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Mark Gray, DDS Cosmetic & Family Dentistry Blog

Dental Crowns and Fillings: How Are They Different?

August 23, 2023

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Illustration of a dental crown being placed on a prepared tooth

At some point in your life, you may find yourself with a tooth that has become decayed or fractured. Your dentist is likely to suggest either a filling or a dental crown to address the damage. Which type of dental restoration is truly the best choice for your situation? To properly answer that question, it’s necessary to look at the differences between fillings and crowns.


Common Causes for Dental Bridge Failure and When to See Your Dentist About It

August 18, 2023

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Woman with questioning expression

London Bridge fell down a long time ago, but that doesn’t mean your dental bridge has to follow suit. A dental bridge is an appliance fixed within the mouth to replace one or more teeth in a row. While they can last for up to fifteen years, they eventually need repairs or replacement. Read on to learn about what can cause a dental bridge to fail and how to prevent that from happening and resolve it if it does occur.


How to Protect Your Oral Health This Summer

August 15, 2023

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Family playing on the beach

It’s the middle of summer, and all across the country temperatures are hitting record highs. For most people, that has several effects on the way that they take care of their health—as it turns out, the same is true for your oral health.

Protecting your teeth as temperatures start to rise involves a few special considerations. Here are a few things you may want to keep in mind this summer.


How to Protect Your Lips From the Summer Sun

July 5, 2023

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Young woman smiling in the summer sun

As temperatures start to rise, there are plenty of considerations you need to make to ensure that you remain in good health. This is just as true for your oral health as for anything else.

However, even if you’re someone who thinks often about your oral health, you might have a hard time making sure that your lips stay in good condition. This is even more difficult as temperatures start to rise. If you want to protect your lips from the sun this summer, here’s some information you might find useful.


How to Handle Wisdom Tooth Extraction Aftercare

June 13, 2023

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person holding cheek before wisdom tooth extraction

Wisdom tooth extractions are often the first experience many patients have with tooth removal. While the procedure itself is relatively straightforward, thanks to the numbing effects, post-extraction aftercare can raise some natural concerns. If you have an upcoming wisdom tooth extraction, here are essential points to remember during the immediate aftermath of the procedure. If you are preparing for a wisdom tooth extraction, here are a few things you should keep in mind right after the procedure.

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