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Factors That Affect the Cost of Dental Implants

May 6, 2024

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Calculator and cash on white counterYou might have heard that dental implants are expensive, so you may be surprised to know that they are the most cost-effective solution to treat lost teeth. Unlike traditional tooth replacement methods, dental implants can last for decades. You’ll save money down the road because they don’t need to be replaced with the correct care, like brushing and flossing. You can invest in a long-lasting solution to treat your missing teeth without it costing you your life’s savings. Here’s how much you can expect to pay when budgeting for dental implants.

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Regal Renewal: How to Know When Dental Crowns Need a Change

April 12, 2024

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Patient smiling with their new dental crowns

Dental crowns are remarkable restorations that can strengthen and enhance the appearance of a damaged tooth. However, like any dental prosthetic, crowns may require replacement over time due to wear and tear or other factors. But how are you supposed to know when it needs to be changed out for a new one? Continue reading to learn the signs that indicate the time has come for a regal renewal.

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What Traits Make a Smile Beautiful?

March 13, 2024

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Lady shows pretty smile

If you’ve ever wished that you had a prettier smile, you probably also wondered how it could be improved. Everyone wants a beautiful smile, but some people aren’t quite sure what traits make a smile aesthetically pleasing. Researchers have identified a few key aspects of a beautiful smile, and cosmetic dentistry has allowed many people to attain them. Here are a few qualities of a lovely smile and how your cosmetic dentist can help you achieve them.

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Is Coffee Bad for My Dental Health?

February 13, 2024

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Coffee

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages on Earth, and many people love to start their day with a nice hot cup of java. Some studies have shown that more than half of American adults drink this rich, dark beverage every day, and the success of coffee shops across the country attests to its status as a cultural icon. However, many people might not be considering the effects coffee has on their teeth when they consume so much of it every day. Here are a few of the ways coffee can affect your oral health as well as a few tips to help coffee-drinkers keep smiling bright.

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Treating the Most Common Dental Emergencies

January 3, 2024

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Woman in pain at an emergency dentistNo one ever expects to experience a dental emergency, but it can happen with no warning. 1 in 6 Americans will suffer a dental emergency this year. Although you may never expect it to happen to you, it’s best to have a dentist’s number handy, just in case. Here are the most common urgent oral health problems and how your emergency dentist can treat them.

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5 Things You Shouldn’t Do After Dental Implant Surgery

December 14, 2023

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patient smiling after getting dental implant surgery

Opting for dental implants to replace missing teeth is an excellent choice to restore your smile and prevent potential oral health issues. These tiny titanium posts undergo osseointegration, a process in which they fuse with the jawbone, making them the sole permanent tooth replacement option. After the implant placement, it becomes essential to provide diligent care. To assist in avoiding actions that might hinder the healing process, here are five things to avoid following dental implant surgery.

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Dental Crown Dilemma: 5 Steps to Take if Yours Falls Out

November 7, 2023

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Dental crown resting on a fingertip in front of model jaws and teeth

If you’ve ever had a root canal or a severely damaged tooth, your dentist probably topped it with a dental crown after repairing it. These are placed over weakened teeth to protect them from further harm and provide additional support.

That means if yours falls out, it’s important to contact your dentist right away. The vulnerable tooth underneath will be exposed until your dentist can replace your dental crown. It can be hard to know what to do in the heat of the moment, so keep reading for 5 easy steps you can take until you can be seen by your dentist.

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A Brief History of Teeth Whitening

October 13, 2023

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Woman shows off smile

While you might have thought that dentists only invented teeth whitening a few decades ago, the truth is that people have used various methods to bring their smiles to a whiter shade since ancient times. The methods people used in earlier eras weren’t quite as safe, clean, and effective as they are today. Here’s a brief history of teeth whitening to help you appreciate just how much cosmetic dentistry has advanced.

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Dieting Fads Can Harm Your Oral Health; Here’s How

September 13, 2023

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Woman has questioning expression

Diet trends come and go, but they can have a lasting negative effect on your oral health. Your teeth and gums depend on what you’re eating to provide them with enough nutrients to stay healthy while keeping your oral environment safe and non-toxic. While there are few doubts that good nutrition immensely benefits your pearly whites, following some diet trends can lead to bad breath, tooth decay, and oral infections. Here are some dieting trends that can hurt your dental health in the long run.

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The Painless Reality of Tooth Extraction

August 10, 2023

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picture of a tooth being removed

Getting a tooth extracted can be a daunting prospect for many. The mere thought of dental procedures can trigger anxiety and fear in even the bravest of souls. However, it’s essential to remember that while the anticipation might feel overwhelming, the actual tooth extraction procedure is remarkably painless. In this blog, we will explore the emotional and physical sensations associated with tooth extraction, reassuring you that you can conquer your dental fears.

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