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What To Do When You Have a Loose or Knocked Out Tooth?

One of the scariest dental issues an adult can have is a loose or knocked out tooth. Typically coming as a result of some kind of emergency or trauma, adult teeth that are damaged need to be taken care of properly with the help of a dentist or endodontist. Regardless of the circumstances that led…

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Dental Implants: How They Can Improve Your Smile

Everyone knows someone with dentures or replacement teeth, whether due to old age, trauma, or a degenerative disease. Those who have lost one or multiple teeth or general dental structure need a replacement solution to feel their best. Traditionally, this replacement solution has been in the form of dentures, both complete and partial. Luckily, with…

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Can My Dentist Really Treat Me for Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a dangerous condition that can have severe consequences, and affects millions of Americans’ sleep every night. Sleep apnea refers to episodes, some up to 10 seconds long, where a person cannot breathe while they are asleep. Typically caused by a collapsing airway, sleep apnea is more common in older people, but can…

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Is Snap-On Smile Right for Me?

Dental work, much like the rest of medicine, has improved steadily with technology. There are many things possible today that weren’t possible years ago. In many cases, what once were long and involved procedures have become quicker and simpler over time. This improvement doesn’t mean that everything has become easy in dentistry, however. There are…

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5 Reasons Dental Sealants May Be Right For You

Dental health is very important. Protecting the brightness and strength of your smile is a big part of the overall health picture for you and your family. For many, cavities are a reality resulting in big dental bills, long hours at the dentist’s office, and frustration from kids who don’t want to go see a…

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Can Conscious Sedation Make My Procedure More Comfortable?

Do you need a lot of dental work? Have you been putting it off because the thought of going to the dentist fills you with fear? If so, you’re going to love what we have to tell you—conscious sedation can calm your nerves and make your root canal or extraction much more comfortable and stress-free….

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Are You Embarrassed to See a Dentist?

Do you avoid smiling because you’re ashamed of your teeth? Have you stopped going to the dentist because you’re worried that they will lecture or shame you? If so, you’re not alone. Unfortunately, this mindset is not uncommon and prevents many people from seeking the dental care they need. What Are Some of the Reasons…

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What You Should Know About WaterLase

Does the sound of a dental drill remind you of fingernails across a chalkboard? Do you tend to put off scheduling your dentist appointments because they make you nervous? If so, you’re going to love the revolutionary technology we’re using here at Cardinal Family Dental, called the WaterLase dental laser. Even if you’re tough as…

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4 Tips for at Home Dental Care

As your dentist, we can only do so much. Even if you visit us every 6 months—as the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends—you still need to supplement your dental visits with at home care. To assist you in this endeavor, we’ve compiled a list of our top at home dental care tips. 1. Brush for…

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Everything You Need to Know About Dentures

If you are considering getting dentures, you have come to the right place! We have all of the information you need to learn whether or not dentures would be beneficial for you. Read on to learn more about why you might need dentures, what the different types are, and how you can go about scheduling…

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