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How Can Common Dental Problems Be Solved?

February 13, 2024

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If you’re worried about cosmetic dental flaws, you are far from alone. Almost everyone has some aspect of their smile that they wish they could change. Luckily, cosmetic dentistry offers many ways to lift stubborn stains, reshape teeth, remove discoloration, and transform a troubled grin into a beautiful new smile. Here’s a list of several common dental flaws along with a brief list of what your cosmetic dentist can do to help.


Happy New Year! Here Are a Few Resolutions to Help You Achieve a Healthier Smile!

December 13, 2023

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The new year is a time for new beginnings, and many people use it as an opportunity to better themselves or get to work on noble goals. While going to the gym, quitting smoking, being more outgoing, and eating healthier are common and admirable New Year’s resolutions, it’s also a great idea to commit to achieving better dental health. Here are a few tips for making your teeth healthier and prettier over the coming year.


Keeping Smiles Bright: How to Avoid Red Wine Stains This Holiday Season

November 3, 2023

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The holiday season often brings with it social gatherings, festive meals, and, for many, a glass or two of red wine. While enjoying a glass of your favorite Merlot or Cabernet can be a delightful part of the festivities, it’s no secret that red wine can leave its mark on your teeth. But fear not! Here are some easy and effective ways to enjoy your wine without compromising the brightness of your smile.


3 Ways Dental Implants Keep You Looking Younger

October 17, 2023

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Dental implants are often considered to be the best method to replace missing teeth because of the unique benefits they provide. They’re the only method that includes a support rod that’s inserted into your jaw to function like the root of a natural tooth. Did you know, though, that they can also help you look younger? Keep reading to learn 3 ways they give you a more youthful appearance!


I Haven’t Seen My Dentist in a While; What Should I Expect?

September 13, 2023

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There are many reasons why someone might skip a few dental appointments. Sometimes they change jobs and have a lapse in insurance. Other times, they avoid it out of dental anxiety. In many cases, people are so busy that it just slips their minds completely. If it’s been a while since you last sat in the dental chair, here’s what you can expect during your next dentist appointment.


4 Clear Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Dental Crown

August 15, 2023

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Dental crowns provide many benefits for those with teeth that are cracked or decayed. They can be customized to aesthetically match your natural teeth and restore your smile, for example. They also protect your already damaged tooth from additional harm. One of the greatest advantages, though, is how durable they are. With the right care and maintenance, your crowns can last up to 20 years!

Even with the best of care, though, they are not designed to last forever. Additionally, they’re not infallible! Eventually, your dental crown may need to be examined or replaced. Keep reading to learn four signs that let you know it’s time to consider a new restoration.


An Inside Look at How Dentists Prepare Teeth for Crowns

July 13, 2023

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A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that restores a decayed, worn, or damaged tooth. It can be made of a variety of materials, such as ceramic, porcelain, and gold. If a damaged or worn tooth is left untreated, it affects more than the aesthetics of your smile: it could lead to serious oral health issues. The procedure to get a dental crown might sound daunting, but your dental team will be with you every step of the way. Here’s an inside look at how dentists prepare your teeth for dental crowns so your appointment is stress-free.


Questions to Ask Before a Smile Makeover

June 15, 2023

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Question marks in thought bubblesAre you ready to turn the smile of your dreams into reality? Your cosmetic dentist can create a picture-perfect smile using the latest solutions in dentistry. They can transform your teeth and self-esteem with a smile makeover. Your first step to enhancing your pearly whites is a consultation with your cosmetic dentist. Here are 4 questions to ask during your appointment for a smile makeover.


Is Dental Bonding Right for Me?

June 4, 2023

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Chipped upper front toothIf you’re not happy with the way your teeth look, you can have a picture-perfect smile without needing extensive dental work. Dental bonding ranks among the most popular cosmetic procedures every year and for good reason. The minimally invasive procedure provides quick results that look natural. Whether you’re embarrassed by stains, decay, or chips, dental bonding may be the solution for you.


Is Invisalign or Veneers Better?

April 16, 2023

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Male patient in dentist’s chairYou have more options than ever before to address common aesthetic flaws, like discoloration or crooked teeth. However, Invisalign and veneers rank among the most popular cosmetic procedures every year, and for good reasons. Although both can create stunning smiles, there are differences between the 2 options. Here’s what you need to know to determine if Invisalign or porcelain veneers are right for you.

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