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Your Baby’s Dental Care: Tips from Pediatric Dentistry Clinic Experts

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Although your baby probably won’t get his teeth until he is about six months old, you should start cleaning his gums soon after he’s born. Pediatric dentists recommend making an initial dental care appointment before your baby’s first birthday; this will ensure that his teeth and gums are healthy and developing normally. During the first year of his life, your […]

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5 Teeth Whitening Tricks for a Beaming Smile

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Is your smile as white as it should be? Many people dream of having a whiter smile, and it’s not an impossible goal. You and your dentist can work together on making your smile healthy and bright. Here are five great tips to help you get started.

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A Helpful Guide to Healing after Dental Implants

When you’re missing a tooth, you have a few different tooth replacement options, such as a bridge, dentures, or dental implants. If you choose to restore your smile with a dental implant, discover expert tips to ensure a healthy and rapid recovery.

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Your Local Dentist has more to Offer than Implants

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Missing teeth cause an unsightly gap in your smile. Fortunately, your local dentist can fix the problem. After evaluating your teeth and general dental condition, he or she can recommend the best way to restore your grin to its former glory. While dental implants are often considered the ideal choice, they’re not the best option for everyone’s budget, and they […]

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Common Teen Tooth Issues from Childrens Dentist in Indiana

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If your kids have healthy, happy smiles, you probably want to do everything you can to ensure that they keep them. Although human teeth are designed to last a lifetime, many dental problems affect children and teens as they grow up. Frequent visits to a qualified dentist can prevent most of these problems from advancing to more serious conditions like […]

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Discover the Beauty of Front Teeth Dental Crowns

Dental crowns have come a long way and can now be customized to suit your specific needs. If you’ve only damaged the front of your teeth, there are dental crowns just for you.

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8 Habits that Sabotage Good Dental Care

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Dentists frequently see patients with worn teeth, tooth injuries, cavities, chips, cracks, and gum disease. In some cases, the damage was caused by a bad dental habit. We all have a few bad habits, and some of them can do serious damage to our dental health. If you recognize your bad behaviors and change them, you may prevent many expensive […]

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How to Handle a Dental Emergency while Traveling

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When you’re on vacation, the last thing you want to deal with is a broken denture or a lost crown. Unfortunately, dental emergencies can and do happen at the worst times. When you’re far from home, it may be difficult or impossible to find an emergency dentist. It’s wise to obtain information about emergency dental services before you leave home. […]

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Should You Replace Missing Teeth with Dental Implants or Dental Bridges?

If you’re one of the 69 percent of adults ages 35 to 44 missing at least one permanent tooth, you can replace your missing teeth with dental implants or dental bridges. Discover which dental option is best for your smile.

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Your Dental Bridge Information Guide

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If there’s a gap ruining your healthy smile, your affordable dentist may be able to fix it by creating a dental bridge. A bridge fills in the gap with false teeth supported by crowns made for the teeth on both sides of the gap. The anchoring teeth are abutment teeth; the false teeth between them are called pontics. The pontics […]

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