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Brush Up on Good Dental Care

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A great smile demands great dental care. See if your oral hygiene habits are healthy and learn how to make them even better with these tips from the best dentist experts.

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Care for Your Teeth Like Your Life Depends on It

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If your life was being threatened, do you think that you would make it to the dentist more often? If it meant more than the preservation of your smile, would you always brush twice daily? Get ready to set your reminders—research has found that skipping your routine teeth cleaning or even choosing to brush only once per day can increase […]

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Wisdom Teeth – Should They Always Be Extracted?

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Wisdom tooth extraction is a surgical procedure that may require local or general anesthesia. It may not be necessary to have your wisdom teeth removed. If they are fully erupted, healthy, positioned correctly and can be easily cleaned, they can be treated just like any other teeth. When your wisdom teeth or third molars become fully or partially impacted because […]

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Dealing with a Dental Emergency Until You Can Get Help

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When an injury to your teeth, gums, or other parts of your mouth occurs, it’s important to get help fast. Although severe pain, visible damage, and bleeding are not always present in a dental emergency, ignoring the injury or waiting to see what happens wastes valuable time, and it may result in tooth loss or infection of your oral tissues, […]

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Wise Decisions for Wisdom Teeth

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They wait patiently until you’re older and wiser. They’re your wisdom teeth. Also called third molars, these teeth appear in your mouth when you’re between the ages of 17 and 25. If they erupt completely and they’re healthy, pain-free, and positioned appropriately, you shouldn’t have a problem with them. Just keep them clean, and get regular dental check-ups and X-rays. […]

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Caring for Braces

How to Make the Best of Your Time in Braces

Caring for Braces

The purpose of affordable braces is to create a smile worth millions. However, the wires and bands can’t work their magic without your help. Whether you’re maintaining braces for kids or adults, it’s essential to avoid foods that cause problems, keep your braces and retainers clean, and use good dental care products. The following tips address all three areas critical […]

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Can Gum Disease Affect You?

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Gum disease, gingivitis, periodontal disease—you have heard the words, but what do they all mean? Is gum disease even something that you should worry about?

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When Tooth Decay Turns Deadly

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Everybody does it, so what harm can there be? At least that’s what you tell yourself when you skip your pre-bedtime tooth brushing routine or miss one of your bi-annual visits to the dentist. Skipping out on your dental care routine can be a costly venture, and the charge is more than missing teeth—you could end up paying with your […]

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Cut costs the next time you're at the dentist

Cut costs the next time you’re at the dentist

Cut costs the next time you're at the dentist

As you've probably noticed, visiting the dentist can be an expensive endeavor. Even simple cleanings can end up costing hundreds of dollars, especially if the dentist discovers that there is something wrong with your teeth or gums. A trip to the dental office can be particularly expensive if you are one of the estimated 100 million Americans who does not […]

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What does the healthcare reform law mean for dental care?

What does the healthcare reform law mean for dental care?

What does the healthcare reform law mean for dental care?

As the Affordable Care Act continues to be implemented across the U.S., it's important for people to understand how what this law means for the dental health community. The ACA aims to extend health insurance to all Americans who previously did not qualify or could not afford it. However, dental care does not always fall until the health insurance umbrella. […]

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Best. Dental practice. Ever!! This is the best dentist office I have ever been to. The staff is Amazing and make you feel right at home. I have recommended this office to everyone, and will continue […]
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Friendly staff.
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The entire staff was friendly, knowledgeable and explained everything about my care and options :-) I was nervous about my appointment and they put all of my fear aside.
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Dr. Thornton and her staff are amazing.
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Nice, knowledgeable, and friendly staff.
James T.
Very friendly and caring, didn’t rush through procedures,was very accommodating with schedule, satisfied with work done.
Carmen R.
Friendly and professional staff, especially Dr. Thornton and Sima.
Darren C.
They have the greatest staff I have ever came contact with since I’ve been going to the dentist. Receptionist is great ( Crystal) Both hygienist are nice (Jessica)& (Sema) Dr. Thornton is […]
Kevin A.
Everyone is super nice and I can tell that they are amazing at what they do…especially Sima and Dr. Thornton.
Darren C.
Everyone was extremely friendly, and I didn’t have wait long to be seen.
Amy B.
The people were all outstanding!
Charles B.
Although I am still new to the practice, I have been very pleased with everything so far.
Jennifer K.
I been a client of Dental One Associates for about one year now. The dental office doesn’t keep you waiting for a long period of time when you come in, their prices are reasonable and they are […]
Joseph D.
Dr. Thornton and her staff have an impeccable bedside manor. They are very thorough in the explanation of all things medical and billing related. A patient leaves this office feeling very assured […]
Melissa M.
just great service from cleaning people and the person subbing (older man) is superb. Also the office manager Maddie is very good.
Ivor D.
Love the people and the service
Mary L.
I absolutely love this Dentist and staff and that is saying a great deal because I have always disliked going to the dentist! Dr. Thornton is very thorough and professional, but also has tremendous […]
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Staff is awesome.
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Everyone in the office was friendly and thorough in their explanations of what they were doing.
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