17
August
2017

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A Different Solution for Chronic Migraines

Migraines can be debilitating. More than 3 million people in the United States alone suffer from migraine headaches, and the numbers continue to grow. Many patients who come in to see Dr. Collins report trying everything from acupuncture to special headbands or glasses.   When you think of Botox, you likely think of wrinkles and […]

16
August
2017

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Why a Lost Tooth Needs Replacing

When you lose a tooth in the back of your mouth as an adult, you may wonder why you should even bother replacing it if no one can see it. Over 178 million people in the United States alone are missing at least one tooth, and for many of them, it’s in a place that […]

16
August
2017

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Cavities 101: How to Prevent Tooth Decay

One of the most common health concerns in the United States is cavities. In fact, it’s one of the very reasons people avoid trips to the dentist. Many people are so worried about hearing those words, “You have a cavity,” that they avoid going to the dentist altogether, which of course leads to more severe […]

09
August
2017

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Could Green Tea Hold the Key to Relieving Sensitive Teeth?

Do you struggle with sensitive teeth? Even if you don’t, you likely know someone who does. Studies show that one in eight adults in the United States experience teeth sensitivity on a regular basis. For some it’s just an occasional twinge of pain when eating or drinking something hot or cold. For others, the pain […]

09
August
2017

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Millennials Face Many Obstacles to Dental Health Care

The state of health care in America is rockier than it has ever been in the lifetime of the millennial generation. Of course, the health care issue affects nearly everyone in the country, so many parents of millennials are also struggling to help provide their adult children insurance or affordable care or guide them into […]

09
August
2017

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Why is Flossing Such a Chore?

Flossing is one of those things we all know we should be doing more, but statistics clearly show that Americans fall short on the recommended daily practice. A recent National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey discovered that only 30 percent of the United States population flosses daily, and 32 percent of the population reports never […]

20
July
2017

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The Secret to a Celebrity Smile

Created in Hollywood in the 1920’s to help actors and actresses shine on the big screen, veneers were originally only temporary. They were secured with adhesives similar to the way dentures were and only worn for a short time. Now, thanks to advances in dental technology, porcelain veneers are one of the most popular ways […]

20
July
2017

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Why Choose Juvederm?

A clear injectable gel that smooths wrinkles and folds and adds volume to skin Juvederm is one of the most popular anti-aging treatments in the nation. It’s made with hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the skin. It’s actually found in almost all of the cells in your body and has been called “nature’s […]

20
July
2017

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We Help You Improve More Than Just Your Teeth

Why shouldn’t a dentist offer cosmetic services? Dentists are experts in all of the bones, muscles and interworkings of the head, face, neck and mouth. They are experts in facial structure and how each area relates to the overall appearance of the face. Dental professionals perform injections every day that rely on pinpoint accuracy to […]

18
July
2017

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Meniere’s Disease Sufferers Could Find Relief with TMJ Disorder Treatments

The human body is amazingly complex. Everything must function together and efficiently in order to maintain health and wellness. When that doesn’t happen, things get complicated fast. Because so much in our bodies are connected, it makes sense that there is a connection between many health issues both in symptoms and in treatments. Sometimes it […]