Should I Be Worried About a White Spot in My Mouth?

Herrick Dental | 08/22/19

We’ve all been there.  You’ve got a sore in your mouth; it hurts, you can’t seem to stop biting it no matter how hard you try, and you’re not really sure what it is. Whenever I get them, all I know is that I want them to go away as

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Should You Choose Invisalign Over Traditional Braces?

Herrick Dental | 08/22/18

If you are a parent of children or teens, orthodontics might be a topic that’s been on your mind lately. But if you only remember the metal braces of your childhood, you might be overlooking one of the most popular and effective advances in dentistry from the past several decades

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Dental Implants vs Dentures – Making the Right Choice

Herrick Dental | 07/23/18

If you have at least one missing tooth, odds are that you’ve been weighing your options to repair your smile. Selecting the right replacement doesn’t have to be complicated, but you do have several options available to you, most notably – dental implants vs dentures. Which repair method is right

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How Dental Implants Can Make Your Smile as Good as New

Herrick Dental | 06/26/18

If you have one or more missing teeth, a dental implant is typically your best option for an effective, long-term replacement. Dental implants are strong, sturdy, and can be basically indistinguishable from your other natural teeth. But if you haven’t looked into how dental implants are placed, whether you’re a

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What is Cosmetic Dentistry, and How Can It Improve Your Smile?

Herrick Dental | 05/23/18

Ensuring the long-term health and wellness of your teeth and mouth is your dentist office’s top priority. We spend countless hours honing our craft, planning out longterm dental health strategies for our patients, and staying up on the latest procedures. But for the modern dentist office, health is only the

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Is Fluoride Good or Bad for your Health?

Herrick Dental | 04/19/18

While fluoride is a great chemical when it comes to your dental hygiene, many people believe it to be a harmful substance. And as with most issues, there’s some fiction sprinkled in with the fact. Fluoride used in the appropriate amount is highly effective at protecting your mouth by strengthening

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Do You Qualify for Dental Implants?

Herrick Dental | 03/28/18

Despite the best efforts, sometimes a tooth cannot be saved. And when that happens, a dental implant is typically the best solution for a long-term replacement. However, you may be uncertain about whether or not a dental implant is right for you, or even if a condition you have makes

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What are Dental Mouth Guards, and Do I Need One?

Herrick Dental | 02/22/18

Getting a dental mouth guard might not be something you’ve ever considered. Those are just for football or hockey players, you might have thought—and yes, while mouth guards are worn by many athletes, they can help beyond just taking a hit. A dental mouth guard can be a comfortable, convenient way to treat

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What is Oral Surgery, and When is it Necessary?

Herrick Dental | 01/16/18

Whether it’s due to an injury, genetic condition, or just the way your teeth come in, sometimes a dental situation requires the work of an oral surgeon. While your dentist can perform a number of important procedures, along with helping you craft a course of treatment for long-term oral health, some

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Everything You Need to Know About Dental Fillings

Herrick Dental | 12/11/17

Some of us can go our entire lives without the need for a dental filling. But according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, by the time we’re 64 years old, more than 95 percent of us have either dental cavities or missing teeth. If you’ve been lucky enough so

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