Advanced Dental Center Blog
February 9, 2022
Clear aligners are an excellent way to correct issues with your pearly whites discreetly. They are also more comfortable and easier to clean than traditional metal braces. Though treatment usually takes 12 to 18 months to complete, several factors can impact how long you will need to wear your trays to achieve the desired results. Read on to what factors can affect your Invisalign timeline and what you can do to stay on track.(more…)
December 10, 2021
Are you unsatisfied with gaps in your grin? If you’ve always wished you had a straighter, more uniform smile, Invisalign may be the solution you’ve been looking for. It’s an excellent solution to traditional metal braces and has a more aesthetically appealing look so you can improve your pearly whites without bulks wires and brackets. For all the benefits Invisalign has to offer, there are several things you should learn about it before you proceed with treatment. Read on to learn four things you should know before you get Invisalign.(more…)
November 9, 2021
Although cavities are preventable, at least 92% of adults have had one in a permanent tooth. Fillings are the go-to solution to treat early stages of decay. The procedure is quick and effective; however, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 26% of adults have untreated decay. If your tooth isn’t giving you any problems, why waste money having it fixed? Although it may not seem like a big deal now, it can lead to irreversible damage to your smile. If you’re concerned about the cost, you can use your dental insurance to preserve your oral health for minimal expense.
July 14, 2021
Has your dentist recently informed you that you need a dental crown or filling? You might be wondering what the difference is between the two. After all, they both restore the function and aesthetic of your teeth, so they can’t be that different – right? It may surprise you to learn that they each have a unique purpose and are not as interchangeable as you may think. Read along as your dentist in Parma Heights explains the difference between dental crowns and fillings.(more…)
May 6, 2021
Summer is the season of leisure and recreation. Everyone has something they’re excited to do whether it’s eating a popsicle at a backyard barbecue, sipping on iced lemonade at the beach, or swimming at the local pool.
While there are many adventures to look forward to, your dental health should not be forgotten amidst all the fun. Read on to learn a few ways you can protect your smile during the warmer months.(more…)
March 21, 2021
Dentures have undergone several improvements over the years to enhance their fit and function. Unfortunately, there may come a time when your replacement teeth don’t quite fit as they used to. Although it might seem like nothing more than a nuisance, ill-fitting dentures can cause a variety of complications. Here are 5 of the most common signs you need to see your dentist for an adjustment or a replacement.
February 27, 2021
If you are struggling with advanced tooth loss, then you know that your smile isn’t the only thing that suffers when you are missing several teeth. Your confidence, bite, and even your speech can be compromised as well. Fortunately, modern dentures can seamlessly fill the gaps in your smile with lifelike prosthetic teeth. Implant dentures take this tooth-replacement option a step further, combining the tried-and-true dentures patients love with the state-of-the-art titanium posts used with traditional dental implants. If you are considering making the switch, but aren’t sure if you should, then keep reading!(more…)
December 22, 2020
Brushing and flossing are crucial to a healthy smile; however, you also need to see your dentist regularly for a cleaning and checkup. The American Dental Association recommends visiting your dentist at least every 6 months for a preventive appointment. Unfortunately, 42% of Americans don’t maintain their semi-annual visits. While there are many reasons people delay getting the care they need, it’s often because they are insecure about their teeth. There isn’t any reason to feel embarrassed at the dentist in Middleburg Heights. You won’t face any judgment from your dental team as they help you achieve the healthy, beautiful smile you deserve.
October 31, 2020
Do you know whether you have an HMO or PPO dental insurance plan? Are you even sure what that means? Navigating dental insurance can sometimes be like learning a different language. It can be overwhelming, and without anybody to help guide you through the process, you may lose out on benefits that you didn’t know you had because you weren’t familiar with your plan’s coverage. Read on to learn about the different types of dental insurance in Middleburg Heights and how that impacts what dentist you can see.(more…)
September 17, 2020
If you’re missing teeth, you have several different options out there to replace them. But you obviously want the best choice for your smile. Dental implants are a preferred choice by both dentist and patients alike, but they are quite an investment. Are dental implants worth the cost? Read on to see what your dentist has to say about the benefits of dental implant and whether or not they are worth the investment.(more…)