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7 Signs You Need to See a Dentist

While some people are diligent about keeping regular dental appointments, others are not. There are lots of reasons why you might need to see a dentist, but here are seven signs it’s definitely¬†time for an appointment. 1.) Difficulty Chewing or Swallowing If you experience¬†difficulty chewing, several causes may be to blame. A struggle to chew […]

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Why Choose Burba Dental Partners?

Salem Dentist When it comes to your dental health, we know you have options. There’s a lot of dental offices out there, so, why should you choose us? There’s a number of things that set us apart from other dental facilities. We’re a family dentist, we’ll always see you in an emergency, and we have […]

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5 Reasons You Need To Floss

The first nationally representative analysis designed to determine how many people floss their teeth found that a whopping 32% of the population say they never floss. About 37% say they floss on occasion, and only 30% of the population floss on a regular basis. Since there’s no instant gratification with flossing, some patients don’t think […]

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Preventative Dental Care

What is it? Preventive dentistry is the practice of caring for your teeth to keep them healthy. This helps you avoid cavities, gum disease, enamel wear, and more. Therefore, we highly recommend it! What is considered preventative? Preventive dental services include routine oral exams, X-rays, cleanings, sealants, and fluoride treatments. Educational instruction including proper brushing […]

Root Canals Explained

What are they? If you get a bad tooth infection, chances are you’re going to probably need a root canal. But, what exactly is it? A root canal is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or infected. During a root canal procedure, the nerve and pulp are removed, and the inside […]