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Word of Mouth: How to tell if dental implants are a good option for you

Having missing teeth affects more than just the aesthetics of your smile. Your teeth also keep the bones of your jaw healthy; if you lose teeth, then you lose jaw

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How to maintain oral health during the holidays

The holiday season is fast approaching with many distractions that might keep you from maintaining good oral health. Luckily, following a few tips can help ensure that your mouth stays

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Word of Mouth: Facts and myths about wisdom teeth— What you need to know

When it comes to wisdom teeth and myths, the tall tales rank right up there with toads causing warts! You’ll hear a lot of information about wisdom teeth, but not

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Word of Mouth: What makes a good dentist: Qualifications to look for

Few people consider their dentist their favorite person, but your dentist should at least be in your top five. If not, you need a new one. Find one with the

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Then & Now: How modern dentistry makes oral health easier than ever

We are certainly well past the ancient Sumerians’ belief in tooth worms or the days when fillings were made from beeswax. When it comes to oral health, we’ve never had

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Word of Mouth: Myths About Implants Debunked, Part III: Are they Affordable?

In my last two columns (part 1 | part 2), we debunked some common myths about the practicality and effectiveness of dental implants. Now let’s talk affordability. Nearly 70 percent

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Word of Mouth: Oral cancer: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Cancer can affect any part of your body, and the mouth is no exception.  While oral cancer can be caused by damaging behaviors such as the use of tobacco or

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Word of Mouth: Myths about implants debunked, part II: Are they effective?

Working like your own teeth, dental implants are imbedded in your jaw bone; they offer a superior option over bridges and dentures. Implants look and feel like your natural teeth,

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Word of Mouth: Myths about implants debunked, part I: Are they practical?

Dental implants are a viable option for most patients experiencing tooth loss.  Fused with the patient’s jaw, implants can replace bridges and dentures, and they look and feel very natural.