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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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What Causes Yellow Teeth & How Can I Whiten Them?

May 2, 2022

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Side by side comparison of yellow and white teeth.

Your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you—so when you open your mouth and reveal a row of dull, yellow teeth, you might feel a little embarrassed! But there’s no need to panic; there are plenty of existing cosmetic treatments that can whiten your teeth and give you a smile that you’ll be proud of. Keep reading to learn more about some of the common causes of yellow teeth along with some ways that you can effectively and safely whiten them.

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Can I Get Dental Implants If I Have Diabetes?

February 17, 2022

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Diabetic checking blood sugar

If you’ve suffered from tooth loss in the past, you know just how difficult it can be to complete daily tasks, like eating, speaking, and smiling with confidence. The good news is that there are a variety of tooth replacement options to choose from in order to get your smile back, like dental implants! But as a diabetic patient, will you be able to undergo the procedure? Continue reading to learn more about getting dental implants when you have diabetes.

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What Are Tips for Overcoming Winter Mouth Issues?

November 4, 2021

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drinking water in winter outside

Snowmen, sitting by the fireplace, hot cocoa – the winter season has its benefits. It also brings about several winter mouth issues that can give your oral health fits.

Fortunately, your dentist in Lawrenceburg has some tips that can help you make it to spring in one piece. Keep reading to learn how to face the chilly weather while preserving your face in the process.

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Is My Toothache a Dental Emergency?

October 4, 2021

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man suffering from toothache in monochrome photo

If your tooth is hurting, you probably take a pain reliever you bought at the store then forget about it if the pain goes away. Is this the right approach? Is a toothache a dental emergency?

Some things in life can be forgotten about once they’ve come and gone, but others require investigation. Keep reading to find out how you should approach tooth pain.

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5 Tips to Enjoy Summer Foods with Dentures

June 10, 2021

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Man at barbeque eating with denturesIf you’ve recently invested in dentures, you don’t need to spend another summer avoiding your favorite meals, like steak and corn on the cob. Your dentures will allow you to indulge in many seasonal treats that you’ve been avoiding since losing your teeth; however, there are a few tips to keep in mind as you adjust to your new smile. Although they will closely look and feel natural, here are 5 tips to make eating easier during the upcoming summer festivities.

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Can I Get Invisalign with Crowns, Bridges, or Veneers?

March 26, 2021

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Woman in dental chair for Invisalign.Few people are born with naturally straight teeth. Overcrowded, gapped, or rotated teeth can be a source of embarrassment for many adults. Thankfully, you don’t need to feel insecure about your smile any longer. Invisalign is a discreet solution to correct your bite and alignment concerns without brackets and wires. Although you would like to improve your smile, you may have a few restorations. There isn’t any reason to worry. Despite what you might have heard, you can still be a candidate for clear aligners even if you have crowns, bridges, or veneers; however, there are a few things you need to know to ensure there aren’t any complications while on your journey to a straight smile.

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How to Accidentally Ruin Your Invisalign Treatment

February 24, 2021

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Woman with Invisalign

Are you looking to straighten your smile? Fortunately, with modern dental technology, you don’t need to settle for a mouth full of metal brackets and wires for who knows how long. Invisalign treatment uses a series of clear plastic aligners to slowly shift your teeth into their new locations, and no one will even be able to tell that you are wearing them. However, your treatment won’t go smoothly if you aren’t caring for them properly. Continue reading to learn more about Invisalign do’s and don’ts.

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Is a Dental Savings Plan Right for Me?

November 6, 2020

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Piggy bank representing a dental savings plan. More Americans than ever have private dental coverage, but not everyone. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates 108 million people in the country don’t have dental coverage. If you’re among those who don’t get insurance through your employer, you might believe there aren’t any other options, but you have more choices. You can benefit from a dental savings plan, but is it the right solution for you? Here’s what you need to know to make the best decision for your smile.

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5 Tips to Keep Oral Health Problems at Bay This Halloween

October 21, 2020

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Use Halloween oral health tips for this Halloween pail full of candy

Is your family looking forward to Halloween? While the fall months give us plenty of reasons to smile, they can also be tough on our pearly whites. With such an abundance of sugary sweets, what can you do to keep your loved one’s smiles healthy while they enjoy the festivities? Thankfully, there are steps you can take to protect your teeth and gums while still indulging in your favorite fall treats. Read on as your Lawrenceburg dentist shares five Halloween oral health tips that will help keep your family’s smiles safe all season long!

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