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What Makes Someone a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

April 12, 2024

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Model of implant bridge

Dentists regard dental implants as the finest available solution to tooth loss because they look and work like real teeth. This is due to them being made from high-quality materials that mimic the color, shape, and luster of enamel as well as how they are surgically placed directly into the jawbone to create a sturdy hold that can last for decades. Here are a few of the qualities that can make someone a good dental implant candidate as well as a few ways you may be able to become one yourself.


Perfect Preparation: 3 Questions to Ask at Your Cosmetic Consultation

March 4, 2024

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Woman in blue shirt and khakis consulting with dentist

We all want to have a beautiful smile that we can proudly show off, but for many, it can feel like a pipe dream. If you have chipped, cracked, stained, or slightly gapped or crooked teeth then you might feel self-conscious and remain tight-lipped. Fortunately, your dentist can boost your confidence by addressing imperfections with various cosmetic services. Before you can get started with treatment, however, you must have a consultation appointment so you and your provider can put a plan together.

This visit is a great opportunity for you to bring up any burning questions you may have about the suggested solutions. If you’re not sure what to ask them, keep reading to learn about 3 questions that you should have answers to before you proceed!


How Does My Smile Change as I Get Older?

February 8, 2024

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Before and after of a woman aging

As you get older, your body will naturally begin showing signs of your age. Certain tasks become more difficult to complete and your appearance won’t be exactly how it used to be – your smile included. You may have the same teeth throughout your entire adult life, but the truth is that they never stop changing! Continue reading to learn more about the different ways that your grin evolves as the years pass by.


Unexpected Emergency: 5 Tips to Find a Dentist Fast

January 8, 2024

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Woman in pain in dentist's chair

Try though you might, you can never fully anticipate when an accident will happen, and the same is true for dental emergencies. Whether you have an incredible toothache or bit into something and broke a pearly white, it’s important to get to a dentist as soon as you can. It can be challenging to think clearly if you’re in pain or flustered, so keep reading to learn 5 tips for finding an appropriate provider quickly.


Rank Restorations: Why Do My Dentures Smell?

November 7, 2023

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Man in striped sweater holding his nose closed with one hand and a set of dentures in the other

Do you worry about bad breath? You’re not alone! Most people experience this unpleasant condition at some point or another, whether it’s first thing in the morning or after having a particularly strong cup of coffee. Often you can clear it up with proper preventative care or sugar-free gum. Those who have dentures, however, might be unpleasantly surprised to learn that their false teeth could be causing the problem. If yours have a strange or disagreeable scent, keep reading to learn 2 common reasons it occurs and what you can do to resolve it.


If I Have Diabetes, Can I Still Get Dental Implants?

September 15, 2023

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A dentist explaining dental implants to her patient

If you have diabetes and want dental implants, you’ve probably already checked around the internet to find plenty of information about why that’s not a good idea. However, it’s not all doom and gloom. Dental implants can provide a life-changing solution for patients with missing teeth, and just because you have diabetes doesn’t mean it’s impossible to get the treatment.

If you want to learn more about how diabetes can affect your eligibility for dental implants and what steps you can take to increase your chances of success, continue reading.


3 Reasons You Don’t Have Be Embarrassed about Getting Dental Implants

July 5, 2023

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woman covering her mouth from embarrassment

As a human being, you’re going to feel embarrassed. Everyone does about something—whether it’s a physical attribute or something they said or did. For you, replacing teeth with dental implants is embarrassing. Your feelings are valid, but when you really think about it, you can actually feel excited about dental implants! Here are three good reasons you can be proud of your new smile.


What to Put in a Dental Emergency Kit

May 4, 2023

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tube of toothpaste

Managing dental emergencies, like cracked teeth or sudden toothaches, can be challenging. It’s crucial to be prepared for unexpected situations by assembling a dental emergency kit. By including essential items in your kit, you can effectively address immediate dental problems and alleviate discomfort. Read on to discover the necessary tools and supplies that should be included in your dental emergency kit.


Three Tips to Help You Prevent Dental Emergencies

March 4, 2023

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tooth shocking a patient with electricity

While spending time at the dentist’s office can be an opportunity to take care of yourself, most people hope that they’ll never need to see their dentist for an emergency appointment.

Ideally, you could go through your entire life without ever having a dental emergency, but that can be easier said than done. If you want to protect your smile, here are a few things that you can do.


How Often Should You Get a New Toothbrush?

January 23, 2023

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a used and new toothbrush placed next to each other

There are so many factors that contribute to having excellent oral health. While watching your diet and attending your biannual dental visits are essential, nothing can replace thoroughly cleaning your teeth and gums on a regular basis. Brushing twice a day and flossing at least once daily are the top habits that are emphasized the most. But did you know it’s also vital to replace your toothbrush within a certain frame of time? Here’s what to know about one of the most important tools in your dental arsenal!

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