Clear Coast Dental Blog

Can a Root Canal Go Bad?

December 6, 2019

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root canal

You have had an excruciating toothache for the past few days. It has interfered with your ability to sleep, eat, and just go about your daily life. Your dentist suggested that you get a root canal, but you remain a bit skeptical of that treatment. After all, you’ve heard that root canals can “go bad” and have to basically be done again. Let’s look at some of the facts about root canals and find out if this is true.


Do You Want a New Smile in 2020? Here’s How to Get It!

December 2, 2019

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beautiful woman with perfect teeth

Have you spent this year staring into the mirror at a smile that leaves you feeling unhappy? If so, then you have an opportunity to make a huge difference as you head into the new year. It all starts with visiting your cosmetic dentist for a smile assessment. Continue reading to discover some of the cosmetic options available to upgrade your image, and also learn what must be done before any work can commence.


5 Reasons Baby Teeth Are Just As Important As Adult Teeth

October 15, 2019

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child getting a dental examination

Every parent wishes they got handed a guide on what to expect while raising a child. Luckily, nowadays, if you have an issue or concern, the internet is at your disposal. When it comes to baby teeth, many parents wonder why these temporary pearly whites are so necessary to the development of their child, and whether it’s possible for their child to lose them too early. Read on for five reasons that baby teeth are just as important as permanent teeth. ß


Don’t Let Your Dental Benefits Expire! See Your Dentist Today

September 27, 2019

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Your dental insurance plan resets at the end of the year, and chances are you still have benefits you could be taking advantage of. The National Association of Dental Plans estimates that only about 2.8% of patients with PPO plans meet or exceed their annual maximum. By using your benefits now, not only do you get the most out of your insurance, but you’ll also help ensure that your smile stays clean and healthy.


Invisalign vs. ClearCorrect: Which is the Best Option for You?

August 12, 2019

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dentist holding a clear aligner in front of patient

Would you like to straighten your teeth without the cumbersome look and feel of traditional metal braces? There are countless brands of practically unnoticeable orthodontic treatments available to you, but you’re probably wondering what the difference between them all is. While there are a few small distinctions, depending on the orthodontic problems that you’d like to have fixed, one option may be better for you than the other. Between Invisalign vs. ClearCorrect, here are some differences in the treatments that you can expect.


Extraction or Root Canal: How Should Your Dentist Help?

May 15, 2019

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Woman with toothache

Has there been a sharp, throbbing pain in your tooth lately? Is there a bad taste in your mouth as well? Have you been suffering from a fever? These symptoms could be a sign of a toothache caused by an infection. Not only is this painful and inconvenient, but it could also be dangerous if left alone. In severe cases, you may need to choose between an extraction or a root canal; here’s what you’ll need to know for when the dentist suggests these treatments.


Utilizing Your Insurance Benefits By Visiting Your Dentist Can Save Your Overall Health!

May 10, 2019

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person looking at dental plan on a computer

You’re paying for dental benefits every month, so why not utilize them? Most plans either run on a traditional calendar year or a fiscal calendar, which is why it’s important to take advantage of them before the end of the year. Using your insurance can help save you hundreds of dollars as well as a ton of time. Practicing preventive care can give you the peace-of-mind you need to not worry about what issues could be developing in your mouth. Learn how using your two fully covered checkups and cleanings with your dentist can help your overall wellbeing by reading below.


How to Stay Safe with Your Emergency Dentist

April 30, 2019

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Man with tooth pain

A dental emergency can happen out of nowhere, causing extreme discomfort and panic if you don’t know what to do next. Whether it’s biting on a hard kernel of popcorn or your kids having a physical injury, dental emergencies can turn the perfect day into a traumatic event. Thankfully, your emergency dentist in New Bedford has some tips on how to handle the most common dental emergencies. That way, you can deal with a dental emergency for you or your loved ones like a pro.


Prevent Gum Disease by Visiting Your Dentist in New Bedford

April 25, 2019

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person with inflamed gums

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about half of Americans who are 30 or older have gum disease. By keeping your gums in tip-top shape, you’ll be able to avoid detrimental health problems that have been directly linked to gum disease, such as heart disease and diabetes. Read on to learn how you can maintain healthy gums and ward off decay and disease by visiting your dentist in New Bedford.


Convenience and Quality At the Same Time With a Family Dentist in New Bedford

April 15, 2019

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A smiling family

When the time rolls around for your family’s dental visits, you have two choices: You can schedule with multiple different offices (which also means driving all over town), or you can schedule with just one office that meets everyone’s different needs. Sounds like an easy choice, right? Getting great care from a family dentist in New Bedford, all in one place, is an easy way to simplify life. Learn more below about the many services you can get and pick up some great tips for finding a high-quality family dentist!

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