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Dental Implant Options

Technology in the field of dentistry has come a long way in recent years. With advances in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, you can now get a complete smile makeover involving veneers, crowns and other aesthetically-pleasing dental restorations to give you a hollywood-quality smile. Here’s a closer look at how dentists … Read More

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3 Unhealthy Dental Habits (And How to Fix Them)

We’ve all got some bad habits but not all of them affect our oral health. Pull up a seat – it’s time we had ourselves a much needed dental intervention. You routinely practice good dental care: from brushing your teeth, flossing (fairly) regularly and making sure you visit the dentist … Read More

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How to Save Money at the Dentist

Here at DC Dental we know that health and dental care costs can quickly add up. We never want our patients to deny themselves dental care due to fiscal woes. Here are our tips on finding affordable dental care and save money at the dentist. Keep up with your Home care … Read More

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Why do Dentists Take X-Rays?

Ever since you have been a little you’ve had x-rays performed when you visit the dentist. Chances are the first x-ray that you ever had performed, was while you were in the dental seat. Here are the reasons why your dentist may be taking x-rays. Identify Decay One of the … Read More

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Choosing the Right Toothbrush

You may think that all toothbrushes are cut from the same cloth but there are actually several different factors that come into play when producing and purchasing a toothbrush. Your toothbrush is an effective tool that keeps your teeth pearly white but also combats bacteria that create tooth decay and gum … Read More

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Secrets About Gum Disease

If you are regular at one of the DC Dental offices, than you know that we are serious about the treatment of gum disease. Gum disease can lead to even greater oral health issues including tooth decay, periodontal disease and even tooth loss. We’ve all heard about it but… How … Read More

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Choosing a Pediatric Dentist

Choosing the right pediatric dentist is a big decision for your family. If you pick the right dentist their services can be used for an entire generation of your family. Here are some things to think about when choosing a pediatric dentist: Finding a Kid’s Dentist Ask for recommendations from … Read More

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Bad Dental Habits

We have written a lot about healthy dental habits: brushing your teeth, flossing regularly, and seeing your dentist at least twice a year for regular cleanings and checkups. But what about the things you shouldn’t be doing to your chompers? Here is a list of bad dental habits that you … Read More

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A Glass of Milk After Eating Sugary Food Might Prevent Cavities

Following a meal of sugary breakfast cereal with a glass of milk reduces plaque acid levels and may prevent damage to tooth enamel that leads to cavities, according to new research released by the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. Cereals like Frosted Flakes, Captain Crunch and Fruit … Read More

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New Study Suggests Dairy Helps Prevent Cavities

There’s good news for all you cheese and dairy lovers; a recent study suggests consuming these calcium rich products may actually help maintain good oral health and ward off cavities. It’s common knowledge that certain dairy products including milk and yogurt can fortify the bones in your body, yet that … Read More

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