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WHICH WHITENING IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Many of our patients at Dr. Andre Gaultier Family Dentistry have been asking us about brightening their teeth lately, and today we thought we would discuss the options available to you to put the sparkle back in your smile! Over-the-counter products – You’ve probably seen over-the-counter whiteners such as whitening strips on store shelves. While

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MY GUMS ARE SHRINKING!

Have you ever looked in the mirror and noticed that your teeth looked longer? Does it seem like your gums are shrinking? This condition is called recession—many adults have it. Let’s look at some of the causes and what you can do about it. During your exam at Dr. Andre Gaultier Family Dentistry, we will

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TOOTH WORMS? THE HISTORY OF CAVITIES AND TOOTH FILLINGS

Scientists have discovered tooth decay in specimens that are more than 15,000 years old. The ancients once thought that cavities were caused by something called “tooth worms” … Eew! They didn’t exist, of course, but how else could humans explain the holes that cavities make in teeth? The appearance of cavities on a widespread basis

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SOME BENEFITS TO GIVING YOUR SMILE AN EXTRA BOOST

For many individuals, autumn brings with it a number of new beginnings. Fall is the time that many people return to school, get back to the daily grind after an enjoyable summer, and even get married. As the weather cools down, it’s easier to enjoy the outdoors. And regardless of what fall-related events are on

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MY TEETH DON’T LINE UP ANY MORE. WHY?

If your teeth don’t line up like they used to any more, you may be suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder, often called TMD. This is a term that can actually be applied to any condition that occurs because the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is inflamed. The temporomandibular joint is essentially the hinge that holds your lower

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THREE MUST-HAVE DENTAL TREATMENTS

In dentistry, there are a wide variety of treatments, everything from elective procedures to those that are necessary and potentially lifesaving. So given the slew of treatment options, how do you choose what’s right for you? Our experts at Dr. Andre Gaultier Family Dentistry have handpicked the three must-have procedures that we believe can benefit

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