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Flossing with Implants Can be Tricky – Here’s How to Do It Right!

December 26, 2020

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demonstration of flossing dental implants

If you’ve had your missing teeth replaced with dental implants, then congratulations on receiving the most effective form of tooth replacement available. The work isn’t done, though. You still have to take care of your new teeth, which involves flossing on a regular basis. Not only will this aid in better oral health, but it will help to maintain your implants and gorgeous smile. To get some easy tips for flossing dental implants, keep reading!

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I’m Considering Cosmetic Dental Work, But Will It Hurt?

December 23, 2020

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woman working with pioneering cosmetic dentist

How much is a beautiful new smile worth to you? Are you willing to endure some pain to achieve it? If you’re considering having some cosmetic dental work done, these are questions that may be surfacing. Thankfully, you don’t have to guess. A local cosmetic dentist has some expert input. Continue reading to discover why you don’t have to worry about any discomfort!

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The Importance of Dental Care for Seniors in Assisted Living

November 16, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhoward @ 7:52 am
Older woman holding a toothbrush as someone puts toothpaste on it

With age, it’s normal for a senior’s health to decline. Because of this, you’ve made the difficult decision to move a loved one into an assisted living community. You know that dental health affects one’s overall well-being, but finding a good dentist for seniors can be just as challenging as finding the right place for them. Oral health has been connected to medical conditions like heart disease, stroke, and heart attacks, and retirees can easily become more vulnerable to these conditions. Below are a few things to consider as you keep your loved ones healthy and happy for years to come.

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3 Dental Problems that Can Hinder Your Cosmetic Treatments

November 5, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhoward @ 7:42 am
Dentist and patient sitting at a desk discussing an X-ray and dental issues

You did it! You’ve finally decided to invest in yourself and consult a cosmetic dentist to improve your smile. The only concern is that your current oral health is not exactly where it needs to be. While cosmetic dental work will improve the look of your teeth, certain problems may slow or negatively impact your treatment. Below, you will find a few factors that can delay your procedures.

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7 Good Oral Health Habits

October 22, 2020

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Woman eating apple

Everyone wants to have a healthy, beautiful smile that they can show off to the world. However, for optimal oral health, it is necessary that you stay committed to caring towards your smile on a daily basis. For people who want to work towards and maintain excellent oral health, there are some things you should get into the habit of doing every single day. Your dentist shares some steps you should be taking to work towards your smile goals.

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7 Tips for Candy Consumption This Halloween

October 3, 2020

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Halloween candy

Halloween is just around the corner which means that it’s time to get your costume ready and rent your favorite scary movies! Another thing that the spooky season brings around is heaps of candy. Even though a few sweet treats don’t do much harm, if your family are constantly snacking on sugary sweets, they’re bound to be spending more time in the dental office getting fillings. In order to prevent this, it’s important to take steps regarding sweets this year. Continue reading for some Halloween candy tips to benefit your family’s smiles.

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How to Know If You Have a Cavity Between Your Teeth

September 29, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhoward @ 9:11 pm
Woman with toothache

Cavities are caused when the protective enamel wears away and bacteria stick on your tooth, causing decay. When this occurs between your teeth, it is known as an interproximal cavity. Often times, it can be more difficult to detect these because they aren’t seen as easily. Without the use of an x-ray, they continue to stay hidden. Read on to learn how you can tell if you have cavities between teeth, the ways your dentist can treat them, and what you can do to prevent them from forming in the future.

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Why Are My Gums Receding?

September 18, 2020

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Gum recession

Gum recession is when the tissue surrounding the teeth either wears away or pulls back from the tooth, leaving more of the root exposed. Even though this is a common dental issue, many people are unsure why it occurs because it typically happens at a slow rate. Often time, the first sign is tooth sensitivity or when your tooth looks longer than it normally does. Continue reading to learn more from your dentist about the causes of gum recession and why this shouldn’t be ignored.

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Who’s a Good Candidate for Mini Dental Implants?

August 18, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhoward @ 11:44 pm
Man with mini dental implants at dentist

When you’re missing teeth, many things that you used to find easy can be a struggle. Whether it’s speaking clearly, eating your favorite foods, or just having a picture-perfect smile, missing teeth can get in the way. Dental implants are a great option, but if you don’t have enough jawbone density, they probably aren’t the right choice for you. However, you could be a good candidate for mini dental implants. Continue reading to learn more about this type of implant and the characteristics that could make you a good candidate.

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5 Ways That Smiling Benefits Your Life

August 4, 2020

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Woman smiling

Smiling is often called the universal language because everyone does it and we all know what it means! Whether you’re laughing because someone told a funny joke, or excited because your team won the game, showing off your smile tells everyone how you feel. It’s great to be happy and laugh, but did you know that it is also good for your overall health? Continue reading to learn from your cosmetic dentist about the different benefits of smiling and how it can improve your life.

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