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Can Teenagers Replace Missing Teeth with Dental Implants?

August 12, 2021

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Teenager at dentist

Tooth loss is a common problem throughout the United States. While tooth loss most often occurs in older individuals, it most certainly doesn’t discriminate. The good news is that there are numerous tooth replacement options out there to restore smiles. Dental implants are a preferred method by dentists because of their numerous benefits, but is this a viable option for teenagers who are missing teeth? Continue reading to find out.

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How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Take Years Off of Your Smile

August 5, 2021

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Man smiling after cosmetic dentistry

Aging is a natural part of life, and your smile will begin to show the years over time whether you like it or not. Fortunately, with modern dental technology, there are all sorts of ways that you can preserve the youth of your smile and keep it looking healthy. After all, you want to feel confident when showing off your pearly whites. Continue reading to learn about the cosmetic issues that occur over time and the different treatments that may be able to help combat them.

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Keep an Eye Out for These 7 Sneaky Signs of Dehydration

July 29, 2021

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Woman experiencing signs of dehydration

Now that it is the peak of summer, it is difficult to avoid the heat. This means that dehydration is affecting a lot more people than normal. As common as dehydration is, many people don’t notice telltale signs because they don’t know what to expect. To help you stay active and healthy this summer, here are 7 sneaky signs that you may need to drink some more fluids throughout the day.

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What to Expect During Your Dental Implant Consultation

July 22, 2021

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Woman at dental implant consultation

Tooth loss is a common issue that affects all sorts of people across the United States. Approximately 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth while 40 million are missing all of their teeth. The good news is that losing a tooth no longer means that you need to go the rest of your life without it. There are numerous tooth replacement options out there. Dental implants are preferred because of their numerous benefits, but you need to attend a consultation before committing to them. Here is what you can expect at your dental implant consultation.

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6 Healthy Foods that Benefit Your Teeth and Gums

June 30, 2021

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Woman eating an apple

A lot of the time, you are hearing about all of the delicious foods that are harmful for your smile or other areas of your body. The good news is that not all foods are bad for you. In fact, there are some snacks that can do wonders for your teeth and gums. Continue reading to learn more about some of the scrumptious foods and drinks that you can freely enjoy for the sake of maintaining excellent oral health.

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An Easy Guide to Dental Implant Terms

June 22, 2021

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Dental implant

You know that dental implants are an excellent option for people who are missing one or more of their teeth, but the procedure sounds rather complicated if you don’t understand all the new words that you are reading and hearing about. Here are the meanings to some of the key words that you may be hearing from your dentist so that you can be well informed about how the dental implant placement procedure will work.

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Do Dental Implants Trigger Metal Detectors in Airport Security?

May 2, 2021

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Metal detector at the airport

Are you planning a fun trip now that it is summertime? It is always exciting to wake up early in the morning and head to the airport so you can go to your final destinated, but there is one thing that we all seem to dread: airport security. There is always that fear of getting stopped and missing your flight. After all, the security checkpoint is the only thing standing between you and the terminal. If you have dental implants, you may be worried about them setting off the metal detectors. Read on to learn why this shouldn’t be a concern of yours as you are travelling.

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The Dangers of Getting Discount Dental Implants

April 18, 2021

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Man with mouth pain after getting cheap dental implants

Dental implants are among the most effective and reliable ways to replace missing teeth. However, they typically come with a higher upfront cost than dentures or bridges. For this reason, some people feel tempted to shop around for discount implants. While there’s nothing like scoring a good deal, when it comes to your teeth, cheaper is not often better. In fact, choosing discount implants could lead to serious health complications in the long run. Here are a few of the reasons why you should invest in a high-quality dental implant solution. 

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Do Teeth Cleanings Hurt?

April 2, 2021

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Woman with eyes closed during dental checkup and cleaning

Has it been a while since you last visited your dentist? If you’re not entirely sure what to expect, you may feel nervous that your next dental checkup and cleaning will be painful. Fortunately, you can relax. Not only will your dentist do everything they can to make sure you’re comfortable, but there are also things you can do at home to avoid an unpleasant dental visit. Keep reading to learn about the importance of regular checkups and get tips to prevent discomfort during your next cleaning.

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Why Is There Fluoride in Drinking Water?

March 17, 2021

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Glass of water

You probably have heard that fluoride is added in small amounts to many sources of public drinking water in the United States and several other countries. This is primarily done in order to improve the dental health of the general public. While many people view this as a bad thing, this fluoride is actually keeping you from having costly dental issues. Continue reading to learn more about fluoride in drinking water and how it benefits your community.

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