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Our blog is here to educate, inform and entertain. Here you will find information on dental procedures, new technology and everyday tips to help you stay healthy. From what to pack in your kids’ lunch to keep their teeth strong, to how to identify risk factors for gum disease. This is your one-stop-education-stop.

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Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
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Are Your Teeth Safe from Coffee Stains?

First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Collins Dental, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can do […]

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Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
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Do You Have TMJ? You Might Have Sleep Apnea

Your jawbone (the mandible) meets your skull bone (the temporal bone) at the temporomandibular joint or TMJ. On a good day, this joint allows your mouth to open and close, to speak and eat or rest. On a bad day, you can develop pain and dysfunction in the TMJ that affects many areas of your […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
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Teens & Tobacco: Know the Risks

Today, Dr. Collins, Dr. Reiter, and Dr. Azer of Collins Dental wants to give teens the bottom line about tobacco use: there is no such thing as a “safe” or “safer” tobacco product. Every tobacco product contains nicotine in varying amounts—and not only is nicotine addictive, but it can also harm the brain. (Many people […]

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Dental Crowns 101

Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what dental crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make a great first impression – so you deserve a beautiful, fully-functioning set. If your teeth […]

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5 Common Questions About Sedation Dentistry

For many people, one thing stands in the way of a healthy, beautiful smile – fear of the dentist!  Even routine cleanings can be scary for folks with dental phobia. However, Collins Dental has made it our business to offer you the most comfortable dental experience possible, which is why Dr. Collins, Dr. Reiter, and […]

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Could Brushing & Flossing Prevent a Heart Attack?

A lot of healthy lifestyle choices benefit more than one system within your body. Eating well, exercising, good sleep, and fresh air all support a lot of your physical needs. So, it shouldn’t be surprising that what hurts one area of your health can easily hurt another area, too. An important (though less known) connection […]

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s…Invisalign®!

If you have a crooked tooth, odd spaces between your teeth or a poor bite, you might be considering all of your orthodontic options. Orthodontics is a specialty in dentistry that realigns your bite and teeth for the best possible look and function. Did you know that our ancestors actually had naturally larger jaws? This […]

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