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What Are the Effects of Smoking and Vaping on Dental Health?

As dental healthcare providers, we field questions about many activities and their effects on dental health, from the consumption of sugary foods to oral piercings, but one issue that comes up frequently is smoking or vaping. In this week’s blog, we hope to offer concise answers on this topic. What are the dental risks of […]

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6 Tools in the Dentist’s Office and What They Do

Have you ever been to the dentist and wondered what all those tools are and do? You’re not alone. Many people feel in the dark about what all the dental tools are used for. Below, we’ll explain some of the common tools you’ll see in our office and explain them. 1. Dental ProbeDental probes are […]

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Don’t Be Nervous About Getting These 4 Dental Issues Addressed

Many people experience stress and anxiety surrounding a variety of dental issues. Maybe that describes you. We don’t think it should be that way at Associates of Dentistry. So, this week, we want to talk about some important dental issues that are normal and treatable. Hopefully, this informational post will remove some of the mystery […]

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What Is Invisalign? | Journey to a Straighter Smile

Perhaps you’ve been interested in teeth straightening treatments and have heard the word Invisalign thrown around. You may be curious about what Invisalign is and whether it’s right for you. In this blog, we’ll answer some frequently asked questions about Invisalign.About Invisalign Invisalign is a system for teeth straightening that is extremely effective and more comfortable […]

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What Is an iTero Machine? | Journey to a Straighter Smile

Many people dream of having cosmetic dental work done, but until recently, braces have been prohibitively expensive. That is no longer the case. Advances in orthodontic technology have greatly reduced the cost of teeth straightening treatments and, at the same time, made it much more convenient. In this week’s blog, we’ll be introducing one such […]

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Plaque vs Tartar

What is the difference between plaque and tartar? It is a common misconception that these two are the same. However there is an important difference between these two.  The difference between them can help explain why daily oral hygiene as well as twice-yearly visits to your dentist are crucial to keep your oral healthy in […]

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