Do I Need To Use a Fluoride Toothpaste as an Adult?

Fluoride offers many benefits to children and adults alike, especially those at risk of developing tooth decay. That’s why we, at High Street Dentistry, recommend brushing your teeth daily using fluoride toothpaste. We cannot overemphasize the importance of proper oral hygiene practices for long-term healthy smiles. What Is Fluoride? Fluoride is a natural mineral that’s…

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What To Expect During My Comprehensive Dental Exam

We, at High Street Dentistry, are proponents of prevention rather than treating dental disease after it develops. We are proud to offer outstanding preventive dentistry services, including comprehensive dental exams. We are all about maintaining long-term healthy smiles. The Importance of Comprehensive Dental Exams The American Dental Association recommends starting comprehensive dental exams at age…

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What Is TMJ Disorder and How Is It Treated

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is a more prevalent condition than you may think. We, at High Street Dentistry, understand the frustration of dealing with chronic on and off TMJ pain. We are proud to offer personalized treatment options to help relieve you of your discomfort. You can always count on us! What Is TMJ Disorder…

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How Long Will My Dental Fillings Last?

Most people develop cavities that need repair at some point in their lives, and we at High Street Dentistry are here to help. We are proud to offer different tooth filling options with durable, aesthetic results. The question is, how long does each filling material last? Amalgam Fillings Amalgam fillings offer the strongest, most durable,…

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Why Do I Need an Extraction?

When treating your smile, your trusted team at High Street Dentistry always considers every possible option to save a natural tooth. If, however, extraction is our only viable option, we’ll make sure you are comfortable throughout the procedure. You can count on us for outstanding, gentle care. Do You Need a Tooth Extraction? Teens and…

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Brushing and Flossing: The Right Way to Do It

Brushing and flossing your teeth are critical components of preventative care, as are twice-a-year dental exams and professional cleanings. Your trusted team at High Street Dentistry is here to provide you with outstanding preventative dentistry services and advice on the best oral hygiene practices for long-term healthy smiles. The Importance of Brushing and Flossing Brushing…

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Do I Need a Night Guard?

Waking up with a headache or jaw pain may result from grinding or clenching your teeth during your sleep, a condition known as nocturnal bruxism. You may not be aware of it, but a family member may hear you grinding away. Your trusted team at High Street Dentistry will see the signs and will help…

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Why Are My Teeth Sensitive and How Do I Treat Them?

Does your favorite ice cream or a spoon of hot soup make you wince with discomfort? If so, you likely have tooth sensitivity, and your trusted team at High Street Dentistry is here to help. We will determine the cause of your condition and will work to alleviate your discomfort. What Are the Symptoms of…

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Congratulations on your upcoming bundle of joy. Pregnancy is a wondrous time, filled with anticipation and preparations. You’ll experience changes in many aspects of your life, and your oral health is no exception. We encourage you to take time away from your busy day and pay attention to the health of your teeth and gums.…

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Your wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the last permanent teeth to come in, usually between the ages of 17 and 21. Unfortunately, they often cause problems and must be removed. At High Street Dentistry, we will evaluate you, and let you know if we recommend wisdom tooth extraction.   Why Remove Your Wisdom Teeth?…

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