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Miami and Coral Gables, FL Any time your teeth are moved with an orthodontic treatment, there is a risk that they will drift back to their original position. Sometimes, the same forces that caused misalignment of your teeth in the first place may drive the return of crooked teeth. Other times, tissue memory simply pulls […]

If you are considering a dental implant, it is because you have lost or are going to lose a natural tooth. Although most dental implants are permanent, they are also vulnerable to many of the same factors that caused your natural tooth loss. Although tooth implants are not natural teeth, they are still vulnerable to […]

Tooth staining is a natural consequence of aging. Unfortunately, it means that people are often making judgments about your age based on the color of your teeth. Understanding why teeth stain can help you keep your smile whiter and younger-looking. Teeth stain for many reasons. The most common reason teeth stain is because of food […]

Sleep dentistry is the name that is sometimes used for sedation dentistry. It’s a bit of a misnomer–you’re never really asleep–you are just in a very relaxed state. You are generally aware of your surroundings and able to respond to requests. However, because you are relaxed, your dental anxiety and sensations of discomfort are reduced. […]

We all know the name, but what, exactly, is a root canal? A root canal is treatment designed to clean out the inside of a tooth that has been infected by bacteria. In an endodontic procedure, we first drill down into the infected tooth. Then the tooth is cleaned of bacteria and the infected nerve […]