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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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This Valentine’s Day, Show Your Teeth Some Love

February 6, 2020

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person hugging themselves

Your teeth have been with you through thick and thin, which is why there’s no better way to appreciate them this Valentine’s Day than by giving them some TLC. With thorough preventive care from a dentist and mindful at-home practices that can benefit your oral health, you can preserve your smile so you can continue appreciating it for countless Valentine’s Days to come. Read on for four ideas to show your teeth how much you love and appreciate them this February.

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8 Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy This Holiday Season

December 13, 2019

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holiday treats

The holiday season is here, and with it comes plenty of opportunities to ruin your smile by compromising your oral health. Holiday parties are rife with tasty treats that can damage your pearly whites, and the busy holiday schedule gives lots of people an excuse to not brush and floss. That’s why your dentist in Evergreen has decided to share these eight tips on how to keep your teeth healthy this holiday season.

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Use It or Lose It: Visit Your Dentist Before Your Benefits Expire

November 5, 2019

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woman wearing Santa hatYour schedule is pretty busy during the last few weeks of the year as you gather with your loved ones to celebrate the holidays. Although the upcoming days might be a bit hectic, don’t forget to visit your cosmetic dentist before the end of the year because your dental coverage is about to expire. With less than 3% of Americans meeting or exceeding their annual limits, you likely have several benefits remaining that you’re about to lose. You don’t need to throw money down the drain. Your dentist will help you maximize your policy before the end of the year.

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