Just Had Dental Implant Surgery? Here’s What You Should Avoid

May 2, 2024

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Dental implants are an excellent way to replace missing teeth. Because they restore the root of the missing tooth, they allow for additional benefits that you can’t get from other tooth replacement options. However, they require a surgical procedure to be placed precisely and properly into the jawbone. For the best possible chance of success, it’s important that you take some precautionary steps after your dental implant placement surgery. Read on to learn which things you should avoid.

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Which Is Better: Dental Implants or Keeping My Teeth?

April 8, 2024

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Dental implants are considered by many to be the pinnacle of replacement teeth because they provide so many unique advantages. They’re the only option that’s surgically placed into your jaw which allows it to function as a standalone structure. As a result, they’re more resilient than alternatives like dentures or dental bridges and come with fewer dietary restrictions. Plus, they have an incredibly high success rate of more than 95%.

With so many positive attributes, increasing numbers of patients have begun to wonder whether they can replace still-viable teeth with dental implants. If you’re curious, keep reading to find the answer!

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Keeping Your Invisalign Trays Crystal Clear

March 29, 2024

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Just like for those with traditional braces, keeping on top of your oral health during Invisalign treatment is important to prevent pushing back your journey due to an unexpected toothache or gum infection. One of the best ways to do this is to clean your trays at least once a day, ideally twice, to prevent plaque and debris from becoming trapped between your teeth and aligners. Read on to learn how you can clean your trays effectively, including the best way to utilize your Invisalign cleaning crystals.

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Can You Kiss Easily with Dentures? Exploring Comfort and Solutions

February 6, 2024

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Dentures are a common dental solution for those who have lost some or all of their teeth. While they restore the ability to eat and speak, many people wonder about the romantic aspects of life, such as kissing. Can you kiss easily with dentures? Let’s delve into this question and explore how advancements in dental technology, like implant dentures, can enhance this experience.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Invisalign

January 4, 2024

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person holding Invisalign

If you’re seeking a discreet alternative to traditional braces, Invisalign offers transparent aligner trays that gently reposition your teeth without the hassle of metal brackets. However, maintaining the effectiveness of this treatment requires careful care of your Invisalign trays. If you’re unsure about the necessary maintenance steps, continue reading to discover the dos and don’ts that will help you keep your trays in optimal condition!

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What Can Happen If My Dentures Don’t Fit Right?

December 13, 2023

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Dentures

Dentures can be a fantastic way to restore your smile after extensive tooth loss, but they need regular care and maintenance in order to look great and function properly. The mouth continues to develop after tooth loss, and dentures that used to fit perfectly will eventually start coming loose or poking into the soft tissues uncomfortably. Here are a few complications that can arise from your dentures not fitting right and why it is so important to have them adjusted regularly by your dentist.

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Dental Bonding VS. Porcelain Veneers

November 8, 2023

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person learning about the difference between veneers and bonding

Are there aspects of your smile you wish to enhance? Every smile is distinct, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with imperfections. Whether it’s a chip, gaps, or discoloration, both direct bonding and dental veneers offer solutions to perfect your smile. Unsure about which treatment suits you best? Continue reading to understand the distinctions between veneers and bonding, helping you make the right choice for your smile transformation.

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I’m Confused: Can I Get Cavities With Veneers?

October 3, 2023

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Woman with blond hair having a veneer placed on her front tooth by a dentist wearing blue gloves

Porcelain veneers are a popular solution for addressing minor aesthetic flaws in your pearly whites. These thin shells are bonded to the front of your teeth to hide imperfections and provide additional support and protection. They are resistant to staining, chipping, and other damage, and with the right care can last a lifetime. It’s easy to assume that because they’re so strong they protect your teeth from everything, including cavities. Unfortunately, this isn’t entirely true! Keep reading to learn more about whether you can get cavities with veneers!

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How Can You Fix Small Teeth? 

September 14, 2023

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Young woman smiling in dental chair as dentist holds her chin with gloved hand

Does having small, short, or “stubby” teeth make you self-conscious about your smile? Cosmetic dentistry can help you boost your confidence and have you showing off your pearly whites in no time at all. Here are some things to know about what causes small teeth, how they can affect you, and how your cosmetic dentist can fix them.

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4 Clear Signs You Need New Dentures

August 15, 2023

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Dentures are a popular, affordable solution to restore your smile! They have helped millions of Americans continue to look, eat, and speak normally after tooth loss. Not only that, but with the right care and maintenance they can last up to 10 years!

Dentures are not infallible, though. You might be wondering what signs to look for that let you know it’s time. Keep reading to learn about 4 signs that your dentures need to be replaced.

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