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Special Event on the Horizon? Here’s When to Whiten Your Teeth!

April 29, 2022

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Woman with bright smile showing her teeth

Do you have one of those big life events coming up? Whether it’s a wedding, major job presentation, or family gathering, it’s important to look and feel your best. Of course, your smile is one of the first things that someone notices about you, which is why a bright, dazzling grin can go a long way. Whitening teeth before significant events is incredibly popular but do you know when to start treatment? Read to learn your answer!

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Gray Teeth? Find Out the Potential Causes & Best Solutions!

February 22, 2022

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Woman smiling with beautifully white teeth

Have you noticed gray teeth negatively affecting your beautiful smile? This discoloration can take away from your confidence in addition to your appearance. Whether it’s one tooth, or your entire smile, it’s time to get down to the bottom of this issue. Read on to learn the most common causes for gray teeth as well as some steps you can take to reclaim your beautifully white grin!

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Do You Have Dental Implants? Avoid These Bad Habits!

January 11, 2022

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Woman smiling with a healthy set of teeth

Dental implants help over 500,000 people each year get the full, healthy, and strong smiles they deserve. With a success rate of 95% even after 10 years, it’s no wonder why so many are choosing dental implants for their tooth replacements. However, there is still a slim chance that they can fail or get damaged. That’s why your dentist has included a list of bad habits to avoid with dental implants below!

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Smile More with the Toothless Princess of TikTok!

October 26, 2021

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Close up of dentures

Viral trends happen every day on TikTok. However, the latest sensation isn’t a dance, recipe, or how-to guide. Instead, Alicia, known as Princess Glitterhead on TikTok, has gained millions of views and followers for the videos she posts about her dentures. An attractive young mom with no teeth, the Toothless Princess is fighting the stigma surrounding dentures one video at a time. Read on to learn why her message is so important as well as some of the irreplaceable benefits of dentures.

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Dentures to Implants: Tips for a Seamless Transition!

August 29, 2021

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Older woman smiling with dental implants

If you’re switching from dentures to implants, it’s no secret that you haven’t been happy with your smile. The slipping, sliding, and appearance can be uncomfortable and embarrassing, not to mention all the maintenance. Thankfully, you’ll receive a complete upgrade with dental implants. This lifelong replacement looks, feels, and functions like your natural smile. However, there is a bit of an adjustment period. Read on to learn some easy tips to make your transition as seamless as possible!

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Enjoy All Your Summer Favorites Thanks to Dental Implants!

July 30, 2021

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Group of friends with food surrounding a grill at summer BBQ

You can hear the sizzle and smell the smoke – summer is officially here, which means lots of time spent with friends, family, and of course, barbequing. The warmer months bring many pleasures, but none is better than delicious meat. If you have missing teeth or loose dentures, you may be missing out on some of your favorite meals. However, if you’ve made the switch to dental implants, you can dig into almost all the yummy, smokey goodness than the summer has to offer. Keep reading to learn about some of the snacks you can sink your teeth into as well as when it’s a good idea to take it easy.

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5 Easy Ways to Avoid Summer Dental Disasters!

June 17, 2021

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Family smiling in the pool together during a summer day

Summer is finally here, and after all that waiting, the last thing you want to deal with is a painful dental problem. These emergencies can never be completely prevented, however there are some simple steps you can take to minimize your risk and protect your smile. Read on to learn the 5 easiest and most effective ways to have fun in the sun while avoiding dental disasters.

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Sunbathing Your Way Toward Healthy Gums!

June 2, 2021

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Woman smiling outside with hands above her head

Now that summer is just around the corner, you’re surely planning fun outdoor activities like sitting by the pool or going to the beach. Sunbathing is all about catching those rays to feel relaxed and get a tan. But what if it had other benefits? Recent studies show that spending time in the sun could actually contribute to a healthy smile! But how is this possible? Read on to learn the answer.

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Are You Too Old for Cosmetic Dentistry? Find Out!

March 19, 2021

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Older woman smiling after visiting her cosmetic dentist

Everyone deserves to have a healthy, beautiful smile that they can be proud to show off. If you’re in your older years, your teeth may be chipped, discolored, or flawed due to natural wear and tear. Thankfully, there is no upper age limit for cosmetic dentistry! No matter what age you are, you can enjoy a bright, white, and dazzling set of teeth thanks to a few popular cosmetic treatments. Read on to see just how you can benefit from cosmetic dentistry even in your more “experienced” years.

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Your Heart & Gums: An Important Relationship

February 14, 2021

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Woman smiling with healthy gums while sitting

It’s February! While everyone thinks of Valentine’s Day, this time of the year is also home to American Heart Month – an effort to raise awareness on the importance of cardiovascular health. You may know of some of the more obvious factors that impact your heart health like diet and exercise, but did you know that gum disease can affect it as well? Read on to learn about the surprising connection between your heart and gums to lower your risk of problems like heart attacks!

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