Understanding the 3 Types of Tooth Stains (and How to Get Rid of Them!)

April 15, 2024

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Close-up of woman’s smile before and after teeth whitening

No one wants to have a dull, yellow, or lackluster smile. However, dental discoloration is extremely common. It is a natural process that is nothing to be ashamed of. But that does not mean you simply have to accept the situation. In fact, there are things you can do to address all three types of tooth stains. This blog post explains what those types of stains are and how you can brighten up your smile.


3 Things That Affect the Cost of Dentures

March 17, 2024

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Dental lab tech holding denturesDentures are a tried and proven method of replacing lost teeth. They’ve been used for generations because they are effective, convenient, and affordable. However, it’s normal to have concerns about how much it’s going to cost you to replace your missing teeth. No two situations are identical, but here are 3 things that can affect the cost of dentures.


What to Expect During Your Dental Implant Consultation

February 21, 2024

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Dentist using model to explain how dental implants work

Are you contemplating the prospect of getting dental implants to replace your lost teeth? The first step on your journey to a renewed smile will be a consultation with your dentist; this appointment will be the launching point for the good things to come. But what should you expect during your consultation? This blog post provides a generalized preview of what might happen when you attend your appointment.


Palette Perfection: How Dentists Achieve Seamless Dental Crown Color Matches

January 12, 2024

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Man smiling with his new dental crown

If you ask many dentists why they decided to get into the profession, they will tell you it’s because they enjoy combining art and science. There are few treatments that capture this merger than dental crowns. Ensuring that the crowns seamlessly blend with the natural color of the surrounding teeth is difficult. Achieving this color consistency requires precision and skill.

If you want to learn how dentists use modern technology to color-match dental crowns, continue reading.


How Will My Dentist Prepare My Tooth for a Crown?

December 13, 2023

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Dental crown treatments allow dentists to restore a tooth to its original size and function after it has been severely weakened due to an injury, decay, or a dental procedure like a root canal. Modern dental crowns are designed to look just like natural teeth, meaning that they can be virtually invisible to casual observers. Here’s how dental crowns work and what you can expect to happen when having one placed.


Lost a Dental Filling? Here’s What You Should Do

November 22, 2023

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Concerned woman covering mouth after losing a dental filling

Dental fillings can last for several years, but unfortunately, they are not permanent. At some point, you may feel one of your fillings fall out, or you might simply look in the mirror and see a small hole in your tooth where a filling used to be. What should you do in such a situation? Do not panic. Instead, take practical steps to get your dental emergency under control so you can go back to enjoying a healthy, well-protected smile. Here is an overview of what you should do:


How Can Asthma Affect Your Oral Health?

October 22, 2023

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Woman preparing to use her asthma inhaler

An estimated 27 million people in the U.S. have asthma. If you are among them, you should certainly do all you can to manage your condition. Part of that involves keeping a close eye on your oral health. Just how can asthma affect your oral health, and how can you minimize its impact on your smile? This blog post provides some important information.


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.

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