How Long Will My Dental Fillings Last?

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?

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: 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?

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?

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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Should I Have My Silver Fillings Removed?

Should I Have My Silver Fillings Removed?

If you are wondering whether you should have your silver (dental amalgam) fillings replaced, talk to your trusted team at High Street Dentistry. We will evaluate your restorations and will help you determine whether replacing your fillings is your best option. Dental Amalgam Fillings Overview Dental amalgam has been used to treat hundreds of millions…

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Do I Need a Fluoride Treatment If I Am an Adult?

Do I Need a Fluoride Treatment if I am an Adult?

Fluoride treatments offer many benefits for children as well as adults, especially those at risk of developing tooth decay. When applied directly to your teeth, fluoride is effective in preventing cavities, reducing the need for dental treatments down the road. At High Street Dentistry, we believe in preventing dental disease rather than treating it after…

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Why Do I Need a Crown?

Why Do I Need a Crown?

There are various reasons you may need to restore a tooth with a dental crown. At High Street Dentistry, we are proud to offer quality restorations using state-of-the-art technology and techniques. Artfully and skillfully created, our precise and durable dental crowns will improve your oral health and will enhance your smile. What Is a Dental…

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What Causes Bad Breath and How Can I Treat It?

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath (halitosis) afflicts an estimated one in four people around the world. It is often a source of distress and anxiety to its sufferers. The good news is that improved oral hygiene and simple lifestyle changes usually eliminate bad breath. If, however, the condition continues to be problematic, your trusted team at High Street…

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Periodontal Disease and How Effectively Can It Be Treated?

Have you been scheduling your dental exams and cleanings every six months? If so, you’ve had plaque and tartar removed to keep your teeth and gums healthy. If however, plaque and tartar stay in your mouth, you may develop a condition known as periodontal disease which will require treatment. What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease…

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