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General dentistry

What Is More Valuable Than A Diamond?

We begin this post from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville with a quote from classic literature: “Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.” When Miguel de Cervantes wrote that four hundred years ago, there was no widely accepted way to replace lost teeth. We are fortunate to live at a

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Dental Confidence Or Caution

Whether you are one of those who goes willingly to the dentist or are hesitant about getting work done, the team at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville wants you to make and keep regular appointments for cleanings and checkups. Regular dental appointments are important because they help keep your teeth and gums healthy. For most

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Say Goodbye To Old Amalgam Fillings

Can you remember what your teeth looked like before you had your first cavity? If you are like most of us, you got some cavities fairly young, and the ubiquitous silver fillings that were once standard. At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville there is a better option. Composite fillings can be made to match the color

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3 Important Reasons To Choose St. Mary’s Dental

Everyone wants to have a good experience when they go to the dentist, whether it’s for something simple like a cleaning and checkup or more extenstive dental work. At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, the patient experience is important to us. We strive for excellence in everything we do. What are some of the things

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6 Good Reasons To Visit Your Dentist More Often

Most people visit the dentist about once each year. As many as forty percent of Americans see their dentist less often; some go as long as five years between visits! At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we recommend a checkup every six months. Here are six great reasons to visit us more frequently. 1. Oral

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We Take Jaw Pain Seriously

At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we take jaw pain seriously. Persistent jaw pain could be an indication of a treatable condition known as temporomandibular joint disorder. The temporomandibular joints are among the most complex in the human body. Usually shortened to “TMJ,” they’re the muscles, tendons, and bones that connect the jaw to the

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Which Type of Toothbrush is Best?

Is an electric toothbrush better than a manual toothbrush for cleaning your teeth? In this article from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville we won’t recommend one over the other. We’re just going to take a close look at the electric toothbrush. Electric toothbrushes have been commercially available in the United States since the 1960s. But

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5 Critical Oral Cancer Facts

At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we want to see our patients at least twice a year for a checkup and cleaning. A checkup can give you real peace of mind, especially since every one we do includes an oral cancer screening. Lung and breast cancer get a lot of public attention, and rightfully so.

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A Proud Dental Practice

At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville we are proud to provide our community with the best dental care possible. It’s a lot of work to run a dental office, but it’s an important function. We are commmitted to excellence in what we do. It is by now well-established that your dental health is linked your

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Why Is Dry Mouth Risky For Your Teeth?

A condition known as dry mouth is fairly common, and has some common causes. It can be really uncomfortable, and can also pose a threat to your dental health. Here are some tips from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville. The medical term for dry mouth is xerostomia, which is pronounced zero-STO-me-ah. Some of its causes

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