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Essential Ingredients: How Does Vitamin D Support My Dental Implants?

March 18, 2024

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Vitamin D supplements laid out like a sun ray with cubes spelling "vitamin D" on a light blue background

Did you know that dental implants have an incredibly high success rate of 95%? This popular method for replacing one or more teeth is known for being durable and resilient because it’s inserted directly into your jawbone. As a result, it’s the only restoration that stimulates it to prevent the deterioration that occurs after suffering from tooth loss.

If you’re investing in dental implants, it’s natural to want to do everything in your power to ensure that they last. One simple way to support your mouth is by filling your body with the ingredients it needs to function at its peak. For example, getting enough vitamin D is essential for the success of your restoration. Keep reading to learn more about this ingredient and why it’s important!

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Saving Smiles: Can I Replace Viable Teeth with Dental Implants?

March 7, 2024

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3D illustration of a dental implant imbedded in jawbone

Many experts feel that dental implants are the ideal way to rebuild your smile after losing one or more teeth because of their unique benefits. They’re the only replacements that are inserted directly into your jawbone which makes them a durable standalone structure. Plus, they stimulate your jawbone every time you bite or chew which prevents bone loss and changes to your facial structure.

Although they’re highly advantageous for those suffering from gaps in their grin, dentists are seeing an influx of patients wanting to replace still-viable teeth this way. If you’re wondering whether it’s better to have dental implants than your natural pearly whites, keep reading to learn more about it!

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Bright Smiles for Bright Futures: The Importance of Children’s Dental Health Month

February 16, 2024

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Parent and child brushing during Children’s Dental Health Month

Every February, dental professionals, educators, and communities across the country come together to celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month. This annual campaign emphasizes the role of early dental care in creating lifelong habits for kids. But besides normal oral health education, why is Children’s Dental Health Month so important? Read on to learn about the many aspects of CDHM and its impact on communities.

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Navigating Denture Relining: A Comprehensive Guide

February 8, 2024

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Dentures on a table

Getting dentures can be a life-changing experience, offering restored functionality and confidence in your smile. However, as with any dental appliance, dentures require maintenance to ensure optimal fit and comfort. One crucial aspect of denture care is relining, a process often overlooked by wearers. In this blog post, we’ll delve into what to expect when getting your dentures relined, offering insights to ease any apprehensions and ensure a smooth experience.

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Denture Dilemma: How Do I Prevent Bad Breath?

January 8, 2024

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Man holding dentures and plugging his nose

Dentures are the tried-and-true method for rebuilding your grin after tooth loss because they restore so much for your ability to eat and speak again. Many patients are thrilled that they can once again enjoy meals with family and friends like they used to. Unfortunately, though, your false teeth might develop an unpleasant odor over time if they’re not cared for properly. If you’ve noticed a less-than-ideal scent coming from your false teeth, keep reading to learn 4 tips to keep them fresh!

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One Family, One Dentist: How Having One Provider Can Make Things Easier

December 13, 2023

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Dentist smiles

The American Dental Association recommends that everyone have a routine dental exam and cleaning every six months, and that can add up to a lot of dental appointments to schedule if you have a spouse and a few kids. Coordinating your family’s schedules with those of several different dentists can be a frazzling experience. Here are a few of the practical benefits of switching to a family dentist.

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Dental Implant Terms You Should Know

November 7, 2023

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Dentist discussing dental implant with patientDental implants are the most reliable solution for tooth loss. They have over a 95% success rate and are proven to last for decades. Not to mention, a dental implant is the only method to replace both the root and the crown, providing a realistic replica of your real tooth. If you’re ready to invest in the next best thing to natural teeth, you’ll need to have a consultation with your implant dentist. They will explain exactly what you can expect on the road ahead, but it may sound like a foreign language if you don’t know common dental implant terms. Here are the meanings of the most frequently used words, so you understand exactly what your dentist is talking about.

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Dodge a Dental Emergency with These Must-Know Tips

October 13, 2023

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Man has tooth pain

Emergencies are unexpected by definition. No one walks down the street on a typical workday thinking that they will get injured in a freak accident. While dental emergencies cannot be anticipated under normal circumstances, there are a few habits that can dramatically reduce your chances of having an oral health crisis. Here are a few tips that will maximize your chances of not having a dental emergency any time soon.

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Will My Dental Insurance Plan Cover Cosmetic Treatment?

September 2, 2023

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a patient smiling while visiting their dentist

Did you know that the demand for cosmetic dentistry has doubled within the last five years? More people than ever before are turning to their dentists to brighten their pearly whites and help them achieve the picture-perfect smile they’ve always dreamed of. That said, it’s natural to wonder if it’s possible to use dental insurance to help alleviate the cost of cosmetic care. The answer is a little complicated, but your dentist can help clear things up. Keep reading to learn more!

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Recovering from Your Full Mouth Reconstruction

August 11, 2023

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Woman at home resting on her couch

A personalized full mouth reconstruction can be used to address multiple oral health issues in order to repair your smile. However, before you make any commitments, it’s a good idea to make sure that you know what will happen after each treatment that makes up your plan. What will recovery after your full mouth reconstruction look like? Here’s what you can generally expect when it comes to some particularly common procedures that can be part of the reconstruction process.

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