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What Does a Prosthodontist Do?

Prosthodontics is one of only 9 dental specialties within the field of dentistry where experience and special training in the restoration and replacement of teeth play a major role in creating the function and aesthetics necessary to have a healthy mouth and beautiful smile. Prosthodontists...

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Sleep Apnea Solutions

Sleep apnea can be a life threatening matter. It is not only bothersome to the person themselves but everyone who sleeps around them. Sleep apnea is a lot more than annoying....

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Facts On Porcelain Veneers from Kopp Dental

Porcelain Veneers And You Ever hear the phrase, "Hollywood smile?" It came about because, once upon a time, a dental professional named Charles Pincus found a way to apply artificial fronts to the teeth of 1920's era movie stars. The results were stunning, but generally out...

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Are White Fillings Right For You?

White Fillings Vs. Amalgam Fillings White fillings, also known as resin fillings, are taking the dental world by storm. White fillings are made from ceramic, porcelain and resin composite and are true marvels of modern dentistry. And whether you call them white fillings,  resin fillings, white bonding...

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Chipped Tooth Repair. Do I Really Need It?

Is Chipped Tooth Repair Always Necessary? It's something that dental professionals hear a lot. It comes in many variations, but the question is common no matter its form. Do I really need chipped tooth repair? Is it really so bad? What if the break is tiny?...

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Smile By Design! Tooth Veneers And You

How Tooth Veneers Work Imagine your teeth restored to their youthful, fresh whiteness from years ago. Or being able to smile without embarrassment about tooth discolor caused by a condition beyond your control? These are among the most popular reasons for tooth veneers. Very little preparation is...

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How Long Have Wisdom Teeth Been Wise?

Why Are They Called Wisdom Teeth? Are wisdom teeth really wise? Well, no. But they are the tooth world's coming-of-age arrivals, erupting through the gums anywhere from late adolescence to early adulthood. A Brief History of How Our Third Molars Became Wisdom Teeth Our third molars were first...

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