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WhatIs the Correct AgeTo TakeAway a Child’s Pacifier?

Pacifiers offer comfort and help to reduce stress in infants. Many parents wonder when it is appropriateto wean their child off the pacifier. If a pacifier is not taken away at a certain age it cancause seriousissues with a child’s teeth, mouth, and jaw. At Dentist X, we support our patients and parents and knowweaning

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What CausesTartar on Teeth and What Does It Do?

Plaque isa stickybacteria that forms on our teeth. This bacteria attaches to surfaces in the mouth andforms a film on the teeth. In order to keep your teeth and mouthheathythis plaque should be removedregularly. If plaque is not removed the bacteria can accumulate from saliva. The plaque then forms ahard substance that can be white

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What Is The Best Way to Clean a Mouthguard?

Dental mouthguards may be worn to prevent patients from grinding or clenching their teeth. They arealso used to help with sleep apnea symptoms, and to protect teeth from injury during sports. At ourpractice, we work with patients who have concerns about protecting their teeth, and part of ourevaluation process is to determine if patients may

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Do Kids Need Dental Crowns?

If your child is prone to cavities, you may wonder if there is anything dentists can do to save their teeth. Cavities are very common in children, and many children are prone to cavities while others are not. If a child has a small cavity, we may choose to just monitor the tooth, or recommend

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veneer cost

How Much Do Veneers Generally Cost?

Veneers can help patients correct chips, cracks, uneven, or stained teeth and restore a smile quickly. Dental veneers are made out of either porcelain or composite, and both materials are the color of our natural teeth. Dental veneers are used to cover the front surface of your teeth and require little preparation. Our doctors have

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How Much Radiation is in a Dental X-ray?

Dental x-rays are commonly used when you visit your dentist. Many patients wonder if dental x-rays are safe and if they should worry about radiation exposure. Expressing concerns about your health and safety is normal, and the good news is that dental x-rays are extremely safe. You may notice your hygienist covers you with protective

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Smile Design

How Does Digital Smile Design Work?

Digital Smile Design gives patients the ability to transform their smiles and get rid of imperfections they are unhappy with. The Digital Smile Design process can look at the entire picture, and gives our doctors the ability to create a smile using combinations of various cosmetic services. We begin with our consultation process where our

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wisdom teeth recovery

How Long is Wisdom Teeth Recovery?

Wisdom teeth are the back molars in our mouths and tend to erupt between the ages of 17 and 21. Most people do not have enough room in their jaw for wisdom teeth to properly erupt. Wisdom teeth can be impacted, or cause issues once they erupt such as overcrowding or infection. If you require

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How Long Does a Dental Cleaning Generally Take?

Taking care of our teeth is important and can help avoid problems or unnecessary visits to the dentist’s office later in life. We recommend patients visit our dentist in Lindenwold for their cleaning and exam at least twice a year. These appointments are crucial and can help maintain your oral health and detect issues before

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dental restoration

What is Considered a Dental Restoration?

If you have teeth that are decayed, injured, or missing you may require a dental restoration. Common types of dental restorations include crowns, fillings, implants, dentures, and bridges. Never hesitate to call the dentist if you have an issue with your tooth. In many cases our team can save your tooth with a restoration before

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