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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...

Do you know what the connection is between your oral health and heart disease? According to research by the American Heart Association, there has been a strong connection seen between gum disease and heart disease. At our Georgetown dental office, open 7 days a week,...

Many people who wear dentures confess that the biggest challenge they faced was making the dietary adjustments needed. These adjustments are necessary because some foods can cause the dentures to slip and other foods can get easily get stuck beneath the dentures. Read on and discover our...

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,...

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...

Did you know it's National Gum Care month! During the month of September, we'll celebrate by discussing all the dental issues our gums face. That way you can keep your gums healthy and happy! Celebrating National Gum Care is important to us because so many...

If you were to go back a century, you would find bad oral hygiene as a common problem. While there were dentists, people just didn’t take good care of their teeth or visit the dentist often. There was also a trend within dentistry to fix...