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Dental Sealants: How They Help Prevent Cavities


Dental sealants are a popular treatment that is used in aiding prevention of cavities from forming, especially for teeth that are in the back of the mouth. Dentists typically recommend that their patients have sealants applied to their molars or … Continued


5 Reasons to Visit an Emergency Dentist Now


A dental emergency can strike at any time and with no warning. Perhaps a person is playing a game of touch football on Thanksgiving and a family member decides to up the ante and a tackle comes into play, accidentally … Continued


Tips for Picking a Toothbrush and Toothpaste


Picking a toothbrush and toothpaste is an important part of oral hygiene. Brushing twice a day is the best protection from tooth decay and gum disease. It helps remove food particles and plaque that are left on a person's teeth … Continued


Don’t Like the Shape of Your Teeth? Dental Contouring Can Help


Thinking you want to change the shape of your teeth? Dental contouring is also known as dental shaping and is a simple dental procedure used to help redefine the shape of one or more of your teeth. Professional dental contouring … Continued


An Inside Look At Teeth Whitening Treatments


Wanting a little more in-depth information on your teeth whitening treatment options? Good for you. Because there is a lot of information available on whitening your teeth nowadays, it can be confusing to know which teeth whitening treatment option is … Continued


Testing for Sleep Apnea and Other Sleep Disorders


A large number of the world's population suffer from a condition known as sleep apnea.  In fact, it is so common that many physicians are able to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea using either an in-lab sleep study or a home … Continued


Basic Tips for Gum Disease Prevention


Gum disease prevention begins with you and the oral health habits you engage in. Many people realize they may have a problem with their teeth when they find blood on their toothbrush, have frequent bad breath or have red/swollen/tender gums.According … Continued


Can You Save a Knocked Out Tooth?


A knocked-out tooth is not something to take lightly. If you do not preserve this tooth in the proper manner, your dentist will find it is difficult or even impossible to place it back in your mouth. Also, it is … Continued


How to Keep Your Breath Fresh


Who wouldn’t love to have fresh smelling breath? Foul-smelling breath can be a huge turnoff and it can have a negative impact on your interactions with others. If you have ever had a conversation with a person who has bad … Continued


Can A Cavity Be Healed?


If you are like most people, the first thing that comes to your mind when one of your cavities starts causing you pain is to schedule an appointment with Dr. Shane Mason to apply fillings. Fillings are the traditional treatment … Continued