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3 Unexpected Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

April 24, 2024

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Any dentist will tell you that there’s no shortage of patients that are made anxious by oral healthcare. For people with dental anxiety, sedation is a common method of making their necessary appointments more tolerable, and even enjoyable!

However, this isn’t all that sedation dentistry is capable of; it’s a versatile tool that can make all kinds of dental treatments easier for a wide variety of patients. In fact, depending on your circumstances, it might even be perfect for you. Here are a few examples of situations besides dental anxiety where sedation dentistry can make a difference.


4 Causes of Yellow Teeth and How to Treat Them

April 11, 2024

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Closeup of stained teeth

Discoloration of the teeth happens naturally as one gets older. However, it is still one of the most common reasons why people are self-conscious of their smiles. No one wants to show off pearly whites that are no longer white. There are a variety of different reasons why teeth become yellowed through the years, and there are some treatment options available to help. Continue reading to learn about the causes of tooth stains and what you can do about them.


The Telltale Crown: When Do Dental Crowns Need Replacing?

March 29, 2024

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Dentist working on replacement dental crowns

Dental crowns are designed to restore the strength, function, and appearance of damaged or weakened teeth. However, like any other dental restoration, they will eventually require replacement! But how can you tell when the time has come? Well, your crowns can tell you everything if you know where to look. Continue reading to learn the signs that your dentist should replace them.


Roadblocks to Restoration: Issues That May Prevent Dental Implant Treatment

March 15, 2024

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Patient talking to dentist about dental implants

Dental implants have been revolutionizing treatment for missing teeth for decades and have now become more popular than ever. However, if you have your sights set on restoring your smile with them, you’ll need an examination with your dentist first. This is because there are a few conditions that could limit your ability to receive the treatment. But what are these roadblocks, and can they be prevented? Read on to learn more.


5 Reasons to Pick Tooth-Colored Fillings Over an Amalgam Fillings

February 19, 2024

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patient visiting dentist for tooth-colored filling

For years, amalgam fillings have been relied upon for treating cavities, but their noticeable appearance and possible discomfort have led to a shift toward more visually appealing options. Tooth-colored fillings, made from composite materials, offer an attractive alternative for those seeking a natural look. This transition reflects a desire for enhanced aesthetics and acknowledges the broader benefits of modern alternatives. Read on as we explore why choosing tooth-colored fillings is a good decision for the look and health of your smile.


5 Tips for Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist

February 6, 2024

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person smiling after being treated by cosmetic dentist

Thinking about improving your smile? Choosing the right cosmetic dentist is crucial for achieving your desired results. Whether you’re interested in teeth whitening, veneers, or other cosmetic procedures, it’s important to find a skilled and trustworthy professional. To help you make the best decision for your smile, continue reading for five essential tips on finding the perfect cosmetic dentist for your needs.


5 Reasons to Consider Getting a Smile Makeover

January 16, 2024

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Considering a radiant smile transformation? Many Americans feel discontent with their smiles, yet the solution may lie in a smile makeover. This personalized treatment plan combines various cosmetic dental procedures to enhance the overall appearance of your smile. Discover five compelling reasons to consider undergoing this series of cosmetic treatment options to help you achieve the smile you’ve been dreaming of.


Why You Should Upgrade to a Metal-Free Crown

January 3, 2024

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dental crown being placed

Dental crowns play a vital role in restoring heavily decayed teeth. While metal amalgam has been the traditional choice for these crowns, advancements in technology have introduced metal-free alternatives, offering a superior option. Continue reading to embark on a journey toward improved dental health and aesthetics as we uncover why many dentists recommend getting metal-free dental crowns over their metal counterparts.


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.


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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