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What You Should Know About Veneers and Sensitivity

June 12, 2024

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Are you thinking about getting veneers to enhance your smile, but worried about potential tooth sensitivity? This is a common concern among patients considering this cosmetic dental treatment. Fortunately, because a very small amount of enamel is removed for veneer placement, you don’t have to worry about experiencing extreme sensitivity. Continue reading for some valuable insights into veneers and sensitivity, which can ultimately help you make an informed decision and ease your concerns.


The Hidden Impact of Tooth Loss on Your Facial Structure

April 10, 2024

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person with missing tooth

Losing teeth can lead to difficulties in several aspects of daily life, such as speaking, chewing food, and even just smiling. However, these challenges merely scratch the surface. The truth is that tooth loss can have a significant impact on your facial appearance, causing a dramatic change. Continue reading to learn why this happens and what you can do to prevent it!


What You Should Know About Navigating Speech with Invisalign

February 7, 2024

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woman smiling while holding Invisalign aligner

Invisalign has skyrocketed in popularity, and it’s not hard to understand why. These clear aligners are discreet, easy to clean, and come with no food restrictions, unlike traditional braces. One concern many orthodontic patients have is whether Invisalign might affect their speech like traditional braces can. Read on to learn more about how Invisalign may impact the way you speak!


Tooth-Friendly Hors D’oeuvres Ideas for Your Next Holiday Party

December 7, 2023

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The holiday season is synonymous with festive gatherings, joyous celebrations, and, of course, delicious food. However, if you’re the host of the party, it’s important to consider the impact your menu may have on your guests’ oral health. Instead of serving up tooth-chipping snacks, why not opt for tooth-friendly hors d’oeuvres that will keep everyone smiling? Read on for some tasty ideas that won’t leave your guests rushing to the dentist’s office!


The Secret Behind Color-Matching Dental Crowns

November 10, 2023

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Did you know that dentists often see themselves as artists just as much as medical professionals? Creating stunning and healthy smiles involves a perfect blend of art and science, especially when it comes to fixing teeth with dental crowns. Matching the color of teeth may sound challenging, especially given the limited range of natural tooth colors. But don’t worry – dentists have a toolbox of time-tested techniques, science, and modern tech to make the process seamless! Read on to learn more.


So, How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?

September 20, 2023

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A dental crown is a tried-and-true restoration that not only enhances the appearance of your smile, but also restores the strength and functionality of a damaged tooth. However, like any investment, the lifespan of your dental crown ultimately depends on the level of care and maintenance it receives. In this blog, you’ll learn about factors that influence the longevity of dental crowns and tips to ensure they stand the test of time.


3 Characteristics Of Good Dental Implant Candidates

August 22, 2023

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Woman in dentist's chair holding model of dental implants while the dentist points at it with a pen

Dental implants are often considered the ideal treatment for replacing lost teeth. Of all the restorative options, they’re the only one that fuses with your jawbone to function like a real tooth with a root. They help you maintain your facial structure in addition to allowing you to eat and drink like you did before tooth loss. This procedure isn’t immediately considered for all patients, however. If you’re wondering whether dental implants might be a good fit for you, keep reading about 3 of the characteristics that good candidates share!


Getting a Dental Crown? Here’s What to Expect Post-Treatment

July 11, 2023

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Dental crowns are a common solution for restoring the functionality and aesthetics of a damaged tooth. If you’re thinking about getting one, or have recently undergone the procedure, you’ll benefit from having a solid understanding of what to expect afterward and how to care for your new smile. In this blog post, we’ll explore the typical post-treatment experience and provide you with helpful tips to manage discomfort and maintain optimal oral health!


How Do I Know When to Replace a Dental Crown?

May 11, 2023

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dental crown

Dental crowns are some of the most reliable restorative treatments available. Used for decades by dentists to repair vulnerable teeth, these customized creations offer maximum protection against decay and damage while also helping to strengthen teeth over time. But how long are they meant to remain in place? If you’re unsure when to have your dental crown replaced, a dentist shares which signs you should watch for to indicate that your tooth needs a new cover.


Can My Dentist Remove White Spots on My Teeth?

March 13, 2023

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person with white spots on teeth

Have you noticed lately that your teeth appear to have small white spots on them? You’ve never noticed them before but suddenly, they look more prominent, causing you to wonder, “Where did they come from?” Although you may be perplexed by their appearance, this problem is a common one many dentists deal with. If you’re curious about how to remove white spots on your teeth, you’ll be pleased to learn there are various methods your dentist can use to improve the look of your smile. Read on to find out.

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