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Bleeding Gums When Brushing & Flossing, What Can You Do?

Experiencing bleeding gums while brushing or flossing does happen, and can sometimes be cause for concern. However, there are various reasons as to why this could be happening.  Consulting your dentist or hygienist is the best place to start, so that you are able to treat the issue before it worsens.  A poor oral hygiene routine is often the cause …

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Botulinum Toxin Treatments and Dentistry

Many people don’t realize that there is a connection between Botulinum Toxin treatments (commonly called Botox or Xeomin) and dentistry, but the reality is that dentists are a great choice for Botulinum Toxin administration. Botulinum Toxin treatments are not new and this procedure has been a part of the medical world for quite some time. It is used to help …

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5 Common Myths About Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a cosmetic dentistry procedure that many people have undergone. With teeth brightening clients are able to enjoy a brighter smile all year round, or they have it done for a special event like a wedding or graduation ceremony. At Town Crest Dental, we understand the importance of having a radiant smile, which is why we always aim …

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Differences Between At-Home Teeth Whitening and Professional Teeth Whitening

It’s no secret that most people want picture-perfect, white teeth. As more at-home teeth whitening products emerge, you may be debating whether to whiten your teeth at home or stop by a dental clinic for professional teeth whitening. Teeth whitening is undeniably the most popular form of cosmetic dentistry. With that comes a myriad of treatment options; however, not all …

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Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

A healthy mouth is incredibly important and the right steps must be taken to achieve this and avoid serious health problems. The right oral care routine, the right products and proper daily habits are all a must because a healthy mouth and nice teeth require both work and care. These tips will help you maintain a healthy mouth, so be …

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Tooth Sensitivity & How to Prevent It

Dealing with tooth sensitivity is frustrating because it can prevent you from enjoying the foods and beverages you love. Consuming hot and cold meals and drinks can be painful as can brushing your teeth, which is why many people avoid it but that can lead to more serious issues. This is why tooth sensitivity needs to be addressed and taken …

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Everything You Need To Know About The Tooth Extraction Procedure Before You Go

Of all the reasons to visit the dentist, a tooth extraction appointment may be the least desirable. Movies make this procedure look unbelievably horrible, with dentists refusing to use anesthetic on the patients and horrifying sounds of dentistry tools. This could not be further from reality! Tooth extractions done by professional dentists are always done using an anesthetic, in a …