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6 Ways Your Gut and Mouth Are Interconnected
Your oral health can affect your overall health.  Ongoing research done by doctors in many specialties is showing that the different processes of the body all interconnect in the gut. The gut is far more responsible for overall health than anyone previously thought. And there is a special connection between the mouth and the gut…
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Back to school checklist
School Essentials: A Berrien Dental Customized Back-to-School List for Your Kids
Your complete school checklist with all the essentials for your child.  It might seem like summer just started, but the new school year is just around the corner! There’s always such a big rush to get everything that your kids need for back to school at the end of the summer that it can be…
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Porcelain dental crowns
Porcelain Dental Crowns: The Most Natural-Looking Restoration Choice
Porcelain dental crowns can offer you the most natural-looking option in dental restoration. If you are looking to fix a chipped or damaged teeth, porcelain dental crowns might just be the solution you are looking for. What is a dental crown? A dental crown is essentially a specially fitted cover that goes over a tooth.…
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Wisdom teeth extraction
5 Signs You Need to Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed
Understanding the Role of Wisdom Teeth With a name like “wisdom teeth,” you’d think that finally getting them would be a good thing, right? In reality, getting wisdom teeth isn’t an inherently good or bad thing; it simply means you’re getting older! They’re called “wisdom teeth” because they generally erupt between the ages of 17…
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Pros and Cons of Invisalign and Six Month Smiles
The field of orthodontics has come a long way. There’s no debating that, back in the day, braces were big, bulky, visible, and very painful? For example, until the 1970s, various materials were wrapped around the teeth to hold the wires in place. Orthodontics has come a long way since then, and now, we have…
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When is tooth extraction the way to go
Why Does My Dentist Want to Pull My Tooth?
Understanding Tooth Extraction Having your dentist recommend a tooth extraction can be an overwhelming experience. You might feel confused as to why it can’t be fixed, frustrated that your tooth can’t be saved, and even a little anxious about what this will mean for the future of your smile. For a very troublesome tooth, you…
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Invisalign for teens
Invisalign For Teens: The Secret to a Straight Smile
Orthodontic Care Without the Awkward Stage Traditional metal braces can seem, well, awkward and uncomfortable for teens who are at a time in their lives when they feel quite self-conscious of how they look. Although braces are undoubtedly a very effective orthodontic treatment option, they aren’t the only treatment option available. Invisalign for teens is…
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Laser dentistry takes care of cavities better
10 Ways Lasers Are Better for Working on Dental Cavities
Laser dentistry makes fixing cavities easier for everyone. Almost everyone gets at least one cavity at some point. And a lot of people put off getting cavities filled because they don’t like the experience of getting a dental filling. It’s important to get cavities filled as quickly as possible to prevent more damage to the…
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Dental veneers can fix a host of issues
Are Dental Veneers the Cosmetic Solution You’re Dreaming Of?
Have you always wanted a gorgeous smile? Do you want to light up the room when you walk in the door? Have you ever felt that you had to hide your smile because your teeth were misshapen or discolored? If your confidence has been anything less than stellar and you blame it on your teeth,…
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Get relief from toothache pain
15 Home Remedies for Dealing With a Toothache at Night
Try These Home Remedies To Relieve a Toothache and Get Some Sleep Picture this: you’ve brushed and flossed your teeth, put on your jammies, and jumped into bed. Then a toothache you didn’t even have starts nagging you back to wakefulness. Sounds terrible, right? If you can’t get to your dentist right away, there are…
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Beat gum disease and save your mouth
5 Things You Should Know About Recovering from Gum Disease
Gum Disease 101: Know the Facts Even when we’re thinking about our oral health, it’s fairly common to forget to consider our gums. Our teeth are so often the stars of the show, but our gums have a role to play that’s just as vital for our oral and overall health. Your gums support your…
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Here's why dental implants are the best option out there
7 Reasons Dental Implants Have Become So Popular
What makes dental implants the best tooth replacement option? Although dental implants and prosthodontics sounds like a modern field of dentistry, it has actually existed for centuries! Even as far back as 2,000 BC, people in ancient China were replacing missing teeth with carved bamboo pegs. It’s amazing when you think about it! As time…
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