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Overbite

An overbite or a malocclusion, as it’s known in dental circles, is when your upper teeth jut way out over your lower teeth and this is commonly known to most people as “buck teeth.” When they do

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Dental Emergencies

VIEW OUR DENTAL TRIAGE CHART TO DETERMINE YOUR LEVEL OF DENTAL SEVERITY EMERGENCY DEFINITION – if it hurts, it’s an emergency. When there is any kind of dental pain or an injury to the teeth, call

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Dental Abscess

A dental abscess is an infection of the mouth, face, jaw or throat that began as a cavity or tooth infection. These infections can be caused by preventable improper dental hygiene or the unpreventable

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Trench Mouth

Trench mouth! Even the sound of it can make you shudder but not to worry. First, we’ll tell you what it is – and don’t be put off by the big words – and then we’ll tell you the symptoms

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Periodontitis

Periodontitis (or periodontal disease) refers to inflammatory diseases that affect the tissues that surround and support your teeth. If it is not treated, it can lead to the loosening of and loss of some

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Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer – Two words that are so devastating to most people. BUT TAKE HEART! Read the following on the dangers of it, who is at risk, testing for it and, best of all, the treatment of it to learn

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Herpes

Herpes is not a word that anyone wants to hear as it brings fearful thoughts but oral herpes is commonly known as cold sores or fever blisters which most of us have at one time or another. It is a virus

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Gingivitis

Gingivitis! What on earth is it? Well, it is a chronic inflammation or infection of your gums (gingiva) which surround the teeth and is also known as gum disease or periodontal disease. It causes swelling,

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Dry Mouth

Dry mouth syndrome is that dry, annoying feeling in your mouth due to the decrease of saliva and it can be temporary or chronic. It is also known as, believe it or not, xerostomia. No, don’t try to

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