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Gettysburg Dentist and Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies are urgent dental concerns that need to be taken care of immediately. Waiting a few weeks-- or even a few days-- can mean the difference between saving a tooth and losing a tooth. But what exactly is considered a dental emergency? Let's consider four examples below: Missing fillin...

May 03, 2016
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Ask Your Gettysburg Dentist About Abscessed Teeth

There are a number of causes of toothache, including decay, injury, sinus problems, and even clenching or grinding. An abscessed tooth-- which is an infection that occurs in the pulp of the tooth and can then spread to the bone and tissues surrounding the tooth root, can be a serious dental emergenc...

April 24, 2016
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Gettysburg Dentist Debunks Dental Myths

Millions of Americans have fear, stress, or anxiety associated with going to the dentist. In extreme cases, the fear is so profound that it's classified as dental phobia. Often, this fear is intensified by a belief in several common dental myths. Let's examine some of the most prevalent myths concer...

April 05, 2016
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Gum Disease, Diabetes And Your Gettysburg Dentist

Periodontal disease starts with bacterial growth in your mouth and can lead to tooth loss. One of the main causes of periodontitis is dental plaque. Other factors are: Illnesses Hormonal changes Medications Smoking Poor oral hygiene A family history of the disease Gum disease can progress slowly and...

March 04, 2016
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Dental Crowns.  How Do You Know You Might Need One?

No one likes to hear the news that one of their teeth has a crack or cavity. Small cavities can be bonded with composite, but from time to time a dentist will recommend restoring a damaged tooth with a dental crown. But, how do you know if you might need one? A Cracked Tooth. A tooth can crack for a...

February 22, 2016
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