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26 Oct Halloween Healthy Smile Tips

All Hallows' Eve is now under one week away and the anticipation by kids and fun-loving adults alike is growing everyday! Unfortunately, it's usually our teeth and gums that get the short end of the stick when it comes to Halloween. We all know that...

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21 Oct Why do Babies Smile?

Smiling is something we all do generally from an early age and the frequency we smile at ourselves and others plays a strong roll in our social development. There's a reason having nice teeth often ranks higher than many other physical traits when it comes...

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07 Oct What in the World is Bruxism?

What is Bruxism? Medical terminology can be a little tricky sometimes. Here at Prescott Dentistry we've made an effort to simplify and describe certain terms like the exciting advancements of "biomimetic dentistry" (click here for a recap on all things "biomimetic"). However, there are still some...

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30 Sep Biomimetic Dentistry: The Perfect Artificial Tooth?

Dr. Montes and the staff at Prescott Dentistry utilize biomimetic approaches when repairing and restoring teeth. If you are unfamiliar with biomimetic dentistry as explained in our previous blog articles, biomimetic dentistry can be understood as using materials that resemble nature and are bio-compatible to...

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22 Sep The Emotional Toll of a Forced Smile

The benefits of having a healthy smile and making a habit of smiling at yourself and others have been discussed in previous blog articles. Prescott Dentistry prides itself in helping our patients keep up with their oral hygiene to allow them to wear their smiles...

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11 Sep The Placebo Effect: Explained?

Have you heard of the placebo effect? This phenomenon is known my most who might answer that question as a medicine that's just "pretend". While in one respect that definition of a placebo is true, there may be more to it than just a pretend...

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26 Aug Back to School Dental Tips

School is just now getting back in session and for many families that means a whole lot of scrambling to get things done. Between arranging rides, after school activities, homework, school supplies and everything else under the sun, sometimes dental hygiene can fall by the...

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