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By Jill M. Golsen, DMD You just came from your dental appointment. We spoke to you in what seemed to be another language. You nodded your head as if you understood— but did you? We said, “You have occlusal decay … Continue reading

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By Jill M. Golsen, DMD and Justin Parente, DMD To understand why your tooth hurts, it’s best to start with a brief anatomy overview. A pearly, white shell called enamel covers the surface of the tooth. This hard enamel protects … Continue reading

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By Jill M. Golsen, DMD If your tongue and cheeks have ever felt like they are stuck to your teeth or your mouth has felt like it is stuffed with cotton, then you know what I am talking about. What … Continue reading

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By Jill M. Golsen, DMD When you got married your partner didn’t snore. Now, there is a chain saw in the bedroom. You have now moved to the guest room. You are grumpy, have dark circles under your eyes, are … Continue reading

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By Jill Golsen, DMD Did you know? The number one cause of death from oral cancer is related to human papillomavirus (HPV). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this will be an epidemic that affects more than … Continue reading

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By Jill M. Golsen, DMD Let me explain. As dentists, it was always a challenge for us to get patients to understand the worrisome issues we were seeing in their mouths. So the idea among patients to wait to take … Continue reading

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