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WHAT ARE DENTAL IMPLANTS?

Do you have a space where a tooth used to be? Were you born with a missing tooth? Are you getting ready for dentures? You may be a good candidate for a dental implant. Metal dental implants were invented in 1965. Technology continues to advance with millions of implants placed in the United States and

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THE CONSEQUENCES OF SPORTS AND ENERGY DRINKS

They’re refreshing and tasty. They’re easy to find and pretty cheap. They help us get through a long day or a long workout. They’re everywhere. We know it’s hard to say no to an energy or sports drink. That’s why Dr. Andre Gaultier and our team want to make sure you know the effects that

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SEARCH BLOG: SEARCH THE INTRIGUING HISTORY OF HALLOWEEN

Halloween is fast approaching, and Dr. Andre Gaultier wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is familiar to most people today bears little resemblance to the original Halloween; back in the “old days” it wasn’t even called Halloween! Festival of

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DANGERS OF ALCOHOL AND ORAL HEALTH

We often have patients who ask, “Can drinking alcohol affect my oral health?” There are, in fact, a few reasons why that martini may not be good for your pearly whites. In addition to creating an overly acidic environment in your mouth, alcohol severely dehydrates oral tissues because of its desiccant and diuretic properties. Because

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TOOTH-COLORED FILLINGS

Once upon a time, silver fillings ruled in dental offices everywhere. For a long time, they were the only option dentists used to close off the spaces on teeth where bacteria could easily enter. Most patients did not regard a pearly white and silver smile as something to be super excited about. Luckily, we have

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BREAKING BAD ORAL HABITS

The effects of bad oral habits are something our team sees all too often. You might have bad oral habits that stem from childhood, possibly because your parents did not know about proper oral care or force you to follow it. Or, your bad habits could develop gradually, like slacking on your frequency of brushing.

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