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PLAQUE VS. TARTAR

WE OFTEN GET THE QUESTION from our patients, “What’s the difference between plaque and tartar?” Many people think they are the same thing. There is an important difference between the two, however, and it can help explain just why a daily oral hygiene routine is so crucial, as well as twice-yearly visits to your dentist. […]

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DENTAL X-RAYS

IF YOU COULD HAVE any superpower, what would it be? Would you choose super strength? How about the power of flight? Maybe you’d like the ability to see through solid objects! Although super strength and flight may not come too easily, you don’t have to search far for x-ray vision (in a manner of speaking)! Today, […]

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STATEMENT FROM DR. YATES

YOU’VE BEEN HEARING a lot about flossing in the news these days. Recent articles stating that flossing doesn’t do any good for your oral health have left many feeling shocked and confused. As your trusted dental professionals, we’re here to set the record straight! It all started with an article by the Associated Press stating that the […]

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DENTAL IMPLANTS

IF YOU HAVE EXPERIENCED TOOTH LOSS, you are not alone. In fact, more than 35 million Americans are missing all of their teeth, while 178 million are missing at least one tooth. Here’s the good news: there are solutions for you. Dental Implants Function Much Like Natural Teeth While there are other tooth replacement options, […]

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ATHLETES AND SLEEP APNEA

Did you play high school or college sports?  Was it football or basketball? A New England Journal Medicine Study links pro football players, even younger ones, with sleep apnea.  Sleep Apnea, also known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is a chronic condition that occurs when your muscles relax during sleep, allowing soft tissue to collapse […]

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TOOTHPASTE

OUR NIGHTLY BRUSHING ROUTINE wouldn’t be complete without that minty-fresh toothpaste tingle, right? But toothpaste hasn’t always been soft and minty. Years ago, it was less pleasant to use. Toothpaste Existed As Early As 5000 B.C. The Egyptians created the oldest form of toothpaste known. You see even back then they knew the importance of […]

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SNORING MAY BE DEADLY

As someone who has spent more than 20 years looking into mouths and helping patients achieves optimal dental health, Dr. Yates is stunned to realize the serious health implications of sleep apnea. In 2015, he became a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) and has attended several continuing education courses on […]