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What To Expect When Getting A Crown

What is a Crown? A crown is a dental covering that masks the entire surface of a tooth above the gum line, and is used to restore a tooth’s function, shape, and appearance. Why Would You Need a Crown? Common reasons why you might need a crown: To protect a tooth that has been weakened by decay or injury To restore a […]

Every Day Is Earth Day

During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a time of change, and assertions that we needed to pay more attention to the Earth’s atmosphere were generally dismissed. But within a couple decades, it had become clear that the […]

How Missing Teeth Can Affect Your Health

According to the American Academy of Periodontology, an estimated three out of four Americans suffer from gum disease. In milder cases, the disease is called gingivitis. More severe cases are called periodontitis. Despite the prevalence of periodontal disease (and it is very common), only three percent of people who suffer from periodontal disease get treatment for it. Gum disease has been linked […]