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Learn Why It’s Best Not to Skip Your Next Dentist Appointment

February 5, 2020

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a young woman smilingIf you’re like millions of people in the United States, you find yourself looking for the perfect excuse to skip out on your next dental appointment. Too busy? Waiting for the next paycheck? Afraid of needles? Worried they’ll judge you? No matter the reason, missing a dentist appointment can mean big trouble for your oral health. Read on to find out why it’s in your best interest to go ahead with your next appointment and what can happen if you don’t.


The Importance of Replacing an Unseen Tooth

January 17, 2020

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Dental Implant ModelWhat’s your first thought when you realize you’ve lost a tooth? If it was located near the front of your mouth, you’ll probably want to have the gap in your smile fixed right away. However, if the empty space is located where no one else can see it, you may think you can save yourself some money by simply learning to live with it instead of paying for a replacement. But the truth is that much more than your appearance is at stake; your oral health is at risk as well. It’s extremely important to recognize the severe impact missing teeth can have – and the benefits of replacing them with dental implants.


Boost Your Confidence with the Help of Cosmetic Dentistry

January 8, 2020

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a woman undergoing cosmetic dentistry When your smile doesn’t look its best, the chances that you will feel comfortable spending time around others is slim. Who wants to spend time hiding behind their hands to avoid showing their smile? Instead of staying confined at home, why not talk to a cosmetic dentist who can offer valuable and beneficial services to improve your smile’s aesthetics? Read on to learn what treatments are available that can have you seeing a new and improved appearance in no time. (more…)

Traveling this Holiday? These Tips Help You Avoid Dental Emergencies

December 18, 2019

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A couple relaxing on vacation.Are you planning on traveling this holiday season? While it’s likely that you’re thinking more about your itinerary while you’re out of town and not your oral health, dental emergencies can appear anywhere at any time. Thankfully, there are ways to avoid them, especially when you’d much rather be figuring out which fancy beach drink you’d like and not where the nearest emergency dentist is in an area you aren’t familiar with. To learn the most important tips from a dentist, keep reading!


Can Your Holiday Diet Make Your Sleep Apnea Symptoms Worse?

December 13, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — lapalcodental @ 2:38 pm

person holding a turkey

The holidays are officially in full swing, which means your dining room table will soon be taken over by a smorgasbord of the most delicious homemade foods baked by your loved ones. They’re impossible to turn down because they’re made with care and they’re all of your favorites! Unfortunately, if you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, eating certain snacks will only make your symptoms worse, draining your holiday joy due to a lack of quality rest. Read on for a list of what foods you should avoid and which ones are okay to eat so you can get the most out of your quality family time without being deprived of rest.


4 Factors That Could Make You More Vulnerable to Cavities

November 25, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — lapalcodental @ 11:56 pm

young man eating sweet treatsIf you’re like most people, then you’ve been hearing about the dangers of cavity development since childhood. There’s a chance, though, that you haven’t been given a full picture of what can contribute to its emergence. It’s best to know what can make you more susceptible to cavities so you can take the appropriate actions to protect yourself. As you continue reading, a local dentist discusses 4 factors that could encourage tooth decay.


Can Cold and Flu Remedies Hurt Your Teeth?

November 19, 2019

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woman blowing her nose

Cold and flu season is upon us, and that comes with its own set of challenges. If you’re not careful, you could be in for some sleepless nights, stuffy heads, and runny noses. There are home remedies and store-bought medicines you can take, but oftentimes those can actually wreak havoc on your teeth. Read on as a dentist describes some common problems with cold and flu remedies and you can combat them.


7 Tips for a Mouth-Healthy Halloween

October 17, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — lapalcodental @ 4:42 pm

Halloween candy tips

We’re well into October, and that means Halloween is fast approaching. For most kids, that means bags full of candy. If they’re not careful, it can also mean painful cavities! That’s why we’ve written this guide on Halloween candy tips to keep your and your child’s mouth healthy during this holiday.


5 Habits That Can Put Your Teeth In Harm’s Way

October 4, 2019

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person with a damaged tooth

Most people think that visiting their dentist every six months and brushing and flossing their teeth regularly is enough to keep them from experiencing dental damage. For some, this can be true; however, there are certain everyday acts that hurt your teeth and increase your risk of chipping, cracking, or fracturing a tooth. The best way to make sure this doesn’t occur is to quit them before they damage your beautiful smile.


Technological Advancements Are Shaping The Future Of Dental Implants

September 20, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — lapalcodental @ 4:36 pm

dental X-ray image on tabletIf you’re looking for a solution to replace your missing teeth, you’ve most likely come across countless articles about dental implants. These titanium posts provide restorations like crowns, bridges, and dentures with a stable, strong, and permanent foundation to be secured to. Not only are implants a massive improvement from traditional solutions for tooth replacement, but they’re only projected to become even more successful and popular. Read on to learn how advancements in technology will shape the future of dental implants. (more…)

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