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Why Are My Teeth Turning Yellow?

As we age, our teeth can naturally begin to take on a more yellowish hue. Our teeth are naturally a shade of white, but with time and wear, teeth can begin to look a little less than perfect. The causes of tooth discoloration are numerous and may be influenced by an internal or external factor. Here, we’ll see how tooth enamel can be…

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Dental Emergency While Traveling? Here’s What to Do

Going a trip is a fun and exciting time—the last thing you want to do is worry about your teeth while you’re gone! However, dental emergencies do happen. Whether it’s a toothache or a knocked-out tooth, knowing what to do when an emergency happens is always a good idea. Whether you’re traveling abroad this summer or are just going on a nearby…

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Why We Love Our Patients: Sharing A New Review from Angie’s List

Patient satisfaction is the foundation of our practice, and these kind words mean a great deal to Dr. Rye and his entire team.  “The results have always been excellent. Dr. Rye is meticulous and his work, seems to always strive for perfection and stays abreast of the latest treatment procedures. I highly recommend his dental practice to anyone seeking the…

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Don’t Ignore These Top Signs of Gum Infection

Nearly half of the American population has some form of gum disease. From the beginning stages of gingivitis to the more advanced periodontal disease, gum disease damages your teeth as well as your gums. A gum infection could point to the fact that you have gum disease. What are the signs of a gum infection and what could they mean…

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Think You Have a Dental Infection? Seeking Dental or Medical Care May Save Your Life

A recent news story about a young truck driver who died after a tooth infection spread to his lungs got me thinking about my own experience with patients of late. Over the past few months I have treated a dramatic increase in the number and severity of dental infections requiring strong antibiotics, root canal therapy, and occasional surgical intervention, sometimes…

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What to Expect During an Oral Cancer Screening

An oral cancer screening is a simple exam that your dentist performs in order to ensure you don’t have any signs or symptoms of oral cancer. Every year, nearly 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer and of those, nearly 10,000 will die from this disease. Early detection can save your life—so schedule an oral cancer screening or ask about…

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Why Do We Lose Our Teeth as We Age?

Despite the fact that nearly 30% of American seniors are missing all of their teeth and another almost 180 million are missing at least one tooth, losing teeth as you age is not natural! While there are several culprits behind missing teeth as we get older, age simply isn’t a factor. So what are the reasons that we lose our…

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Thank You for Sharing Your Experience.

We are proud of our team of professionals! “Three years later, and I continue to be impressed with the exceptional quality, artistry (my smile) and service of Dr Rye and staff. My TMJ along with surprisingly my trigger thumb dysfunction remain trouble free since I received bite correction, custom mouth guard & monitoring by Dr Rye. Just completed a routine…

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New Article Published by Dr Rye: What causes dry mouth and how does it impact oral health?

Dry mouth is beyond simply being thirsty occasionally—everyone gets thirsty, but not everyone suffers from chronic dry mouth. If you have dry mouth, your saliva glands do not produce fast enough or simply enough saliva to keep your mouth hydrated. Your mouth quickly dries out, even if you drink plenty of water; it feels sticky (cottonmouth), and sores may form.…

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Dental Testing is Important For Your Health

It’s amazing how advanced today’s diagnostic tools are, and nowhere is this more true than with dentistry and oral care. Current technology allows for all sorts of conditions to be diagnosed with simple, painless tests, and these tests can give the dentist a wealth of information about the best way to move forward with your Personalized Dental Plan. This, in…

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