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Dentistry During The Covid-19 Pandemic Tentative Reopening Date – June 1

To Our Valued Patients, In the past few weeks, we’ve navigated a time in modern history unlike any other. Across the country, elective medical and dental care paused. The healthcare community committed to protecting short supplies of Personal Protective Equipment while maintaining social distancing. Together, everyone made a difference. And we’ll continue to do so […]

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Dr. Shah on Gum Disease

How to identify gum disease? One of the earliest signs of gum disease is bleeding from your gums while brushing or flossing.  My gums bleed when I brush and floss. Bleeding from your gums when you brush and floss is one of the earliest signs of gum disease. Consult with your dentist’s office about bleeding […]

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Smile with Confidence Again with This One Simple Dental Procedure

If a cracked or decayed tooth, large old filling, or off-colored tooth is keeping you from smiling confidently, we have some great news. With one simple procedure, you can solve any of those problems so you can start smiling confidently again! If you’ve been letting any of those things keep you from smiling your best, […]

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Dental Emergency

Preventing Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies are bound to happen. Everyone knows that a toothache is really no laughing matter. Also, if you have a broken front tooth, let’s just be tight lipped about it until you see your dentist. Familiarize yourself with the two most common dental emergencies and how you can prevent them! 1. Toothache Most common […]

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The Invisalign process and is it affordable?

Are you camera shy because you do not like your smile? Looking at pictures on Facebook and wish you had a straighter teeth?   Thinking about straightening your teeth but worried about metal braces and how long you will have to wear them? Embarrassed about your smile but worried if braces fit in your lifestyle? […]

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Have You Ever Had a Tooth Ache?

It is one the most jarring and painful experiences ever and you really want to visit the dentist right away! There are many reasons that a tooth suddenly starts hurting, one of the most common reasons being decay and infection in the tooth has reached the nerve in the tooth which is impinging on the nerve […]

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Dental Fear and dental Anxiety

Alleviating Dental Fear and Anxiety

In her several years of dental practice, the most common reason Dr. Shah has heard about not going to the dentist or not returning for dental treatment is the fear and anxiety associated with the visit. Dr. Shah knows and understands how intimidating going to the dentist can be, as well as the reason why […]

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Gum disease

Diagnosing Gum Disease

My gums bleed, my breath smells and my teeth are loose. What should I do? Have any of these scenarios happened to you? You are brushing one morning and suddenly notice that your gums are bleeding. You are concerned, but dismiss it as “I probably brushed too hard.” The same thing happens repeatedly every time […]

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Gum Disease – Get the Facts!

How serious is Gum Disease? Gum disease called Gingivitis or Periodontitis affects 75-80% of the population and, now more than ever before, an emphasis is being placed on this dangerous disease! What is Gingivitis? It is the first stage or the beginning of gum disease where you may experience bleeding gums upon brushing and/or see […]

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Metal Braces or Invisalign®? The choice is clear!

You’ve made the exciting decision to finally do something about your teeth, so that you can have the million-dollar smile you’ve always wanted! But now what? Whether you have crooked teeth, gapped teeth, an overbite, underbite, crossbite, or teeth crowding – all of which are common issues that doctors treat – you have a few […]

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