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How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

Dental anxiety is very common. It might be due to an unpleasant experience at a dentist in the past. Whatever the cause, anxiety about the dentist can make it challenging to keep up with biannual cleanings or other treatments. Is it possible to overcome your fear? Read our blog post for some tips.

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What is Considered a Dental Emergency?

Like any emergency, dental emergencies can be scary and confusing. But don’t worry, if you or a family member is struck with a dental disaster, we’re here to help! Check out our blog post where we explore some of the most common dental emergencies, as well as some immediate tips for what to do if you’re faced with one of them.

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Three Signs You May Need a Root Canal

A root canal is a common procedure, and it’s nothing to be afraid of. In fact, there are a number of different reasons why you may need a root canal. Ultimately, it will be a big benefit to your oral health! Read our blog post to find out if you’re showing signs that you need this helpful procedure!

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Can the Dentist Treat My Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is an issue that causes changes in your breathing as you sleep. Your breathing may pause several times throughout the night or even within an hour, which can cause you to wake up feeling tired. Read our blog post to lean about sleep apnea treatments at the dentist.

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Before, During & After a Root Canal

When a tooth becomes infected, the best treatment is often a root canal. This surgery removes the infection, prevents more serious problems, and saves your natural tooth! Check out our blog post for a look at what to expect before, during, and after a root canal.

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3 Signs You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Wisdom teeth removal is a very common procedure — it’s not uncommon for teens and young adults to prepare to get their wisdom teeth removed. But how do you know if it’s a good choice for you? Read our blog post where we share three signs you need to look out for if you’re considering wisdom teeth removal.

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3 Tips for Children with Dental Anxiety

There are many reasons why your child could experience dental anxiety. Maybe they have heard about bad experiences and don’t know what to expect. They may not look forward to their appointment and feel too stressed to want to go. This can make any parent feel concerned about how to support their child. Read our blog post for three tips to help your child with their dental anxiety.

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Which Teeth Straightening Option Is Right for Me?

If you have crooked teeth, you might feel self-conscious about your smile. There are health concerns, as well. In the past, you would need metal braces to straighten your teeth. Today, we offer advanced and more convenient orthodontic treatments. Which option works best for you? Read our blog post for details!

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Benefits of Dental Implants

When you lose a tooth, you face challenges. The loss of multiple teeth or even a full arch leads to even more significant issues. Dental implants replace your natural teeth and restore your smile and chewing function! Read our blog post to learn about the benefits of dental implants.

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How to Handle Different Dental Emergencies

It’s a good idea to know how to handle a dental emergency before you are faced with one yourself. In an effort to provide more general information about dental emergencies, check out our blog for some questions and answers that frequently come up in regards to common dental emergencies.

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