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Can a Dentist Save a Loose Tooth?

While loose teeth are nothing to be concerned about in children, having one as an adult can be considered a serious dental emergency. Loose teeth in adults can be caused by many different conditions. You’ll certainly require emergency dentistry if you have a loose tooth, regardless of whether it was caused by an impact injury
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Dr. Graves Dentistry Goes Global

After 30 years, Cynthia Graves, DDS has a storied history with her profession. The most recent of which was her dental mission trip to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Rather than soaking up the sun or scuba-diving, one of her favorite pastimes, Dr. Graves was providing her dental expertise to underprivileged people on the
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Can Gum Health Affect Your Heart Health? The Answer May Surprise You.

Periodontal disease is unpleasant, to say the least. It can also be very dangerous for your oral and overall health. Left unchecked, diseases such as gingivitis can lead to bad breath, tooth decay, infection, tooth loss, and even heart problems. It’s true! Periodontal disease can seriously affect the health of your heart and cardiovascular system.
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What Counts as a Dental Emergency?

Emergency dental care is often the only way to save a tooth in case of a serious dental emergency. Your teeth are sensitive, and if you experience trauma, it’s important to get the care you need as soon as possible. But how can you recognize a dental emergency? Some cases of dental emergency are obvious,
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Suffering from sinus problems after your root canal surgery?

So you’ve had your root canal surgery. The hard part is over. You’re feeling a little stuffy and uncomfortable, but you figure that’s just part of it. Well, it’s not. Other than some tenderness in your gums, or minor tooth sensitivity, you shouldn’t experience any symptoms after a root canal. Austin dentist Dr. Cynthia Graves warns
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Can Acid Reflux Damage My Teeth?

After studying the effects of acid reflux on teeth in a “Worn Dentition” course, Dr. Graves is confident that a well-trained family dentist is often better able to detect the warning signs of acid reflux before your regular physician. Do I Have Acid Reflux? You’re the picture of health: you eat plenty of nutritious foods,
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