The Benefits of Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are the unsung heroes of oral health! These discreet coatings provide a vital defense, meticulously applied to the chewing surfaces of posterior teeth. They effectively repel cavity-causing bacteria and food debris by forming an invisible barrier. Yet, the extraordinary benefits of dental sealants remain a lesser-known facet of oral care for many. What […]

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Protecting Your Smile: Celebrate National Facial Protection Month

As April arrives, so does National Facial Protection Month, more than just a mark on the calendar. It stands as a call to vigilance, where dental experts and sports enthusiasts unite to emphasize the crucial need for safeguarding our smiles and facial contours from potential harm. Last year, mouthguards emerged as unsung heroes in high […]

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Your Quick Guide to Handling a Dental Emergency

Ever had one of those days where everything was going fine until, suddenly, it wasn’t? Welcome to the world of a dental emergency. It’s like life throwing you a curveball when you least expect it. You’re munching on your favorite snack when—crack! There goes your tooth. Or maybe you wake up with a pain so […]

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Dental Crowns: What are they?

Dental crowns are like superheroes for your teeth. They swoop in to save the day when a tooth is weak, broken or has had a root canal. Think of them as custom-made caps that cover the entire tooth, restoring its shape, size, strength, and appearance. When Would You Need a Dental Crown? But why would […]

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The Versatility of Ezlase in Laser Dentistry

When you think of lasers, the word “dentistry” may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But lasers are becoming a trusted and valued part of professional dental care – both by dentists and the patients who experience laser dentistry. At BGW, we are excited to offer the incredible benefits that laser dentistry […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants

Dental implants are a wonderfully helpful and relatively new tool in dentistry. Reliable and solid, once placed in your mouth, a dental implant can do wonders for your smile while keeping you worry-free thanks to a low-maintenance design. Implants allow you to replace your natural teeth with as little difference as possible. Unlike dentures, which […]

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What Do Dental X-rays Show?

What Are Dental X-rays? X-rays (all known as radiographs) use electromagnetic radiation to produce detailed internal images of your teeth and jaws. X-rays are an older technology (they began being used by doctors in 1896) that has been updated and improved upon through the years and are a key component of dental healthcare and are […]

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A Closer Examination: What You Need to Know About Root Canal Treatment

Receiving the news that you need a root canal procedure is never pleasant. But the silver lining is that it is a vital and common dental procedure. And root canals provide real pain relief and will likely save you from losing a tooth – or worse. What is a root canal? A root canal treatment […]

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The Most Common Dental Problems and How to Prevent Them

Almost all of us have suffered from some kind of dental problem in our lifetimes. And if you haven’t, that’s impressive – but it doesn’t mean it couldn’t still happen. The good news is that most common dental problems are preventable by proper oral hygiene: Regular brushing and flossing, as well as twice-yearly trips to […]

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How often should you get your teeth cleaned?

No matter your age or health status, it is important that you schedule regular exams with your dentist. This is because routine dental exams allow your dentist to identify emerging health concerns with your teeth and gums, helping you to avoid cavities and other problems such as gum disease. Routine dental cleanings Routine dental exams […]

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