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Do You Want to Turn Back the Clock on Your Smile?

September 4, 2021

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mature man smiling

In 1974, the Rolling Stones released the song “Time Waits For No One.” While the sentiment of that song title is true, Mick Jagger and crew are still out there touring and rocking in their late 70s!

Thanks to the advances in cosmetic dentistry, your smile can keep on rocking no matter how many years go by. If you want to look younger, teeth that are white and aligned are a great place to start.

Keep reading to learn about some ways that aging can take a toll on your smile, as well as options your dentist can provide to help you stay forever young.


4 Ways Dental Implants Can Extend Your Lifespan

August 19, 2021

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woman with dental implants smiling

Are you familiar with the potential health problems that can develop as a result of tooth loss? You may not realize it, but osteoporosis, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and other issues can become a reality for individuals who forgo treatment for missing teeth. However, choosing to seek help with dental implants will not only improve the aesthetics of your smile but also your oral and overall health. Here are 4 ways these permanent prosthetics can work to extend your lifespan and help you embrace a better quality of life.


5 Steps to Take When You Knock Out a Tooth

August 10, 2021

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Person with knocked-out tooth

So, let’s say you’ve just had an accident that caused you to lose a tooth. Should you panic? Give up on ever having a nice smile again? The answer to both questions is “No!” Instead, it’s best to do what you can to save your pearly white and have it re-placed. However, that can be easier said than done. Just how exactly do you fix this issue? Well, your local dentist happens to know the answer. Here are the five essential steps to save your lost tooth.


4 Facts About Veneers to Help You Make the Right Decision

July 21, 2021

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woman receiving veneers

Ready to see a noticeable change in your smile? Tired of the stains, discoloration, chips, and cracks that make you self-conscious and unwilling to take advantage of personal and professional opportunities? If you’re considering cosmetic dentistry to transform your appearance, there are many different options available. However, if you’re leaning toward customized cosmetic restorations that permanently improve your smile, here are 4 facts about veneers you should know before investing in this type of treatment.


What Do Dental Implants Feel Like?

May 10, 2021

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Woman with dental implants holding an appleIf you’ve tried traditional tooth replacement treatments before, like a bridge or denture, you know they have their limitations. Although they’ve been improved over the years to look and feel more natural, they will always have their disadvantages, like needing to be replaced often. As an alternative to conventional prosthetics, you can enjoy the next best thing to your real teeth with dental implants. It’s normal to be a bit skeptical, but there isn’t any reason to fret. Here’s what you can expect with your new smile to feel confident about the road ahead.


How Often Can You Have Your Teeth Whitened?

April 7, 2021

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Woman after teeth whitening

Are you looking to enhance your smile? Discoloration happens naturally over time due to a number of different things, including drinking pigmented beverages, smoking tobacco products, and aging. However, it is still something that many people are self-conscious of. Fortunately, you have a variety of teeth whitening options to choose from. The question is: can you whiten your teeth too often? Continue reading to learn more about your teeth whitening options and how frequent you can use them.


Are You Too Old to Get Dental Implants?

March 4, 2021

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Mature woman with dental implants

Are you missing teeth? One of the great things about living in today’s world is the fact that missing teeth can be a thing of the past. You no longer need to settle for gaps in your smile. There are a variety of different tooth replacement options to choose from, including dental implants. But once you reach a certain age, you may be worrying about whether or not you’re still a good candidate for the procedure. Continue reading to learn about the best age to get them as well as the many ways that they can benefit you.


5 Benefits of Invisalign

February 18, 2021

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Woman with Invisalign

There are many adults and teens out there who choose Invisalign because it is virtually invisible. A lot of people don’t want to be going throughout their daily lives with a mouthful of metal brackets and wires, which is completely understandable. However, some of the other benefits of Invisalign sometimes go under the radar. Continue reading to learn about how you can benefit from Invisalign in a variety of different ways.


Can You Still Get Cavities with Porcelain Veneers?

January 11, 2021

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dental hygiene for maintaining your veneers

You’ve achieved the smile of your dreams with porcelain veneers. The last thing you want is to compromise it or develop cavities. Since your teeth are covered with durable porcelain, are they protected? Continue reading to find out if you’re still vulnerable to tooth decay and to get tips on maintaining your veneers.


How to Prepare for Your Dental Implants

December 3, 2020

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dental implant

Are you counting down the days until your dental implant surgery is finally here? Whether you are eager or nervous, you know that you will be able to finally have your smile back for many years to come. However, it is important that you are prepared for your procedure so everything will go as smooth as possible. Read on for some tips to help you get ready for your dental implant placement procedure coming up.

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