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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

Root Canal Therapy: Revealing the Truths and Busting the Myths

Root Canals: Some Kind of Monster? It’s considered to be the most feared procedure within the annals of the dental industry and the name itself continues to invoke a since dread amongst patients across the world. Because of this, Root Canals have become etched in the psyche of the general populace, as dentistry’s equivalent of … Continue reading Root Canal Therapy: Revealing the Truths and Busting the Myths

Am I a candidate to receive a same day dental crown?

Dental Crowns 101: The Basics As a primary aspect of the dental profession for many years, dental crowns, (or fillings) are perhaps one of the most well-known and commonly performed procedures within dentistry today. As you’re probably aware, a conventional dental crown (to put it simply) is a method of restoration in which a tooth-shaped … Continue reading Am I a candidate to receive a same day dental crown?

Brace Yourself with Invisalign Teen!

As something of a time-honored tradition, traditional metal braces have become something of a hallmark of one’s teenage years. While these metallic devices have never been the most fashionable, over the years they have proven themselves to be an effective solution in straitening teeth. However, despite their ability to correct misaligned teeth, traditional metal braces … Continue reading Brace Yourself with Invisalign Teen!

The Consequences of Poor Oral Health

Although dentistry has always been part of the health community, for many years oral health was looked as a lesser health concern and was not held in high esteem among those in the heath industry as compared to other professions. Alas, in recent years this has been proven to be incorrect, as oral health has … Continue reading The Consequences of Poor Oral Health

Eating Disorders: How do they Effect Your Oral Health?

While considered something of a byproduct of our society, eating disorders are often mistakenly believed to be a lifestyle choice, thus garnering a negative stigma. In reality; however, an eating disorder is a serious and sometimes fatal disorder that can trigger a litany if additional issues if left untreated. An eating disorder is a psychological … Continue reading Eating Disorders: How do they Effect Your Oral Health?

The Daily Dentist: Oral Hygiene is a Big Deal

The Little Things As busy people and productive members of society, most of us have a daily routine that we follow to keep our lives on track. While we often do these things without thinking, its important to do them correctly and not completely overlook them as so called “little things”. Sometimes they’re much more … Continue reading The Daily Dentist: Oral Hygiene is a Big Deal

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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.