real cost of tooth loss

The Real Cost of Tooth Loss

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA There are multiple causes of tooth loss among adults, including normal wear and tear, gum disease, injuries, and oral cancer. No matter the reason for losing a tooth, the impact on your confidence, oral health, and overall health is significant. What happens when you don’t replace a missing tooth? It may seem cheaper just to …

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7 Tips for a Healthier Smile this Christmas

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA It is the most wonderful time of the year to gather with family and friends. Together, we share gifts, stories, and grandma’s recipes to celebrate the holidays. From stuffing to cakes, candies, and pies, the holiday season is filled with scrumptious treats. Even though the food is tasty, it can cause damage to your teeth …

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Here’s why you need a Mouth Guard if you Play Sports

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Football, martial arts, soccer, gymnastics, basketball, and volleyball, the list of sports and activities our children participate in just keeps on going and going. These activities are not only fun for our children, but they also help them grow. They develop team-building skills, a sense of fair play, endurance, passion, and learn that practice makes …

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3 Bad things that can happen when you skip going to the Dentist

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Going to the dentist is not on the top of the list of favorite things to do for some people. It is easy to set an appointment and cancel it six months later when something else better comes along, thinking it is harmless to miss a dental appointment. However, even with the most stringent regimen …

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Bonding or Veneers: which one is right for you?

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA The holidays are upon us. That means parties and family events, and a good chance that pictures will be taken. You may be hesitant to show your smile because you’re self-conscious about some aspect of its appearance. Have you considered cosmetic dentistry? This is a specialization of dental science, using cutting-edge techniques and tools to …

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How to Completely change your Smile – Fast!

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA When you look at your smile in the mirror, are you frustrated with what you see? Maybe there is some aspect of your smile’s appearance you don’t like. Perhaps you think that it might take too long to fix those aesthetic flaws you perceive. What if we told you that you could transform your smile …

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Your Dentist could Solve the Riddles of your Chronic Headaches

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Chronic headaches affect millions of Americans. If you’re one of them, you understand the pain and the struggle. You get painful headaches so often that you never have aspirin or Ibuprofen far from reach. You may think these headaches are caused by stress, but in many cases, chronic headaches have a specific cause that can …

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Tips to Protecting your Child’s Teeth this Halloween

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Does your child look forward to Halloween each year because of all the candy they will get to indulge in? While it is perfectly acceptable by our society to celebrate Halloween, and other significant holidays, with sweets and candy, do your child a favor by protecting their oral health this Halloween with these tips provided …

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What you need to know about Tongue-Ties

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Your tongue helps you to speak, swallow, and chew. It does loads of other things you do daily—often without even thinking about it. This muscular organ is a necessary part of your body. However, your tongue may have issues with its range of motion that may be affecting you negatively without you even realizing it. …

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Your Guide to Care after having a Tooth Extracted

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Teeth are meant to last a lifetime, but there are many reasons that they don’t. In fact, data from the American College of Prosthodontists shows that 120 million people in the United States are missing at least one permanent tooth. There are many reasons to have a tooth extracted: periodontal disease, tooth decay, overcrowding, and …