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Cheers to Healthy Teeth: Balancing Holiday Joy with Oral Health

December 19, 2023

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A family enjoying a holiday meal with good oral health

As the holiday season approaches, so does the temptation to indulge in festive treats that could potentially leave a not-so-jolly impact on your oral health. However, it’s entirely possible to participate in the holiday festivities without compromising the health of your teeth.

Continue reading to explore some tooth-friendly tips that allow you to cheerfully enjoy the holidays while keeping your smile bright.

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Stain or Signal: Why Are There Black Lines Around My Dental Crowns?

October 13, 2023

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A patient smiling after his dental crowns were replaced

Dental crowns are designed to restore both functionality and aesthetics to damaged or decayed teeth. However, if you’ve noticed the appearance of a black line around your crown, it can be a cause of stress and concern.

If you want to learn more about the potential reasons behind this strange quirk of dental crowns, continue reading. You’ll learn more about how crowns are made and finally understand those mysterious black lines.

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Zirconia Dental Implants: A Solution For Those With Metal Allergies

August 9, 2023

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A disk of dental zirconia

Dental implants are one of the most frequently talked-about methods of replacing teeth—the stability of a titanium post implanted into the jaw makes dental implants capable of an incredible amount of strength.

If you have a metal allergy and you need to replace a tooth, you might feel like you’re missing out on this incredible method of replacing teeth. You may be interested to learn that there are metal-free dental implants that can be effective for patients who can’t afford to use metal. Here’s what you should know about zirconia dental implants.

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DIY? Don’t Try. Why Dental Care Is Best Left to the Professionals

July 13, 2023

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Woman with questioning expression.

Your teeth are valuable property. They chew your food, help you speak, and make your smile pretty. Tooth loss can be a massive inconvenience. Turning to social media, some people have discovered at-home methods of replacing lost teeth and a plethora of videos and advertisements for tooth replacement products.

It is exceedingly difficult to find anything from a real dentist on the use of DIY tooth replacement products because no dentist is going to risk a professional reputation endorsing them. Their quality cannot compare to real dental work and can be hazardous to the user’s health. Read on to learn about the dangers of these products.

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Can Dental Implants Get Cavities?

May 5, 2023

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patient wondering if dental implants can get cavities

Dental implants, innovative dental prosthetics, serve as replacements for missing teeth. Comprised of three key components—the implant fixture, abutment, and dental crown—they seamlessly provide a durable and natural-looking tooth replacement option that can enhance both your oral health and overall appearance. If you have dental implants and are curious about their susceptibility to decay, then continue reading to learn more.

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5 Reasons Why Dental Implants Are Worth Every Penny!

March 21, 2023

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The American College of Prosthodontics reports that roughly 178 million people in the U.S. have at least one missing tooth. An incomplete smile can impact your life in many ways. It not only can impact your self-confidence and desire to interact with people, but it also makes it harder to do everyday things like eat and speak. Fortunately, dental implants can not only restore your smile but all these other factors! Their biocompatible steel posts seamlessly integrate with your jaw, replacing your tooth from root to crown. But some people wonder if they are worth the price compared to other tooth loss solutions. Here are five reasons why they are worth every penny.

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Are Dental Implants Safe?

January 21, 2023

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Older woman in dentist’s chair looking in mirror500,000 people every year are choosing dental implants to replace their missing teeth. As an alternative to a bridge or denture, you can enjoy a nearly perfect replica of your natural smile; however, the process of replacing lost teeth is a bit more complex. A titanium post is surgically placed into your jawbone to serve as a new root. Your bone will fuse to it to provide a stable foundation for your prosthetic, which is attached using an abutment. While they are effective, are dental implants safe? Yes! Most patients with good oral and general health can benefit from dental implants.

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What Questions Should I Ask at my Cosmetic Dental Consultation?

November 5, 2022

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Young woman talking to her dentist

Is your cosmetic dental consultation coming up? Congratulations – you’re a big step closer to your dream smile! One of the best ways to ensure this appointment goes as smoothly as possible and that you feel well-informed when you leave is by preparing a list of questions ahead of time. If you’re wondering what kind of questions would be good to ask at your consultation, don’t worry—here are some examples that may help.

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4 Problems That Cosmetic Dental Bonding Can Fix

October 4, 2022

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dentist explaining cosmetic dental bonding to patient

Cosmetic dental issues aren’t uncommon. Even though they are a big part of what makes our smiles so unique, that doesn’t mean it isn’t okay to want to shape up parts of your beam. There are several treatments that can fix cosmetic problems, including cosmetic bonding. This cosmetic dental procedure hides your teeth’s problem areas to give your pearly whites a much more appealing look. If you’re interested in cosmetic dental bonding to fix your smile, read on to learn about four issues it can correct.

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Cosmetic VS General Dentist: What’s the Difference?

August 13, 2022

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Woman at dentist looking in mirrorDid you know that not all dentists are the same? Some dentists choose to continue their dental training to focus on certain specialties, like cosmetics, prosthodontics, or oral surgery. However, the most common dentists you’ll come across specialize in general or cosmetic dentistry. While both may offer many of the same services, there’s also a significant difference between them. Here’s what you need to know to choose the right dentist for your smile. 

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