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Here’s How Often You Should Have Your Teeth Cleaned

Good oral hygiene is one of the key components to good overall health. Your mouth is the gateway to your entire body and naturally plays a large role in how well your entire system is functioning. Good oral hygiene includes brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, and getting a thorough dental cleaning twice […]

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Enduring Restorations: Crowns(Caps) Can Restore Your Perfect Smile

As one of the most effective methods of restoring the aesthetic and structural qualities of your teeth crowns are a protective covering that covers the entire surface of the tooth. Multiple types of crowns exist, including porcelain crowns which combine the most resilient materials with a nearly natural aesthetic beauty. All styles are incredibly durable […]

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Root Canal: The Dental Bogey-Man Demystified

When teeth have gone too long without proper care and are beginning to experience serious decay, a root canal can sometimes be necessary to save the tooth.  While root canals have a reputation for being excruciating experiences that most dental patients fear, modern technology has turned this old myth on its head and rendered these […]

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Partial And Complete Dentures: Restoring Your Smile

Dentures are one of the oldest forms of dental repair that exists, with centuries of precedence showing us that the idea of retaining our ability to speak and eat with artificial teeth is not a new one.  Even George Washington wore fake teeth, though his were made from teeth purchased from slaves rather than being […]

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Preventive Dentistry: A Vital Component Of Full Body Health

Much of dental practice is not centered around the repair and reconstruction of damaged teeth but instead taking steps to prevent them from becoming damaged in the first place.  This field of practice is known as preventive dental maintenance or preventive dentistry.  Preventive dentistry is the practice that brings you into the dental office once […]

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Dental Treatments: What’s In Your Dentist’s Toolkit?

As much as it breaks their hearts, there’s one thing that dentists just can’t seem to get away from. A trip to the dentist ranks pretty low on things people look forward to, all of this in spite of the fact that most dental procedures are painless and can actually improve your overall health and […]

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Your Vanguard Against Dental Disease: Dental Diagnosis

A visit to your dentist will often include a full diagnosis of your dental health to determine both known and hidden issues that may be going on in your mouth.  The examination is comprehensive to ensure that your overall health is seen to, especially as dental conditions have been shown to have a systemic effect, […]

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Teeth Whitening: Brightening Your Smile Without Surgery

We all have our share of bad habits, and some of these can have a negative impact on the beauty of our teeth.  That morning triple-shot mocha latte may seem innocent enough and only be indicative of our long-lasting love affair with caffeine, but it can also be the reason that our smile is yellowed […]

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Porcelain Veneers: A Beautiful Finishing Coat On A Lovely Smile

Many patients suffer from imperfect teeth caused by discoloration, varying stages of decay, gaps in teeth formation, or injury.  We understand how important a great smile is, and how these minor imperfections can seriously impact an individual’s confidence and ability to feel good about their appearance.  There’s good news for those suffering from imperfect teeth, […]

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Porcelain Fixed Bridges: Turning Gaps Into Beautiful Smiles

Whether through tooth decay or injury, there are times when multiple adjacent teeth have become damaged beyond repair, or simply beyond the reach of traditional restoration techniques.  In those instances, porcelain fixed bridges can be a life-saver, or at least a smile saver.  When you have one or more teeth that are no longer able […]

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Porcelain Crowns – A Great Way To Restore A Beautiful Smile

When we’ve experienced loss or damage to our teeth we can’t help but notice the impact it has on our smile and confidence.  In the past, it’s been necessary to replace these teeth with partial dentures or to simply suffer the loss of the tooth.  Innovations in dentistry have provided many options for dealing with […]

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Composite Resins: Durable, Natural Looking Fillings for Your Teeth

Fillings are a common procedure done to help repair and maintain a damaged tooth, and many of us still have the metallic fillings from a misspent dental youth in our mouths.  Over the years these metal fillings have gone out of vogue in part due to the attractiveness and durability of composite fillings.  These days […]

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Dental Cleanings And Exams: Your Defense Against Hidden Decay

We’ve all had the merits of a regular dental hygiene regimen drilled into us since we first sprouted our baby teeth. Many of us began brushing long before we were able to reach the sink on our own, and that habit has stayed with us ever since. Brushing and flossing are an excellent way to […]

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Bonding vs. Veneer

It’d be nice if we could go through our lives with a perfect set of teeth, but some of us are born with gaps or misaligned teeth.  Maybe you weren’t born with it, perhaps you got a chipped tooth or a fracture in one, or maybe you just don’t like the color or shape of […]

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The Different Types of Dentists

Like the world of medicine, dentistry is chock full of a variety of specialties. This is because even though the mouth is one single area, there are several components of treatment, as well as many different ailments. Read on to learn about the different types of dentists out there and how they help keep people’s […]

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Welcome to Heritage Park Dentistry

Thank you for visiting the blog of Heritage Park Dentistry. Don’t forget to check in periodically to see our latest posts.

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