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Dentistry From The Heart 2019

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On March 29, 2019
All Smiles Dentistry is proud to have hosted four Dentistry from the Heart events since 2015, and prepare for a fifth this year.
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Do Dental Fillings Wear Out?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On March 27, 2019
Fillings help prevent the growth and spread of bacteria that caused the tooth to decay. Fillings are designed to last for years, with some going beyond 15 to 40 years. However, with use, a filling may crack, fall out, or wear down, which then creates space that can harbor bacteria again. Knowing when to get […]
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How Often Do You Need a Dental Cleaning?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On March 15, 2019
Scheduling regular visits with your dentist for a thorough teeth cleaning can be an effective way to prevent oral health problems from developing over time. While most dentists recommend making an appointment in their office every six months, there is a wide variety of factors that can influence how often an individual should schedule a […]
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What to Expect During a Dental Exam

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On March 11, 2019
Regularly scheduled dental exams are an essential part of your health care maintenance as the health of your teeth and gums are closely related to the health of the rest of your body. Evidence of heart problems, diabetes, and even oral cancer can be visible in the mouth during the examination. Therefore, investing in your […]
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How Serious is Sleep Apnea?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On January 2, 2019
In 2008, the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research estimated that roughly 12 to 18 million Americans suffered from moderate to severe sleep apnea. The wide range in the estimate is due to the fact that many people with sleep apnea go undiagnosed. Those who suffer from sleep apnea experience the symptoms associated with the […]
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What Age Should a Child Go to the Dentist?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On December 27, 2018
We tend to think that baby teeth don’t matter because they eventually fall out. But the truth is, the health of a child’s first teeth can dictate their oral health into adulthood. Regular exams and cleanings are crucial not only for keeping a child’s teeth healthy but also for teaching important dental hygiene habits. So […]
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What Is the Best Age to Get Braces?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On December 18, 2018
One of the most frequently asked questions about teeth straightening concerns the timing of the first visit to the orthodontist. Luckily, there are advantages to getting an evaluation completed at nearly any stage in your life if you have any smile concerns. What is the best age to get braces? Surprisingly, the true answer is […]
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What Causes Periodontitis?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On December 14, 2018
If you have established good dental hygiene habits and yet find that your gums are sore, you may wonder what the underlying issue or cause could be. In spite of your efforts to keep your teeth clean and to always make it to your dental appointments, your inflamed gums can possibly be a sign of […]
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What Are The Different Types of Malocclusion?

  • Posted by All Smiles
  • On December 10, 2018
Whenever you visit a dental professional, it is not uncommon for the doctor or staff to use some terms that you may find difficult to understand, particularly when it comes to diagnosing problems and explaining treatment options. Chances are, if you or a member of your family have ever visited an orthodontist, you have experienced […]
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