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Morgan-Hill Dental Care Blog

Your Dentist in Gorham Says Welcome to Our New Blog!

November 30, 2018

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smiling family portrait Hello and welcome to our new website and blog! As your trusted dentist in Gorham, our team recognizes that our ability to provide excellent care for healthy, beautiful smiles rests on using the most state-of-the-art technology. And that includes having an up-to-date web presence! Please check back here regularly for up-to-date news as it relates to our practice and your oral health and wellness.


Dental Problems Could Be A Sign of Bigger Health Issues

August 14, 2018

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Research has shown that the health of your mouth is a reflection of your body’s overall health. In fact, according to the Academy of General Dentistry, there is a link between health complications such as a stroke and heart disease and oral health issues like gum (periodontal) disease.  Regular appointments at your dentist in Portland, Maine should be a part of your overall health care regimen.


Tips for Maintaining a Beautiful Smile

April 20, 2017

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When life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade, but be sure to brush your teeth and rinse with water after because acidity wears away at the enamel. When life is really throwing you lemons, dental hygiene might not be the first thing to come to mind with all the other problems in the way. But maintaining good oral health will ensure that you don’t run into bigger problems later on and ensuring less trips to the emergency dentist.


I take really good care of my teeth. Do I still need to come in for regular check-ups?

April 7, 2017

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Nearly everyone looks at the smiles of their favorite celebrities and wonders how those famous faces got such bright and blinding smiles. The simple answer to the question is… with regular cleanings and exams! Far too many people assume that they only need to see a dentist when they feel pain, but a dental check-up is something that everyone should do regularly to keep a dazzling smile.


What exactly are dental implants?

September 16, 2014

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There’s nothing funny about a gapped smile. When someone has to endure the discomfort of broken or missing teeth, they just don’t feel like smiling. Fortunately, modern dentistry and dental implants can permanently restore a radiant smile. The many benefits of dental implants can dramatically improve the appearance and health of a dental implant patient. Dr. Ted Morgan, a general dentist in Gorham, Maine, has the expertise to help you improve your smile, restoring it to its natural, youthful radiance. (more…)

The gums around two of my teeth are really sore and inflamed. Is this serious?

September 4, 2014

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 7:32 pm

A tooth can become abscessed when the root or surrounding gum tissue becomes severely infected. It most often occurs because of an untreated cavity or advanced gum disease or traumatic injury to the tooth. Anything that causes damage or infection of the pulp in the core of a tooth can cause an abscess such as poor oral health.


Why Is It Important To Floss Daily?

April 8, 2014

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Dental flossing recommendations have not changed much over the years. Dentists and dental hygienists are still recommending that people floss at least once a day. Individuals can benefit greatly from making flossing a daily habit. Below are some of the reasons daily flossing is essential: (more…)

Choosing the Right Cosmetic Dentist in Southern Maine

April 1, 2014

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Improving your smile can boost your confidence, your ability to connect with people, and possibly even your income. But finding the right cosmetic dentist in southern Maine is paramount to getting the outcome you want. Just as plastic surgeons may not specialize in every procedure available, a cosmetic dentist may not offer every improvement you’d like to explore. When finding a cosmetic dentist for your needs, there are certain questions you should ask to ensure he or she is the right fit for you. Here are some points to keep in mind during your initial consultation.