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Truly Terrifying Facts About Teeth This Halloween

October 24, 2023

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Illustration of 4 teeth dressed up in Halloween costumes

October has arrived, along with costume parties, trick-or-treating, and pumpkin spice lattes! There is a myriad of delicious foods and drinks this time of year to indulge in. Your dentist wants you to keep in mind, though, that too much sugar can be bad for your teeth.  That means it’s more important than ever to be sure you’re following a regular dental routine. If your pearly whites are in prime condition, they’re less likely to develop oral issues that can have serious consequences. If you’re looking for a good scare this Halloween, keep reading to learn a few terrifying stats that will have you running for your toothbrush.


Say Goodbye to Gaps! Fix Your Diastema with Cosmetic Dentistry

September 15, 2023

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A woman smiling with diastema

Living with a gap between your teeth can be frustrating, especially if it causes you embarrassment. Diastema is the medical term for these gaps, and it is caused by a variety of circumstances. But can it be treated? Of course! Cosmetic dentistry can help in a variety of ways.

If you want to learn more about diastema and how your dentist can close the gap between your teeth, continue reading.


Three of the World’s Most Common Oral Health Problems

August 18, 2023

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Many countries do not have the same access to dental supplies and services that those in the developed world take for granted, making dental issues some of the most prominent global health concerns. These ailments have serious implications for a person’s overall health and quality of life, and even people in wealthier countries can fall prey to them without proper hygiene and professional care. Read on to learn about three of the most common oral disorders in the world and what can be done to prevent them.


Fostering Academic Success Through Oral Care

August 11, 2023

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Kids with good oral health smiling after school

As a parent, you have a lot on your plate, especially as the school season starts up again. While you’re helping your children with homework and packing their lunches, there’s one aspect that is often overlooked: their oral health.

Surprisingly, the state of your child’s teeth and gums can significantly impact their academic success. Continue reading to learn three strategies you can use to keep your child at the top of their class.


Cosmetic Dentistry Can Make You Look Younger! Here’s How

July 13, 2023

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Smiling older couple by lakeside

The years can take a toll on your smile, but cosmetic dentistry can work wonders in reversing the wear. By filling in, covering up, or simply removing cracks, chips, gaps, and stains, a dentist can make a smile brighter and fuller while making the face appear more youthful. Here are several techniques a dentist could use to buff out the years and have you looking a decade sharper.


Summer Foods That Are Safe for Dental Implants

July 4, 2023

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birds eye view of plates on a table containing assorted grilled meat, fruits, and vegetables

Summertime is here with all its usual fanfare, and that includes family gatherings and backyard barbecues!  You want to enjoy the incredible foods and treats on the menu, but might be worried about how they will impact your dental implants.

Dental implants are one of the best solutions for replacing damaged or missing teeth because their structure mimics the root and crown of your natural teeth. Furthermore, three to six months after placement they actually attach to the jawbone which gives your mouth the stimulation and support it needs to stay healthy and strong.

You don’t want to put the health of your implants at risk this summer by doing or eating something that might damage or dislodge them! Continue reading to learn about what foods to avoid until they are fully fused.


Why This Summer Is the Best Time to Start Invisalign

June 23, 2023

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Woman in the sun putting on her Invisalign

There are plenty of adults who are less than happy about the alignment of their smile but feel like braces will convey the wrong image to people. Fortunately, Invisalign aligners can allow those kinds of people to straighten their teeth easily, and with no impact on their appearance.

If you’ve been wondering whether Invisalign could be a good option for you, good news! This summer is actually the perfect time to get started. Here’s why.


How to Appear More Approachable in Person

June 7, 2023

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Someone smiling and shaking a hand

After a few years of Zoom meetings and social distancing, returning to the real world can be a little bit of a stretch for some people. While you might be used to talking to people virtually, coming across well in person is tricky, especially if you’re out of practice.

While there’s no “instant charisma” switch you can flip whenever you’d like, there are a few things you can do to make yourself come across as more approachable. Here are a few examples.


Why You Should Start Your Summer with a Dental Visit

May 11, 2023

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a woman smiling during the summertime

What’s on your summer to-do list? Are you planning a trip to the beach for some seaside fun? Or maybe you’d prefer to kick back and relax at home by the swimming pool? There are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself this summer, but no matter what your plans are, you should consider kicking things off with a trip to your dentist for a checkup and cleaning. Here are three reasons you should stop by your dentist’s office at the start of your summer.


How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Set Graduates Up for Success

May 4, 2023

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a graduate showing off her smile

If someone in your life is getting ready to graduate from high school or college, you’re probably feeling both proud of them and excited to see what their future holds! However, did you know that you can help to set them up for success by giving them the gift of a brighter and whiter smile prior to their big day? Here’s more from your dentist about how cosmetic dentistry can directly benefit graduating students, along with a few perfect options worth considering.

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