Dental Health

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14 May What to Expect at Your Dental Checkup

If you have anxiety about going to the dentist for your regular cleanings, you’re not alone. Many people dread teeth cleanings. However, knowing what’s going to happen at your appointment can help ease your anxiety. At Prescott Dentistry, we have years of experience providing anxiety-free...

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05 May Genetics and Oral Health

Many people wonder if their dental health issues are genetic. You might even wonder if you have your parents to thank for your cavities. Heredity can play a role when it comes to certain oral health conditions, but there’s no way to genetically test for...

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Can Gum Disease Be Cured - High angle view of dentist examining senior man

24 Jan Can Gum Disease Be Cured?

When it comes to gum disease, there is the good, the bad, and the ugly. The good news is that in most cases, gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is completely preventable. Regular dental cleaning and daily brushing and flossing can help to prevent...

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what causes canker sores

11 Dec 6 Causes of Canker Sores

Canker sores are small, painful lesions—or wounds—that can develop on the interior of your lips and cheeks or the base of your gums. They differ from cold sores in that they form on the inside of your mouth, rather than the outside surface of your...

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