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Can I Still Need a Root Canal if I’m Not in Pain?

March 13, 2024

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Lady thinks something over

While a severe, throbbing toothache is often a sign that you need a root canal, you may still need one even if your tooth feels fine. Dentists use root canals to eliminate dental infections that have spread to the pulp at the center of the tooth. While these infections often cause the nerves within the pulp to send pain signals to the brain, not every infection will have this result. Here’s why you may still need a root canal if your tooth feels fine.


National Dentist’s Day: Show Your Dentist You Appreciate Them!

March 1, 2024

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Dentist treating a patient during a checkup and cleaning

March 6th is National Dentist’s Day. It’s a time to show appreciation for the oral health professionals who work hard to ensure that their patients are able to go through life with beautiful, healthy smiles. If you’ve never observed National Dentist’s Day before, now is a great chance to change that! Here’s why your dentist is worth celebrating and what you can do to show your thanks.


Dating and Dental Health: How Your Smile Impacts Your Love Life

February 5, 2024

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Man and woman smiling and holding a giant heart

February has arrived and you’ve likely noticed all the teddy bears, chocolates, and heart-shaped balloons in every store you visit. It’s a great time of year for couples to plan a romantic date or pop an important question. If you’re single, though, it can feel lonely when there’s so much passion in the air. If you’re wondering why you seem to be so unlucky in love, you may not need to look much further than your smile. Keep reading to learn more about 4 ways your dental health can impact your dating life!


What Is Children’s Dental Health Month All About?

February 2, 2024

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Little girl in pink sweater in dentist's chair smiling

Many people associate February with heart-shaped cards and roses for Valentine’s Day, but did you know that it’s also Children’s Dental Health Month? There’s no better time to remind parents about the importance of their kid’s oral well-being than when every store shelf is full of chocolate, candies, and other tasty treats. If you’re not sure what’s involved in your little one’s dental condition and why regular visits to their pediatric dentist are so important, keep reading to find out!


Sterile Start: Why You Need a Clean Mouth Before Cosmetic Dentistry

January 15, 2024

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Nose to chin view of patient having oral examination

If you’re frustrated by flaws in your teeth, you’re probably considering various cosmetic dental treatments to resolve them. Whether you have chipped teeth that you wish to cover with porcelain veneers or want professional whitening services to remove years’ worth of stains, your dentist has solutions that can enhance your smile.

Before you begin, however, they’ll first have to examine your mouth to verify that everything is in good health. If you’re annoyed by this extra step, keep reading to learn 3 reasons why it’s so important!


False Tooth Failure: 4 Habits to Avoid to Keep Your Dental Implant Healthy

January 8, 2024

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Dentist showing model dental implant to a patient

Did you know that dental implants have an incredibly high success rate of 95%? This is only one of the reasons they’re considered the gold standard of tooth replacements. Of all the options, they also look and function the most like your natural pearly whites and can last up to 30 years with the right care. That said, they’re not entirely impervious to harm. Subjecting them to certain circumstances could weaken them or cause them to fail altogether. Keep reading to learn about 4 things to avoid so you can keep making the most of your dental implants!


How to Celebrate the Holidays with Invisalign

December 15, 2023

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Gingerbread man

Invisalign can be an amazing way to straighten out your smile without the clearly visible metal parts and dietary restrictions that come with braces. Since Invisalign patients can eat whatever they want as long as they practice proper oral hygiene, they can look forward to thoroughly enjoying any holiday feasts. However, the hustle and bustle of the holidays can make it difficult for some people to comply with their Invisalign treatment. Here’s how to stay on top of Invisalign during the holidays.


Three Holiday Brews A Dentist Would Not Choose

December 13, 2023

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The holiday season is here again to bring families and friends together so they can celebrate the past, enjoy the present, and toast to the future.  While they are certainly a lovely time for people young and old, holiday gatherings can often involve traditional beverages that are hard on your teeth. Here are three beverages to enjoy in moderation to protect your dental health during the holidays.


Keep Your Smile Cavity-Free with These Thanksgiving Foods

November 13, 2023

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Thanksgiving meal

You cannot beat going home for the holidays and spending Thanksgiving with those you love. Surrounded by a table full of delicious meats, potatoes, gravy, stuffing, and sweet treats, it’s a time to indulge and make memories with family and friends. But if you’re looking to reduce your risk of needing a dental filling this year, you might consider filling up your plate with some of these healthier Thanksgiving foods this time of year.


What are Whitening Options for Bonded Teeth?

October 13, 2023

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A woman showing off her white teeth after treatment

Cosmetic dental bonding has been a fast, effective way to improve the quality of smiles for many years now. It provides a versatile and functional choice for a wide range of dental imperfections. But what if you want to whiten your teeth as well? Will the bonding material change with it?

If you want to learn more about teeth whitening treatments and how they interact with dental restorations like cosmetic dental bonding, continue reading.

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