General Dentistry

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Keep Your Child’s Smile Healthy This School Year: A Dental Checklist
Don’t panic! The school year is coming! There are many signs the school year is quickly approaching. The stores open up a dedicated station just for school supplies, the slightly overwhelming supply list for your kiddo’s school comes out, and a mixed sense of dread and excitement seems to worm its way into the household.…
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Wisdom teeth recovery
Wisdom Teeth: How to Ensure an Effective Recovery
Never fear! Your wisdom teeth are here! The idea of getting your wisdom teeth removed can be a little scary. Whether you’ve heard stories from your friends, or have never had a procedure done before, it can be hard to wrap your head around it. But never fear! It’s very common for a person to…
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Fluoride toothpaste can help sensitive teeth
Conquering Tooth Sensitivity: What To Look for in a Fluoridated Toothpaste
More Than Cavity Prevention: Other Uses of Fluoride Patients often believe that fluoride exists purely for the sake of preventing cavities, and while this is partially true, it is a bit more complex than that.  At its origin, fluoridated toothpaste’s primary goal was cavity control. Over the years, toothpaste has become far more specific in…
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You can beat dental anxiety
The Science of Dental Anxiety: How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist
It’s time to conquer the fear! Unfortunately, dental anxiety, or dental phobia, is quite common. Sometimes it is brought on by past traumatic experiences, other times, it is due to a fear of needles. There are many different reasons why someone could be nervous, or downright scared to go to their regular scheduled dental visits.…
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Magnification in dentistry
Enhancing Precision: The Amazing Role of Magnification in Dentistry
Two Primary Forms of Dental Magnification Magnification allows dentistry to be practiced at a more refined level. While magnification has existed in dentistry for over 150 years, its application today is very different than it once was. Two of the most common forms of dental magnification are loupes and microscopes.  The Crucial Role of Loupes…
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You can beat dental anxiety
How To Conquer Dental Anxiety and Get the Dental Treatment You Need
What you should know about dental anxiety.  Dental anxiety is genuine and more prevalent than many realize, affecting about 36% of the population. And unfortunately, many people forego their visits to the dentist because of their fears. Doing so puts them at greater risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and other health issues. But with…
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What dental hygiene products do you / should you use?
How to Pick The Ideal Dental Hygiene Products for Your Smile
How do you choose the dental hygiene products that will actually benefit your smile? While the basics of good oral homecare may seem like common sense to patients, the reality is that more often than not, patients do not understand how to best choose from the products in the overwhelming and overpopulated dental products section…
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Understand wisdom tooth extraction
3 Common Cases That May Warrant a Wisdom Tooth Extraction
Why You May Be Better Off Without Your Wisdom Teeth Third molars, more widely referred to as wisdom teeth, are the most commonly extracted teeth. The reason for this frequently performed surgery is because the human jaw has evolved over many thousands of years. The average human jaw is no longer as large as it…
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More comfort with digital dental impressions
Say Hello to Digital Dental Impressions: 3 Ways They’re Better than Putty
If you’ve had cosmetic or restorative dental work done in the past, then you’re likely familiar with putty impressions. Many types of orthodontic work, oral appliances, and dental restorations require an impression of your teeth. However, digital dental impressions now provide a greatly improved alternative. Physical vs. Digital Dental Impressions Traditional dental impressions have been…
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Best dentist in Virginia Beach
King Dental: A Legacy of Caring in Virginia Beach
Comprehensive Dental Care for the Whole Family Picking the perfect dentist for you and your family is one of the most impactful things a person can do to achieve and maintain long-term optimal oral health. Finding a dentist you and your family genuinely enjoy visiting encourages you to come back every six months, follow up…
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