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Dental Emergencies

By PM-Admin | July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

At Legacy Family Dental, we allot time in our schedule for dental emergencies. Dr. Scurti and his experienced team have the training to take care your dental needs no matter how simple or advanced the procedure. If you or a loved one has a dental emergency, call us immediately! What to do in a dental … Read more

The Solea Laser – Innovating Dental Technology

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We are proud to announce that Legacy Family Dental has acquired the award winning Solea Laser. The Solea Laser is changing the way dentists perform procedures on both hard and soft tissue by replacing the drill as the primary tool for treatments. This revolutionary technology won the Popular Science “Best of What’s New” award. Image … Read more

Don’t Throw it Away! Five Practical and Unexpected Uses for Your Old Toothbrush

By PM-Admin | July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Did you know that the American Dental Association recommends replacing your toothbrush every four to six months, or when the bristles become “frayed?” However, replacing an old toothbrush leaves many of us, especially those who are enamored with reusing and recycling initiatives, wondering if we can use our dilapidated old pal for something else. Although … Read more

Surprisingly Healthy Foods for Your Teeth

By PM-Admin | July 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

Everyone knows that sugary foods will contribute to tooth decay and cause cavities. But did you know certain foods will improve your oral health by strengthening your enamel? Read our list of of the best foods for your teeth! Cheese Cheese, Gromit, cheese! Yes, cheese may in fact prevent cavities. Researchers have discovered that cheese … Read more

Simple Solutions: 7 Tips to Get Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

By PM-Admin | July 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

There are some activities in everyday life that adults will do because they understand the benefits but children will often refuse; eating vegetables, bathing, and brushing teeth are probably the top three. Like any activity that seems like a chore, teaching your kids to properly care for their teeth with enthusiasm will take time and … Read more

Dental Implants vs Dentures – Which is Right for You?

By PM-Admin | July 27, 2017 | 5 Comments

Implants or dentures? That is the question when needing an alternative to natural teeth. Both are aesthetically pleasing, as they make your smile look great. They also give you the functionality you need to chew your food. But while they are similar in the above ways, there are differences you want to evaluate so you … Read more

Save Your Teeth With Mouth Guards

By PM-Admin | July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you have children in sports, or you are in a contact sport, mouth guards are key in keeping your teeth and your face safe. Did you know one-third of mouth injuries are caused by sports? The American Dental Association says 200,000 of these injuries could be prevented per year by wearing mouth guards. Why … Read more

3 Tips for Affordable Dental Care

By PM-Admin | July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Think you can’t afford dental care? You are not alone. The number of members of the public with access to dental insurance has significantly decreased by 5.7% from 2009 to 2010, leaving just about 45% of the population with dental insurance. You might be one of those who lack insurance due to its high price. … Read more

3 Questions to Ask Your Dentist

By PM-Admin | July 27, 2017 | 4 Comments

When visiting a new dentist, your consultative visit is one of the most important. This introductory appointment allows you and your dentist as well as their team to get to know one another. It also gives you the opportunity to ask questions vital to your treatment plan and overall dental health. Do you know which … Read more

Ways to Relax Your Jaw

By PM-Admin | July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night clenching your teeth? Do you find yourself grinding or tightening your jaw during periods of stress? If so, it’s time to start learning about how to relax the jaw before it’s too late. Grinding and clenching can lead to tension headaches as well as … Read more