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Cosmetic Dental Treatments for Graduating Students

May 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — stalbans @ 10:24 pm
graduating student smiling in cap and gown

If you have a cherished individual who is nearing graduation from high school or college, their imminent graduation and coming job interviews mean they’re on their way into the working world. As you join in their celebration of accomplishments, you undoubtedly want them to exude confidence and present themselves at their finest. Recognizing that a captivating smile plays a pivotal role in their overall appearance is key to giving them the upper hand. To aid them in attaining the perfect smile, it is worth considering the advantages of cosmetic dental treatments. Continue reading to learn more about the benefits of cosmetic dental treatments for graduates and explore the options available.


4 Reasons to See Your Dentist Before Summer Vacation

May 2, 2023

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person on summer vacation smiling on a beach

Are you considering a summer vacation? Rest assured, you’re not alone! Numerous people are eagerly planning their trips during this delightful season, whether it involves a relaxing beach retreat, a weekend at an amusement park, or an exhilarating mountain expedition. However, amidst all the anticipation and preparations, it is vital to recognize the importance of visiting your dentist before embarking on your adventure. This simple step will help you ensure optimal dental health throughout your journey. Keep reading to discover four compelling reasons why scheduling a dental appointment before your upcoming escapade is a wise decision.


Oral Cancer Awareness: Things to Know to Protect Your Health

April 22, 2023

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Ribbon next to words “April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month”

Oral cancer is a dangerous disease that causes one death every hour on average, but compared to other forms of cancer it doesn’t get discussed as often. That’s why, as part of Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April, your dentist recommends learning more about this life-threatening health issue. Below is a summary of common symptoms and risk factors of oral cancer as well as why it’s best to have it detected as early as possible.


Use Your Tax Refund Wisely by Investing in Your Smile

April 16, 2023

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Woman smiling reading a letter about her tax refund

Are you getting a refund on your taxes this year? If so, you should think about what you want to do with the money. Saving it is always a viable option, of course, but you could also use it to pay for things that might be tricky to fit into your budget otherwise. There are plenty of smart ways to use your tax refund dollars, and one particularly good option is to put the money toward dental treatments to protect or improve your smile.


How Long Do Dental Fillings Usually Last?

March 8, 2023

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a patient visiting their dentist for a dental filling

Dental fillings are perhaps one of the most popular and widely utilized solutions in modern restorative dentistry! They’re usually the go-to option for treating teeth that have been compromised due to decay, as they help to replace lost tooth structure and ensure revitalized integrity moving forward. However, as useful as dental fillings are, they’re sadly not meant to last forever. Here’s a closer look at their expected lifespan, along with some tips to help you take excellent care of your filling(s).


Give Your Teeth a Spring Cleaning This Year!

March 3, 2023

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a closeup of a toothbrush holder in a bathroom

Springtime is finally upon us, and with warmer weather and a little extra free time on your hands, you might be hoping to get some spring cleaning done this season! But instead of cleaning out your garage or tidying up your closet, have you thought about giving some attention to your smile? Your pearly whites can also benefit greatly from sprucing up your oral hygiene routine! Here are a few tips from your dentist to help you do this.  


Gum Disease and Your Heart Health

February 20, 2023

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Hands cupping plastic heartThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 805,000 Americans have heart attacks every year. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. 1 person every 34 seconds dies from a cardiovascular event. Genetics, obesity, and smoking can increase your risk of heart disease, but another threat may be lingering in your mouth. There’s a lot of research showing a direct connection between poor gum health and cardiovascular disease. The secret behind your heart health might be as simple as revamping your oral hygiene routine. Here’s how keeping your gums healthy can support your heart health.


5 Reasons to Consider Veneers

February 15, 2023

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Woman at consultation for veneersThere are more options than ever before to address common aesthetic flaws, but one treatment continues to rank among the most popular year after year. Veneers can turn the smile of your dreams into reality, but are they right for you? Here are 5 reasons to consider investing in veneers.


3 Questions to Ask at a Consultation for a Smile Makeover

January 26, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — stalbans @ 9:23 pm
Patient talking to their dentist

There are a lot of things that can bother people about their smiles. That may come from health concerns, like cracked teeth or receding gums, but you may also want to change your smile for purely aesthetic reasons.

If you have quite a few things that you think need to be fixed, your dentist might recommend a full smile makeover, where they blend several cosmetic and restorative techniques to create a transformation. If you have a consultation coming up regarding a smile makeover, here are some good questions that you could ask.


3 New Year’s Resolutions for a Better Smile

January 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — stalbans @ 9:20 pm
Graphic that reads “Happy New Year”

If you’re like many people, you might have noticed yourself putting your oral health on the back burner. Life is busy, and it can be easy to let little things like brushing and flossing fall by the wayside.

However, while you might not necessarily think about it that often, your oral health isn’t one of the “little things.” Your teeth and gums play an important role in just about every aspect of your life. Now that the new year is upon us, you might consider making a resolution to take better care of your teeth. Here are a few things that you can try.

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