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What do you think of when you hear the word acid? There are good chances that you recall the way you feel after eating the extra cheese double pepperoni pizza last week, with heartburn and indigestion, making you feel less than comfortable. You may also...

You’ve heard it all too many times before. Going to the dentist twice a year can help you ensure good oral health is maintained. During the visits, the dentists can also help inform you of preventative measures to take for any issues that may be...

The start of the New Year is the perfect opportunity to take better care of your health, including your oral health. January is a fresh start and ideal for establishing those healthy habits that will see you looking and feeling your very best. Whether it’s...

Many people are unaware that they could save hundreds of dollars by utilizing their dental insurance benefits before the year comes to an end. This is especially true for people whose dental insurance plans are based on a calendar year, rather than on a fiscal...

A tooth extraction is a dental procedure through which a tooth is removed from its socket. This procedure can be performed by either a general dentist or an oral surgeon. Our goal at ThoroughDent Smiles is to preserve your natural teeth, but in some situations,...

TMJ disorders cause damage to your jaw joints as well as muscles that are in control of the jaw. Due to the complexity of this joint, treatment and diagnosis of TMJ disorders can be rather challenging.  There is an estimate of around 12 percent of the...

The feeling of having food stuck in your throat, experiencing any sort of uneasiness, or having difficulty swallowing can fall in the category of having dysphagia. Although many times, issues in swallowing food can be associated with eating too fast without actually chewing our food...

Are you avoiding hot and cold beverages because they hurt your teeth? If so, you need to schedule an appointment with your local Georgetown dentist and let them know about your sensitive teeth. If you’re having a dental emergency, contact our office. We offer 24/7...

In order for your child to feel comfortable and happy, it is important to choose your pediatric dentist wisely. There are lots of choices out there and it may be difficult to choose one. In this article, we discuss the difference between choosing pediatric dentistry...

The diagnosis of gingivitis primarily is based on your dentist's professional opinion. This includes dental history along with an examination of teeth, gums, and mouths for signs of plaque or inflammation. Along with this, the pocket depth of the groove in between gums and teeth...