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Gingivitis Beyond the Listerine Commercials

Gingivitis. Everyone’s heard that term, but when most Americans can’t name a single Supreme Court judge, do you think they could really tell you what gingivitis is? In reality, people being at all familiar with the term is probably more due to the ad budget of Listerine than knowledge of dental health. But Dr. Marshall… [Read more]


What Are the Sign of Gum Disease?

Gum disease is a very common, but very serious condition that can lead to a whole host of problems. Many people suffer from gum disease without even realizing that they have it. Gum disease can have horrible effects upon the structures that support your teeth; known as the periodontium. If your periodontium becomes unhealthy, it… [Read more]


Five Things You Want to Know About Porcelain Veneers

If you are looking to improve your smile because of discoloration or some other negative aesthetic with your teeth, porcelain veneers may be the perfect choice. Here are five things everyone should know about porcelain veneers before scheduling their appointment: Why are porcelain veneers placed? — Porcelain veneers are the perfect and simple solution for… [Read more]


dental bonding

Bonding — Shaken not Stirred

Bonding between the baby monkey and his fake wire mesh mother in your Psych 101 class. Family bonding at Thanksgiving. Hey, all of those bondings are well and good, but they do nothing to solve cosmetic issues with your teeth. But dental bonding with Dr. Marshall can. Dental bonding uses a resin made from ceramic,… [Read more]



Should I Consider Dental Implants?

If you are tired of looking in the mirror and not liking the teeth looking back at you, it may be time to consider if dental implants are the solution. Dental implants are a permanent solution for missing teeth, teeth that are badly discolored, or teeth that have become badly infected and need to be… [Read more]


Fluoride treatments

Fluoride — Government Conspiracy or Tooth Savior?

Pick up a tube of toothpaste these days and virtually every one has fluoride in it. But what do you really know about this compound that originates with the element fluorine? If you’re in your 50s or 60s, you may remember when fluoride was first making its way into municipal water supplies. This started after… [Read more]


5 Tips to Keep You Cavity-Free During the Holiday Season

With all of our wonderful holidays right around the corner, you may already find yourself dreaming of pumpkin pies, toffee, and sugar cookies. While there is nothing wrong with indulging during the holidays and sinking your teeth into something sweet and delectable, we all know that lingering sugar can wreak havoc on your teeth. With… [Read more]



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