This is Kim, a seemingly healthy 53-year-old female. At Kim’s last dental appointment her dental hygienist noticed more inflammation and bleeding in her gums. Nothing had changed with Kim’s brushing and flossing habits, she was confused why her gums weren’t as healthy as usual. Kim had also been noticing her mouth was very dry, she …

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In part 1 of our tooth ache series we discussed the most common cause of tooth aches, dental decay (put in a link to part 1?). We also discussed the importance of catching and treating tooth decay early. What happens when decay is left to progress without intervention? The bacteria and acids causing the decay …

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One of our treatment coordinators has this posted in her office.  I think it’s fantastic. Dentists will talk about dental crowns when teeth are so broken or decayed that we are worried that a fracture will occur, or when we wouldn’t expect a regular filling to last very long.  The picture below shows teeth with …

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