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  • The doctor will check your neck and oral tissues for any lumps, recurring sore areas, or patches of whiteness or redness. If it is detected in its early stages, cancer of the oral tissues can be more successfully treated. The primary risk factors for oral cancer are smoking and heavy alcohol consumption. 75 percent of oral cancers diagnosed in the US are due to these risk factors. You may also[...]

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    Dental Sealants

    July 21, 2011 | Services

    A dental sealant is a plastic material applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. This plastic resin bonds into the depressions and grooves of the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. The sealant acts as a barrier, protecting enamel from plaque and acids.  Cleaning teeth by thoroughly brushing and flossing help remove food particles and plaque from smooth surfaces of teeth.  But [...]

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    Crowns

    July 21, 2011 | Services

    Our teeth begin to change as we age, and are prone to decay. Many factors cause these changes. Bruxism (teeth grinding), general decay, cracked fillings, root canals, and many others reasons are behind tooth changes. A full crown is often the best viable option if your tooth is beyond repair with a filling material. The advantages of a full crown on a badly damaged tooth are aesthetics, [...]

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    With Invisalign clear braces, your teeth are straightened using a series of clear, custom, removable aligners.  Each aligner moves your teeth a little bit at a time until optimum results are achieved.  This process usually requires about 5 months to obtain the desired results.

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