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Common Questions About Dental Implants

Before dental implants, people with dentures, fixed bridges, or missing teeth were unable to comfortably chew many types of food. Dental implants revolutionized dentistry and the teeth replacement process by creating a natural and long-term solution. Keep reading to learn the answers to the most commonly asked dental implant questions: 1.What is a dental implant? A dental implant is a metal post surgically placed into your jawbone. Once placed, the dentist mounts the replacement teeth onto the metal post. This creates a secure fit that feels natural and provides patients a long-term option for artificial teeth. 2. How is a [...]

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You’re grinding your teeth–now what?

It is normal to grind or clench your teeth occasionally. However, it can quickly become a problem when teeth grinding occurs several times a day on a daily basis. This can cause serious damage to your teeth and overall oral health. If you are one of these teeth-grinding individuals you may be wondering—now what? To find relief from teeth grinding, brush up the following steps.   Figure out the root of the problem: Teeth grinding can be caused by many different factors including stress, anxiety and an abnormal bite. Many people who grind their teeth do so when they are [...]

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5 Tips for Maintaining Your Smile After Teeth Whitening

Everyday habits can make it difficult to keep a smile white, but with the right teeth whitening treatments, it is possible. After spending time, money, and energy to achieve that white smile, the last thing you want is for your teeth whitening efforts to go to waste. To get the most from teeth whitening, follow these five aftercare tips to keep your pearly whites shining: 1. Use a whitening toothpaste Whitening toothpaste removes surface stains caused by beverages and foods such as coffee and red wine. Purchase a whitening toothpaste that contains blue covarine. This ingredient will adhere to the [...]

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Step-by-Step Guide to Root Canal Procedure

What comes to mind first when your dentist says you may need a root canal? The initial reaction for many is to cringe and immediately think of the excruciating pain they may experience. Believe it or not, root canal procedures are not actually painful. The procedure itself is  considered a pain-relieving treatment. The only pain you will experience is from the infection before it is treated and possibly some discomfort during the healing process. To better understand the facts about root canals, read this step-by-step guide on root canal procedures:   Step 1: Cleaning and preparing In order to clean [...]

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4 Facts You Need to Know About Teeth Whitening

Everyday living can take its toll on your teeth whitening efforts. What you eat and drink can especially be a factor that causes yellowing and discoloration. To restore your pearly whites, many people turn to teeth whitening products and treatments to achieve a bright white smile. There are a variety of teeth whitening methods available. But, are all these products safe for your teeth? If you want a whiter smile—the safe way—brush up on these four facts you need to know about teeth whitening: 1. Not all teeth whiten equally It is important to know that teeth will respond differently [...]

2018-05-17T09:43:29+00:00 Tags: |

National Dentist’s Day: 5 Ways Your Dentist Protects Your Health

March 6th marks National Dentist’s Day, which was created to honor and show appreciation to dentists. Let’s be honest, a visit to the dentist is not something most people look forward to. For some, the thought of going to the dentist can induce fear and anxiety, resulting in avoidance. To help overcome those fears and remind us why we need to show a little love on National Dentist’s Day, here are the five ways the dentist helps protect our health:  1. Detecting disease: Your mouth can say a lot about your overall health. Although you may be going in for a [...]

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5 Simple Ways to Love Your Heart & Teeth: American Heart Month

American Heart Month is upon us and reminding us to practice healthy heart habits. Now, you may be asking, “What does heart health have to do with oral care?” Surprisingly, a lot more than you may think. Here are five simple things you can do to  help keep your heart (and teeth) happy and healthy: Brush, floss, and take care of those pearly whites: As unbelievable as it may be, there is a strong connection between gum disease and heart disease. The germs and bacteria from gum disease can travel into your blood stream, which can then reach the heart [...]

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National Children’s Dental Month: 6 Tips to Improve Your Child’s Oral Health

February marks National Children’s Dental Month, which is dedicated to bringing together hundreds of dedicated dental professionals and educating the public on the importance of children’s oral health. Here are six easy tips to help your child develop good habits at an early age: 1. Eat healthy snacks to fight off acids: Did you know that in prehistoric times, children did not get cavities because they did not have sugar in their diet? Although cutting out sugar completely is a little unrealistic in today’s times, providing children with health foods with high protein in replacement of sugary snacks could drastically [...]

Common Dental Procedures Explained

Many patients are intimidated and overwhelmed when visiting their dentist for dental procedures. However, by brushing up on your knowledge of common dental treatments and their uses, you can help alleviate any dental phobia you may have. Here is what you should know about the most common preventative dental procedures and basic treatments: Preventative dental procedures Regular dental examinations: During dental examinations, your dentist or hygienist will examine your teeth for irregularities and look for anything that could become a problem down the road. They will evaluate the your overall oral health and hygiene and check for the risk of [...]

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5 Things to Ask to Find the Best Dental Insurance

It is no mystery that dental insurance, like most health insurance policies, can be extremely confusing. As you read through information and try to evaluate your options, you will undoubtedly have questions. What does dental insurance typically cover? How do plans differ? Do I really need dental insurance? In this blog post, you will learn five important dental insurance facts that will assist you in making the most informed decision. The goal here is to gain a better understanding about dental insurance, to allow you to make the best decision for protecting your oral health. 1. How does dental insurance [...]

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