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Ways to Keep Your Smile Healthy This Summer

When we think of summer, we think of warm fun in the sun and getting a healthy glow. Your smile, though, shines year-round, and summer is the perfect time to take steps to brighten it, whiten it, and make it healthier. A Healthy Smile Starts at Home A healthy smile does, indeed, start at home, …

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What to Eat for a Healthier Mouth

Taking care of your mouth requires more thought than most people realize. Your teeth require to be brushed and flossed at least twice a day, in order to protect them from plaque buildup, that when not addressed properly, can lead to tooth decay. One of the best ways to maintain good oral health is to …

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5 Reasons to Wear a Night Guard

If you have never complained of painful jaws or severe headaches, but lately, you just can’t seem to get rid of such problems, you could have a condition called bruxism. Bruxism is a condition in which you grind, clench, or gnash your teeth. Suppose you do so when awake, it is referred to as awake …

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5 Most Common Problems of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Teeth are perhaps one of the most overlooked parts of our bodies—that is until problems arise with our teeth. Among those problems is the eruption of wisdom teeth, which in many cases results in the need for surgical removal.  Over time, humans have less and less need for wisdom teeth. We can bite and chew …

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How Aging Can Affect Your Teeth

Mark Twain once said, “Do not complain about growing old. It is a privilege denied to many.” However, when aging changes the ways your body feels and acts, it can be hard not to utter the occasional complaint. For example, did you know how aging could affect your teeth? More importantly, do you know how …

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Tips for Preparing for Your Oral Surgery

Oral surgery is a normal part of adult life, but it’s also common to be a little anxious about your upcoming procedure. This is true even if you are excited about the future results or don’t usually worry about the dentist. Many of our patients ease their apprehension by asking how to prepare for the …

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Why You Should Get Dental Sealants

Our dentists are great at restoring the look and function of your teeth. Using techniques like tooth filling, crowns, bridges, and dentures, the dentists at Klement Family Dental can bring back your healthy-looking smile. What we love, though, is helping prevent those problems from happening in the first place. That’s why we put so much …

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3 Surprising Effects of an Infected Tooth

If you’ve had an infected tooth in the past, you know how painful it can be. But did you know that an infected tooth can affect your body and your overall health in unexpected ways? Tooth, gum, and mouth problems can cause severe pain and serious complications when left untreated, but nearly half of Americans …

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Best 2020 Gifts For Anyone Who Loves To Take Care Of Their Teeth

Christmas is almost here! It’s a great time of the year filled with many traditions, including the giving of gifts. This is really fun when it comes to buying and giving gifts to children. But it can be anything but ho-ho-ho fun when it comes to finding a great gift for adults. Instead of buying …

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What to do if a Temporary Crown Comes Out

What should you do if a temporary crown comes off?  First, don’t panic.  Temporary crowns are just that — temporary.  They are protecting the original tooth until the permanent crown can be cemented into place. Temporary crowns are also used to: Let you smile normally Limit sensitivity Limit surrounding teeth from shifting Aid in eating …

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