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How to Prepare for Your Cosmetic Dentist Consultation

April 18, 2024

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Close up of woman’s attractive smileIf you’re ready to invest in the smile of your dreams, you’re going to need a consultation with a cosmetic dentist. Don’t feel nervous about your upcoming appointment. It’s a good idea to prepare a list of questions to ask during your visit. Here’s how you can ensure you’re making the right choice for your smile by asking your cosmetic dentist a few important questions.


Are Dental Implants Cost-Effective?

February 13, 2024

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Woman thinks about something

While dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth, many people are hesitant to commit to them due to the associated cost. While dental implants are not cheap, they represent a solid investment in a patient’s appearance and self-image as well as their oral and overall health. Here’s how dental implants can save you time and money in the long run when compared to other forms of tooth replacement.


Less Long in the Tooth: How Dental Implants Can Make You Look Younger

December 13, 2023

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Dental implant

For as long as humans have recognized their reflections in mirrors, they have fretted about losing teeth. Thankfully, modern dental science allows patients to replace missing teeth with dental implants that look and function just like the real thing. While dental implants allow a patient to smile more confidently and chew all sorts of food thoroughly, they can also help preserve their youthful appearance. Here’s how dental implants can keep you looking young, healthy, and strong.


Take Care of Your Dentures with These 4 Tips from Experts

October 13, 2023

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An older woman smiling with her dentures

Denture care isn’t as straightforward as you would think.  You can’t treat them like your regular teeth or risk damaging them or having them teem with bacteria. Excellent oral hygiene practices for dentures will help them last for many years.

But what are they? If you want to learn the best ways to care for your dentures according to experts, continue reading.


Do Your Dentures Smell? Here are 5 Ways to Keep Them Fresh

August 11, 2023

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A set of dentures soaking in a cleaning solution

If you’re new to dentures, it can be confusing to take care of them properly. They require more diligent care when compared to natural teeth, so you might be completely lost when they start to smell bad despite your best efforts.

Keeping dentures fresh and odor-free is crucial for comfort and confidence. Continue reading to learn five effective ways to ensure your dentures smell fresh and stay dazzling, allowing you to enjoy life without worrying about your smile.


Easy Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Help Your Dental Implants

June 4, 2023

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a patient attending their dental implant consultation

To put it simply, dental implants are the name of the game when it comes to restoring lost teeth! And if you’ve just gotten them yourself, you’re probably feeling pretty pleased to have access to an unrivaled tooth replacement option in terms of look, feel, and functionality. However, you might also be wondering if there’s anything you can do to protect your new smile—after all, under ideal circumstances, dental implants can last for several decades! Here are three key lifestyle changes you can consider making to ensure that your dental implants are set up for lasting success.


An Easy Guide to Dental Implant Terms

April 27, 2023

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Molar and dental implant500,000 people every year are choosing dental implants to replace their missing teeth. As the only method to recreate both the root and the crown, a dental implant closely looks and feels natural. Not to mention, with over a 95% success rate and a lifespan of 30 years or more, they are the smart choice to treat tooth loss. If you’re ready to invest in the next best thing to your real teeth, a consultation with your dentist is your first step. They may use a few unfamiliar phrases. Don’t worry, here are the most common dental implant terms you should know before your consultation.


A Closer Look at the CEREC Crown Process

February 3, 2023

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a CEREC crown being manufactured

If one of your teeth is damaged or compromised, your dentist might recommend a dental crown to address the situation. Crowns are one of the most commonly utilized solutions in modern dentistry, and thanks to advancements and innovations in dental technology, they can now be created and placed within a single visit using the CEREC method. Keep reading to learn more about what goes into receiving a CEREC crown, along with the many benefits that this solution has to offer.


Are the Holidays the Worst Time for Your Oral Health?

December 2, 2022

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assorted Christmas treats

Many people see the holidays as the best time of the year. It often means getting time off of work, hanging out with loved ones you haven’t seen in a while, gifts, and eating all kinds of seasonal treats. As fun as the holidays may be, this time of year can do a lot of damage to your smile if you aren’t careful. Continue reading to learn about three ways that the holidays can harm your oral health as well as what you can do to prevent this.


The Best & Worst Halloween Candies for Your Child’s Smile

October 10, 2022

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child smiling with cavities after Halloween in Blaine

Spooky season is just around the corner! Now that it’s almost Halloween night, your child may be excited to collect all the candy they can get from trick-or-treating. While munching on one or several candies during this time is all part of the fun, you’ll want to make sure to keep your little one’s smile safe and healthy once the festivities are over. Read on to learn about the best and worst sweet treats for your child’s teeth and how to prevent cavities after Halloween.

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