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Dental Blog

Our dental practice is dedicated to educating you with the latest tips and tricks to maintain your optimal oral health.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR REGULAR CLEANING

Contributed by DentalROI

Having regular dental appointments is important for your oral health. Dr. Larsen and Dr. Storey suggest that patients come in for a checkup at least twice a year. Depending on your oral health, you may need to visit our office more often. Our dentists will examine your unique smile and determine your unique needs. It is important that you come...


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ROOT CANAL PAIN MANAGEMENT TIPS

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If you have ever had a toothache, you already know how much it can hurt. But rather than ignoring the toothache and hoping it will go away on its own, it really should be seen to rule out the need for a root canal to restore a damaged tooth. Most folks associate root canals with pain, but ignoring an infected... 


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HEALTHY DENTAL TIPS FOR THE SPOOKY SEASON!

Contributed by DentalROI

Halloween is lurking around the corner, but so is the coronavirus, making traditional Halloween parties trickier. This year, big parties and parades, creepy haunted houses, and gathering in crowds to trick-or-treat are off the table for many, or at the very least, downsized and held outdoors while social distancing. While the traditional ways of celebrating Halloween may look different this... read more »


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READY YOUR CHILD FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR WITH A BACK-TO-SCHOOL ORAL TOOLKIT

Contributed by DentalROI

With the summer of 2020 coming to a close, families have had to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic and conform with state and county regulations. Schooling has been one area where hard decisions have been made with new rules to keep others safe. Whether your child is attending classes in school or online, keeping their smile healthy is paramount no... 


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NATIONAL GUM CARE MONTH IS A GOOD REMINDER FOR YOU TO PREVENT GUM DISEASE

Contributed by DentalROI

September is National Gum Care Month, so let’s talk about everything related to gums. This month is a good time to reflect on your dental health and commit to taking better care of your gums. Sometimes, we forget your gums help keep your teeth in their place and functioning at top capacity. When your gums are damaged, you risk losing... 


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IF YOU HAVE DENTAL IMPLANTS, YOU MAY NEED TO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR PERI-IMPLANTITIS

Contributed by DentalROI

If you have had a dental implant to replace a missing tooth, you are in good company. Dental implants are a popular choice for those seeking an effective tooth replacement option. Since dental implants handily replace one or more lost teeth by replicating both the tooth root and the crown of the tooth, they appear to make durable, long-lasting, and... read more »


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RECOGNIZE NATIONAL FRESH BREATH DAY WITH FRESH BREATH!

Contributed by DentalROI

The mouth is home to millions of bacteria, some of them good and some bad. In fact, half of the bacteria in your mouth can lead to bad breath! National Fresh Breath Day is observed every year on August 6th to create awareness of oral hygiene in the fight against bad breath. It is a daily battle, and how you... read more »


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TRANSFORM A GUMMY SMILE INTO A HEALTHY SMILE WITH DENTAL CROWN LENGTHENING TREATMENT

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If your dentist has recommended a crown lengthening procedure from a periodontist, you are not alone. While many people haven’t heard of crown lengthening before, it is a common treatment and can sometimes be a pre-treatment to having a dental restoration done. Crown lengthening can take care of a problem where you might have an excess gingival display or a...


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WHAT CAN YOU DO ABOUT GUM DISEASE SYMPTOMS?

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Your teeth aren’t the only things in your smile that can experience issues. Gum disease or periodontal disease can harm your smile and even your overall health. If your gums are diseased, harmful bacteria in the mouth can enter your bloodstream as they bond to the platelets in your blood, where clots can then form. Should these clots travel to... 


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