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More Mouth Rinse Choices Than Ever

Mouthwash or rinse is one of the most popular over the counter dental products offered – each with its own set of unique benefits. Some mouth rinses have purely breath freshening benefits offering little other benefit. However many others offer antiseptic qualities and kill germs within your mouth. It is also common for mouth rinses…

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Fluoride is Important for the Health of Your Teeth

Fluoride is a mineral that has been widely used across the country to prevent tooth decay. Some public health officials have become skeptical of the use of fluoride dispite long-standing evidence of its benefits. For decades, fluoride has been held in high regard by the dental community as an important mineral that strengthens tooth enamel….

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Do I Really Need Dental X-Rays?

The quick answer is that in most cases, yes, you need dental x-rays. When you visit our office for a comprehensive dental exam, it is likely that your dentist will recommend both bitewing and a panoramic dental x-ray. Don’t worry though – dental x-rays are completed in a matter of minute and are completely painless….

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Should I See My Dentist About Headaches?

Headaches should never be ignored. Especially if they are new, intense or recurring. If you are suddenly experiencing headaches that you’ve never noticed before it is important to be screened by both your physician and your dentist. New headaches are often no cause for alarm but can be caused by treatable conditions – including dental…

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Preparing for a Tooth Extraction

While it may sound like extreme treatment, dental extractions are becoming more common as patients begin to live longer. Luckily dental technology has changed with the times and there are many effective and beautiful ways to replace your missing tooth following an extraction. Old silver fillings, gum disease or tooth decay that is allowed to…

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Your First Dental Cleaning

Dental cleanings are one of the most important steps you can take to preserve your oral health.  While at home care is important, brushing and flossing at home cannot take the place of semi-annual professional cleaning and plaque removal. At the Family Dental Group you can rest assured that your experience will be comfortable and…

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At Home Teeth Straightening – Not the Safest Option

Orthodontics is an important dental specialty that should only be performed by dentists with additional training. The task of straightening teeth and aligning a patient’s bite should only be performed under the strict supervision of a licensed dental professional. Otherwise you could do real and permanent damage to your jaw, teeth and mouth. Unfortunately, out…

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Achieve Your Best Smile Ever

The dentists at the Family Dental Group not only want you to have your healthiest smile ever, but also your most beautiful. Did you realize that a white and bright smile can make you look younger and more vibrant? Our cosmetic dentistry services range from professional teeth whitening treatment all the way to full porcelain…

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