, we’ll explain what burning mouth syndrome is, what the symptoms are, what causes it, and how you can…
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Tips for Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety can get in the way of having healthy teeth if we let it. Although it’s very common to have some nervousness when visiting the dentist, it’s important to attend regularly scheduled dental visits.…
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Help the Environment While You Brush

At High Point Family Dentistry, our team is committed to helping the environment by encouraging recycling and cutting down on waste. By conserving resources and using sustainable products, we can do our part in working…
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Giving Back for the Holidays

At High Point Family Dentistry, we are always looking for new ways to give back to our community and the residents of Elgin. This year, we organized our very own Toys for Tots drive. The…
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How Can I Encourage My Kids to Brush?

“NO!” Despite how well behaved your child is most of the time, the word “no” seems to be among the first that most children start saying. Though it usually starts in that ‘terrible-two’ range, whenever…
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