Announcement

We are excited to announce that all Gentle Dentistry clinics have re-opened for non-emergent and elective dental care.Caring for the communities we serve is our top priority. As we phase back into normal practice, a few things will be different at your upcoming visits. Check out the temporary process changes we have put in place for the safety of our patients and team – LEARN MORE HERE. We’re looking forward to seeing you soon.
-The Team at Gentle Dentistry

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How to Fix Receding Gums

Have you ever wondered what your dentist is doing when they’re poking around your teeth and calling out numbers to your dental hygienist? They’re checking for gum recession. Also known as receding gums, gum recession is an oral condition where the gum tissue pulls away from the teeth. Learn how to prevent it!

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Teeth Whitening for Sensitive Teeth

Even if you suffer from sensitive teeth, chances are good that you can still take advantage of teeth whitening procedures. Whether you choose a whitening gel with desensitizing properties, or an over-the-counter product at home, we can work together to whiten that smile up in no time.

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What is a Dental Crown

A dental crown is a type of cap that is used to cover and protect a weak tooth. Some people are nervous about getting a crown, especially if they have never had one before. But it is a pretty straightforward procedure. Read on to get answers to some of the questions that are probably running through your mind.

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TMJ Pain and Jaw Clenching

If you visit your doctor or dentist with a complaint of jaw pain, chances are you will get advice, diagnosis, or treatment for TMJ. People with TMJ troubles can experience a significant reduction in their quality of life, but they should not give up hope. There are ways to reduce the pain and suffering of this most annoying syndrome.

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Dental Hygiene Tips for a Healthy Mouth

Oral care needs to be done on a daily basis. Brush your teeth twice a day, floss, and visit the dentist for a cleaning and clinical checkup twice a year. Create a solid oral health routine and your mouth will thank you for it.

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Unhealthy Gums and Arthritis

We’re sure that by now, you’ve heard how the condition of your mouth can affect the rest of the body. Lately, there has been some buzz in the medical community about the correlation between gum disease and arthritis. You may think this link sounds like a stretch, but there has been evidence to show that keeping your gums in good condition can help to reduce the risk of developing arthritis.

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Stress-Related Teeth Grinding

Bruxism is the medical term for teeth grinding, and it is a lot more serious than most people realize. Bruxism is the act of smashing, grinding or clenching the teeth against each other. Teeth grinding can cause damage to your teeth, jaw disorders and even headaches, so it’s essential to seek medical advice if you suspect that you suffer from teeth grinding.

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