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Beyond the Basics: 5 Fascinating Facts About Dental Implants

April 12, 2024

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Patient surprised about dental implants

Dental implants are an incredibly popular solution for replacing missing teeth that offer great benefits both in looks and function! While many patients are familiar with the basics of dental implants, there are several interesting and lesser-known facts that might surprise you! Continue reading to learn five fascinating facts about these implants that go beyond the basics.

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Invisalign Inquiries: 3 Frequently Asked Questions

March 4, 2024

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Invisalign container surrounded by aligner trays on a blue surface

Many patients with a slightly crooked or gapped grin worry about their appearance. However, did you know that having crooked teeth is also detrimental to your dental health? It can be challenging to brush and floss them thoroughly if you can’t reach all their sides which leaves you more vulnerable to tooth decay and gum disease. Fortunately, your dentist can straighten your smile with Invisalign, which utilizes clear plastic aligner trays that fit over your pearly whites to gently reposition them.

Before you move forward with this treatment, it’s important to understand what’s involved so you can make an informed decision. With that in mind, continue reading to learn about 3 frequently asked questions and their answers!

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What Good Can Smiling Do for My Health?

February 13, 2024

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Dentist smiles

While everyone wants a beautiful smile, many people may not be aware of all the health benefits smiling can bring them. Generously showing off your grin can help you stay positive, win trust, make connections, and just enjoy life more. Sadly, some individuals are shy about showing their smiles due to cosmetic defects. Here’s an outline of how smiling frequently can help you live a happier life and a few ways that cosmetic dentistry can help you feel more confident about showing your teeth.

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Surprising Medical Conditions Your Dentist Can Spot

February 1, 2024

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Dentist looking in woman’s mouthYou know that regular dental care is essential for keeping your mouth healthy. A cleaning and checkup every 6 months allows your dentist to monitor your oral health to detect anything concerning early, like enamel loss or gum inflammation. Did you know that your oral health and general wellness are connected? Various dental problems can affect your health. However, certain medical conditions can also affect your mouth. Here are a few medical conditions your dentist can spot during your semi-annual cleaning and checkup.

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Have a Sweet Tooth? Here’s How to Prevent Cavities

January 20, 2024

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person eating ice cream and other sweets

Sugar is a common part of many diets, and it can fuel harmful oral bacteria, causing tooth decay. This makes it challenging for those with a sweet tooth to maintain dental health. However, you don’t have to cut out sugar completely to keep your smile in check. Here are five useful tips that will help you satisfy your sweet tooth without compromising the health of your smile.

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Allergy Evasion: How to Protect Your Smile This Season

January 9, 2024

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Seemingly nothing is as frustrating or inconvenient as seasonal allergies. Whether your body responds to pollen, dander, or dust, it can leave you with a stuffy nose, watery eyes, headache, and general fatigue. Did you know, though, that it can also impact your oral health? Many patients are surprised to learn that their teeth and gums can be negatively affected, too. You likely don’t want to develop any issues that land you in the dentist’s office this year. Instead, read on to learn about 3 ways that allergens can harm your smile and what you can do to protect it!

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Cosmetic Capital: How Your Dentist Can Improve Your Career

December 26, 2023

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Diverse group of people smiling and working around a table

Did you know that people with flaws in their teeth are much more likely to report feelings of worthlessness and a lack of social engagement? That means if you have an imperfect smile, the ensuing anxiety and self-consciousness can impact your ability to succeed at work. If you don’t feel confident in yourself then you’re less likely to speak up or engage with others, and you could even miss project deadlines if you have to be out for dental appointments. If you’re frustrated and feeling held back, keep reading to learn 3 ways that cosmetic dental treatments can turn your career around!

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Toothbrush TLC: Top Strategies for Proper Storage

December 20, 2023

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A woman smiling in the mirror as she uses her electric toothbrush

Are you the kind of person who plans out everything in your home? If so, you probably have an idea of how to organize your rooms for optimal comfort. However, have you thought about where your toothbrush goes? It’s a simple question, but without a clear answer, you could be putting your oral health at risk.

If you want to learn more about proper toothbrush storage, and the potential consequences to your health, continue reading.

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Protect Your Smile from Seasonal Stress!

December 4, 2023

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Stressed woman with her hands on her temples

The last couple of months of the year are a happy time for many people. However, heightened stress levels are also common. Between shopping, arranging to attend events, and other tasks, some individuals start to feel overwhelmed. If that is true of you, it is important that you take steps to protect your smile from the effects of seasonal stress. How can stress affect your oral health, and how can you minimize the damage? This blog post explains.

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Festive Fiends: 4 Foods to Avoid this Holiday Season

November 21, 2023

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White table covered with holiday cookies, candies, and treats

The holidays have arrived with their usual fanfare of seasonal decorations, outings with friends and family, and tasty treats. Whether you have a full calendar of social engagements or plan to celebrate quietly at home, there are plenty of seasonal dishes and delicious drinks to enjoy this time of year. Some of them, unfortunately, are infamous for damaging your teeth. You can prevent potential problems by avoiding some of the more common culprits. Keep reading to learn about 4 foods to evade this winter to keep your pearly whites in prime condition.

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