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5 Questions to Ask Your Cosmetic Dentist During Your Consultation

March 4, 2022

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Woman at cosmetic dental consultation

Are you eager to undergo cosmetic dentistry to enhance the natural beauty of your smile? There are numerous options out there to help you achieve the pearly whites you’ve been dreaming of, but you should be well-informed about the treatment beforehand so you know you’ll get the results you’re looking for. Before your consultation, it’s important that you prepare. Here are some questions you may want to ask as well as some other tips to get ready for your consultation.

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4 Reasons You Still Need Dental Checkups With Dentures

February 4, 2022

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woman getting dental checkup with dentures in New Bedford

Now that you’re wearing your dentures, you can finally enjoy your day-to-day life with your restored smile! Even though your restoration has given you your teeth back, you’ll have to maintain their health and strength, and this includes regularly seeing your dentist twice a year. Keep reading to learn four reasons why dental checkups with dentures are still a necessary process.

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4 Ways to Easily Remove Your Clear Aligners

January 27, 2022

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person holding Invisalign aligner and smiling

You’ve recently got Invisalign to correct issues with your pearly whites and give you a more aesthetically appealing smile. Though you like the convenience of being able to pop them off your teeth to eat, brush, and floss, you’ve been having trouble removing them. To help make removing clear aligners easier, here are four methods you can try.

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What to Do If You Lose Your Invisalign

January 11, 2022

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person searching for their lost Invisalign aligners

You’ve been wearing Invisalign for a few months to correct orthodontic issues with your smile. Though you’re usually pretty good about taking care of them, the day you’ve been dreading has finally happened: you lost your aligners. What are you supposed to do now? Read on to learn how to handle lost aligners and what you can do to avoid losing them again in the future.

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3 Ways to Combat Your Fear of Tooth Extractions

December 12, 2021

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an extracted tooth

During your six-month checkup, you learn one of your teeth needs to be removed. Dreading this would be the outcome because of the continuous pain you’re experiencing, you suddenly wonder how you handle your fear of tooth extractions the day of your procedure. If you are anxious about your upcoming surgery, you’re not alone. Many individuals suffer the same feeling, but the good news is you no longer have to panic. Instead, you can try these three methods to combat your fears when undergoing tooth extraction.

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What Problems Can Dental Bonding Fix?

November 20, 2021

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patient undergoing dental bonding

Millions of Americans are unhappy with their smiles. Fortunately, you don’t need extensive or costly cosmetic dental treatments to achieve the flawless appearance of your dreams. If you have minor imperfections in your teeth, you can correct them with dental bonding. It’s one of the quickest, easiest, and most affordable cosmetic solutions available today! Read along to learn more about this service and the common problems it can fix.  

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How Do Dentists Color-Match Dental Crowns?

November 10, 2021

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dentist color-matching dental crown

Everyone knows that dentists are experts when it comes to anything that involves teeth and gums. However, creating a healthy and beautiful smile requires more than just extensive knowledge in dentistry – it requires artistic skills as well. Repairing a broken or decayed tooth with a dental crown is a unique process that combines artistry and healthcare. Dentists must have a keen eye and use a variety of techniques to choose the perfect shade for your restoration, ensuring that the results blend seamlessly with your remaining teeth. That said, here’s a brief explanation of the science behind this fascinating process!

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Why Dental Membership Plans Are a Great Investment for Seniors

October 14, 2021

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Senior man at dentist

Approximately 3 quarters of the American population have dental insurance through an employer or by another means. However, when retiring, many seniors find that they miss out on those dental benefits that they used to rely on to make oral healthcare affordable. But dental care is important at any age, especially for seniors. Continue reading to learn how investing in a dental membership plan can benefit mature patients who no longer have dental insurance.

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How Can I Make Eating with Dentures Easier?

August 23, 2021

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older couple with dentures eating apples

After getting dentures, you might be excited to put your new smile to use. Even though they instantly give you an enhanced appearance, it will take a while to get used to eating with them. Since the prosthetic sits on your gums (as opposed to teeth that are secured into the jawbone), you may initially find it challenging to chew with them. But don’t worry – once you adapt and adjust to your new teeth, you’ll be able to comfortably enjoy your favorite foods again! Read on to learn a few tips that can make eating with dentures easier.

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What to Do If Your Teeth Aren’t Tracking with Invisalign

August 11, 2021

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person holding Invisalign aligner

Thanks to Invisalign’s clear aligners, it’s easy for patients to see how their teeth move during treatment. But what if you start noticing gaps between your teeth and aligners? Unfortunately, that could mean that the plastic trays are not “tracking” your teeth properly – and that can hinder your treatment. Are you unsure of what to do? Read along to learn four tips that can help you get back on track.

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