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Why an Implant Might Be the Best Choice for You

There's a lot of buzz about dental implants these days, especially because tooth loss in the U.S. continues to plague millions of Americans despite various advancements in dental technology. If ...
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What to Do If Your Tooth Hurts

Many times we see patients who come in saying things like, "My tooth started hurting a few months ago and so I started brushing more," or,"When my tooth started hurting I just started ...
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Different Anesthesia Options

Our Doctors at Platinum Dental Care want your dental visit to be pain-free. For this reason, we offer 4 different anesthesia options. Depending on your case, pain tolerance, and history, our ...
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Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

The subject of dental x-rays and their necessity during dental exams can be controversial. Because dental x-rays can reveal the state of a tooth from the inside out most accurately, many doctors agree ...
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Una Clínica Dental Cerca de Mi

Hay muchos razones por las que debes traer a tu familia a Platinum Dental Care, una oficina dental cerca de ti que ofrece una calidad de servicio que no tiene igual. Si no conozca a alguien que haya ...
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Looking for "a Dentist Near Me"?

For a lot of people, choosing a dentist comes down to convenience, making what could become a lifelong relationship a matter of, "Which 'dentist near me' can fit my family in their ...
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5 New Year's Resolutions to Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet

January is almost halfway over, but the new year has just begun! If you haven't committed to a New Year's resolution, here are 5 ideas for you to make this the best year yet! Learn Something ...
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Which Dentist Fits Your Case

The ADA recognizes nine types of specialists in the dental field. Your regular dentist that you see for 6 month checkups, fillings, and crowns is usually a general dentist. If you have certain dental ...
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Impacted Teeth

For most people, adult teeth develop and "come in" normally--straight up and through the gums. However, when teeth fail to break through the gums completely, they are considered impacted. ...
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10 Benefits of Straight Teeth

At Platinum Dental Care, we love straight smiles. But the benefits of having a straight sm ile go beyond vain or aesthetic reasons, in fact, those who have straight teeth enjoy much more than they may ...
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Can a "Raw" Diet Hurt My Teeth?

Eating "raw" is a popular diet trend designed to help people to lose weight, increase their nutrient intake, and avoid any processed or animal biproducts. The popularity of raw eating has ...
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Dealing with Surface Stains

What causes surface stains on your teeth? Highly pigmented compounds found in darker foods and beverages called chromogens. How do you know if a food you are about to eat will stain your teeth? A good ...
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Enamel-friendly foods

Did you know that highly acidic foods will cause enamel erosion? An acid-rich diet will hurt your teeth and cause acid erosion. Consuming four or more servings of acidic food or drink in a day will ...
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4 Statistics that Will Make You Want to Brush and Floss ASAP

Because any decay or disease that appears in the mouth is preventable, oral disease makes your dentist cringe. Treatment options and our understanding of the mouth have gotten to a point where, if you ...
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How to Prevent Stains on Your Teeth

Getting stains on your teeth is unfortunately all too easy due to the porous nature of our teeth. This is a shame when we work so hard to keep them pearly white! You can prevent stains easily, ...
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Why You Don't Save Money By Not Filling a Cavity

Maybe you’ve been there—you came in to a dental appointment for a routine cleaning only to find that you have a couple of cavities that need fillings. Although the dentist recommends you ...
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Father's Day Gift Ideas for Every Type of Dad

If you want to improve the health and well-being of a husband, father, or grandfather, Father’s day is the perfect excuse to pamper him and his teeth. 1.For the Techie Dad: Oral B’s newest ...
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How to Talk to Anyone

Platinum Dental Care patients often leave our offices realizing their smile has become too brilliant not to share. Becoming smile-aholics, their newly brightened smiles seem to led increased self ...
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Why Are Tattooed Teeth (Tattooths) So Popular?

Tattooths have really exploded in popularity in the past year, and with good reason! Tattooed teeth are removable, unique, and provide a solution to a serious dental problem in a fun way. Not ...
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Tooth Pain? 8 Possible Sources

Pain is your body's way of letting you know that something is not right. Whatever stimuli is causing your tooth to throb, the pain source may be more or less serious depending on what it is. We ...
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Is it time for a Smile Makeover?

At any Platinum Dental Care location, you can count on our doctors and staff being willing and ready to handle any dental procedure you need to perfect your smile from the inside out. We love seeing ...
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Why a Cosmetic Dentist?

One of the most obvious benefits of receiving cosmetic dental work is to get a perfect smile. Finding the right cosmetic dentist simply means working with someone who has many years of cosmetic dental ...
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White Fillings

For many years, dentists could only offer metal fillings as a treatment for cavities. As unaesthetic as metal fillings could be in the front of the mouth, there existed no other options even for the ...
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ORAL CANCER: What You Need to Know

Oral cancer is one of the most deadly cancers because it often goes untreated. This lack of reaction often comes not because oral cancer symptoms are hard to diagnose, but rather because symptoms that ...
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Common Dental Emergency: Knocked Out Tooth

If an adult tooth falls out of the mouth, schedule an appointment with your dentist immediately, ideally within 30 minutes of the tooth being outside the mouth. Saving the tooth depends on getting ...
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