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Can I Keep My Wisdom Teeth?

Can I Keep My Wisdom Teeth?

May 27, 2015 Have you ever wondered what wisdom teeth are and why so many people have them removed? Third molars have been called wisdom teeth for years, dating back to the Seventeenth Century. Wisdom teeth generally erupt between the ages of 17 and 25, or when a person has matured and become wiser. The […]

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We Do Routine Oral Cancer Exams!

We Do Routine Oral Cancer Exams!

May 20, 2015 Have you ever wondered why your dental provider is talking about cancer? A significant amount of people visit their dentist regularly making it an ideal situation to check them for cancer of the head and neck. Oral cancer accounts for roughly two percent of all cancers diagnosed annually in the USA. The […]

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What Is a Root Canal?

What Is a Root Canal?

April 13, 2015 A root canal is a procedure used to remove the pulp or nerve chamber of the tooth. This includes the blood supply, nerves, and connective tissue that are in the center of the tooth. If the pulp is injured or becomes infected, removing the pulp is the best way to save the […]

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A Crown Fit for a King (or Queen)

A Crown Fit for a King (or Queen)

May 6, 2015 Dental Crowns are one of the most recommended restorations that people need on their teeth. Crowns, even with dental insurance, can be costly and require a fair amount of time in a dental chair. At Lima Dental Associates, we strive to educate our patients about every option available to them. So, what […]