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I've Had a Root Canal. Could My Tooth Still Decay After Treatment?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 11/05/2022

Learn about root canal treatment and how to prevent decay from forming in the treated tooth following endodontic therapy.

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Three Ways Patients Can Celebrate Dental Hygiene Month at Home

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 10/30/2022

Get involved in National Dental Hygiene Month this October with these three ideas.

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Could I Still Get Cavities With Porcelain Veneers?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 09/30/2022

Enhance your smile and oral health with customized porcelain veneers.

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How Often Should You Brush Invisalign® Aligners?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 08/31/2022

Good oral hygiene is a critical part of caring for Invisalign aligners. Find out how you can keep your teeth healthy while perfecting your smile.

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Can Flossing Regularly Prevent Bad Breath?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 07/31/2022

Learn how daily dental flossing can combat oral bacteria and reduce bad breath.

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How Long Will Pain Last After Root Canal Treatment?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 06/27/2022

Get rid of tooth pain and infection while retaining your oral health with a root canal treatment.

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Can I Get Porcelain Veneers With Yellow Teeth?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 05/28/2022

Porcelain veneers are helpful for covering many dental imperfections, including yellow-stained teeth.

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Which Teeth Are Hardest to Move During Invisalign® Treatment?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 04/30/2022

Invisalign treatment provides individuals with customized, fast results without the hassle and appearance of traditional braces.

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What Affect Could Vaping Have On My Oral Health?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 03/25/2022

Vaping can harm your oral health by weakening your dental structure and harming your jawbone.

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Will I Need A Dental Crown After Root Canal Treatment?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 02/27/2022

A dental crown is fitted after a root canal to prevent further decay and damage while providing a perfectly natural appearance.

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Do My Teeth Have To Be Shaved Down For Porcelain Veneers?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 01/28/2022

Porcelain veneers are a popular solution for transforming smiles, but some shaving of the teeth is required beforehand.

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How Long Do I Need to Wear Invisalign® Aligners?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 12/27/2021

Invisalign treatment can take about a year to work, on average, although you’ll start to notice results in less time.

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How Sleep Apnea Can Affect Your Oral Health

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 11/25/2021

Not many people realize how sleep apnea can affect oral health, but you can find comfortable and convenient sleep apnea treatment from your dentist.

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Got Flex? Consider Using It On Your Oral Health

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 11/03/2021

Take a closer look at which dental treatments and procedures may be eligible for payment with a flexible spending account.

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Can I Still Whiten My Teeth During Invisalign® Treatment?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 09/22/2021

Teeth whitening can be performed during Invisalign treatment, but it's best to see a professional first. Learn more from our cosmetic dentist here.

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Seven Signs You Have Good Oral Hygiene

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 08/30/2021

The symptoms of poor oral hygiene are fairly obvious, but do you know what signs mean your oral health and hygiene are intact? Learn more here.

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What Should I Do to Prepare for a Root Canal?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 07/19/2021

A root canal is a procedure designed to remove infected tissue. Knowing what to do before your treatment helps prepare you for the recovery period.

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What Are the Benefits of Veneers for Your Smile?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 06/16/2021

Discover all the benefits of porcelain veneers and how this popular smile makeover option can transform your appearance.

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Lost Your Invisalign® Tray? Here's What To Do

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 05/04/2021

Do you have a lost Invisalign tray? Our experienced dental professionals can give you information and guidelines about handling Invisalign aligners.

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How Often Should You Visit the Dentist For Teeth Cleaning?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 04/23/2021

Dental cleaning and what to expect, along with how often you visit the dentist to maintain proper oral hygiene to reduce your risk of dental concerns.

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