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What to Expect From a Dental Crown

March 8, 2022

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For the uninitiated, the idea of getting a dental crown can sound mystifying, even worrying. “Is this an invasive procedure?” “Is it some kind of excruciating experience that you should avoid?” All sorts of anxious thoughts can start bubbling up when someone doesn’t know the exact process.

Thankfully, getting a dental crown is nowhere near the bogeyman these thoughts make it out to be. Done properly, it’s a harmless procedure that would only benefit you. To learn why, here’s a summary of what goes on before, during, and after the dental crown treatment.

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Tips for Keeping Your Dentures White

March 1, 2022

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If you have dentures, you probably know all about how great they are; they can give your smile an incredible overhaul that’ll have you looking and feeling fantastic. However, just like your natural teeth, your dentures are very susceptible to staining and discoloration as time passes. To prevent this, you must take proper care of them and keep them clean! Here are a few things you can do to keep your dentures looking white and bright, as well as some things you should avoid.

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What Kind of Toothpaste Should I Use on My Veneers?

February 8, 2022

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You’ve done it; you’ve finally invested in your smile, and your brand new veneers look fantastic! But now it’s a matter of keeping them that way—your veneers, like your natural teeth, are susceptible to staining and becoming damaged over time if you don’t take proper care of them. While brushing and flossing daily are crucial, so is selecting the correct toothpaste. Here’s what you need to know about picking one that will serve your veneers well.

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Can I Still Drink Coffee If I Have Veneers?

February 1, 2022

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woman drinking coffee in the morning.

You’re a regular coffee fiend; that daily cup (or pot) of Joe fuels you throughout all your escapades. But you might be wondering about the effect that your favorite beverage has on veneers—you’ve been thinking about getting them to enhance your smile, but you’re worried they’re destined to become stained and yellow. Here’s what you need to know about drinking coffee with veneers.

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4 Tips on How to Find the Right Cosmetic Dentist

December 15, 2021

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woman smiling at dentist

So, you’ve finally decided to seek out a dentist for cosmetic treatment—your smile will thank you later! But how do you know which cosmetic dentist will give your mouth the care, attention, and makeover it deserves? With so many available procedures and qualified dentists out there, you’ll want to carefully begin narrowing your options. Here are a few things to consider when you’re trying to pick a cosmetic dentist that will deliver the results you desire.

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A Look into The Cost of Dental Bonding

December 1, 2021

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Woman looking at her teeth in mirror.

Have you ever looked at yourself in the bathroom mirror and wished that those annoying minor imperfections in your teeth would magically disappear? Dental bonding, or cosmetic bonding, might be the solution you’re searching for—it’s produced fantastic results for many individuals and could serve your needs, too. However, you might have concerns about the dental bonding process and its affordability; here’s what you need to know.

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5 Things You Should Avoid After Dental Implant Surgery

November 23, 2021

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Once you’ve undergone dental implant surgery, you can expect to enjoy a fully restored smile for a long time! One of the main parts of the process is the recovery, as this is where you can ensure the metal posts remain stable and healthy. For this reason, here are several things you should avoid doing after your procedure to increase the success of your implants!

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3 Ways to Prepare for Your Dental Implant Surgery

November 10, 2021

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If you’re about to get dental implant surgery, then you’re most likely looking forward to the end results! After the entire process is completed, you’ll be able to enjoy your everyday life with your new smile. Before undergoing your procedure, however, there are steps you should take to ensure there are no complications or surprises. Read on to learn three ways you can prepare for your appointment.

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Does Gum Disease Lead to High Blood Pressure?

October 15, 2021

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One of the best indicators of good physical condition is having a steady level of blood flow. This is important for providing your heart and the rest of your organs with oxygen and nutrients to sustain your well-being. But did you know poor periodontal health can impact your overall condition? Read on to learn the connection between gum disease and high blood pressure, and how you can actively avoid the negative affects!

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Why You Might Need Gum Therapy Before Cosmetic Dentistry

October 5, 2021

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man smiling and pointing at teeth in Boca Raton

One of the best advancements in dental care is cosmetic dentistry. Not only can it brighten your teeth, but it can also repair and completely reshape your smile! However, you might require additional dental treatments, like gum therapy, before you can enjoy the benefits of enhanced pearly whites. Listen to your cosmetic dentist in Boca Raton as they explain what gum disease is, how it can affect your smile, and why you should get periodontal disease treatment before getting cosmetic dental work done!

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