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Understanding Dental Erosion

There is a lot of talk about tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease. But there is another dental condition you may want to learn about: dental erosion. Is it something you should be worried about?
Sep 24th, 2023

Why Dental Tourism is a Bad Idea

As tempting as it may sound, dental tourism isn't without its risks. Find out why opting for dental procedures abroad might be dangerous.
Sep 13th, 2023

How Aging Affects Your Oral Health

As we age, maintaining your oral health can become more challenging. Let's find out how aging affects oral health, why it matters, and what proactive measures you can take to protect your smile as you age.
Aug 24th, 2023

How Your Dentist Helps Fight Cancer

We all know that visiting the dentist is essential for maintaining good oral health, but did you know that your dentist can play a crucial role in detecting and preventing cancer?
May 2nd, 2023

The Real Cost of Tooth Decay

Discover the real cost of tooth decay, its impact on your oral health and overall well-being, and learn valuable tips for prevention and early intervention to maintain a healthy smile.
Apr 29th, 2023

All About Brushing Baby Teeth

Prioritizing toothbrushing early means your child will be more likely to continue good oral hygiene down the line. Find out more about brushing your child's baby teeth and helping them to have a healthy smile for life!
Mar 9th, 2023

Myths and Facts About Gum Recession

Addressing your gum disease or gum recession is vital to your overall health. Here are some common misconceptions about gum recession so that you can take steps toward healthier gums.
Jan 2nd, 2023

How to Banish Bad Breath for Good

If you are concerned about chronic bad breath, seeing your dentist should be at the top of your list. Until then, here are some helpful tips to consider.
Dec 27th, 2022

What is Restorative Dentistry?

Have you ever heard the term “restorative dentistry” and wondered exactly what it meant? If you need restorative dental work, you may want to seek out a dentist with extensive experience in that area.
Oct 24th, 2022

What to Do When You Lose A Crown

Losing a crown can be a serious situation that you want to address as soon as possible. We are here to give you a step-by-step guide on what to do if your dental crown comes out.
Oct 12th, 2022

Why Is My Jaw Swollen?

Jaw swelling can be uncomfortable and concerning. What are some common causes of jaw swelling, and what can they mean for your overall health?
Aug 8th, 2022

How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?

Dental implants are a worthwhile investment in the health and beauty of your smile. However, they can be exactly that: an investment.
Jul 8th, 2022

Major Pros and Cons of Dental Bridges

Like any medical procedure, there are pros and cons associated with dental bridges, implants, or partial dentures to treat missing teeth. Find out if a bridge is right for you.
Jun 20th, 2022

7 Secret Benefits of Teeth Whitening

If you are unsure about whether professional tooth whitening is right for you, find out some of the surprising benefits of whiter teeth.
Jun 12th, 2022

Are You Choosing the Right Toothpaste?

It seems like there are an infinite number of toothpaste options on the shelves today. With so many to choose from, how can you tell which toothpaste is right for you and your family?
May 20th, 2022

Why Do I Need a Root Canal?

Despite their bad reputation, root canals are tooth-saving procedures that alleviate the pain caused by damaged or diseased soft tissue within a tooth.
May 17th, 2022

Can I Avoid The Need for Tooth Extraction?

Getting a tooth pulled is no fun. But is there anything you can do to decrease the chances you will require a tooth extraction? Luckily, in many cases, the answer is yes.
Apr 27th, 2022

Can I Whiten My Teeth Safely at Home?

Is it really safe to attempt DIY teeth whitening on your own? Many teeth whitening hacks might not only be ineffective, but could cause permanent damage to your teeth.
Apr 8th, 2022

Should Your Child Be Using Mouthwash?

Are your Cortland kids ready to start using mouthwash as part of their daily hygiene routine? We recommend following these guidelines first. 
Nov 3rd, 2021

Should You Worry About Tonsil Stones?

Tonsil stones are uncomfortable, but they're not typically harmful. Learn about why they form from our Cortland team and when they're a sign of a bigger issue.
Jul 6th, 2021

Vitamins That Can Improve Gum Health

Vitamins and minerals are essential to improving gum health in Cortland. They can be easily added to your daily diet by eating these foods.
Nov 14th, 2020

7 Things To NEVER Do With Your Teeth

Your teeth are incredibly durable, but they are not immune to damage. You should never do these 7 damaging acts with your teeth in Cortland, and here's why.
Jul 22nd, 2020

Options For Repairing Broken Dentures

While it may be tempting to try to fix a broken denture yourself using household glues or super glue, most professionals in Cortland strongly discourage it.
Feb 13th, 2020

Teens and Teeth Whitening: Is It Safe?

Is teeth whitening safe for teens in Cortland? In most cases, yes! However, there are risks and potential dangers to keep in mind for kids and teens.
Dec 19th, 2019

Eliminate Dental Anxiety With IV Sedation

If you’re someone who suffers from dental anxiety, low pain tolerance, extreme tooth sensitivity, or a movement disorder, going to the dentist can be extremely difficult.
Oct 21st, 2019

Implants Are Well Worth The Initial Investment and Here’s Why

With modern restorative dentistry, there are several options when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Restorations attach to remaining structures above the gum line, and bridges, partial dentures, and dentures all require some surface-level support.
Sep 12th, 2019