Back-to-School Dental Tips

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In the hustle and bustle of getting your children back to school, don’t forget about their oral health. By making sure they start the year off with healthy and strong teeth and gums, you’ll be setting them up for success. … Continued

What Causes Gingivitis?

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Have you noticed your gums bleeding lately or feeling tender or sore? If so, you may have gingivitis, the earliest (and most common) stage of periodontal (gum) disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately half of … Continued

The Benefits of Teeth Whitening

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Have you been contemplating an in-office teeth whitening procedure but are unsure if it’s right for you? Perhaps you are wondering if whitening your teeth at home with an over-the-counter product is the way to go. At the Hamptons Family … Continued

Surprising Causes of TMJ Disorder

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Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD) is a condition that affects more than 10 million Americans. The most common causes of TMD — including teeth grinding, teeth clenching and chronic stress — are well known. But there are also a few … Continued