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  • Veneers

    Dental Veneers If you want to improve your smile, dental veneers are a simple option. Veneers are thin coverings that are placed over the front (visible) part of the tooth. They look like natural teeth. Veneers can be used to correct a wide range of dental issues, such as: teeth that are stained

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  • Dentures

    Dentures If you have lost some or all of your natural teeth, dentures can replace your missing teeth and improve your quality of life. With a little practice, dentures can make eating and speaking easier. You can smile freely without feeling embarrassed. Dentures can be made to look like your natural

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  • Mothers and Babies

    Mothers and Babies Pregnancy and the first year of your baby's life are very special and important. You'll want to take good care of yourself and get your baby off to a healthy start. Your dental health is an important part of your overall health. Good oral health habits not only help prevent problems

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  • Sealants

    Sealants A dental sealant is a special plastic coating that is applied to the tooth to protect it from decay. When teeth are treated with sealants, they are less likely to get cavities. Sealants can be applied quickly and painlessly. These are the reasons why so many dentists recommend sealants for patients. What

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  • Tooth Whitening

    Tooth Whitening People generally think of teeth as being white. But tooth enamel can be many different shades. Over time, tooth enamel can change color or become stained. There are many reasons why teeth become discolored: genetics—tooth color can run in the family aging injury to the

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  • Brushing

    Brushing A toothbrush is an important tool in the fight against tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. Your toothbrush helps remove food and plaque, the sticky film of bacteria that is always forming on your teeth. If plaque is not removed with regular brushing and cleaning between the teeth, it

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  • Understanding Insurance

    Understanding Your Insurance Having dental insurance or a dental benefit plan can make it easier to get the dental care you need. But most dental benefit plans do not cover all dental procedures. Your dental coverage is not based on what you need or what your dentist recommends. It is based on how

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  • Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

    Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body Taking good care of your teeth and gums isn't just about preventing cavities or bad breath. The mouth is a window into the health of the body. It can show if you are not eating foods that are best for you or if you may be at risk for a disease. Diseases that affect the entire

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