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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Bad Breath — Suffer No More
...In any case, treatments for mouth-related halitosis can include: A careful, at-home plaque control routine using dental floss and a special toothbrush designed to clean between teeth — nobody really knows how to properly clean without professional instruction; In-office and at-home tongue cleaning using a tongue scraper or brush; Instruction on how to properly clean your dentures; To treat underlying gum disease, periodontal therapy in the form of a deep cleaning, also known as scaling or root planing; and Extraction of wisdom teeth that exhibit debris-trapping gum tissue traps...

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Bad Breath — More Than Just Embarrassing!
...Treatment of tooth decay, the repair of defective or broken fillings, extraction of wisdom teeth (third molars) and periodontal (gum) therapy such as scaling and root planing (deep cleaning) will all help treat infection and consequently bad breath...

Neil Patrick Harris: What the Oscars Host Treasures Most
...No, as it turns out, the 41-year-old actor’s most treasured possession is… his wisdom teeth...

Ariana Grande Breaks Free - of Her Wisdom Teeth
Via a recent Instagram post, pop diva Ariana Grande became the latest young celebrity to publicly acknowledge a dental milestone: having her wisdom teeth removed...

Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that erupt in the back corners of the upper and lower normal adult mouth...

Prevention Tips for Children
...These teeth are gradually replaced by the age of 12 or so with a full set of 28 permanent teeth, and later on, four molars called "wisdom teeth...

Extractions
... Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that erupt in the back corners of the upper and lower normal adult mouth...