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Why You Should Drink Orange Juice before Your Dental Implant Treatment

May 6, 2024

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What if someone told you that orange juice could help promote a smooth dental implant placement? You might think they were trying to sell you something. There is some science behind it, although it’s true that this fact is a little misleading. You see, it’s not the orange juice itself that can help with dental implant treatment. It’s the vitamin D.

Curious about how this works? Just keep reading. It gets even more interesting!


Aging with Grace: How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Smile

April 12, 2024

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Patient smiling in the mirror after cosmetic dentistry

Your body will undergo many changes as it ages, and your teeth are no exception. Over time, loss of muscle, bone, and other factors become a telltale sign of maturity. However, understanding how these changes come about is the first step to combating them with cosmetic dentistry. If you’re curious about what the transformation of your smile might look like, continue reading.


What Are Some Common Misconceptions About Cosmetic Dentistry?

March 13, 2024

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Dental veneer held with tweezers

Ever since people figured out how to recognize their own reflections, they have fretted about how their smiles could be prettier. Thankfully, modern cosmetic dentistry offers a plethora of treatments that can whiten, brighten, cover up, or change the shape of troubled teeth. Sadly, there are many popular misconceptions floating around about these treatments which may make some people hesitant about looking into them. Here’s a list of some of these popular falsehoods and the truths behind them.


How Can Common Dental Problems Be Solved?

February 13, 2024

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Lady thinks something over

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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Dentist smiles

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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Someone pouring red wine

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

Filed under: Uncategorized — robertmitchelldds @ 1:33 pm
Dentist smiling and touching her jaw in the background while holding a model dental implant to the foreground

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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Woman has curious expression

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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Closeup of a dental crown resting on a fingertip with a model of a jawbone blurry in the background

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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Dentist wearing eye shield and mask using tool on woman laying in dental chair

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.

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