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IV Sedation Dentistry vs General Anesthesia
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Sedation Dentistry

IV Sedation Dentistry

Many patients fear going to the dentist, and they avoid dental care due to anxiety, which can have serious oral health and overall health consequences. As more and more dentists realize that patients are avoiding care due to fear and anxiety, new dental options, such as IV sedation dentistry and other types of sedation dentistry […]

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5 Truths About Electric vs. Manual Toothbrushes
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Gum Disease, Oral Hygiene

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Since you were a child, you’ve probably been told to brush and floss your teeth daily. Keeping your teeth and gums healthy is the best possible way to protect your bright smile. In fact, maintaining good oral health contributes to overall well-being. Dental professionals across the world agree that brushing for two-minutes twice a day, […]

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4 Signs That You’re Grinding Your Teeth at Night
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Preventive Dentistry

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Teeth grinding is a sleep disorder that is often embarrassing for many people to admit to – that is if they’re even aware that they’re doing it! Because you grind your teeth in short, intense bursts as opposed to all night long, you may have no idea that you’re grinding your teeth until your dentist […]

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At-Home vs. Professional Teeth Whitening
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening

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If your teeth are particularly discolored or yellowed, you may have thought about giving whitening a try. While the decision to try whitening is easy, choosing a product that meets your needs is not. There’s an array of over-the-counter whitening tools you can buy in your local drugstore, but are these effective?

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Alcohol-Based vs Alcohol-Free Mouthwash: Which is Right for You?
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Oral Hygiene

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When it comes to mouthwash, many people probably don’t think a lot about it. You rinse with it to keep your mouth feeling fresh and clean, to kill bacteria, and to get that minty taste. It’s possible you might not even know that alcohol-free mouthwashes are available, but they are out there and they can […]

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The Correlation Between Good Dental Health and Living Longer
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Oral Hygiene, Preventive Dentistry

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No less an authority than the Mayo Clinic has affirmed that there is a relationship between oral health and overall health. Problems with your mouth, teeth and gums offer more than casual clues about other chronic conditions and certain serious diseases. That’s one of the reasons your primary care physician will ask you about your […]

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Preparing for and Recovering from Oral Surgery
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Dental Surgery, Sedation Dentistry

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When you come for an appointment at our office, we want you to be entirely prepared for the experience. That’s why we’ve created this set of guidelines for you to follow before and after your sedation dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, root canal, or dental implants. By heeding these tips, you’ll have a pleasant procedure and successful […]

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Poor Nutrition Affects Oral Health in More Ways Than One
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Oral Hygiene, Preventive Dentistry

Sometimes, diets that are healthy for your body are in turn bad for your teeth. For example, citrus fruits or dried fruits are certainly good choices for your physical health, but they aren’t great for your teeth in the long run. Some of the healthiest foods can be detrimental to your long-term dental health or […]

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Dentist Approved Foods to Eat When You Get Braces
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Helpful Tips, Oral Hygiene

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If you have braces, we know you have your share of days where your favorite foods are the same foods that cause you pain and discomfort. Whether you’re an adult or a teenager facing brand new or recently tightened braces, it can be difficult to find foods that are gentle on your braces and your […]

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Top Benefits of Sedation Dentistry
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Sedation Dentistry

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Does the thought of having dental treatment make you nervous? You’re certainly not alone. Studies show about 15 percent of adults in the U.S. avoid seeing the dentist because of fear or anxiety surrounding potential treatments – that’s about 30 million people who put off dental care, significantly increasing their risks for serious infection, tooth […]

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