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Gum recession affects upwards of 50% of adults and becomes more prevalent and damaging as age increases.  Aside from being unsightly, exposed roots often cause sensitivity and are very prone to getting cavities.  When the margin of the gum tissue that protects the teeth wears away, pockets or gaps form between the teeth and the…

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Periodontal Disease and the Link to Overall Health

Oral health can actually be one of the body’s early indicators of other health concerns, aside from issues that dentists deal with. One such indicator is periodontal disease. Periodontal diseases involve the inflammation and infection of the gums. Whether poor health is caused by periodontal disease, or periodontal disease is called by poor health, scientists…

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Manual Toothbrush vs. Electric

Your choice of toothbrush can have a huge impact on your level of oral hygiene; toothbrushes which aren’t up to the job won’t be able to get those hard-to-reach spaces between teeth where food debris can fester, and toothbrushes that are too hard or stiff may end up scraping your gums and opening the tissue…

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The Importance of a Consultation

Most patients consider the importance of exams, but consultations are also an important part of your oral health. During the examination period, Dr. Bonbright can learn more about the current state of your teeth, but it’s through a consultation that we can learn more about your long term goals and concerns about your oral health.…

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Get Precise Treatment with Laser Dentistry

It might sound like something out of science fiction, but medical science has made considerable advances with laser treatment in many different fields of research and application. You may already be aware of laser eye surgery, or even lasers being used to remove unwanted tattoos, but what about lasers used in dental applications? It could…

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