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Happy Roasted Chestnuts Day — Dealing With Chipped or Broken Teeth

The Christmas season is in the air, and with Roasted Chestnuts Day around the corner, the team at Caring Smiles thought it might be a good idea to talk about how to deal with a chipped or broken tooth. The Christmas Song, which starts off with, “chestnuts roasting on an open fire,” teaches an important…

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12 Signs You Might Have TMD

The TMJs, or the temporomandibular joints, are the two joints that connect your lower jaw to your skull. Think of all the things you do with your jaw — talking, chewing, yawning, swallowing, etc. Performing all these various movements makes your TMJs one of the most complex joints in the body. So when the various…

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Taking Care of Your Restorative Dental Work

Restorative dental work, just like any other dental treatment, costs money and we want to make sure you get a good return on your investment. With proper care, your restorative dental work can last several years. At Caring Smiles, we want to help you do everything in your power to keep your smile looking great…

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Dental Health Tips for Pets

Caring Smiles Celebrates National Dog Day In honor of National Dog Day, Caring Smiles is changing things up a little bit, and instead of giving you tips for your own dental health, we’d like to share some tips on how to best take care of your four-legged friends’ smiles! We’ve partnered with Dr. Naomi Hoyer,…

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The Dentist’s Tips: Sensitive Teeth

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?   For More Great Tips Watch This Helpful Video From Dr. Allen at Caring Smiles! Tips to Avoid Tooth Sensitivity Two of the simplest and easiest ways to avoid tooth sensitivity are avoiding acidic foods and beverages, and practicing good dental hygiene. Here are some foods and beverages to avoid:  Candy…

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Selfie Tips For Stunning Smiles

Smile!  With the rise in popularity of camera phones has come the cultural phenomenon known as the “selfie.”  By this point we are well accustomed to many of those around us raising their arms out at length, finding the perfect light, and capturing the moment in a selfie.  As a local dental practice, we at…

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When to Visit an Emergency Dentist

Maybe, you have a toothache or chipped a tooth, or maybe you just lost a permanent tooth. Read our blog post to learn what dental issues need to be addressed immediately and which ones can wait for a standard dental appointment.

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Do Dental Veneers Last Forever?

Dental veneers help to correct issues with tooth discoloration, spacing issues, cracks, wear, and more. They can give you an improved smile while still looking natural. Read our blog post to learn how long veneers can be expected to last.

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Common Risk Factors for Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea causes a number of inconveniences and can heighten your risk of certain serious medical problems. Check out our blog post for the most common sleep apnea risk factors.

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Where Is TMJ Pain Located?

If you have an issue with your temporomandibular joint, you may assume that you’ll have pain in your jaw. However, TMJ pain may occur in a number of other places. Read our blog post to find out where TMJ pain may be located.

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