What is Laser Dentistry and How Does It Help?

Laser dentistry allows dentists to focus on extremely specific areas without affecting surrounding tissue. It allows dentists to avoid using a drill or anesthesia in some situations. Lasers reduce discomfort and healing time. Here are some common laser dentistry procedures and the safety information you need to decide if they’re right for you.
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Using HSA and FSA for dental care

Use It or Lose It: Using Your HSA and FSA Benefits to Enhance Your Smile

With the year coming to a close, Drs. Jennifer and Cory Chambers of Cobblestone Dentistry want to remind patients to take advantage of their Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Saving Account (HSA) before time runs out. Most accounts do not roll over to the next year, so what better time to schedule a dental […]
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How to Tell if a Tooth is Abscessed

When people have toothaches, they often delay going to the dentist, hoping it will go away. Left untreated, a dental abscess can lead to serious complications. Here’s what causes a tooth to become abscessed, the common symptoms, and what can happen if you don’t get help.
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How to Get Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Regular brushing is important to dental health, especially when teeth are first developing. However, it can be a struggle to get kids to brush. Here are the steps children should follow every time they brush as well as some tips to make the process easier on everyone.
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6 Summer Foods That Hurt Your Teeth

Some of the things we eat during the summer are terrible for teeth. Regular dental care can keep your teeth healthy, but what you eat matters too. Food can have a big impact on overall mouth health. Here are some foods to avoid this summer.
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Three Tips for Routine Dental Hygiene

Dental hygiene is important for maintaining a healthy mouth. It is easy neglectful these hygiene practices, but doing so can leave you with cavities, gum disease, and more. To keep your mouth in top shape, you must to a bit more than brush your teeth in the morning and evening
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Four Ways to Prevent TMJ Problems

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome is a serious condition that causes severe jaw pain. There are many causes of TMJ, including grinding your teeth, stress, and eating certain foods. Unfortunately, there is no real cure, but lifestyle changes can help you manage.
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Cosmetic Injectable Procedures by your Dentist

When thinking about the health of your teeth, it’s unlikely you are thinking of Botox – a drug associated with creating a more youthful appearance – as the answer. Products like Botox and Juvederm are primarily associated with treating wrinkles or blemishes. Some have even been used to treat migraines. Many people are surprised to learn these products can also be used effectively in many dental procedures.
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Spring Cleaning Isn’t Just for Your Home!

Spring has officially arrived, and one thing this season is notorious for is cleaning. Most of us have felt the call to get our worlds a little tidier once the flowers begin to blossom. But spring cleaning isn’t just for your home or office, it’s for your teeth, too.
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5 Gingivitis Symptoms To Watch For

Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums and is commonly caused by bacteria that accumulates along the gum line. A dentist can treat the condition if caught in its early stages. If left untreated, however, gingivitis can spread to the underlying tissues and lead to more serious forms of gum disease, such as tooth decay, periodontitis, and eventually tooth loss.
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Sweet Options for Your Child’s Valentine’s Sweet Tooth

Many parents swap Valentine’s Day romance for school parties and Valentine’s Day cards. Unfortunately, this means your son or daughter will likely come home with an abundance of candy. Sweets are fine in moderation, but one candy from each classmate can add up very quickly.
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