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What to Expect During a Tooth Extraction

22 days ago by
Melissa Brown, DDS

If you have a tooth extraction coming up, you’re probably a little nervous, especially if this is your first time having a tooth pulled. To help you feel more at ease with the procedure, we want to give you a good idea of what you can expect so when the “big day” arrives, you’re cool as a cucumber. Read on to learn what occurs during a typical tooth extraction.

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How to Pay for Dental Implants

60 days ago by
Melissa Brown, DDS

Dental implants offer patients a permanent way to replace missing teeth. With an implant, a small metal post is inserted into the jawbone and then, a permanent or removable crown is affixed to it. Although this is usually the best option for replacing missing teeth, patients sometimes wonder how they can afford to pay for the procedure. Read on for our tips.

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How to Know You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Extracted

94 days ago by
Melissa Brown, DDS

A lot of patients have questions about wisdom teeth…do they always need to be removed? How do I know when they need to be removed? What’s it like to have wisdom teeth removed? To help you sift through the facts about wisdom teeth removal, we have answers to some of your most common questions about this standard dental procedure.

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Home Care After a Tooth Extraction

116 days ago by
Melissa Brown, DDS

When you were a kid, you just lost a tooth and placed it under the pillow for the tooth fairy. Now that you’re an adult, things have changed. If you’ve had a tooth extraction, there are certain activities you’re going to want to avoid to keep the surgery site in tip-top shape. Read on to learn the do’s and don’ts of tooth extraction aftercare.

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