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Controlling Tartar in Your Mouth

Tartar is a hard substance that builds up in your mouth if plaque is not regularly removed from the surfaces of your teeth and gums.  This substance hardens on your teeth and can only be removed by a dentist or dental hygienist, using special tools.  Tartar can make it difficult to brush and floss your teeth like you should, ultimately leading to decay and dental cavities.  It can also lead to periodontal…

Age and Gum Recession

Gum recession, also referred to as Gingival recession, is a common problem in adults over the age of 40.  This condition occurs when the gums pull away from the teeth, exposing their roots.  If you are over the age of 40, you may have noticed your dentist taking measurements on each of your teeth…

Bad Breath: Causes and Cures

If you have chronic bad breath, also known as "halitosis", this could be an indication of other, more serious dental health problems.  Everyone has bad breath from time to time.  This can result from eating certain foods such as garlic and onions or from the bacteria that can form on your teeth…

Conquering Your Dental Fears

Dental phobia, the fear of visiting the dentist, is a real problem for many individuals.  In fact, statistics show that as high as 15% of the population experiences some level of fear and/or anxiety associated with going to the dentist. In some cases, there is a specific component of that fear or…

The Stages of Gum Disease

If you are diabetic or have a loved one who has been diagnosed with this disease, there are many things in your life that you have to be mindful of each and every day. The complexities of living with diabetes are great and can't be overlooked. One area of your overall health that needs significant attention if you have diabetes is your oral health.

First things first, if you have diabetes…

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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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