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What is Bleachorexia?

Here in America, we are obsessed with white teeth. Teeth whitening is statistically the most popular cosmetic procedure in the country, and polls suggest that a staggering 80% of adults want whiter teeth. But that obsession can get out of hand, and for some people, the quest for whiter teeth can put dental health at […]

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It’s Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is used to celebrate a lot of month-long observances, including National Soft Pretzel Month and International Guitar Month. But as wonderful as both soft pretzels and guitars are, their importance pales in comparison to oral cancer awareness, which we try to spread in the month of April. What is Oral Cancer? There are many […]

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Sleep Bruxism: Just Stress, or TMJ?

Do you wake up tired with a sore jaw, sensitive teeth, headache, or even an earache? Does your family or partner report hearing you grinding your teeth in your sleep? Have you noticed the surfaces of your teeth wearing down? Then you may be one of the approximately one third of people who suffer from […]

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Caring For Your Porcelain Veneers

You may have heard about how versatile and effective are as a cosmetic dentistry solution to a variety of aesthetic problems. From discoloration to cracks and chips to gapped teeth, porcelain veneers have the ability to completely transform your smile in just three appointments. Here’s how they work: Porcelain veneers are thin “covers” for your […]