Appreciate Your Teeth This Thanksgiving

November 10, 2023

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Close up of a family sharing a mealYou probably don’t think about your teeth very often; however, life wouldn’t be the same if not for your pearly whites. As you gather around the dinner table to give thanks for all the blessings in your life, don’t forget about your smile. You can show your teeth the appreciation they deserve by committing to 5 simple tips to keep your mouth healthy through the holidays. 


Spooky Season Smiles: Tips for Protecting Your Teeth This Halloween

October 24, 2023

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picture of a jack-o-lantern

Halloween is a time for spooky fun, creative costumes, and, of course, lots of candy. While indulging in your favorite treats is part of the holiday’s charm, it’s also a time when dental health can take a hit. This blog post is here to help you navigate the sea of sweets without compromising your pearly whites.


3 Traits that Make a Smile Beautiful

October 3, 2023

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Someone with a nice smile

Any dentist will tell you that every smile is completely unique. Even perfectly healthy teeth may not look alike, which means that there isn’t one “correct” way for a smile to look.

However, it’s also true that cosmetic dentists see all kinds of patients and hear all kinds of requests for what they want their teeth to look like. In that sea of desire, patterns start to emerge. There are some traits that people often value when it comes to their teeth, and that loosely define what a “nice” smile looks like. While it’s impossible to cover all of them here, this blog aims to explore a few common examples, and the treatments used to pursue them.


The Deeper Connection of Dental Health and Tooth Color

September 8, 2023

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A woman with good dental health laughing in a cafe

Since the early 90s, society has been bombarded with ads for teeth whitening products that made white teeth and good oral health synonymous. While there’s nothing wrong with wanting a brighter smile for appearance purposes, it’s a mistake to think that teeth whitening can make up for poor oral hygiene.

Continue reading to find the nuances of tooth color and oral health, and ways that you can achieve a better smile.


3 Interesting Facts About Gum Disease in Honor of Gum Care Month

September 3, 2023

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a closeup of a patient’s smile and gums

September marks a few important things: kicking off a new school year, the start of cooler autumn weather, and of course, the beginning of Gum Care Month! Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide of all ages and walks of life—and despite its prevalence, it’s quite harmful to one’s smile and wellness! But did you know that by simply knowing more about the condition, you’re giving yourself an edge when it comes to protecting yourself from it? Here are three fascinating facts about gum disease that your dentist wants you to remember.


How a Healthy Smile Can Set Your Child Up for Academic Success

August 24, 2023

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child at dentist’s office

While parents often stress the significance of instilling early oral care habits in their children for the sake of their dental health, the advantages go well beyond just a beautiful smile. In reality, nurturing good oral hygiene in your young ones can exert a substantial influence on their academic accomplishments throughout the school year. Join us as a pediatric dentist delves into the various ways in which upholding oral health can establish the groundwork for scholastic achievements.


The World’s Three Most Common Oral Health Conditions

August 11, 2023

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Oral health conditions are generally preventable, but since they affect an estimated 3.5 billion people, they represent some of the most widespread health issues on the globe. While good oral hygiene and regular dental appointments can eliminate or control much of the risk for mouth diseases, people in many countries do not have access to these commodities that most in the developed world take for granted. Read on to learn about the world’s most common oral health conditions and what can be done to prevent them.


How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Make You Look Younger

July 21, 2023

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person with nice smile thanks to cosmetic dentistry

Discover the perfect solution for dental concerns linked to aging through cosmetic dentistry, rejuvenating the brilliance of your smile. Over time, teeth may face challenges like staining, wear, and misalignment, but modern cosmetic dentistry offers remedies. With a variety of treatments, it enhances dental aesthetics and boosts self-confidence. Keep reading as we explore the benefits of cosmetic dentistry, popular procedures, and its approach to addressing age-related dental issues.


3 Summer Foods You Can Eat with Dental Implants

July 11, 2023

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person eating corn on the cob

With the arrival of summer, people bask in the sun’s warmth, partaking in outdoor barbecues, poolside gatherings, and beach escapades. Whether venturing on local adventures or savoring a tranquil season at home, the joy of relishing delightful summer cuisine is a quintessential part of the experience. Yet, tooth loss can impede the enjoyment of these foods. Luckily, dental implants offer a solution. Continue reading to explore three summer delicacies that dental implants enable you to fully savor.


Summer Is a Great Time for Invisalign

June 30, 2023

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Laughing woman sitting by a poolIf you missed your chance for braces as a teen or your teeth have moved over the years, it’s never too late to invest in a straight smile. Invisalign is the preferred choice among teens and adults because no brackets or wires are used. If you’ve been waiting for a perfect opportunity to straighten your teeth, here are 5 reasons to get started with Invisalign this summer.


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