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5 Risk Factors for Worsening Sleep Apnea Symptoms

December 27, 2023

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a man snoring

If you have sleep apnea, you likely understand just how much your symptoms can impact your day-to-day life. From chronic fatigue to difficulty focusing throughout the day, there’s an entire spectrum of effects that your condition can have on you. Read on to learn about five factors that can lead to worsening sleep apnea symptoms so you can reclaim your life by minimizing the effects of your condition.

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Brighten the Holidays: A Guide to Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffers

December 15, 2023

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A child smiling by her holiday tree, pleased with her smile-friendly gifts

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care in hopes that smiles soon would be there! If you’ve been looking for smile-friendly stocking stuffers for everyone in your family, look no further. While you’re enjoying your treats and gifts galore, you can fill each stocking with dental goodies that will delight and excite.

If you’re having a hard time thinking of these types of gifts, continue reading. You’ll find a dentist-approved list!

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Keeping Your Teeth Safe from Red Wine Stains During the Holidays

November 25, 2023

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Red wine is a beverage that plenty of people enjoy during the holidays. However, it is also infamous for staining the teeth; if you’re not careful, your smile could be duller than you like by the time the new year arrives. Why exactly does red wine stain teeth, and is there anything you can do to prevent such discoloration? Your dentist has provided the answers below.

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5 Qualities of a Good Dental Implant Candidate

November 14, 2023

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hygienist showing model to dental implant candidate

While about 178 million Americans experience tooth loss, the positive news is that there are various solutions to restore your smile, with dental implants being a favored option. Despite their numerous advantages, dental implants may not be suitable for everyone. To assist you in evaluating their suitability for your case, here are five qualities that indicate whether you might be a good candidate for dental implants.

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What Factors Affect the Cost of Dental Implants?

October 19, 2023

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A 3D rendering of dental implant parts

If you weren’t aware, dental implants are very popular as tooth replacements. That’s mainly because they offer unique perks that dentures and bridges don’t! Still, you may want to know their price before you commit. Truthfully, though, the cost of dental implants isn’t a set number. The restorations’ price depends on various patient-specific factors. That said, your local dentist can tell you more about the latter. Here are four vital factors that affect the cost of dental implant treatment.

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Will Teeth Whitening Make My Teeth Sensitive?

October 13, 2023

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Lady shows off smile

Your dentist can provide you with professional-grade teeth whitening treatments that deliver results far superior to those of store-bought whitening products like kits or toothpastes and without the risk of injury due to poor formulation or user error. While it doesn’t usually happen, professional whitening treatments can cause the patient’s teeth to become sensitive for a few days afterward. Here’s what to know about this side effect and how to manage it if it happens to you.

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Why Do I Have White Spots On My Teeth?

September 29, 2023

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teeth with white spots on them

Most people have some kind of daily routine, where the roll out of bed, stumble into the bathroom, and take a look in the mirror. Unfortunately, if you’re unhappy with your smile, one of the first things you see may ruin your whole day.

There are no shortages of ways that your smile can look less-than-stellar, and some of them may even leave you scratching your head, wondering what the issue could be. For example, some people can develop white spots on their teeth, with them sometimes even appearing out of nowhere.

One of the nice things about a dentist is that they can not only explain these issues to you, but provide a solution. If you have white spots on your teeth, here are a few reasons why that could be the case, and what you can do about it.

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How Dental Implants Can Make You Look Younger

September 19, 2023

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Someone with a dental implant

The quest for the fountain of youth has spanned centuries, with solutions ranging from creams to surgeries. Yet, many overlook a significant aspect of aging – dental health. Dental implants stand out as a rejuvenating solution that not only restores smiles but can also take years off your appearance. Here’s how.

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Getting a Dental Crown? Here’s How Your Tooth Will Be Prepared for Its Coronation

September 14, 2023

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Dental crown

Your smile is such a royal joy that it just might need a crown. Dental crowns are common restorations and are quite indistinguishable from natural teeth. They can save teeth that have been weakened by injury, cavities, or dental work such as a root canal. The crown serves to cover the tooth while restoring its shape, strength, and appearance. It can last for decades after being cemented in place, but the tooth will require some prep work beforehand. Read on to learn about how a tooth is prepared to receive a crown.

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How is Cosmetic Dentistry Different Today?

August 4, 2023

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woman preparing to receive veneers

The materials used as part of cosmetic dental treatments today are not the same as those used by early humans. Surprisingly, even those who lived centuries ago looked for ways to enhance and improve their smiles. Fortunately, times have changed, and the type of cosmetic dentistry you see in dentist’s offices today is much more reliable, sanitary, and worthwhile. Read on to learn more about the evolution of these aesthetic treatments and how they got to where they are today.  

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