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Beachside Bling: How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Transform Your Smile

May 17, 2024

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Summer is just around the corner, and many people are gearing up for sunny vacations and nights under the stars. If you want to flash a stunning smile this season, cosmetic dentistry might be your secret weapon. Continue reading to learn how cosmetic treatments can help you achieve a dazzling beach-ready smile.


How Can I Get Used to Eating with Dentures?

April 12, 2024

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Dentures have allowed millions of people to enjoy complete smiles after tooth loss, but it can take some time to get used to wearing them. While keeping these appliances in great shape requires a special oral hygiene routine, learning to eat while wearing them can involve a significant adjustment period. Here’s a brief guide to eating with dentures as well as a few tips to make getting used to them a little easier.


4 Dangerous DIY Teeth Whitening Hacks

March 7, 2024

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Everybody desires a bright smile, but our teeth can darken naturally with age and due to external factors like drinking coffee, tea, and red wine. If you’re feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance and are considering brightening it at home, you might be tempted to explore DIY whitening tricks online. However, many of these methods can jeopardize your oral health and end up damaging your teeth instead of improving them. Keep reading to discover the risks associated with DIY whitening and safer alternatives.


Cosmetic Question: Does Dental Bonding Damage Teeth?

February 5, 2024

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Are you feeling self-conscious about a chipped or stained tooth that’s marring your smile? If so, your dentist can address it with cosmetic dental bonding. This is considered by many dentists to be one of the quickest and most convenient cosmetic methods. On top of that, it can address several types of issues, making it a popular choice. Many patients who want to improve their appearance hesitate to move forward with this procedure, though, because they worry it may damage their natural teeth. Fortunately, that isn’t true! Keep reading to learn more about this process so you can set your mind at ease.


5 Do’s and Don’ts of Caring for Invisalign

January 8, 2024

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Invisalign is a popular alternative to traditional braces because it can straighten somewhat crooked or gapped teeth without metal brackets. That said, there are a few things you need to know to keep them in prime condition to continue to enjoy the many advantages they provide. Keep reading to learn a few dos and don’ts of having Invisalign.


Gum Irritation? Here’s What May Be Causing It

October 13, 2023

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Gum irritation can be a persistent and uncomfortable issue, impacting both oral health and overall physical wellness if left untreated. Itchy, aching, puffy, red gums are no fun to deal with. Understanding the potential causes behind gum irritation is critical for effective prevention and treatment.

If you want to know what’s causing your irritated gums, continue reading. Below are five potential culprits for your discomfort.


Let’s Learn About What Can Cause a Dental Bridge to Fail

September 13, 2023

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You might remember hearing about London Bridge falling down as a kid, but you don’t want to be singing any songs about your dental bridge falling out. Dental bridges can be an excellent way to replace several consecutive missing teeth. They can last more than fifteen years with proper maintenance, but insufficient care can cause them to need repairs or replacement. Here are a few reasons why dental bridges fail and what you can do if it happens.


The Process Of Placing a Dental Crown

August 8, 2023

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Dental crowns have been used for a very long time to help protect teeth that are damaged or decayed, and the ones used in modern dentistry are more sophisticated than they’ve ever been. They’re made of tooth-colored ceramic that blends in perfectly with the smile, allowing you to fix your teeth without compromising your appearance.

To place these dental crowns, your dentist is going to need to remove a little bit of healthy enamel in order to make room. Here’s what you should know about the process of preparing the teeth for the dental crowns.


Do’s and Don’ts of Recovering from Dental Implant Surgery

July 26, 2023

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Dos and don'ts in conversation bubblesIf you’re ready to replace your missing teeth with dental implants, you’ll require oral surgery. A titanium post must be surgically placed into your jawbone to serve as a new root. It will provide a stable foundation for your restoration, which is attached using an abutment. You can expect a brief recovery after your procedure. Proper healing is essential for ensuring the success of your new smile. Here are the top do’s and don’ts to follow after your implant placement surgery.


Gum Bumps: Are They Harmless or a Sign of Something Worse?

July 13, 2023

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You might be surprised by finding a bump on your gums. While this can be alarming, it is usually harmless. However, it can be a sign of something serious in some cases. Here are a few of the possible reasons for a bump forming on your gums and how to know whether it’s nothing to worry about or worth a trip to the dentist’s office.

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