How Dentists Prepare Teeth for Dental Crowns

July 17, 2023

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artwork of dental crown

Regardless of whether you’re royalty or a tooth, crowns make a significant difference when it comes to the health of your smile. A dental crown serves as a tooth-shaped restoration designed to cover a misshapen or extensively damaged tooth. Crafted from materials such as porcelain, metal, or ceramics, it typically involves a two-day process with appointments spaced about two weeks apart, each lasting a couple of hours. If you have an upcoming appointment for a dental crown, here’s what you can anticipate during the process.


Steps to Take for a Knocked-Out Tooth

June 7, 2023

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Woman in shock with hand over her mouthYour permanent teeth are precious because they are the only set you get. If a tooth is lost, it won’t grow back. Brushing and flossing can protect against preventable issues that can lead to tooth loss, like cavities and gum disease. However, 5 million children and adults lose teeth every year from accidents or injuries. A fun day of riding bikes or a friendly game of football can quickly turn into a knocked-out tooth. Don’t panic! Not all knocked-out teeth are lost for good. Here are 5 things you should do to save your tooth.


Questions to Ask at Your Next Dental Checkup

April 20, 2023

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Smiling female patient at dentistBrushing and flossing are important for keeping your teeth and gums healthy, but your home oral hygiene habits aren’t the only care your smile needs. The American Dental Association recommends a cleaning and checkup every 6 months to keep preventable issues at bay, like tooth decay and gum disease. While you’re at the dentist, it’s a great time to ask 5 important questions to promote your mental health.


How to Use Your Invisalign Cleaning Crystals

February 10, 2023

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Invisalign aligners next to a packet of cleaning crystals

For patients looking to straighten their teeth, Invisalign can deliver results comparable to braces without the need for bulky wires and brackets. They’re also clear enough that most people won’t even be aware you’re wearing them!

However, that’s only the case if you keep them clean, and Invisalign cleaning crystals can help you do that. Here’s what they are, and how you can use them effectively.


6 Tips to Survive the Holidays with Invisalign

December 15, 2022

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If you’ve recently invested in Invisalign, you’ve made a great decision for your smile. The discreet clear aligners are the perfect alternative to brackets and wires; however, the holidays are going to look a little different for you this year. Don’t worry, here are 6 tips to survive the holidays while on your journey to a straight smile with Invisalign. 


The Best and Worst Halloween Candy for Your Child

October 24, 2022

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It’s that time of year again: spooky season! There’s a lot to get done and so little time left. From getting together costumes, picking a trick-or-treating route, and preparing for parties at work or with friends, it can be easy to let your little one’s oral health become an afterthought. With a holiday that’s based so heavily around sweets, being proactive is the best way to keep oral health issues at bay. Read on to learn about what kinds of Halloween candy are the worst for your little one’s smile and which ones will prevent a scary grin.


4 Tips for Preparing for Dental Implant Surgery

September 4, 2022

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When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants are the name of the game! They’re able to fully replicate your lost pearly whites in terms of look, feel, and functionality—and quite well! That said, if you’re slated to receive dental implants, you might be wondering if there’s anything you need to handle before your procedure. Here are four tips from your dentist to help you prepare for dental implant surgery and ensure a smooth and stress-free recovery.


Is Getting Cosmetic Dental Treatment Safe?

August 4, 2022

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If you aren’t entirely confident about the appearance of your smile, you will be pleased to know that there are variety of cosmetic solutions out there that can enhance the natural beauty of your pearly whites. However, you want to ensure that undergoing cosmetic dental treatment is in your best interest. Continue reading to learn more about the safety of cosmetic dentistry so you can determine whether or not it is a good option for you.


More Than Looks: 4 Non-Cosmetic Benefits of Invisalign

July 20, 2022

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When Invisalign debuted their clear aligners 20+ years ago, the world of orthodontics was forever changed. Since then, it has become one of the most sought-after teeth-straightening treatments. After all, who doesn’t want to achieve the smile of their dreams without the metal? While the cosmetic benefits of Invisalign are certainly noteworthy, they aren’t the only reason you should consider their clear aligners. Here are a few additional perks!


How are Dental Crowns and Fillings Different?

July 14, 2022

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If you’re looking to restore a few of your teeth, you’re likely considering treatment from a dentist. They’ll probably be able to fix you up and give you a new and improved smile! However, you might not know which of your two preferred procedures is better. In particular, what’s the difference between dental crowns and fillings? Without that knowledge, it’d be unwise to make a total commitment. Luckily, your local dental practice can give you the needed information. Read on to learn how crowns and fillings differ in terms of purpose, procedure, and cost.

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