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Reasons You May Need Oral Surgery

Reasons You May Need Oral Surgery

Brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentists at Salling & Tate regularly can go a long way toward achieving ideal oral health. Unfortunately, life often has other plans and some people find themselves in the position of needing more serious dental work done....

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Best Flossing Tools

Best Flossing Tools

Bacteria prefer to grow in warm, moist environments, which means the inside of your mouth is the perfect place for them to thrive. When bacteria aren’t removed, they join together and form the mass that we know as plaque. If not cleaned off, plaque can lead to...

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Treating Cracked Teeth

Treating Cracked Teeth

Teeth are strong. In fact, tooth enamel is the strongest substance in the body. At 96% mineral composition, it’s even stronger than bone is. But that doesn’t mean that our teeth are unbreakable. Chips and cracks still happen and when they do, they’re often quite...

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Tooth Talk: Dr. James Salling

Tooth Talk: Dr. James Salling

Welcome to our first-ever edition of Tooth Talk! For each article in this special series, we’ll interview one of our team members to give our current (and future) patients a chance to get to know us a little bit better! So without further ado... Meet Dr. James...

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How to Choose a New Dentist

How to Choose a New Dentist

Whether you’ve relocated, switched insurance providers, or are just ready to try something new, finding a new dentist can be hard. After all, with so many choices out there, how do you know who the best dentist really is? Fortunately, choosing a new dentist in North...

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What Are Dental Loupes?

What Are Dental Loupes?

Have you ever noticed those special glasses with lights that your dentist wears? They’re called dental loupes and they’re one of the most important tools a dentist can have. So how do dental loupes work? Well, they're a lot like magnifying glasses, except they don’t...

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Everything You Need to Know About Sleep Apnea

Everything You Need to Know About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition where a person’s breathing can repeatedly start and stop while they are sleeping. Sleep apnea can cause a number of potentially fatal medical issues. It can also cause teeth grinding, which can result in painful and sometimes permanent...

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