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Enhancing Your Smile Safely: The Facts on Cosmetic Dentistry

April 12, 2024

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Patient smiling after cosmetic dentistry treatment

Cosmetic dentistry offers so many ways to enhance your smile, that it can be daunting to discuss. However, many patients are still not convinced these treatments are safe. Whether it’s from bad past experiences or misinformation online, their trust has been broken. If you’re on the fence yourself, continue reading. You’ll learn the facts about cosmetic dentistry and how safe it can be.

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Can Younger People Get Dentures?

February 13, 2024

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Dentures

When most people think of dentures, they probably imagine an older person wearing them. While it’s true that people are more likely to wear dentures as they get older, there is no minimum age you have to be to get them. Younger people lose teeth due to accidents, illness, and lifestyle factors, and dentures can be a great way for many of them to enjoy having a full smile again.

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Are the Holidays a Bad Time for Your Dental Health?

December 22, 2023

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Smiling woman wearing a Santa hatThe holidays can add a few extra pounds to the scale the next time you step on it, but a little unwanted weight isn’t the only downside of the season. The next few weeks can be a bad time for your dental health. The holidays can come back to haunt your smile when you visit your dentist. Here are 4 ways the countdown to the end of the year can affect your dental health and what you can do to protect your smile.

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Feast Without Fretting: Smile-Friendly Thanksgiving Swaps

November 17, 2023

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A family enjoying Thanksgiving with good dental health

It’s that time again. Thanksgiving is a special holiday centered around family traditions and great food. However, if you’re trying to watch your dental health, you may need some help. Many of the foods and beverages you may place on your table could be giving your teeth a hard time.

If you want to find some tooth-friendly substitutions for your Thanksgiving feast this year, continue reading.

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Laying Down on the Job: Why Do Wisdom Teeth Grow Sideways

October 13, 2023

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Dentist smiles

The last teeth to come in are the wisdom teeth, and they often make a troublesome entry. This third set of molars erupts between the ages of fifteen and twenty-five for most people, and they often come with complications that cause persistent discomfort and even damage to other permanent teeth. Here’s why wisdom teeth can come in sideways or impacted and how that problem can be treated.

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What’s Gnawing? Nail Biting and Oral Health

September 7, 2023

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Someone biting their nails

Life is stressful, and everyone has different ways of handling it. Finding a way to cope with anxiety is an important part of getting through the day for anyone, but the fact is that some methods of handling stress are healthier than others.

In the grand scheme of things, nail biting isn’t necessarily the worst thing you can do for your anxiety. However, there are certainly some ways that it can cause problems for you, and especially for your oral health, for example…

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Help Your Child Ace Their Dental Exam This Fall with These Back-to-School Hygiene Tips

August 11, 2023

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Laughing schoolchildren

The transition from summer vacation to the back-to-school season brings a lot of changes. Late nights give way to early bedtimes, days at the pool are swapped for days in the classroom, and adventure and relaxation are replaced with hard work and discipline. With all this change going on, it can be easy for a student to let their dental care slip. Read on for some tips to help kids stay on top of their hygiene at the start of the school year so they can dominate their next dental exam.

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Will Your Wisdom Teeth Stitches Dissolve on Their Own?

July 14, 2023

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Female dental patient leaning back in chair and smiling

You’re planning to have your wisdom teeth removed soon, and you’re making sure you’re prepared by learning as much as you can about the treatment. Recently, you found out that stitches may be placed after the extraction is complete, but you’re not entirely sure what will happen after that. Do wisdom teeth stitches eventually dissolve by themselves? Or will you have to schedule another appointment to have them taken out? Your dentist is here to explain what you can usually expect.

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Are DIY Replacement Teeth Safe?

June 6, 2023

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Man with a missing lower toothIf you’ve lost a tooth, your confidence was probably lost along with it. Replacing a tooth can be expensive, but don’t turn to do-it-yourself solutions to fill the gap in your smile. Many products are available and you’ll find many DIY methods online. Although you might save a few pennies, it can cost you your smile down the road. Here’s why it’s better to visit a dentist to replace your missing teeth.

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How Many Hours Per Day Can You Wear Dentures?

April 9, 2023

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Set of full denturesDentures had a bad reputation in the past for being bulky and uncomfortable, but those days are long gone. New materials and technologies allow dentures to fit more comfortably than ever before, so you may never want to take them out. However, your dentist recommends removing them for 6 to 8 hours every day. Although no one wants to be caught without their teeth, here’s why you shouldn’t leave them in your mouth for longer than recommended.

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