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A Hidden Disorder behind Chronic Pain and Depression

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Temporomandibular joint disorder, which is more commonly referred to as TMJ disorder or TMD, is a serious medical condition that can affect the way you live your life. It is a common condition affecting nearly 10 million adults in our country. Laser Dentistry of Erie does not want you to be one of the millions …

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3 Reasons why you shouldn’t cancel your Dental Appointment

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA You look at what’s upcoming on your calendar, and there it is… an upcoming dental check-up. Making it to the dentist isn’t always easy. Maybe a dental visit feels like a hassle because of your busy schedule. Maybe you’re worried about payment, and don’t have dental insurance. Or maybe you’re one of the millions of …

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What Same-Day Dentistry Means for Patients

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Think about all the ways that technology has changed your life. Advances in technology have made all kinds of tasks and activities more convenient. The field of dentistry is no different. At Laser Dentistry of Erie, LLC, we offer the revolutionary E4D Dentist system, which makes it possible to receive many restorations such as crowns …

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Restoring Function is the key reason to have a Frenectomy

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Do you know what a frenum is? We all have frenum tissue located at different spots in our body, with two in the mouth: the lingual frenum that connects the tongue to the floor of the mouth, and the labial frenum, which attaches the upper lip to the upper dental arch. Sometimes, a frenum is …

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Start off the new school year with Invisalign

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA The start of a new school year represents the same thing: a clean slate. It’s up to you what to make of this fresh start. The beginning of a new academic year also is the time that many students decide to make a change. Perhaps they want to change their look with a new wardrobe, …

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There’s a reason why Comic Book Villains Smile so Often

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” has been smashing box office records since it came out at the end of April. Despite Thanos’ snap that vanquished half of all beings in the universe, people still seem to be able to relate to this purple, smiling monstrosity. In fact, it seems like Thanos smiles a lot, especially for a …

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Receive a Crown in a Single Appointment

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Most dentists believe it is essential to prevent tooth loss whenever possible, and Dr. Albert Starr of Laser Dentistry of Erie is no different. Placing a crown can save a tooth even if it has sustained serious damage due to an injury or tooth decay. Thanks to advances in dental technology, the process of installing …

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How Adults can Straighten their Teeth without Braces

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA If you had braces when you were younger, you may have memories of the experience: brackets and wires that can be both uncomfortable and unsightly. Orthodontic technology has evolved, and the traditional metal braces from your youth are not your only option when it comes to straightening crooked teeth. Find out how dentists working at …

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Protect your Natural Teeth with Dental Implants

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA At Laser Dentistry of Erie, LLC, Dr. Albert Starr believes in preventing tooth loss whenever possible. However, losing teeth often can be inevitable—and more common than you may realize. Statistics gathered by the American College of Prosthodontists show that at least 120 million individuals in America have lost at least one permanent tooth. A dental …

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How we Breathe differently than our Ancestors

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Erie, Harborcreek and Millcreek, PA Most of us don’t pay any thought to breathing. It happens without thinking about it. It isn’t until our breathing becomes hindered by a cold or allergies do we stop to appreciate being able to breathe so freely and effortlessly. But, did you know that we don’t breathe as freely as our ancestors did? While …