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  • The Teeth of King Richard III

    Posted on in News

    What can the teeth of King Richard III tell us about oral hygiene in the middle ages? Quite a bit! King Richard III was the King of England from 1483-1485 and was the last English King to die in battle. His remains were found in September 2012 under a parking lot. This parking lot was …
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  • Talk to Your Dentist About Bulimia Nervosa

    Posted on in Food & Health, News

    Bulimia nervosa is a serious mental health disorder that can also effect a person’s dental health. The stomach acid that is produced by frequent purging can be very harmful to your teeth. However, a study by the Journal of the American Dental Association found that most people who suffer from Bulimia Nervosa do not consult …
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  • Do You Have Tooth Hypersensitivity After Bleaching?

    Posted on in Cosmetic, Educational

    Tooth hypersensitivity is a common side effect after patient do some kind of bleaching treatment to their teeth. Tooth whitening has become very popular in the last few years are there are a number of products and options for people to choose from. There are over the counter products that are very popular and are …
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  • April Is National Facial Protection Month

    Posted on in Children, Cosmetic, Educational, News

    April is national facial protection month, so we would like to take this blog post to remind everyone about the importance of using some form of protective gear when playing sports or other activities. The ADA is one of many groups that advocates for gear to provide facial protection. It also is joined by the …
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  • Surgeon General Links Smoking And Health Problems

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    Fifty years after the first report  by the surgeon general, Boris Lushniak spoke at a White House event giving the public an update. The new report expands the list of illnesses caused by smoking to include orofacial clefts in infants. These clefts can be caused when a woman smokes during early pregnancy. This report also …
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  • Meet The Staff: Front Desk

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    Peggy Peggy is the Office Manager at The Smile Center. She is excellent at handling any questions you may have about insurance issues as well as answering questions about treatment plans. Peggy is essential to bring everyone together in the office and to make sure we are all working together to bring you the best …
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