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A Frenectomy May Help Your Child Overcome Their Speech Impediment

Parents can be apprehensive when a frenectomy is recommended for their child. Their first question is usually: “is there an option other than surgery?” We confidently explain that there is no reason to be fearful—we perform this simple procedure often at our Mentor and Concord offices. What is a frenectomy? A frenectomy removes one or more frena in the mouth.…

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Dental Anxiety? Sedation Dentistry Can Put You at Ease!

The whirring of a dental drill. The fear that, at any moment, you’ll experience some discomfort. Fear of the dentist is something many people struggle with, and it’s hard to overcome. For some people, the thought of scheduling a routine cleaning appointment is enough to make them sweat. We understand, and we can help! The dental staff at Fioritto Family…

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Bruxism: Signs You’re Grinding Your Teeth at Night (and What to Do About it)

Do you ever wake up in the morning with a headache or jaw pain? If so, you may have a minor case of bruxism—better known as ‘night grinding.’ The sore jaw and headaches come from clenching or grinding your teeth while you are asleep. Many of our patients experience this to varying degrees. Your dentist, at Fioritto Family Dental, can…

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