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Are You Too Old for Cosmetic Dentistry? Find Out!

March 19, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolson @ 6:54 pm
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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Good Health Before Cosmetic Dentistry: Set Yourself Up for Success

January 21, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolson @ 9:08 pm
Woman smiling after visiting the cosmetic dentist

Cosmetic dentistry makes dreams come true by taking lack luster smiles and transforming them into truly radiant sets of teeth. However, if you’re considering making a trip to your cosmetic dentist, it’s important to remember the state of your oral health first. Read on to learn why you should always ensure that your mouth is healthy before beginning to improve the appearance of your smile!

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The Top 5 Traits of a Beautiful Smile!

December 15, 2020

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Man smiling after cosmetic dentistry

You may look at your smile in the mirror and wish it was more beautiful. But have you ever thought about the factors that actually contribute to an attractive smile? Before you can get your dream set of teeth, it’s important to understand the most important traits of a beautiful grin. Read on to learn about the 5 main attributes that impact the aesthetics of your smile as well as the cosmetic dentistry services that can help!

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5 Dental Hazards to Watch Out for This Thanksgiving!

November 17, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolson @ 12:56 pm
Woman and child at dinner table enjoying healthy thanksgiving

The holidays are probably your favorite time of the year! Of course, what’s not to love? There’s time with family, gift-giving, relaxation, but most of all, food. Delicious sweets, treats, and other edible items are often the most anticipated part of Thanksgiving. However, without proper precautions, you could experience dental issues like cavities. That’s why your dentist has included 5 common dental hazards (and how to avoid them) for a healthy Thanksgiving!

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Bad Breath? Here’s How to Stop It!

October 12, 2020

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Man smelling his bad breath

Chronic halitosis sounds like a rare, scary disease that you may contract on the night of Halloween. However, this is actually a common problem that affects millions of Americans—you may know it as bad breath instead of its scientific name. Bad breath can be incredibly embarrassing, but thankfully, there are some steps you can take to prevent it.

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5 Reasons to Smile After Cosmetic Dentistry!

September 14, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolson @ 8:02 pm
Woman using benefits of smiling while standing outside

If your smile is affected by various chips, cracks, or discoloration, you may have gotten used to avoiding the act of grinning due to self-consciousness. However, smiling not only lets others know how you’re feeling, but it can provide you with many health advantages, including boosted confidence. It’s difficult to smile when you have various imperfections, but these can all go away with cosmetic dentistry! Read on to learn the 5 top benefits of smiling after receiving a life changing cosmetic treatment.

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How Binge-Watching Affects Your Oral Health

August 15, 2020

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Couple eating popcorn on the couch together

As living with COVID-19 as a risk becomes the new normal, you’ve probably found new activities in your home to pass the time while social distancing. Of these indoor events, none are more popular than binge-watching! Whether it’s an entire season of your favorite TV show, or watching a movie marathon, many people are turning to this activity. However, binge-watching can actually negatively impact your oral health if you’re not careful. Read on to learn about the surprising ways binge-watching can affect your dental hygiene.

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A Healthy Mouth Means a Healthy Body!

July 19, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolson @ 9:05 pm
Man brushing his teeth looking in mirror

With COVID-19 still a risk, you’re probably doing everything you can to stay healthy and safe, including washing your hands, wearing a mask, social distancing, and staying home. However, there is another step you can take to safeguard yourself from the coronavirus and it has to do with your oral health. You can actually boost your immune system and protect yourself from the virus by keeping your mouth clean and healthy. Read on to learn more about the relationship between your oral health and your immune system to stay healthy.

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Why It’s Safe to See the Dentist During the Coronavirus Pandemic

May 12, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drolson @ 7:34 pm
Woman smiling during visit with dentist in Springfield

Picture your normal dental visit—you walk in, say hello to the front desk staff, and you’re sat in a dental chair. What’s always one of the first things your hygienist or dentist asks you? Usually something like, “How are you feeling? Are there any changes in your health?” However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, these questions take on a whole new meaning. In fact, your dentist in Springfield has developed a quick yet effective health screening to ensure the safety of patients and team members. Keep reading to learn more about the ways your dentist is keeping their practice free of the virus.

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