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Are Veneers for You?

Veneers are a widely used cosmetic dental procedure in which your dentist places a covering over the outside, or visible area, of the tooth. Veneers are usually only applied to teeth that will be visible when a patient is talking or smiling. The use of porcelain veneers may be a great option if your teeth […]

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The History of Halloween

According to History.com, Halloween originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 as a time to honor all saints; soon, All Saints Day incorporated some of the traditions of Samhain. The evening before […]

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The Legend of the Tooth Fairy

What is the real story behind the Tooth Fairy? Well, it depends on where you look. The Tooth is believed to be a tiny fairy in a tutu with a pair of wings and supposedly originated in the United States in the early part of the 1900s. And it seems that the custom has remained […]

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Options for Missing Teeth

Whatever the reason for missing teeth, the fact is it can present a variety of challenges. Of course, it may cause you to avoid smiling and lower self-esteem, but it can also limit or prevent you from eating some of the foods you love. Not to mention language formation… a gap between teeth can leave […]

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