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Could Dental Implants Make Your Jawline Firm Up?

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Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth, but that's not all that they're capable of doing. If you've noticed that your jawline seems to be a little looser or saggier than it used to be and you have missing teeth, there might be a stronger connection between these two things than you might expect. Here's what you need to know about how your missing teeth could be impacting your jawline and how dental implants can help.

23 December 2019

Switching to a New Family Dentist? 3 Tips to Make Your Child Feel Comfortable

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Whether you've just recently moved or your insurance has changed, there may come a time when you need to switch to a new family dentist for your children to see. Since annual visits are so important for your child's dental health, you need to make sure to keep up with making routine dental appointments.  If you're worried that your child is going to be nervous during the dental visit, here is what you can do to make your child as comfortable as possible and avoid any unnecessary stress.

23 December 2019

3 Ways To Improve The Appearance Of Your Smile

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Working to look your best may be high on your agenda. There are many things you can do to help you accomplish this. However, ensuring you have the best smile possible is a great place to start. Fortunately, when you rely on the expertise of a cosmetic dentist, you may be able to reach your dental goals. 1. Dental bonding If you have a gap in between your teeth, this may affect the appearance of your smile.

24 November 2019

Candidate for a Dental Implant? Critical Criteria Patients Must Meet

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As the techniques and materials for dental implants have improved, a growing number of Americans have become more interested in using them, instead of dentures, partial plates, and bridgework. In fact, according to recent statistics, more than five million dental implants are now being done annually in the United States.  Dental implants can do more than replace a single lost or damaged tooth. In fact, dental implants are increasingly being chosen as an alternative to the use of dentures.

24 October 2019

Expecting? What To Know About Dental Health

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Many women just naturally begin to pay attention to their health when they are expecting a baby. Often, women will stop smoking, eat more nutritious food, stop drinking alcohol, and get more sleep. Along with those prenatal vitamins, you might want to consider how pregnancy can affect your oral health as well. To find out more about some common worrisome issues that can affect mothers-to-be, read on. Do You Have Morning Sickness?

26 September 2019

Here's Why Your Teeth Have Been Pitted Since Childhood

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Having pitted teeth can make you feel embarrassed and self-conscious. If your teeth have looked odd to you since you were a child or for as long as you can remember, it's probably due to a particular condition that afflicts children exclusively. Here's what you need to know about this condition, it's impact on you, and how you can get help for it. Enamel The part of your teeth that give them their pitted appearance is the dental enamel.

25 July 2019

3 Things To Know If You Are Preparing To Get A Dental Filling

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At your dental checkup, one of the things the dentist will look for is decay in your teeth. If any is found, the dentist will recommend coming back in for another visit to have the decay removed and a filling put in place. If you are preparing for this appointment and have never had a filling before, here are three things you should know. You may have a choice with the filling material

25 July 2019

Avoidable Problems That May Occur With A Dental Crown

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A dental crown is used to cover and protect the natural crown of a tooth. The crown can be used in conjunction with many different applications, including the installation of a fixed bridge, a treatment involving root canal therapy, the placement of a large filling, or the repair of a tooth that has been chipped or cracked.  Once a crown is in position, the tooth is protected and structurally reinforced, lessening the chance of infection or further damage.

29 June 2019

2 Ways To Get Your Child To A Dentist If You Are Low-Income

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If you are a person with a very low or fixed income, you know that it can be hard to make sure that you get everything done the way that it should be done. One of the things that you may have a hard time with is getting your child to a dentist. Sometimes, the dentists in your area may not take the insurance that you have, which means that you have to come up with another way to make sure that your child sees the dentist and gets the oral care that they need.

6 June 2019

What You Need To Know About Flossing

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Good oral hygiene is key if you want to have a healthy and appealing smile. While most people know why and when to brush their teeth, understanding why and when to floss can be an entirely different story. With this guide and your dentist's help, you will learn everything you need to know about flossing. When to Floss May Surprise You One of the most crucial things to know is that flossing is necessary, but it is not as necessary as brushing.

10 May 2019