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The Benefits of Professionally Fitted Mouth Guards
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Children's Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry

Dental-Grade Mouth Guard

Children who play contact sports have a dramatically increased risk of damage to their teeth. Many rely on low-quality mouth guards that they find at the local supermarket or department store. While these offer a modest amount of protection, they fall short of the standards recommended by your family dental professionals. Your child will only […]

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Dental Implants vs. Bridges: What You Need to Know Before Making a Decision
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants

Dental Implant

Tooth loss is not uncommon. In fact, it is extremely likely that most adults will lose one or more teeth during their lifetime. The are many reasons for which an adult might lose one or more teeth. Some of the likely situations that may cause tooth loss include: A deep cavity causing such severe decay […]

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3 Things You Need to Know About Temporary Filling Aftercare
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Helpful Tips, Oral Hygiene, Preventive Dentistry

Temporary Filling Aftercare

You’ve doubtlessly heard of a filling before as a tool your dentist uses to repair a small cavity in your tooth and prevent further decay. A temporary dental filling is a lesser well-known option that your dentist also has at their disposal. While there are a number of reasons why a dentist might place a […]

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How to Prevent Gag Reflex in the Dentist’s Chair
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Helpful Tips, Sedation Dentistry

Lessening Gag Reflex at Dentist

While many people are apprehensive about getting into the dentist’s chair, the thought of doing so can be even more daunting for patients with a strong gag reflex. Avoiding going to the dentist, however, is no solution; delayed dental care due to fear of gagging can increase your risk for serious oral health concerns. Whether […]

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What Dental Procedures Can Be Performed Under Sedation?
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Sedation Dentistry

Sedation for Dental Phobia

Are you one of the 10 percent of people in this country who let fear of going to the dentist keep you out of the chair? Dental phobia is a real thing – one that exists for real reasons. Dental professionals understand why patients don’t like to make appointments, but, they didn’t always have a […]

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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

teeth-grinding

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

mouthwash

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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