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Should I See My Dentist Before I Go on Vacation?

May 13, 2024

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Lady smiles at dentist

Everyone loves a nice summer getaway, but nothing spoils a good time like the sudden onset of a throbbing toothache. While millions of people in America go on vacation every year, relatively few of them take the time to see a dentist beforehand so they can make sure there isn’t any oral health trouble brewing. Here’s why you should see your dentist before leaving for vacation along with a few tips for keeping your mouth in great shape while traveling.

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What Factors Can Affect the Cost of Dental Implants?

April 20, 2024

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Close-up of three dental implants lying next to each other

During your initial dental implant consultation, you will be given an estimate of what the overall cost of the procedure will look like. However, it is important to realize that said cost can vary from patient to patient; every dental implant treatment is different, and there are all kinds of factors that could affect the final price. Trying to figure out whether you will be able to fit dental implants into your budget? Here’s a look at 4 of the variables that you’ll need to take into account.

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5 Invisalign FAQs, Answered!

March 14, 2024

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With millions and millions of Invisalign patients around the world, there’s a good chance that a colleague, friend, neighbor, or family member of yours has straightened their teeth with clear aligners. As a result, you might already know a bit about this discreet orthodontic treatment, including what the trays look like. But how long does it usually take? What happens if you lose an aligner? Does the teeth-straightening process hurt? You can find the answers to these questions and more right here!

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Finding Your Perfect Smile: Choosing the Right Cosmetic Dentist for You

February 16, 2024

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Patient smiling with his cosmetic dentist

Your smile is one of your most valuable assets. When it comes to enhancing it through dentistry, choosing the right cosmetic dentist is key. But with so many options available, how should you go about finding the perfect match? Continue reading to learn some essential tips to guide your search for the most compatible dentist to meet your needs.

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Here Are Some Tips to Help You Stick to a New Year’s Resolution to Start Flossing

January 12, 2024

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January is upon us again, and that means we have a whole new year to try to improve ourselves. Many people take the coming of a new year as an opportunity to resolve to improve themselves in some way. While many people will resolve to start exercising, quit smoking, and read more, it’s also a great idea to get into the habit of flossing every day to improve your dental health. Here’s why flossing is a great habit and a few tips for getting on board with the practice.

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Have a Sweet Tooth? Here’s How to Prevent Cavities

January 1, 2024

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person eating ice cream and other sweets

For many people, sugar is a common part of their diets. The sugar present in our diet fuels harmful oral bacteria, leading to tooth decay, making it challenging for those with a sweet tooth to maintain dental health. However, you don’t have to eliminate sugar entirely to preserve your smile. Here are five tips to help you satisfy your sweet cravings without compromising your dental health.

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3 Holiday Drinks to Avoid to Protect Your Teeth

December 19, 2023

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Close up of glass of red wineIt’s not unusual for the holidays to lead to a little extra weight gain because of many mouth-watering foods. However, your dental health can also suffer the effects of the foods and drinks you choose. In addition to sugars and starches, many popular seasonal drinks can affect your oral health. Here are 3 holiday drinks you should avoid and what you can do to keep your mouth healthy.

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How Can Dental Health Affect My Pursuit of Romance?

December 13, 2023

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Lady thinks something over

Surveys have shown that both men and women see a great smile as the single most important factor in attraction. A smile communicates more than just interest. It gives the observer clues as to your eating and hygiene habits, your overall health, and how much care you put into your appearance. Here are a few ways that your oral health can make or break you in the dating game.

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Thinking About Getting Dental Implants? Here Are Three Facts to Consider

November 21, 2023

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Lady thinks something over

Tooth loss can be a major blow to your ego and oral health alike, but modern dental science has ways to restore a smile to its original beauty. Dental implants are considered the best form of tooth replacement available because they look and function just like real teeth. This allows a patient to chew all types of foods while the implants go unnoticed by casual observers. While they are becoming more common, there are a few misconceptions about dental implants that are a little too widespread. Here are a few important facts to keep in mind when considering dental implants.

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How Can Cosmetic Dentistry Give Me a More Successful Career?

November 10, 2023

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Woman thinks something over

Appearances are a big part of the professional world, and a beautiful smile can make a huge difference in working situations like interviews, presentations, and sales pitches. People who smile frequently are seen as friendly, confident, and approachable, but many people are shy about smiling due to flaws in their teeth. Fortunately, cosmetic dental procedures provide people with ways to beautify their smile. Here are a few cosmetic dental treatments and how they may be able to help your career.

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