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Do You Know These Invisalign Dos and Don’ts?

May 23, 2024

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Patient holding clear aligner

With no dietary restrictions or cumbersome oral hygiene regimens, Invisalign has a reputation for being a hassle-free orthodontic treatment. While it certainly is superior in aesthetics, comfort, and convenience, it still comes with some responsibilities. With this in mind, keep reading to learn some Invisalign dos and don’ts to help you stay on-track with your treatment plan!

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A Brief History of the Evolution of Dental Implants

April 12, 2024

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Model of dental implants that support bridge

Since before the dawn of history, humans have been grappling with tooth loss in a variety of ways. While modern dentists offer dental implants made out of titanium and porcelain or ceramic, many ancient cultures experimented with ways to replace missing teeth by placing some sort of foreign object into the jawbone. Here’s a brief overview of the history of dental implants and how they evolved into the lifelike and durable restorations we know today.

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Enjoy a Dental Spring Cleaning with These Tips

March 13, 2024

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Lady smiles at dentist

Spring has returned once again to bring us pleasant weather, beautiful flowers, and ample amounts of rain. While it’s traditional to set aside a little time to clean up your home or business during the spring season, many people may not realize all the benefits sprucing up their oral hygiene routines might bring them. Here are a few ways to give your mouth a thorough spring cleaning so you can enjoy excellent oral health year-round.

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What Are Some Common Questions About Invisalign?

February 13, 2024

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Woman thinks something over

Many people deal with the cosmetic and oral health issues that come with misaligned teeth but are hesitant to commit to a time-consuming orthodontic process. Invisalign has allowed millions of patients to straighten out their smiles without having to deal with the conspicuous metal components and irksome dietary restrictions that come with traditional braces, but you may have a few questions you’d like answered before committing to the treatment. Here are a few common questions about Invisalign along with their answers!

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5 Qualities of a Dental Implant Candidate

January 13, 2024

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Dentist discussing dental implant with patientBridges, partials, and dentures have been a trusted solution for tooth loss for decades. However, there’s another option to fill the gaps in your smile. A dental implant is the only treatment to replace both the tooth root and the crown. This provides unmatched benefits that aren’t possible using other treatments. 500,000 Americans every year are making the switch, but are they right for you? Here are 5 qualities of an ideal dental implant candidate. 

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A Fine Way to Restore Your Smile: Facts About Dental Implants

December 13, 2023

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Dental implant

Dental implants are the best way to replace lost teeth currently available. They are surgically placed in and naturally fused with the jawbone while being made of high-quality materials, allowing them to look and function just like real teeth. Dental implant treatments are becoming more common, and you’ve probably seen many people with them without even realizing it. Here are a few little-known facts about dental implants to help you see just how effective and lifelike they are.

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5 Popular Holiday Drinks That Can Hurt Your Teeth

December 12, 2023

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person sipping holiday drink

What brings you the most joy during the holiday season? For many, it’s the delightful array of seasonal treats. As festivities draw near, the anticipation of indulging in sweet and carb-filled beverages becomes a shared excitement. Yet, it’s crucial to acknowledge the potential impact of these drinks on dental health. In this guide, we’ll spotlight five holiday beverages that, while delicious, should be consumed in moderation to safeguard your teeth throughout the holidays.<

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How to Cook a Tooth-Healthy Thanksgiving Dinner

November 9, 2023

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Thanksgiving spread on a table

Everyone knows that the secret to a great Thanksgiving is good food. You might already have in mind what you want to make this year, but if you’re interested in protecting your oral health through the holiday season, there are a few more considerations you may need to make.

To show your family how thankful you are for them, you can come up with a Thanksgiving dinner that can preserve their oral health. Here are a few tips you may want to keep in mind.

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Are Dental Implants Covered by Dental Insurance?

October 19, 2023

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Many people believe dental implants are expensive, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. They are the most affordable overall because they have over a 95% success rate and are proven to last for 30 years or more. They reduce your oral health expenses to save money down the road. Although they cost more initially than other treatments, they are affordable for people from all walks of life. You can use your dental insurance, but time is running out. Here’s how to invest in a complete smile before your dental benefits expire.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Taking Care of Your Dentures

September 13, 2023

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Dentures

Dentures are an excellent way to replace lost teeth, but they require regular care and maintenance to stay in working order. Without the right care, dentures can become a breeding ground for bacteria that is uncomfortable to wear. Treated properly, your dentures can last up to ten years and look great the whole time. Here’s what you should do to keep your dentures performing at their peak.

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