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What Is a Periodontist?

As your neighborhood dentist, we never stop learning the newest and best techniques to care for your teeth. We constantly attend training on new technology, new techniques, and advances in the dental field. It is incredibly important that we are experts because our patients trust us with the health of their teeth. In addition, we […]

The History of Dental Hygiene

Oral health has been a priority for humans since ancient times. How did oral hygiene develop from 3000 BCE to today? Dental Hygiene in Ancient Times As far back as 3000 BCE, medical texts discussed oral health techniques. There is evidence that people used toothpicks at this time as well. The Egyptians, Greeks, and Etruscans […]

Top 5 Dental Emergencies

Most of us will have to deal with a dental emergency at some point. They never happen at convenient times, and they often leave us in a good deal of pain. We’ve compiled a few of the most common dental emergencies that our patients experience and how to handle them. But remember, the best thing […]