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October 13, 2021
Three Reasons to Consider Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are one of the most versatile and impressive cosmetic dental restorations available today. Placed over the front of the teeth, dental veneers can be shaped and shaded for a perfect match to adjacent teeth, allowing them to fit naturally into your smile while correcting a host of common cosmetic concerns.

There are dozens of reasons to consider...

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September 14, 2021

Five Common Causes of Tooth StainsStains and discoloration are among the most common cosmetic dental concerns. Often a result of foods and beverages, tooth stains may also be caused by tobacco use, certain medications, excessive fluoride intake during childhood (fluorosis), and even the simple process of aging. The cause of your stains will likely determine the most effective ...

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August 17, 2021
Back to School Teeth Cleaning

The first day of school in Depew is September 9th, giving you just enough time to schedule a professional cleaning and examination for your child before school starts. Twice yearly cleanings are an important part of maintaining a strong and healthy smile – and this is no exception for children. Scheduling these visits during vacations, such as summer or winter break,...

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July 08, 2021

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition marked by periods of not breathing while you sleep. These periods may last for 10 or more seconds and are often accompanied by loud choking or gasping noises when breath resumes. In between these periods of not-breathing, people who struggle with sleep apnea may experience loud snoring and it is not uncommon for those who struggle with OSA to wake with a dry mouth, sore throat, and feeling like they haven’t gotten enough rest.

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June 04, 2021

Infographic: Migraine vs. TMD HeadacheJune is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. If you struggle with chronic headaches, this is a good time to consider which treatment option might best meet your needs.

While there are literally hundreds of different types of headaches, most can be placed into one of four categories:

  • Migraine. Marked by debilitating pain, migraine headaches may be accompanied by nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, and...
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May 10, 2021

May is National Dental Care Awareness Month. Do you know how to maintain peak oral health?

Your Daily Routine

Dental health begins at home. The care you take of your teeth every day helps to prevent issues like gum disease, tooth infection, and cavities, and helps to keep your teeth strong and in place for life. However, oral health cannot be...

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April 08, 2021

Dental implants are inserted directly into the jaw where they replace the roots of missing teeth. More than an anchor for restorations, dental implants actually take over some of the functions performed by tooth roots, not the least of which is making sure there is enough bone in the jaw to support the teeth.

When a tooth is lost through trauma, disease, or extraction, the root is lost as well. Without the root in place, your body may begin to repurpose minerals in the jaw for use elsewhere in the body. This can result in a shrinking or collapse of the jaw,...

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March 09, 2021
Woman rubbing eyes in bed. Headache

TMD, also known as TMJ, may refer to any number of issues causing misalignment of the jaw. While the cause is not always known, TMD may be caused by trauma, stress, malocclusion, and even bad dental work.

Many of the symptoms of TMD occur in and around the jaw. These include clicking and popping noises when you bite and chew, pain and swelling around the...

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February 15, 2021
Are Dental Crowns Permanent?

Dental crowns, also known as caps, are a great, solution for restoring a fractured or weak tooth. Whenever tooth decay cannot be treated by a filling, a dental crown is the next the best option. Made of porcelain, gold, or other metals, dental crowns not only restore the function of your teeth but also...

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February 01, 2021
Routine Dental Cleanings and Examinations in Buffalo

How long has it been since your last professional cleaning and examination? If it’s been longer than six months, it will be a good idea to give us a call and schedule your next visit. COVID has interfered with many of our routine activities. Don’t let it interfere with your oral health. Give us a call today to schedule your next appointment and let us help you achieve optimal oral health.


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