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Cosmetic Solutions for Small Teeth

Do you have one or more teeth that seem ridiculously tiny? If so, you may be embarrassed to show off your teeth when you smile or laugh. Fortunately, there are some great cosmetic dentistry treatments for making your teeth look larger to even out your smile. Dental Crowns Crowns provide the most comprehensive coverage for […]
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Don’t Wait For The Pain

Sometimes, you just know you have a tooth that needs some professional attention. Food tends to get stuck in it, or when you probe at it with your tongue, it feels…different.  This can happen even when your last dental exam didn’t show any cavities or decay that needed correction. If you have one of these […]
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Why Dental X-Rays Are Critical to Oral Health

A dentist can visually examine your teeth for cavities, but there’s a catch: he or she can’t see the sides of teeth where they’re touching. There’s a blind spot where two teeth neighbor each other. Fortunately, dental x-rays allow our Virginia Beach dentist to see between your teeth and under the gums around them. What […]
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4 Things You Should Do Now to Keep Your Teeth for a Lifetime

Too many people assume that losing teeth is a natural part of life. The truth is, though, that you should be able to hold onto your teeth for as long as you want. Yes, you can have the same smile well into retirement age and beyond. At the Center for Restorative, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, […]
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When Will The Adult Teeth Come In?

It’s normal to wonder when your child’s smile will transition. Just keep in mind that the guidelines given here aren’t hard-and-fast rules. There’s still room for variation with each child’s unique genetic timetable.
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Why Can’t I Get a Silver Filling?

For decades, anyone who went to the dentist’s to get a cavity filled came back with a shiny silver restoration. But that trend has been changing in the past several years. Nowadays, most dentists have switched to placing only the tooth-colored kind. Why? White Fillings Are Prettier You have to admit it, a tooth looks […]
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What Moms-to-Be Should Know About Dental Health

Like other Chesapeake area moms, if you’re expecting, you’re concerned with how to stay healthy for your baby. Prenatal checkups, vitamins, a healthy diet, and safe exercise are critical to a successful delivery. Why leave out your teeth?
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Should You Get an Implant Bridge?

If you’re missing a tooth, you could be a candidate for a dental bridge. Bridges do more than just fill in a gap in your smile. They help you chew comfortably and preserve the alignment of the rest of your teeth. But what if you are missing more than one tooth? A traditional bridge is […]
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Three Reasons to Reconsider Skipping Your Root Canal Treatment

Root canals are one of the last lines of defense for saving a badly damaged or infected tooth. If you’re hesitant about scheduling your endodontic treatment or keep putting it off, here are three things you should know: Root Canals are Not as Scary as You Think They Are Having a root canal is almost […]
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Finding a Dentist for Special Care Patients

Being the parent or caregiver of someone that needs special care is a full-time job. From attending therapies to researching medications, you’ve practically earned an honorary doctorate degree! Choosing a dentist for your child or loved one is an important step in providing comprehensive health services to someone with special care requirements. Here are a […]
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