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Eat, Drink, and Smile: Thanksgiving Swaps for Great Oral Health

November 17, 2023

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A tooth-friendly Thanksgiving feast for good oral health

As the holiday season approaches, the Thanksgiving feast draws all the attention with its cornucopia of flavors. While indulging in the festivities, it’s important to consider your oral health. That may sound boring, but fear not! With a few simple, tooth-friendly swaps, you can elevate your Thanksgiving experience without compromising the health of your pearly whites.

Continue reading to find three small food swaps that will keep your teeth intact this Thanksgiving.


Aligner Advice: The Do’s and Don’ts of Invisalign

October 19, 2023

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Woman smiling while placing clear aligners on her top teeth

It can be difficult to remember all of the treatment guidelines your dentist gave you, especially during your first few weeks of having clear aligners. However, this is also the time when you establish good or bad habits, so it’s of the utmost importance that you keep the do’s and don’ts of Invisalign in mind! Here are a few we recommend.


Dental Hygiene Tips for School Success

August 11, 2023

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A group of kids showing off their good dental hygiene

Back-to-school season is here, and with it comes the rigorous task of preparation. From shopping for the perfect backpack to making sure your child has enough pencils to last the school year (an impossible task), the season can easily cause important items like dental appointments to slip through the cracks.

But why is a dentist appointment important for your child’s academic success? Continue reading to learn how your child’s dental hygiene can affect their performance in school.


How to Protect Your Lips from Sunburns

July 19, 2023

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ip balm in blue container

In our quest for sun protection, we often focus diligently on safeguarding our skin, but there’s one important aspect we sometimes overlook – our lips. Just like the rest of our body, our lips are susceptible to the sun’s powerful rays, and neglecting their protection can lead to discomfort and damage. Keep reading to learn about why protecting your lips is essential and effective strategies to keep them safe under the sun’s watchful gaze.


Do Dental Implant Patients Have to Worry about Tooth Decay?

June 2, 2023

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senior with a healthy smile

Dental implants are broadly recognized as the gold standard of tooth replacement. Not only are they capable of incredible bite force due to their implantation in the jaw, but they also outlast other kinds of tooth replacement by two to one.

If you lost a tooth due to decay, you may wonder whether your dental implants could be susceptible to the same thing. Here’s what you should know.


Possible Preliminary Procedures Before Dental Implants

April 27, 2023

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Model of bone grafting before dental implantsA dental implant is unlike any other treatment because it replaces both the root and the crown. With over a 95% rate and an average lifespan of 30 years or more, a dental implant is a wise investment to replace a lost tooth. Your first step to a complete smile is a consultation with your dentist. They will create a personalized treatment plan, which may include a little prep work. Here are a few of the most common preliminary procedures required before dental implant surgery.


Tooth Loss Can Change the Shape of Your Face

February 9, 2023

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Older woman in dental officeIf you have missing teeth, gaps in your smile aren’t the only way your appearance changes. Losing even one tooth will cause your jaw to shrink, which can change the shape of your face. You can look years older than your real age, but you can turn back the clock with dental implants. As the only tooth replacement method to preserve your bone, you can look 10 years younger by filling the spaces with dental implants.


Social Influencers and Celebrities with Veneers

January 10, 2023

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Smiling woman taking a selfieA person with attractive teeth is viewed as youthful, happy, successful, and confident. However,  few people have flawless smiles naturally, including many of your favorite celebrities and social media influencers. Believe it or not, many people you see online or walking the red carpet have turned to porcelain veneers to address their aesthetic flaws, like Miley Cyrus, Nicolas Cage, and Cardi B. You don’t have to be a movie star or influencer to benefit from veneers. Here’s how you can turn the smile of your dreams into reality. 


Can Cranberries Harm Your Dental Health?

November 18, 2022

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Abundance of cranberries in bowlNo holiday meal is complete without a bowl of cranberry sauce on the side. Whether you enjoy them in your oatmeal or only indulge for the holidays, the small berries are a tasty treat. Cranberries are loaded with many nutrients that can boost your oral and general health. Although they can support a healthy mouth and body, they can leave residue behind on your smile if you aren’t careful. Here’s what you need to know about the effect cranberries can have on your dental health.


Good News: You Can Get Cosmetic Dental Work Done, Without any Pain!

October 5, 2022

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Women with a beautiful smile.

A common assumption is that to get a perfect smile you need to undergo a lot of painful procedures. The fact is that modern cosmetic dentistry has a host of options that can improve the way you look while ensuring you’re completely comfortable. Here are three reasons why you shouldn’t worry about pain at your cosmetic dental appointment.

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