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Healthy Teeth for Mom: Helpful Tips for Better Oral Health This Mother’s Day

April 18, 2024

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a mother and her daughter

Motherhood can be one of the greatest joys of a woman’s life. It can also lead to many changes throughout the body, some of which occur inside the mouth. Since oral and overall health are intertwined in various ways, it’s important to find ways to make dental care easier and more effective. This Mother’s Day, consider these helpful tips that are designed to minimize potential smile problems in the future.


What Do I Do If I Lose a Dental Filling?

April 3, 2024

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dentist putting dental filling on female patients’ tooth

Do you have dental fillings to repair damaged pearly whites? Dealing with a broken or lost dental filling might seem small, but it’s essential to act promptly to prevent bigger problems that may require urgent dental attention. If you’ve recently lost a filling, following these seven steps can help protect your tooth and prevent further damage until you can see your dentist for repairs.


When Less Is More: 3 Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Dentistry Enhancements

March 29, 2024

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Patient smiling after cosmetic dentistry

Dreaming of a brighter, more confident smile? You don’t always need extensive dental work to achieve stunning results. In fact, there are several techniques that can enhance the appearance of your grin with minimal discomfort and downtime. But how? Continue reading to learn three great cosmetic dentistry treatments that will have you flashing your pearly whites more in no time.


A Matter of Time: What’s the Typical Lifespan of Dental Fillings?

March 15, 2024

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Patient smiling after getting dental fillings

Dental fillings are an excellent way to restore the function and appearance of teeth affected by minor decay or damage. However, like all dental restorations, they have a limited lifespan and will eventually require replacement. Understanding what factors influence the longevity of your fillings can help you keep them much longer by changing your habits. So, if you’d like to know how you can keep your dental fillings around as long as possible, continue reading!


Family Dentistry: Simplify Dental Care for Your Whole Family

February 23, 2024

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A family smiling after family dentistry

In today’s fast-paced world, juggling appointments and responsibilities can be challenging, especially when you have a family to look after. When it comes to dental care, visiting different specialists for each person can add headaches to your schedule every month. This is where family dentistry shines, offering a convenient solution for dental care needs across all ages. If you’re curious how family dentistry can help you with your scheduling woes, continue reading.


Gum Bumps: What They Mean and How to Treat Them

February 9, 2024

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Woman checking her gum bumps in the mirror

Have you ever noticed a mysterious bump on your gums that just won’t go away? It’s a common concern for many people, but the good news is that most gum bumps are harmless and easily treatable. However, the first step is understanding the potential causes behind these bumps so you can address them effectively. If you’re curious as to the origins of your oral invader and how your dentist can treat it, continue reading.


Why Should You Switch to a Metal-Free Dental Crown?

January 30, 2024

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Illustration of metal-free crown placed on tooth

You may be used to having a dental crown made entirely out of metal. However, your current crown will eventually need to be replaced. When that time comes, you should consider switching to a metal-free restoration. There are several advantages to trading a metal crown for a metal-free one; below are 4 particularly important examples.


Will It Hurt to Have Your Teeth Cleaned?

January 20, 2024

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Female dental patient sitting in chair and smiling

It has been a long time since you last visited the dentist. Lately, you have been thinking of changing that by scheduling a preventive dentistry appointment. However, you can’t help but feel nervous, especially when it comes to the cleaning; will it hurt? To help you put your mind at ease for your upcoming dental visit, here is what you can expect when it comes to discomfort.


5 Complications of Slipping Dentures

December 21, 2023

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Upper and lower denture on white backgroundDentures are more realistic than ever before, thanks to new technologies and materials. They should fit snugly on top of your gum tissue, only relying on suction to stay in place. However, the shape of your mouth will change over time, which can cause your dentures to slip. Although it may seem like nothing more than an annoyance, here are 5 complications linked to poorly fitting dentures that you shouldn’t ignore.


Questions to Ask During Your Dental Implant Consultation

December 19, 2023

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Illuminated and black question marksIf you’re ready to join more than 500,000 Americans this year who are investing in dental implants to replace lost teeth, you’re making a great choice. A consultation with your dentist is your first step toward a complete, beautiful smile. Dental implants are a big decision, but don’t worry. Here are a few important questions to ask your dentist during your consultation to feel confident in the investment you’re making.


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