News and Updates from the Dental Office of Dr. Lee Simon

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Toothaches

February 15th, 2022

Most of us have been there: What starts as a dull ache or uncomfortable jolt when you sip your ice tea signals the onset of tooth decay. 

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DIY Whitening – 4 Reasons Why You Should Avoid It

January 12th, 2022

Who doesn’t love pearly whites? The trend for white teeth is not new – but it has been fuelled greatly by social media, influencers, and of course television.

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Should I get a second opinion?

January 4th, 2022

When it comes to your health, it’s always best to trust your instincts. If you feel unsure about a dental diagnosis or treatment plan, consider getting a second opinion from another dentist. Getting a second opinion can help you understand your options and feel confident about the treatment plan you choose.

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COVID-19 Vaccines: 7 Things Your Dentist Wants You to Know

November 22nd, 2021

What do flossing, fluoride and the COVID-19 vaccine have in common? Preventing disease.

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Root Canals

November 4th, 2021

Root canal treatment is the preferred way to treat an infection in the nerve center of the tooth, known as the pulp. The pulp is the soft, inner core of the tooth that consists of blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue. 

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Wisdom Teeth

October 19th, 2021

What's so smart about teeth that only cause trouble? "Wisdom teeth" may seem like a misnomer, especially since people often have to have them removed. 

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Brushing

October 6th, 2021

You know you need to brush your teeth and floss every day. But do you know how to get the most out of it? Even if you think you mastered brushing and flossing in grade school, you may still have a few things to learn.

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Diabetes and Dental Care

September 21st, 2021

If you have diabetes, you're probably already committed to protecting your feet, your eyes, and your heart. But how much thought do you give to your teeth and gums?

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Six Things You Need to Know About Stress-Related Tooth Injuries Like Cracked Teeth

September 14th, 2021

The end of summer can be a stressful time for families, when vacations and easygoing routines give way to busier schedules and sports seasons. It can be even more stressful during these uncertain times, and that stress is taking a toll on our teeth.

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Tooth Sensitive To Cold: What Are The Causes & How To Safely Deal With It?

August 23rd, 2021

Ice cream and smoothies are a sweet way to reward yourself for a busy day until tooth sensitivity robs that opportunity. One out of eight Americans has a tooth sensitive to cold. 

Dentinal hypersensitivity or tooth sensitivity is a common dental condition and anyone can have it through unhealthy habits or as a side effect of another condition or treatment.

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