The Positive Side of Tooth Extraction

September 15, 2023

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A fun wooden display of a tooth extraction

If you’ve ever had a tooth extracted, you know that it can be a disheartening experience. Losing a tooth can almost feel like losing a limb—a part of you. However, it doesn’t have to always be a negative experience. There are many positive benefits to tooth extraction.

If you want to look on the bright side and learn how tooth extraction can help you, continue reading.


Sensitivity and Teeth Whitening: What You Should Know

August 16, 2023

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Woman holding ice cream cone, struggling with sensitive teeth

Many people are dissatisfied with the color of their teeth, so they purchase whitening products that claim to be able to remove stains. Often, those products are at least somewhat effective. However, they may cause uncomfortable side effects. For example, many people experience sharp and painful dental sensitivity. What should you know about sensitivity and teeth whitening? Is it possible to brighten your smile without sensitivity? This blog post provides useful information.


10 Fascinating Facts about Your Teeth

July 16, 2023

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Close-up of woman’s smile and dental mirror

You use your teeth every day, and you do your best to take care of them. Still, you might not often pause to think about just how unique and amazing they are. In this blog post, you will learn 10 fascinating facts about your teeth that might just deepen your appreciation for this vital part of your smile.


5 Reasons to Get Started with Dental Implants This Summer

June 24, 2023

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Smiling, mature couple enjoying time outdoors

Missing teeth can lead to a number of serious problems. Not only might they make you feel self-conscious, but they could also adversely affect your health and daily quality of life. That is why many people are turning to dental implants to replace their lost dentition. Are you thinking about investing in this remarkable form of tooth replacement for yourself? If so, there is no need to wait before you embark on your journey. In fact, there are plenty of reasons to get started with dental implants this summer.


3 Reasons to Brighten Your Smile with Professional Teeth Whitening for the Summer!

May 24, 2023

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a family smiling on the beach after the parents got professional teeth whitening

Summer has arrived and it’s time to enjoy all that it brings! Whether it’s an exciting travel destination, time on the beach, or enjoying a family barbeque, the warmer months bring many picture-perfect moments. However, many people don’t feel comfortable flashing their smiles for a camera. A survey done by OnePoll found that almost 70% of Americans try to hide their teeth due to feeling insecure about them. One of the top reasons for feeling unhappy about them was discoloration and staining. Read on to learn why summertime is the perfect time to get one of the easiest cosmetic dental treatments: professional teeth whitening!


5 Steps to Take if You Have a Loose Tooth

May 4, 2023

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a man is getting his loose tooth treated at the dentist

When you were a child, getting a loose tooth meant exciting things were about to happen. The tooth fairy would be arriving and maybe you’d be a few cents richer. However, as an adult, you always want all your pearly whites to remain firmly in your mouth! If one of your teeth becomes loose, it can be very alarming. Read on to learn five steps to take to get your smile back to being stable and happy as soon as possible.


Debunking 4 Common Myths About Dentures

April 2, 2023

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a closeup of dentures

Dentures are a tried-and-true solution for replacing missing teeth, and of the estimated 35 million Americans who are missing all of their pearly whites, about 90% of them turn toward dentures to restore their oral functionality. But sadly, there are many myths and falsehoods attributed to dentures that discourage patients from getting them! Despite what you’ve heard through the grapevine, dentures remain a great option for restoring smiles. Keep reading as your dentist debunks four common myths surrounding them.


Why You Should Pick a Tooth-Colored Filling Over an Amalgam Filling

March 4, 2023

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a patient smiling and visiting her dentist for a tooth-colored filling

Dental fillings are one of the go-to options for treating cavities and tooth decay, and for a long time, dentists have relied on using metal alloys to craft them. These fillings, referred to as amalgam fillings, certainly have their usefulness—but they’re also very noticeable and awkward, given their unnatural appearance! However, in recent years tooth-colored fillings made from composite materials have become a popular alternative to these amalgam fillings. Keep reading to learn more about why you shouldn’t think twice about opting for one of these over a traditional metal one.


What You Need to Know About Oral Cancer Prevention

February 5, 2023

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a patient receiving an oral cancer screening

Oral cancer is a menace; roughly 50,000 cases are diagnosed in the US each year, and sadly, many more cases go completely undiagnosed! But believe it or not, oral cancer is actually among the most preventable types of cancer; especially if you know what to look for and what measures to take. Here’s more from your dentist about some of the most common oral cancer risk factors and symptoms you should know about, along with why prevention and early detection is so crucial.


5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier, Brighter Smile in 2023!

January 13, 2023

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woman smiling happily for New Year’s Eve

With the new year approaching, it is not uncommon for people to take the last weeks of December to think about the things they would like to improve in the coming months. In fact, it’s estimated that about 50% of Americans make resolutions. Many of these goals are related to your physical well-being. But why not also include your oral health? If you would like a healthier, happier smile in 2023, here are five resolutions to help you achieve one!

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