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Think Twice Before Getting “Discount” Dental Implants!

March 19, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 8:01 pm
Man covering his mouth, wearing shocked expression

There is no question that dental implants are the best form of tooth replacement. However, they do tend to cost more than other options. You might be tempted to shop around and choose the practice that offers the cheapest care. Extreme caution is in order. Many patients have lived to regret their choice to get “discount” dental implants instead of choosing a reputable dentist right from the beginning of their journey. This blog post discusses why you should be wary of any bargains that seem too good to be true.


Dating and Dental Health: How Is Your Smile Affecting Your Love Life?

February 7, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 6:34 pm
Happy, smiling couple walking outside

Are you looking for love, or are you eager to rekindle an old spark with your long-time partner? Of course, your personality plays the primary role in helping you to enjoy a successful dating life. But your smile is also important! This blog post delves into how poor dental health might be sabotaging your love life and how you can achieve a glowing grin that is ready for romance.


Common Cosmetic Dental Problems and Their Solutions

January 15, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 1:53 am
Happy dental patient admiring her smile in the mirror

Your appearance is not the most important thing about you, but it is one of the things that people notice first. You should feel confident about the way you look! Unfortunately, many individuals have a degree of self-consciousness because of the way their teeth look. How can you find the solution to common cosmetic dental problems? Here is an overview of how your dentist may be able to help with various issues:


Cosmetic Dentistry — It’s Not Just for Celebrities!

December 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 8:10 pm
Smiling woman with beautiful teeth wearing purple blouse

Have you ever noticed that most celebrities seem to have perfect teeth? That isn’t because they are naturally endowed with beautiful smiles. Rather, many of them have undergone cosmetic dentistry procedures — the same procedures that are available to almost everyone! What are some services that might help you feel ready for the red carpet?


DIY Denture Relines: Are They a Good Idea?

November 29, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 9:25 pm
Dental team member holding full set of dentures

After your natural teeth are removed, your body begins a process known as resorption. Basically, because your jawbone is no longer being stimulated by your tooth roots, the bone begins to shrink and weaken. Over time, resorption can change the shape of the jaw so much that your dentures no longer fit properly. When that happens, you will need to get your prosthetic relined. Most people rely on their dentist for this service, but others try to do it on their own. Are DIY denture relines a good idea? Read this blog post to discover some important information.


5 Problems Caused by Ill-Fitting Dentures

October 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 5:33 pm
Frowning senior man with oral pain

Dentures should fit snugly and comfortably on your gums. After you adapt to them, they should feel like a normal and natural extension of your body. But what if they do not fit well? You could end up facing a number of bothersome complications. What problems can be caused by ill-fitting dentures? This blog post explains a few.


Use These Tips to Take Good Care of Your Dentures

September 23, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 8:29 pm
Smiling senior man pointing at his dentures

Dentures are a practical and time-honored way to address tooth loss; they have helped generations of patients to enjoy more confident smiles and a more balanced diet. Still, if you want your prosthetic teeth to serve you well, you have to take good care of them. How can you do that? Here are some practical tips:


Reminder: Get Your Child a Mouthguard for the New School Year!

August 24, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 11:28 pm
High school football player holding football

The new school year is here! Are you excited to watch your child participate in school sports? No doubt, you want your son or daughter to be safe as they are developing team skills and enjoying the physical benefits of regular exercise. Therefore, you should strongly consider getting your child a mouthguard for the new school year. Why are mouthguard so important? This blog post explains.


How Long Do Dental Bridges Last?

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 10:50 pm
Illustration of three-unit dental bridge for lower arch

A fixed dental bridge offers an excellent way to replace a lost tooth. It can be natural-looking, sturdy, and highly functional. But how long do dental bridges last? Are they worth the money? Indeed, you can expect your restoration to endure for at least several years. This blog post discusses the average lifespan of dental bridges and provides some tips on how you can help yours to stand the test of time.


How to Make Brushing and Flossing a Daily Habit

July 19, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — e_anderson @ 4:45 pm
Father and son flossing their teeth

In all the busyness of daily life, it can be easy to forget about small but important details. For example, despite their best intentions, some people do not brush and floss their teeth as often as they should. Other people let good oral hygiene slip by the wayside because they are overwhelmed with everything else that is going on in their life. How can you make brushing and flossing a daily habit? Here are a few tips:

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