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The Link Between HPV and Oral Cancer

Posted May 20, 2019 in Oral Cancer

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. There are over 100 strains of HPV, and some types are known to cause cervical or oral cancer. What some may not be aware of is that it can be transmitted from one person to another through intercourse as well as oral […]

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Why Do I Need My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Posted May 09, 2019 in Extraction, Sedation Dentistry

Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars a person gets in their lifetime. The majority of patients experience wisdom tooth eruption between the ages of 16 and 20 when the bone is softer. It is advisable to undergo an extraction procedure before the age of 20 to minimize the risk of complications […]

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Pediatric Dentistry: What Parents Need to Know

Posted April 08, 2019 in Cavities, Crowns, Extraction, Fillings, Oral Hygiene, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontal Services, Sedation Dentistry

When your child’s first tooth comes in, it is time to start thinking about their oral health. Some parents even begin their child’s journey to optimal oral health before the first tooth comes in by gently wiping their gums after a meal. It can be overwhelming for a parent to think about how a child […]

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Acute vs. Chronic Toothache: When to See Your Dentist

Posted March 01, 2019 in Extraction, Night Guards, Periodontal Services, Root Canal, TMJ/Bruxism, Toothaches

The nagging pain of a toothache can affect your daily routine from chewing to overall comfort. Without the necessary treatment, a toothache can worsen and potentially develop into a more severe condition. If you are experiencing tooth pain, you may need to schedule an appointment with your dentist to alleviate the discomfort and treat the […]

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