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Dental Abscess Treatment and Care

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health August 16, 2017 A dental abscess forms when there is an infection in the mouth that has been caused by an infected tooth or cavity. When you feel like you are getting a dental abscess, you should see your dentist as soon as possible. If you […]

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Oral Cancer

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health April 18, 2017 Oral Cancer Detection Oral cancer is an extremely common form of cancer, with nearly 35,000 new cases reported annually in the United States. It is most commonly found on the tongue, the floor of the mouth, the soft palate and tissues in the […]

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New Year, New Healthier Smile

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health December 29, 2016 As 2016 approaches, so do the New Year resolutions that many people make each year. Some of the most popular resolutions include saving money, being happier, more organization, losing weight and becoming healthier. One part of having a healthier new year includes having […]

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Tooth Discoloration

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health August 16, 2016 Sometimes the enamel on the teeth can become discolored. This discoloration can cause a lot of discomfort and embarrassment for many people. There are many different things that can contribute to the discoloration of teeth. The following are a few of these hazards. […]

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Toothbrush Care and Replacement

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health July 12, 2016 Everyone knows the best way to maintain proper oral health is for adults and kids to brush their teeth on a regular basis. In order to have good oral health it is very important to take good care of your toothbrush. It is […]

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Orthodontics

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health June 17, 2016 Orthodontics is a dental specialty that concentrates on properly aligning the teeth and jaws to help improve one’s smile and oral health. Braces are usually used to improve a person’s physical “orofacial” appearance.  Orthodontics treats and corrects problems like crooked or crowded teeth, […]

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Picking the Right Toothbrush

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health May 13, 2016 Your dental health is an important part of your overall health. One of the key factors in keeping your teeth clean is to brush them. The number of different types of toothbrushes on the market today can be a little overwhelming when trying […]

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Cavities and Missing Teeth Common in America

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health April 18, 2016 The field of dentistry is always finding new ways to help people maintain healthy teeth. There are always new advancements in dental techniques and better dental hygiene education. With all these achievements, the United States has seen the lowest rates of people with […]

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Periodontitis – Diagnoses and Treatment

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health March 9, 2016 Periodontitis can easily be spotted with a simple dental examination of the mouth. Your dentist will test the gums with a dental probe. If periodontitis is present the probe will go deeper in between the teeth and gums than it normally would. The […]

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Periodontitis

Dr. Alan Wishneff D.D.S. Restorative Dentistry / Oral Health March 4, 2016 Periodontitis is considered a group of different dental conditions all occurring at the same time. Some of these dental conditions include inflammation of the gums and structural support problems in the teeth. Gingivitis is usually the first aliment to arise. Periodontitis occurs when […]

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