Author Archives: Michael Ricciardi DDS

Gum Disease Damages More than Your Mouth

We tend to overlook our gums – they just don’t have the impact that our teeth do on our smiles. Since they’re largely hidden behind our lips, we forget that without those gums we’d be pretty much lost. The periodontal … Continue reading

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It’s Children’s Dental Health Month!

With February marking children’s dental health month, it’s time to talk to your kids about their pearly whites. When you’re young, it’s easy to let your oral hygiene fall by the wayside – after all, it’s definitely not the most … Continue reading

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How Do I Get Whiter Teeth?

Whiter teeth: we all want them. But how do we turn our smiles from dingy to dazzling? Of course, you’ve heard of hydrogen peroxide teeth whitening, and that is the most efficient method to brighten your grin. But there are … Continue reading

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Infographic: Dental Implants vs Dentures

When you’re missing a tooth, you have a lot on your mind. Shouldn’t the treatment process be straightforward? Unfortunately, it can be tough to keep all your restorative dental options in line. With all the products and procedures crowding the … Continue reading

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Is Your Smile Showing Signs of Age?

As time passes, some unwanted changes take place on our bodies. While certain signs of age aren’t so bad (who doesn’t want to look a little wiser?), others can make a big impact on our appearances. Your teeth are especially … Continue reading

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When Implant Dentistry is the Right Choice

As we’ve mentioned before on this blog, choosing a cosmetic or restorative dental path is a big decision. You need to spend time considering what’s involved in potential procedures, identifying your ideal final result, and planning for your smile’s future. … Continue reading

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Making Your Cosmetic Dentistry Really Count

Thinking about tweaking your smile? Before you get started, it’s time to do something a little less exciting: research. The more prepared you are for the process, the happier you’ll be with the results. Your cosmetic dentistry should be as … Continue reading

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How Dental Care Could Keep Your Heart Healthy

Brushing and flossing just got a whole lot more important! The link between gum disease and larger-scale health problems has always been suspected. While the American Dental Association has yet to make a definitive statement on the connection, emerging research … Continue reading

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Build Excellent Oral Health At Every Age

Our bodies change drastically as the years pass. And you need to tweak your personal care to keep up. What was once the best for you may have changed – and your teeth are no exception. Are you wise to proper … Continue reading

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Q&A: What’s Aesthetic Dentistry?

Deciding whether you’re ready to make a change to your smile? Then it’s time to start talking specifics. And by specifics, we mean finding a dentist that’s going to deliver the results you really want. The first step is finding … Continue reading

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