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Everything You Need To Know About Composite Fillings

Dentists often recommend filling to halt the damage if a person gets a tooth cavity. Besides getting rid of cavities, some patients get fillings to repair teeth worn down by bruxism. Fillings also help to repair broken or cracked teeth to ensure they function optimally. Until recent times, dentists have used…
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Why Would You Need Veneers?

You know the saying: a smile is worth a thousand words. But did you know that this saying isn’t just a catchy phrase? It’s true! A person’s smile really can affect their esteem, and it’s no wonder why: everyone has a face, but not everyone has a perfect smile. And…
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What is a Root Canal? What You Need to Know About the Procedure

Are you experiencing severe tooth pain or inflammation? Your tooth may be decayed or infected. Fortunately, root canal treatment can help to repair and save the affected tooth, effectively eliminating the need to extract it. Today, roughly 25 million root canals are performed every year. However, before undergoing the procedure, you may…
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The Complete Tooth Extraction Guide

Everyone would like to keep a mouth full of natural teeth. However, due to some medical reasons, tooth extraction is necessary. For example, dentists may recommend an extraction if the tooth is causing pain and cannot be saved. If a dentist recommends tooth removal, there are several steps and post-care. What are…
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Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening Kits

Have you been looking for an easy way to whiten your teeth? If so, there are many options for you to choose from, including a teeth whitening kit. If you’ve never used one before, don’t worry. We’re here to share all you should know about teeth whitening kits, including the…
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The Complete Wisdom Tooth Removal Guide

Were you aware that the average adult has 32 teeth? Four of these are wisdom teeth, a term you’ve probably heard many times before, especially in your late teens. Wisdom teeth (or third molars) often appear by the time you are 17 to 21 years of age. Not everyone gets…
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Pros and Cons of Invisalign

If you’re looking to straighten your teeth and feel more confident in your smile, you have several orthodontic treatment options at your disposal. At Summit Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we offer Invisalign, traditional braces, and more to help you achieve a picture-perfect smile. Today, we’ll discuss the difference between Invisalign…
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