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Teeth Whitening FAQ: Is it the Fountain of Youth?

In 1513, noted Spanish conquistador and explorer, Ponce de Leon, set out in search of a mystical spring known as the “Fountain of Youth” and while he was successful in discovering what we now know as the state of Florida, the quest in discovering a way to reverse one’s age, still continues to this day. … Continue reading Teeth Whitening FAQ: Is it the Fountain of Youth?

Missing Tooth: What are my options for tooth replacement?

As you probably realize, your teeth play a vital role in your daily life both in a practical and aesthetic sense. While a person’s natural teeth are certainly strong and durable, in time teeth will age and may slowly begin to deteriorate if they’re not cared for properly.  While this may seem far-fetched, falling into … Continue reading Missing Tooth: What are my options for tooth replacement?

Smile Pretty & Be Merry with Cosmetic Dentistry Choices

The Holidays are here at last, and while the weather outside may be cold, with the warm embrace of loved ones all around you, and that warm wave of nostalgia washing over you, it’s hard not to smile during the holiday season! However, if you are self-conscious of your smile or even consider it a … Continue reading Smile Pretty & Be Merry with Cosmetic Dentistry Choices

Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits: Use It OR Lose it!!

2020 Is on The Horizon As the days grow shorter and the weather grows colder, we enter the final months of 2019, and while the end of the year may be drawing near, things are as busy as ever! With the forecast of a potentially harsh winter, and the holiday season still ahead, a dental … Continue reading Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits: Use It OR Lose it!!

Are You a Dental Implant Candidate?

Dental Implants: An Ancient Solution for The Modern World! As a child, losing a tooth often coincides with a visit from the Tooth Fairy, along with the exciting prospect of finding a shiny coin (or crisp bill) under your pillow the next morning. Unfortunately, much like Santa and the Easter Bunny, once you reach adulthood, … Continue reading Are You a Dental Implant Candidate?

Avoid Tooth Decay: Halloween Candy is a Spooky Subject for Your Teeth

Trick or Treat With Halloween right around the corner, it’s the time of year in which little ghosts, vampires, and gholuls from all over, take part in the door-to-door quest for sweets. While this is always an exciting and of course spooky time of year for kids, for parents it can be a bit spooky … Continue reading Avoid Tooth Decay: Halloween Candy is a Spooky Subject for Your Teeth

Tooth Decay Dangers: Can it Kill You??

Tooth Decay Dangers: The Ugly Truth As one of the most fundamental oral health issues that you can face, Tooth decay remains a serious but often overlooked aspect of one’s overall health. While once considered as little more than a minor nuisance, in more recent years, various long-term health issues have been discovered to be … Continue reading Tooth Decay Dangers: Can it Kill You??

Teeth Whitening Options: Over the Counter vs. Professional

White Teeth: A Universal Desire! If you could describe your teeth in one word what would it be? While it might seem silly at first, contemplating over such a question might yield some interesting or perhaps even undesirable answers. Unfortunately, this is often the case for many people as according to several recent polls, approximately … Continue reading Teeth Whitening Options: Over the Counter vs. Professional

You Asked: What are the most common dental problems?

Your Teeth: A Thing Of Beauty! Your teeth are truly an amazing part of your body, and as beautiful as those pearly whites of yours can be, they are extremely important as well. Being responsible for breaking down food for consumption, obviously your teeth play a vital role in daily life. However, with such an … Continue reading You Asked: What are the most common dental problems?

A New Trend: The Dangers of Vaping

The new fad of vaping has swept the nation, and although this craze has certainly generated its share of controversy and mixed emotions, for the time being it appears that vaping is here to stay. Initially arriving on the public scene several years back, vaping was introduced as a healthier option as opposed to tobacco … Continue reading A New Trend: The Dangers of Vaping

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Even though going to the dentist is one of my least favorite things to do, my experience with Dr. Kimes have always been good. They are both very kind and considerate and try to treat you as painlessly as possible.