A Bridge Can Restore a Knocked Out Tooth

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Participating in high-contact sports is not without its risks. While the occasional bump or bruise might be expected, there are times when more serious injuries can occur. If you participate in contact sports without wearing a high-quality mouthguard, there is a high risk that one of your teeth can be knocked out. In many cases,… Read more »

Tobacco: What Happens to Your Teeth?

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When you think about the problems that could be caused by smoking or chewing tobacco, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Did you think about what smoking can do to your oral health? If so, you aren’t alone. Your dental health is a concern, but what about your oral health? One of… Read more »

What Is Gum Disease?

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What is gum disease, or gum recession? Gum disease happens when gum tissue surrounding the teeth pull back from the tooth, exposing either the tooth or the tooth roots. When this happens, gaps form between the teeth and the gum line, allowing bacteria accumulate. This bacterial film can harden into tartar causing long-term problems including… Read more »