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Dental Implants: An Introduction

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If you are wondering what dental implants are, they are basically a screw made of titanium that is inserted into the bone in your jaw and then a fake tooth is attached to it. An implant is a great option to replace a missing tooth. It functions very well and looks practically identical to a real tooth. Continue reading

How to Prevent Cavities Between Teeth, if You Hate Flossing!

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If you are like most people, you brush your teeth once or twice a day, but when it comes to flossing, well, you basically just do it when something is stuck between your teeth. I have to admit that until I enrolled in dental school, this pretty much describes my oral hygiene routine as well! So I totally get where you are coming from. Continue reading