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Crooked Teeth: Causes, Concerns, and Treatment Options

Crooked teeth are a common concern for patients of all ages and backgrounds. When we think of straightening our teeth, we tend to think of the cosmetic benefits of having a symmetrical smile. But crooked teeth are often a more complicated problem than we’re led to...

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Everything You Need To Know About White Spots on Teeth

As dentists, one of the most common issues patients come to us with is discoloration. We all hope to achieve a bright and even smile. Stains can often cause insecurity that prevents people from being confident in their smiles. Not only are white spots and stains a...

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Missing Teeth: What You Need to Know

Missing teeth aren’t just something children experience — studies suggest more than 178 million adults in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth!  But what can lead to missing teeth? How can you prevent losing teeth? And what are some common ways to restore them?...

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Tooth Grinding: What You Need to Know

Picture this: Your alarm goes off. You roll over and hit snooze — you didn’t sleep very well. But before you can roll back over and catch your extra 10 minutes of zzzs, you notice your teeth feel kind of sore. And your jaw hurts. And is that a headache dully pulsing...

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What to Do About a Knocked Out Tooth…

YOWCH! It’s never expected, but it happens. Our teeth are meant to last a lifetime, but sometimes life gets in the way. At our Sunny Isles dental office, we’ve found that teeth most commonly get knocked out by: Car accidents, particularly during airbag deployment...

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What Happens if You Chip a Tooth?

It’s the dreaded moment — you bite into a cookie at a holiday party, or clench your teeth a little too hard right before your favorite sports team scores the winning touchdown. You feel it when it happens — your tooth has just chipped. What can cause this, and what...

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Understanding and Treating TMJ Disorder

Have you ever woken up in the morning with a headache and pain in your jaw? Or noticed your jaw is sore after snacking on carrots or other crunchy foods? If so, you might have TMJ disorder. What is TMJ disorder, and how can you treat it? That’s what you’ll find out in...

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What Are Lumineers?

Teeth staining, discoloration, and chipping are common problems many people face. Thankfully, there’s an easy, pain-free, and highly durable solution: Lumineers. In this blog post, we’ll review the Lumineers treatment, how it compares to traditional veneers, and when...

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Teeth Whitening Treatments: What You Need to Know

If you feel like your smile isn’t as bright as you’d like it to be, you’re not alone.  The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked patients what they’d most like to improve about their smile. The most common answer? Whiter teeth. Another survey by WhiteGlo showed...

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