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dental implants

While dental care has come a long way in the last fifty years, millions of Americans are still dealing with tooth loss. This generally occurs as a result of tooth decay, gum disease, or injury. Treating tooth loss has historically been one of the biggest challenges in dentistry — wooden…

vegan

More and more people are identifying as vegan, meaning that they eat a diet free of animal products such as meat and dairy. Instead, they attempt to fill all their nutritional needs with a plant-based diet composed entirely of fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, and the like. There are many reasons…

Best food for oral health

Diet plays a role in every aspect of our lives—the foods we eat provide the nutrition we need to stay healthy, but they also play a direct role in our oral health. The choices we make regarding meals and snacks are an important part of keeping our teeth and gums…

dental veneers on woman

Modern dentistry is always evolving, and new procedures are being developed all the time to improve the lives and smiles of dental patients around the world. As a result, cosmetic dental procedures are becoming more popular with regular people who just want to improve their oral health, renew the brilliance…

dockside dental back open

We are excited to announce Dockside Dental has re-opened. We know this has been a challenging and often confusing time for many of our patients, and we’re happy to be available again for your regular dental care. We’re carefully monitoring the evolving situation around the COVID-19 pandemic and the policies…

There’s more to oral health than just a clean set of teeth and a bright smile. Your oral health care provider also checks for many other things in your teeth, mouth, and gums that affect both your oral health and your overall well being. At every stage of life, oral…

toothbrush and mouthwash

Being a parent is awesome. But for those trying to teach their children good oral hygiene habits, the struggle is real. It can be a trying time, but it’s one of those necessary skills that your child will take with him or her into adulthood. Fortunately, there is a grab…

fall life

Spoiler alert:You’re never too old for a perfect smile or relief from jaw joint discomfort. Lack of access to proper dental care and economic hardship are two reasons parents don’t get their children’s teeth straightened. Or maybe some issues develop later in life. But times are changing, and with many…

vampire teeth

Trick-or-treating is a much-loved tradition and one of the only “holidays” that registers on a child’s radar. Being out at night, dressing up, and the thought of pillowcases full of candy are all part of the allure of the spookiest night of the year. However, the awareness surrounding allergies and…