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Tooth Extractions

Having a tooth extraction isn't something most people look forward to.  There are a number of reasons people may require a dental extraction.  Everything from extreme tooth decay, impacted teeth, teeth crowding or teeth that are damaged from a trauma to the mouth are reasons to have teeth pulled. …

Sedation Dentistry

Does the thought of going to the dentist give you unwanted anxiety?  Fear is a common problem for a many dental patients.  If you suffer from stress related to going to the dentist, you may want to consider sedation dentistry.

Local anesthesia usually provides adequate pain relief for minor…

Dental Effects of Acid Reflux

If you suffer from acid reflux you may have more to worry about then a burning pain in your throat, neck and chest, known as heartburn.  Even more than having the unsettling sensation of your food coming back up into your mouth and a bitter, acidic taste in your mouth; you may need to…

Pregnancy Gingivitis

Women can experience many health related side effects during pregnancy including oral health issues due to an increase in the body's hormonal changes.  Anywhere from 50% to 70% of all pregnant women will experience an oral health side effect called Pregnancy Gingivitis.  Pregnancy Gingivitis…

Safety of Amalgam Restorations

Amalgam fillings or silver dental restorations have been used in dentistry for more than a century.  Over the years, the safety of amalgam restorations has come into question. You can rest assured that amalgam fillings have had more in depth research and testing than any other restorative dental…

Digital X-rays

All around the country, digital dental X-rays are showing up in dental offices.  There are some advantages for the patient with digital X-rays and for the dentist.  Digital x-rays are taking the place of standard, film based dental X-rays.  No matter which type of X-rays your dentist…

The Importance of Fluoride


Did you know that recent research shows that topical fluoride, like fluoride from toothpastes, mouth rinses, and dentist applied fluoride treatments are critically important in fighting tooth decay?  Research indicates the fight against tooth decay is as important as strengthening developing teeth. …

Dry Mouth

Dry Mouth

Do you suffer from dry mouth?  Some symptoms of dry mouth include frequent mouth sores or cracked lips, constant thirst, trouble speaking and difficulty tasting / swallowing.  When you suffer from dry mouth you can have a burning sensation on your tongue, bad breath, a sore or hoarse…

Six Month Smiles

Six Month Smiles

Are you an adult who has always struggled with a crooked smile?  Have you spent a lifetime hiding your smile because you don't like the appearance of your front teeth?  If you are one of millions of adults who are self conscious of their teeth, Six Month Smiles could be…

Advances in Denture Technology

Advances in Denture Technology

Do you have missing teeth, or do you need to have teeth removed to improve your oral health?  A denture is a replacement for missing teeth.  This removable replacement option offers patients a viable solution for full or partial tooth replacement.   There are two types of…

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Katesha green

Had a great visit! Janice was a pleasure and Dr. Porcaro was very personable. They both made me feel at ease. The doctors husband (can’t remember his name) was able to find the best financing to fit our budget. I would definitely recommend Grateful Dental to my friends and family.


Very professional place ! Scheduling appointments can be done quickly and very easily online. Clean and updated office. All the staffs are very friendly. Never have to wait long for my appointment. My cleaning went well today and a big thank you to Terra. She is the best!

sharon quadir

I have always had a pleasant experience at each visit. The wait time is not long at all . They make sure that the patient are always comfortable. So thank you Grateful Dental for your services.

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