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Know The Myths That Are Associated With A Root Canal

What Is A Root Canal? Your teeth are meant to last as long as you live. Traditionally, infected or dead teeth were usually pulled. Thanks to advancements in modern dentistry, a tooth can often be saved through root canal therapy. Root…


Tips To Prevent Gum Disease

How Can I spot Gum Disease? If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, please visit Dechter & Moy Dentistry as soon as possible. Gums That Bleed Easily Red, Swollen, or Tender Gums Gums That Have Pulled Away From Your Teeth…


Everything You Need To Know About Tooth Bonding

What Is Tooth Bonding? Tooth bonding is an effective and economical treatment option for repairing minor tooth damage and addressing minor cosmetic concerns. Completed in one visit, tooth bonding can often be the perfect solution for younger patients or adult…


Achieve The Smile Of Your Dreams With Porcelain Veneers

Whether your teeth are damaged due to decay or stained due to coffee, porcelain veneers can provide patients with the smile they have always desired. Porcelain veneers are thin tooth-colored shells that are permanently secured to the front and sides…


How To Straighten Crooked Teeth Without Braces

Is it possible to fix crooked teeth without braces? In some cases, yes. Depending on the severity of your orthodontic issues, Drs. Dechter and Moy can create a treatment plan that can improve the appearance of crooked and misaligned teeth. At Dechter &…


Are You Experiencing A Dental Emergency?

Dental emergencies can happen to any patient! Knowing the proper steps to take in the event of a dental emergency can save you time and money in the long run; not to mention, addressing a dental concern in a timely…


What Causes Bleeding Gums?

Gum disease is one of the most common dental concerns amongst patients. If left untreated, gum disease can cause issues that may compromise the function and health of your teeth, gums, and supporting bone structure. FACT: Gum disease has proven to be linked…