March 24, 2020
If you have teeth that have been weakened as a result of
severe decay or damage, it is likely your dentist will suggest custom-made dental
restorations. Categorized as direct and indirect, you may not understand which
services fall into each category. Luckily, your dentist can help explain the
difference between the two, so you know what to expect when preparing for your
upcoming appointment. Take some time to become more familiar with these two
restorative types, so you will feel more confident about your future smile.
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March 15, 2020
Are you worried about contracting coronavirus? Do you
suffer from seasonal allergies or battle the cold or flu this time of year? How
can you tell the difference between the symptoms associated with them? While it
may not be easy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers
ways to tell if you have coronavirus and how you can protect yourself. But
that’s not all you should be concerned about. As we enter spring months, it is
important to keep your oral health in check when dealing with any type of virus
or cold, which is why you should check out these helpful tips to get you
through this difficult time.
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March 6, 2020
As dentists and doctors throughout the country celebrate National Nutrition Month, it’s time to consider how making changes to your daily diet can make a real difference in your smile. You know the damaging effects of eating too much sugar and starch, but do you know the benefits of incorporating more dairy, lean proteins, or leafy greens into your meal plan? Spend some time learning more about how you can transition to a healthier lifestyle and ultimately, improve and achieve a beautiful smile.
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February 19, 2020
When receiving your new smile, it’s understandable that
you don’t want to remove your dentures. After all, they make you look and feel
good. Unfortunately, by choosing to keep you custom-made prosthetic in, you
could be doing more harm than good to your mouth. To find out why sleeping
with dentures is something you should avoid, read on and let a dentist
explain what you should do to keep your restoration looking and feeling its
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February 13, 2020
February is a special month for several reasons. It is the
month when romance is in the air, and it is when we are encouraged to think
about black history. It is also a good time to pause to think about your health
since it is both Gum Disease Awareness Month and American Heart Association
Month. Let’s discuss how gum health can affect heart health, and the steps you
can take to protect both your smile and your heart.
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February 5, 2020
If you recently visited your dentist’s office and learned
that you have gum disease, you may be wondering why it’s such a big deal. Although
commonly seen by dental professionals, it can quickly escalate and worsen over
time, leading to serious oral and overall health problems. In order to prevent the
deterioration of your smile as well as your body, learn about the stages
of gum disease and what you can do to stop it in its tracks.
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January 13, 2020
Missing teeth require effective and reliable restorations
to replace them. It is likely you have a multitude of questions to ask your
dentist when choosing the right form of treatment, one of which is probably “How long do
dentures last?” As a reliable solution for tooth replacement, dentures
provide a wealth of benefits, but they’re not permanent like dental implants.
So, if you’re opting for this traditional, yet, effective method of treatment, take
some time to learn how you can extend their livelihood and enjoy a complete
smile for longer.
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January 10, 2020
Are your teeth looking discolored? Maybe you’ve noticed how
difficult it is to enjoy a bowl of ice cream or even a hot cup of soup? All of
these are common symptoms of tooth
enamel erosion. Although enamel cannot be replaced, there are things you
can do to prevent further deterioration and problems from developing. Read on
to find out more about this common dental issue and what your dentist suggests
you do right away.
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January 7, 2020
Natural teeth are susceptible to decay and damage, two of
which are the most common reasons for dentists to provide restorative dentistry
services. Some patients who receive a dental crown or dental
bridge believe that because an artificial tooth exists over the regular
tooth, what lives undeath no longer requires the care it once did. Not only is
this statement false, but it is a potentially harmful way of thinking. To find
out exactly what can happen to teeth underneath a bridge, let your dentist
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January 3, 2020
Millions of adults in the United States are living with
some form of gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. While many of them
do not know they have it, this poses a problem for dentists, as they must work
fast to treat a problem that can worsen quickly and lead to serious complications
surrounding a person’s oral and overall health. So, what can be done?
Fortunately, there are a variety of periodontal treatments available to restore
dental health. If this sounds like something you could benefit from, read
on to find out what your periodontist can do to improve your teeth and gums.
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