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Help! My Dental Crown Fell Out!

See your dentist as soon as possible if your dental crown or filling falls out.

Whether it is a small filling or a whole dental crown, these restorative devices can fall out. A filling or crown can become loose because of growing decay underneath the device, which could have eaten away at a part of the tooth that the crown or filling was secured to. Alternatively, an accident or physical…

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Do You Need Braces?

Braces can improve the aesthetic appeal of your smile and have great dental health benefits.

Braces are a right of passage for many teenagers, and even adults can benefit from similar orthodontic devices later in life. Whatever your age, braces require maintenance, can be uncomfortable, and can impact your confidence. However, the benefits of these devices greatly outweigh any discomfort, especially when you consider the positive effect it will have…

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Foods to Avoid to Prevent Tooth Decay

Sweet food items are the number 1 items to avoid to prevent tooth decay

Tooth decay is becoming more and more of an issue in modern society. What a lot of people don’t realize is that the stuff they eat is often the main cause of the reason why their dentist eventually recommends a root canal. Start the New Year off right by following these 5 simple things you…

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What to Expect from a Dental Cleaning

A woman undergoes a dental cleaning.

For patients who suffer from dental anxiety, or first time patients who do not know what to expect, dental cleanings can be daunting. However, knowing exactly what is going on during the cleaning can help ease your stress and allow you to better enjoy the process. The Six Steps of a Dental Cleaning 1. A…

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Why Your Dental Checkup is so Important

A dentist shows a patient their dental x-rays.

Your regular dental checkups may not seem worth the effort, but missing out on these dentist visits can be detrimental to your health. Oral issues can occur and progress without a person noticing, until it is too late. Regular checkups help you keep on top of your dental health, over and above what you can…

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At McKell/Packer Dental we believe in placing the best Implants that the Dental Field has to offer. Using state of the art technology our Doctors can check bone density and positioning to ensure that your implant is placed precisely every time! No one ever expects that their teeth are going to have to be removed…

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Amalgam Vs. Composite Fillings

A New Kind of Dental Filling Have you ever seen a tooth with a silver filling in it? Not the most aesthetically pleasing material that we can put in our mouth is it? That is why we are proud to give our patients the best that the dental world has to offer! Composite fillings have…

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