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Uncorking the Revelry: Keep Your Smile Bright Despite Holiday Wine

December 20, 2023

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Friends enjoying holiday wine during their feast

The holiday season often brings joy, laughter, and gatherings filled with delicious food and, of course, festive drinks. While a glass of red holiday wine can be a warm and delightful addition to your celebration, it can also leave behind unwanted stains on your teeth.

Fear not! Continue reading to learn how to enjoy your wine without compromising the brightness of your smile.

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Dental Dilemma: 4 Consequences of Poorly Fitting Dentures

December 5, 2023

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Set of dentures resting next to dental mirror on a reflective surface

Dentures are the tried-and-true method to refurbish your smile after tooth loss because they enhance your daily quality of life by helping you eat and speak more normally. Without them in place, you wouldn’t be able to form words or chew your meals. That said, your dentures must fit well so that you can continue to enjoy the many benefits they provide. If yours are clicking or easily become dislodged, it may be time to have them repaired or replaced. Keep reading to learn about 4 additional consequences of poorly fitting dentures!

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Can Cosmetic Dentistry Fix a Gap Between My Front Teeth?

November 24, 2023

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A girl holding a magnifying glass up to her diastema

Are you bothered by the noticeable gap between your two front teeth? For some patients it can be a constant source of self-consciousness, causing them to hide their smiles. If that sounds like you, don’t worry. Cosmetic dentistry has multiple solutions that can address this common concern.

Read on to learn more about diastema (the clinical term for a tooth gap) and how several treatments could be the answer.

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Daily Denture Duties: Excellent Care Tips for New Denture Wearers

November 17, 2023

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An older man smiling with his new dentures

If you just received your first pair of dentures, congratulations! You’ve now embarked on a new journey to master new skills and knowledge that will increase your quality of life. Dentures are a great replacement for missing teeth, but they’re a little different than your natural teeth to maintain.

If you want to learn all the best ways to keep your dentures bright and fresh, continue reading.

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Invention to Perfection: A History of Veneers

October 19, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drryanjohnson @ 6:58 pm
Closeup of a smiling mouth with a dentist holding up different shades of veneers

If you’re like many others who want to hide aesthetic flaws in their smile, you might be considering porcelain veneers. Your dentist can attach these durable shells to the front of your teeth to address minor chips, cracks, gaps, or discoloration.

Veneers haven’t always been as strong and convenient as they are today, though. In fact, they have a long history reaching back almost 100 years! Millions of people have covered up their dental imperfections this way. Keep reading to learn more about the fascinating history of this popular cosmetic treatment and why now is the best time to get them.

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How Long Does It Take to Get Dentures?

October 12, 2023

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dentist holding out pair of dentures

Certainly! If you’re dealing with the challenges of missing teeth, dentures offer a personalized solution to restore both oral function and aesthetics. These custom removable dental devices are crafted to fit seamlessly, providing a natural-looking smile, enhanced chewing capabilities, and vital support for facial muscles. If you’re curious about the denture journey and want to delve into the specifics of the process, continue reading as we unravel and illuminate the steps involved.

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Composite or Porcelain Veneers: What is the Difference?

September 22, 2023

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a dentist’s gloved hand holding veneers

Veneers are known to be one of the most beneficial and worthwhile cosmetic investments. These customized restorations are crafted to conceal flaws and beautify smiles, and they can be made to match the size, shape, and color of nearby teeth, effectively forming a uniform and natural-looking appearance. But did you know they can be made using different materials, specifically composite and porcelain? Find out what makes these two materials different, and which one might be better for your smile.

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Why Is Cosmetic Dentistry So Popular These Days?

September 3, 2023

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a person smiling after receiving cosmetic dentistry

In the pursuit of beauty, confidence, and happiness, people these days embrace various forms of self-improvement. Some go to the gym to sculpt their bodies; others frequent the salon to ensure their hair is always looking its best. But one popular trend these days is smile enhancement through all sorts of different cosmetic dental treatments. Here’s more about why cosmetic dentistry has surged in popularity in recent years, along with a few of its noteworthy benefits that have patients hurrying to their dentists!

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Which Toothpaste Should You Use For Your Veneers?

August 11, 2023

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Young adult with a beautiful smile

If you’re someone who has long had problems with how your smile looks, veneers are without a doubt the best way to completely change the way that your smile appears to others. If you get them, you’ll be floored by the difference in how they make you look.

However, if you want to keep them in the same condition they were in on the day that you got them, you need to take care of them properly. One of the most common ways that people go wrong in that department has to do with using the wrong toothpaste—here’s how you can pick a toothpaste that won’t damage your teeth.

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Don’t Be Embarrassed: Dental Implants Are a Great Step

July 28, 2023

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Woman smiles receiving dental care.

Taking care of your body is a good and noble venture. Preventing your own illness doesn’t just spare you pain and inconvenience. It also helps lower medical costs for everybody and frees up time and resources for people whose illnesses were not preventable. More than giving you a beautiful smile, dental implants have long-term benefits that can help keep you healthy and strong for decades to come. Dental implants are nothing to feel embarrassed about, and here’s why.

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