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    • 02 APR 13
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    Do You Notice Your Teeth are Shifting?

    If you notice your teeth are shifting, call Dr. Hayner’s office today to make an appointment before they could get worse! 412-281-3955

    • 26 MAR 13
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    Cracked a Tooth? You Could Need Dental Bonding

    Ouch!! Bit down too hard into that frozen candy bar and felt a shooting pain? You just might have cracked or chipped a tooth. The best solution for a cracked tooth? Dental Bonding. What exactly is Dental Bonding? Dental bonding is when Dr. Hayner adds a tooth-colored plastic adhesive that fills the crack. He will

    • 12 MAR 13
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    How Dental Grills Effect Your Teeth

    You’ve seen them around – the metal, gold or even wood dental dentures found worn in the mouth. They have become popular among teens and some adults due to celebrities, especially rap musicians wearing them in public and in music videos. “Grillz” are decorative covers that snap over one or more teeth. There are no

    • 05 MAR 13
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    Grinding your Teeth (Bruxism) Can Cause More Damange than you Think

    Do you notice that you clench or grind your teeth regularly? This can be causing more damage to your teeth than you realize, and most don’t realize how much damage it is causing until their dentist or hygienist notice and point it out! Bruxism, or clenching and grinding of the teeth, can cause damage to

    • 22 FEB 13
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    It Looks as If You’ve Been Flossing Your Teeth Too Much

    • 22 FEB 13
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    How Long do you Brush?

    According to the Academy of General dentistry, the average person only brushes for 45 to 70 seconds a day, the recommended amount of time is 2-3 minutes. Time yourself today and see how long you are actually brushing – you might shock yourself!

    • 16 FEB 13
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    Why Brushing and Flossing are So Important for Oral Health

    Taking care of your teeth and gums is essential to good oral health! Studies have also shown that plaque buildup on teeth can even contribute to artery and heart disease! Yikes!  Good oral health can also help you avoid embarrassing conditions like bad breath or yellowing teeth. Tips for Optimum Brushing and Flossing 1. Always

    • 01 FEB 13
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    Do you Grind Your Teeth?

    Did you know that teeth grinding (bruxism) affects adults more commonly than children? Over time, it can wear down the biting surfaces of teeth, making them more susceptible to decay. Everybody handles excess stress differently. Some people develop an ulcer, some people develop high blood pressure, and some people grind or clench their teeth. Stress,