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While they're commonly thought of as the same thing, sedation dentistry and anesthesia are both very different. While anesthesia works to reduce the pain that accompanies certain dental procedures, sedation produces a relaxed state for the patient, calming nerves and relieving anxiety. Learn more: http://ow.ly/ANgYc
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A misaligned jaw can lead to many different issues, like an elongated chin, open bite, difficulty chewing or swallowing, TMJ pain, and more. Orthognathic surgery works align jaws that don't "fit" properly, helping to address these conditions. Find out more: http://ow.ly/ARjCf
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Flossing is an important of any oral care routine, so make sure you're doing it the right way! Follow the link to explore some flossing tips that can help you make the most of this task and keep your teeth healthy: http://ow.ly/AGQ3G
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While the root canal procedure is commonly associated with a great degree of pain and discomfort, this is typically not the case. Local anesthesia may be used to help relieve anxiety and pain, but in many cases it isn't even needed as the nerve tissue in the affected area is already dead. Find out more about this procedure: http://ow.ly/AC8Kb
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There are a number of myths and misconceptions that surround cavities, like kids are more prone to cavities than adults, and all fillings eventually need to be replaced. Help separate fact from fiction and explore some of the top cavity myths, debunked. http://ow.ly/ArAvK
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Dental implants offer a number of advantages over other dental restoration options, like a more natural and realistic appearance, preservation of surrounding teeth, enhanced comfort and convenience, and more. Find out if they're right for you: http://ow.ly/Amipq
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While it can be tempting for children to indulge in sugary snacks like cookies, candy, cake, and more, it's important to remember the damaging impact they can have on teeth. Instead, try and teach your children to "snack smart" by focusing on foods that can benefit their smile, including berries, carrots, low-fat yogurt and many more. Learn more: http://ow.ly/AcjSi
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When many people hear dentures, they think of the older versions that were uncomfortable and would slip while moving the mouth. However modern, custom dentures are actually made to the specifications of each individual patient, allowing for a precise fit and enhanced comfort. Learn more: http://ow.ly/A6Px5
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While bite problems benefit from early detection and treatment, these problems can be treated at any age. In fact, a growing number of adults are turning to orthodontic treatment as a way to correct issues like overbites, underbites, crooked teeth, misaligned jaws and more. Visit our website to learn more about adult orthodontics: http://ow.ly/zVoP7
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While a child's dietary needs can vary as they grow up, foods rich in protein, vitamins, calcium, and phosphorus are important in helping children develop healthy bones and teeth. As strong, healthy teeth can help resist tooth decay and prevent the onset of gum disease, find out what your child should be eating to keep their smiles healthy. http://ow.ly/zQcgD
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