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Don’t Believe These 5 Persistent Cosmetic Dentistry Myths

May 24, 2024

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Even though you’re bothered by the way your teeth look, you’re reluctant to pursue cosmetic dentistry because of some of the things you’ve heard about it. However, it’s important to note that there are quite a few myths about cosmetic dentistry floating around – and you shouldn’t let misinformation stand between you and the smile of your dreams. Read on to get the facts behind the 5 cosmetic dentistry myths listed below.

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After Cosmetic Dentistry: How Long Will Your New Smile Last?

March 26, 2024

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Thanks to cosmetic dentistry, you can enjoy a brighter grin that leaves a powerful first impression at job interviews and other important events. However, if you’re investing in a better smile, you will naturally want to know how long you can expect the results to last. Here’s a quick overview of what the lifespan of a number of popular cosmetic dental procedures looks like.

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The Importance of Having a Healthy Mouth Before Cosmetic Dentistry

January 23, 2024

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If you’re unhappy with the way your smile looks, cosmetic dentistry could be the key to making the improvements that you want. But before you can start the process of enhancing your grin, you need to make sure your teeth and gums are in good shape first. Why does the state of your dental health matter when it comes to cosmetic dentistry? Here’s what you need to know.

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How to Drink During New Year’s While Protecting Your Smile

December 20, 2023

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The new year is almost here, and you’re likely planning to greet it by getting together with friends and family. Chances are that the celebration will involve a few alcoholic beverages. But while there’s nothing wrong with enjoying a drink every once in a while, you should be aware of the impact that alcohol can have on your oral health – as well as the steps your dentist might suggest for keeping your smile safe.

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Why is There a Black Line Around Your Dental Crown?

November 23, 2023

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For years, you have enjoyed the benefits of a strong, beautiful-looking dental crown. Recently, however, an unsightly black line has appeared around the restoration. What exactly does this mean? And what can you do to fix the problem and keep it from happening again in the future? The answers to these questions can be found below.

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Is My Dental Need Urgent? Your Emergency Dentist Explains

November 8, 2023

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Your tooth is feeling sensitive when you drink your coffee in the morning. This started happening a few weeks back, but it wasn’t every day. Now you’re noticing it every morning and your tooth even woke you up last night because you felt discomfort. You wonder if it’s time to visit your emergency dentist? Is this really an emergency? Read on for some answers!

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3 Smile-Friendly Habits to Pick Up During Dental Hygiene Month

October 4, 2023

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October is Dental Hygiene Month, which means now is a good opportunity to stop and consider the care you’re giving your smile. Are you doing everything you can to keep your teeth and gums clean? Chances are that there’s still some room for improvement, and in many cases making a few small changes to your dental hygiene routine can help. Below are 3 habits that your dentist recommends picking up as soon as possible.

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3 Common Oral Health Conditions That You Need to Be Aware Of

September 29, 2023

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Far too many people around the world suffer from issues with their smiles. In fact, it is thought that around 3.5 billion people have some type of oral disease. In order to keep your smile safe, you need to be aware of any potential threats to it; as such, your dentist is here to help you become more familiar with the 3 common oral health issues listed below.

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Get Your Child a Mouthguard Before School Starts

August 28, 2023

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Young boy putting in an athletic mouthguard

School is about to start again, along with all the activities associated with it – and for many children, this means sports. Of course, it’s all too easy for accidents to occur on the field or court, and it’s important to make sure that any budding athletes in your family are protected from potential dental injuries. As such, it’s often a good idea to make getting your child a mouthguard a top priority on your back-to-school list. Here’s what parents need to know.

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3 Ways to Look Younger with Cosmetic Dentistry

July 14, 2023

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If you wish you could look younger, it might be worth considering the state of your smile. Teeth that are worn down, discolored, or oddly shaped can potentially age your appearance, but cosmetic dentistry can address these imperfections to help you look more youthful. If you want to take a few years off your grin but aren’t sure how to go about it, here are 3 suggestions.

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