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Gingivitis vs. Periodontitis: What’s the Difference?

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Your smile is important—its health is an indication of your oral health and well-being, but conditions like gingivitis and periodontitis can have a significant impact on it if left untreated.  While gingivitis and periodontitis are terms that are often used interchangeably, they actually represent different stages of gum disease, each with its own characteristics and […]

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Causes of Tooth Sensitivity after a Filling

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A dental exam typically includes a checkup for dental issues like cavities and may include a recommendation for a filling. Dental fillings are a common treatment for cavities that can help restore the function of damaged teeth.  While many people experience positive outcomes from dental filling procedures, some may experience tooth sensitivity after a filling […]

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How to Stop Bleeding Gums

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Oral health is a significant aspect of everyone’s overall well-being. It’s not uncommon for people to experience bleeding gums from time to time. However, continued bleeding gums can indicate a more serious oral health issue that should be addressed immediately, such as gum disease. The good news is that there are several measures to help […]

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Do Cavities Cause Bad Breath?

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Cavities and bad breath are two things that can make a person feel self-conscious. Cavities can create unpleasant-looking spots in the teeth that look worse as the decay continues unchecked. And bad breath can make all sorts of social situations uncomfortable. Luckily, with regular checkups and professional cleaning, neither poses much risk of affecting your […]

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