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3 Tooth-Friendly Tips for an Excellent Thanksgiving

November 2, 2023

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and you’re probably looking forward to enjoying all of your favorite foods, seeing all your beloved family members, and becoming a couch potato for several hours! That said, the last thing you should want to happen is to develop a cavity as a result of your diet. Keep reading for three tips from your trusted dentist that are certain to help you avoid dental problems this Thanksgiving, while allowing you to eat your fill of all your favorite foods!


5 Oral Care Habits for Dental Hygiene Awareness Month

October 6, 2023

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Closeup of woman smiling while brushing her teeth in bathroom

October isn’t just 31 days of Halloween: it’s 31 days of oral care – it’s Dental Hygiene Awareness Month! It’s been around for well over a decade now, and the goal is to reemphasize the importance of consistent brushing, flossing, and other good habits. If you’d like to participate, then there’s no time like the present to implement the below tips.


How Much Should I Expect to Pay for Cosmetic Dental Bonding?

September 2, 2023

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a patient smiling while visiting her dentist

Are you unhappy with your smile due to unattractive chips, unsightly fractures, stubborn staining, or some other type of aesthetic issue? Cosmetic dental bonding might be the solution you’ve been searching for! It’s among the most accessible and exciting cosmetic treatments around and has helped countless patients achieve beautiful smiles that inspire confidence. Keep reading to learn more about this incredible treatment and why it’s worth its relatively affordable cost!


Can I Replace My Healthy Teeth with Dental Implants?

August 3, 2023

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Dental implants are considered the gold standard of tooth replacement, and for a good reason; these ingenious posts are capable of fully restoring the entire structure of a tooth, from its roots to its chewing surface. But is it ever appropriate to replace healthy teeth with these implants, or is it best to retain your natural pearly whites for as long as possible? Here’s what your dentist wants you to know.


The Secret to a Beach-Ready Smile: Veneers!

July 13, 2023

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Woman with veneers smiling while taking selfie on the beach

If you’ve ever hesitated to smile with your teeth for a photo, or you cover your mouth when you laugh to hide chips, stains, and other imperfections, then you’ll be happy to know that there’s a solution: veneers. Since this cosmetic dental treatment is completely customizable, delivers natural results, and doesn’t require 3+ months of sitting in your dentist’s treatment chair, it’s like it’s made for summer too! So, if your summer plans include a trip to the ocean, then keep reading to learn why veneers are the secret to a beach-ready smile.


Exploring the Link Between Brain Health and Gum Disease

June 2, 2023

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a young woman brushing her teeth

You’ve probably been told your whole life that brushing and flossing are important habits for maintaining a clean and healthy set of pearly whites. But did you know that these habits influence much more than the look and feel of your smile? In fact, studies show that your oral health and brain health are quite closely linked, and issues such as gum disease can ultimately lead to serious consequences if left untreated. One such compilation is Alzheimer’s disease. Keep reading to learn more about this connection, along with some tips from your trusted dentist for keeping your smile and by proxy, your brain, in great shape.


How Exercise Can Harm Your Pearly Whites

May 5, 2023

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a person tying their running shoes

If you’re someone who tries to lead a healthy lifestyle, one thing that you’re probably good about is staying active—after all, regular exercise is arguably one of the best ways to stay fit and promote a healthy heart, among other benefits. But did you know that exercise can also sometimes negatively impact your oral health? However, that doesn’t mean you should give up your fitness regimen! Here’s more from your dentist about how exercise can sometimes hurt your teeth and gums, along with some ways to avoid this damage and effectively safeguard your smile.


The 5 Worst Foods to Get Stuck in Your Teeth

April 2, 2023

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a closeup of a bowl of popcorn

If you’re a lover of food, you probably know all too well that there are several foods out there that don’t exactly agree with our pearly whites; some items can rapidly expedite oral issues like decay by becoming lodged between the teeth! When this happens, it’s important to address the issue quickly by either flossing or seeking the assistance of your dentist; however, also simply being mindful of certain foods can help prevent the issue from unfolding in the first place! Here are five foods that you should enjoy with particular caution.  


I Suffer from Bruxism: Can I Still Get Dental Implants?

March 2, 2023

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a woman suffering from bruxism

Dental implants are often considered the gold standard of tooth replacement; they’re fully capable of restoring lost teeth in terms of look and feel, but better yet, can function unimpeded for decades with proper care! That said, if you’re curious about receiving dental implants, you might be worried about your eligibility—especially if you suffer from bruxism. But does this condition truly influence a person’s ability to accommodate dental implants? Here’s what your dentist wants you to know.


Can I Still Get Dental Implants If I Smoke?

February 2, 2023

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a person holding a cigarette

When it comes to rebuilding smiles, few options are as incredible as dental implants; they’re well known for being able to restore pearly whites in terms of look, feel and functionality! But as great as they are, they unfortunately aren’t a viable option for everyone—if you’re a smoker, you might want to think about kicking the habit before committing to dental implants! Keep reading to learn a little more about how dental implants and smoking aren’t a good combination, along with some tips for ensuring that your future implants last for many years to come.

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