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Do Black Stains Protect Your Teeth from Cavities?

In general, a healthy smile is a beautiful smile, and vice versa. But in some cases, some very unattractive features might be associated with better health. That’s the case with black stains on teeth, which are generally linked to a lower cavity risk. What Are “Black Stains”? Black stains seems like a generic term, but [...]

What’s Causing Your Toothaches?

A toothache is one of the most common conditions that brings people to our office. Ideally, you should see a dentist regularly for preventive treatment. This can help your heart as well as your teeth. However, if you’re the kind of person who only looks for treatment when you experience pain, here’s a brief guide [...]

Why Does My Dental Implant Hurt?

After the initial healing period, your dental implant should be comfortable. In fact, you should pretty much forget it’s there most of the time (except, hopefully, when it comes time to clean it). If you develop dental implant pain years later, it’s not a good sign and it demands attention. [...]

Brushing Teeth and Seeing the Dentist Can Reduce Heart Risks

For many years, the link between gum disease and heart disease was controversial. Now, that controversy is largely resolved. Most doctors and dentists agree that gum disease is associated with, and likely causes, increased risk of heart problems.  But now we have to ask: can we use this information to help people [...]

Combining Braces and Veneers for Your Most Beautiful Smile

Creating a beautiful smile is rarely easy. It often takes more than one cosmetic dentistry technique to achieve the results you’re looking for. Two techniques that we sometimes use together are orthodontics and veneers. Although the results of the combination is a straight smile, the two [...]