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Dental Health – Dr Matt Milligan, a general, family & cosmetic dentist, offers dentistry with cleanings, teeth whitening and implants.

If You’re Avoiding the Dentist

We’ve all got our reasons. Money. Time. The fear of pain. Juggling insurance. Facing one more reminder that we really should be flossing more. Any of these might cause us to avoid and put off regular visits to the dentist.






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A Guide to Cavity Prevention

Imagine this- you have come to see Dr. Matthew Milligan for a cleaning and routine check-up. The cleaning goes well, but then Dr. Milligan tells you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading the possibility of this news and now you






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Fluoride: Good or Bad?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride is actually






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To Be or Not To Be Sugar-Free: The Facts About Common Sweeteners

Originally created for people that can’t consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in Incline Village in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Dr. Matthew Milligan wants you to know which






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Need a Tooth Extraction? Don’t Be Afraid!

We’ve all had a toothache at some point at some point or another. While you should always consult your Incline Village dentist, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root canal.






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Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and destructive myths about dental hygiene is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Matthew Milligan would like everyone in Incline Village to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums






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Chocolate is Good for Oral Health – True or False?

Most of us were taught when we were kids that sweets like chocolate will rot your teeth. While this may remain true for some types of our favorite sweet snack, that doesn’t mean we have to take it off the






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I’d Rather Have a Root Canal

Have you ever heard someone say, “It was worse than a root canal?” Most of us in Incline Village are used to hearing root canals compared some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Dr. Matthew Milligan would like set the record straight and talk






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What Causes Sensitive Teeth? Acid Erosion Explained!

Sugar is not the only thing that can harm your teeth. In fact, there are plenty of other substances that slowly chip away at our smiles. One of the biggest offenders is acid. Maybe you have heard of acid erosion,






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Fight Gingivitis at Home! 3 Reasons to Floss Every Day

Everybody in Incline Village knows that they should floss every day. But it just doesn’t always happen that way, does it? We know that flossing is harder than brushing for a number of reasons, but we also know how important






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