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Porcelain Veneers VS Minimal Prep: Which is Best?

December 23, 2021

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Porcelain veneers in dental labEveryone deserves to have a confident, beautiful smile, and now you can, with the help of your cosmetic dentist. Although you have more options than ever to revamp your teeth, porcelain veneers continue to rank among the most popular elective procedures; however, Lumineers are close behind. While they may produce identical results, there’s one big difference between them. One method requires your enamel to be removed, and the other doesn’t involve any prep work. Here’s how to choose the best method to achieve your dream smile.

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Dangers of the “Veneers Check” TikTok Trend

November 17, 2021

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woman watching TikTok featuring dangerous dental trends in Evergreen

Even if you don’t aren’t an active TikTok user, you’ve probably at least heard of it or seen videos reposted on other forms of social media. Though the wild popularity of TikTok means there are abundant opportunities to disperse useful information, it is also home to a range of dangerous dental trends, including, the “Veneers Check”. This trend was most popular near the end of 2020, and many dentists were warning against it. Read on to learn more about what made this trend so unsafe and how it caused people to make permanent mistakes to their pearly whites.

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Denture Care Is Crucial to Minimize Risk of Oral Cancer

September 4, 2021

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dentist holding dentures

Nearly 54,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year and almost 10,000 will die because of it. Despite medical advances, these numbers have note significantly improved in decades. One of the biggest risk factors is actually ill-fitting dentures!

Although slipping dentures will not cause oral cancer, loose restorations combined with poor oral care can lead to damage that causes the cells in your mouth to become cancerous. Fortunately, there are many signs that let you know it is time to act for denture replacement or adjustment.

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How Can I Get Used to Eating with Dentures?

August 2, 2021

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older woman smiling while holding an apple

Dentures are an excellent solution for missing teeth for many good reasons. They can instantly restore your smile and confidence! Once you have them, you might be excited to put your new grin to use. However, they will take some getting used to, especially when it comes to eating. It’s a vastly different experience than chewing with natural teeth, meaning it might be quite challenging at first. But with patience and determination, you can master it in no time! Read along to learn how you can make eating with dentures easier.

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Want To Avoid Painful Cavities? This Technology Makes It Possible!

July 9, 2021

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When it comes to dental health, many people assume that they can feel cavities right away. Unfortunately, however, that’s not always the case! Oftentimes cavities can’t be felt until they’ve progressed and caused more damage to the teeth, which increases the risk of a painful emergency (as well as more extensive dental work). But by getting regular checkups you can be sure any decay is found as soon as possible, especially if your dentist is using the DIAGnodent laser to detect even the smallest cavities. Keep reading to learn more about cavities and how this advanced technology can benefit you! 

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3 Reasons Why Eating Popcorn May be Bad for Your Oral Health

June 8, 2021

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woman eating serving of popcorn

As the temperature climbs, the kernels become excited and soon begin to pop and jump around. As they morph into their final yellowish, parachute-looking state, you know that an adventure in deliciousness awaits you – a heaping helping of popcorn. While it’s a favorite treat of millions of people, it turns out that it can be harmful for your oral health and potentially lead to a dental emergency. Here are 3 reasons why you may want to reconsider eating popcorn.

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Can Dental Implants Really Upgrade a Set of Dentures?

May 11, 2021

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woman happy with implant dentures

Once you’ve lived with any number of missing teeth, you instantly understand just how important it is to have a complete and fully functional smile. Receiving a set of dentures certainly offers its fair share of benefits, as the prosthetics can restore up to 30% of your original chewing capacity. The problem is that they typically become worn and either need to be replaced or repaired within 10 years of their fabrication. Instead of just settling for another set of dentures, many people are choosing the route of implant dentures. Are they worth it, though? Continue reading to find out!

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Don’t Let Allergies Harm Your Smile

April 2, 2021

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Woman suffering from seasonal allergiesIt’s that time of year again where allergy suffers battle pollens and other allergens in the air. With allergy season in full swing, you’re likely dealing with a runny nose, itchy eyes, or even a sore throat. Unfortunately, the complications don’t end there. Did you know allergies can leave a lasting mark on your smile? Here’s how you can manage your symptoms while protecting your oral health.

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Why We Celebrate Dental Assistant Recognition Week

March 11, 2021

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Dental assistant smiling during dental assistant recognition week

When you think of the professionals who help you take care of your smile, you probably think of your dentist. However, they’re certainly not the only one working hard to keep your oral health on track! Their dental assistants and hygienists work just as diligently to make sure your smile stays happy and healthy, but they often don’t get the recognition they deserve. That’s why the first week of March is officially dedicated as Dental Assistant Recognition Week! Let’s take a look at a day in the life of your dentist’s dental assistants to see why we appreciate these hard-working professionals.

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4 Concerns of At-Risk Patients, Answered

August 26, 2020

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Mature patient at routine dental visit

When future generations learn about 2020, one word will be consistently written across their textbook pages: Coronavirus. Over the past nearly six months, our lives have been completely retrofitted to include face masks, social distancing guidelines, and significant sanitation practices. While these infection control measures are crucial for everyone to follow, they are especially important for patients whose age or medical condition makes them particularly vulnerable to the symptoms of COVID-19. Since taking extensive precautions to limit their exposure is crucial, a dentist is sharing four common concerns of at-risk patients.

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