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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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Why Is Mouth Breathing So Harmful?

March 4, 2021

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Tired woman at work

Brushing twice and flossing at least once a day is necessary to maintain excellent oral health, but have you ever thought about how your breathing affects your smile? You have the ability to breathe through both your nose and your mouth, but one can actually be harmful for your teeth. Continue reading to learn about the causes of mouth breathing, why it’s a problem, and what you can do to cut out this habit.

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What Does it Feel like to Get Dental Implants?

February 26, 2021

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dentist holding a diagram of dental implants

Prior to experiencing tooth loss, you may not have thought much about the different solutions that are available for correcting the issue. Dental implants are by far the most practical and successful fix when it comes to replacing one tooth, or multiple teeth in different areas of the mouth. When it comes to any dental procedure you’ve never had done, you are going to want to know what to expect going in. From how dental implants feel down to what to expect from them, your Marrero dentist has the answers. Keep reading to learn more.

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Five Facts You Might Not Know About Dental Implants

February 4, 2021

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diagram of dental implants

Thanks to dental implants, millions of people have been able to get their smiles restored. The more obvious benefits are filling gaps in the smile and improving the ability to chew, but dental implants come with a myriad of other advantages you may never have considered. Keep reading to learn more about the wonderful things that dental implants can do for your overall oral health.

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Seven Tips to Help You Avoid a Surprise Trip to the Dentist

January 21, 2021

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dentist helping woman with dental emergency in Marrero

If you’ve ever found yourself rushing to the dentist because of a cracked or knocked-out tooth, a broken crown, or any other dental emergency, then you know it’s not fun. Thankfully, your emergency dentist in Marrero is here to help, but they also want to ensure that you can avoid emergencies if possible. Keep reading to learn seven tips to help you and your family avoid a last-minute trip to the dentist’s office.

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