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Cutting Costs Or Cutting Corners: Are Acrylic Dental Veneers Worth The Money?

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In some matters, cutting costs and cutting corners are one and the same. You might be interested in cutting costs when it comes to your cosmetic dental needs, but cutting corners should be avoided. However, it can be difficult to make this call sometimes. The comparatively low price of composite resin dental veneers can be awfully tempting, but do these types of veneers simply cut too many corners to be worthwhile?

16 September 2022

Debunking The Top 4 Myths About Dental Crowns

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If you have a tooth that's severely damaged, you may be looking at ways to save it. Dental crowns are one of the most popular options to save damaged teeth because they don't involve extraction. They also restore the function and appearance of your weak teeth.  Despite the popularity of dental crowns, many myths still float around that may prevent you from getting them. To help you learn the truth, this article debunks the top four myths about dental crowns.

11 August 2022

Reasons For Getting Porcelain Veneers

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If you have an issue with the cosmetic appearance of your teeth, your dentist will recommend several solutions, including porcelain veneers. Dentists place porcelain veneers at the front of your teeth to cover unappealing-looking teeth. Your dentist will first get the shape of your natural teeth to allow makers of porcelain veneers to produce custom-made ones to suit your needs. They will follow up with an appointment to bond the veneers to your teeth.

13 July 2022

How To Care For Your New Dental Crown

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Dental crowns are ceramic or porcelain, which makes them durable. Porcelain crowns are even harder than your natural teeth. This means they may last a decade or more if you care for your crowns. In some cases, dental crowns can last much longer than that. How long your new dental crown lasts depends on how well you care for it. Here are some tips to help you care for your new dental crown.

27 May 2022

Is Your Jaw Alignment Making You Mumble?

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When people think about braces, often their minds go directly to crooked teeth. However, there's a lot more that orthodontics can help with that goes beyond simple overcrowded teeth. If you have a mumbling problem that you can't seem to overcome, it may not be your fault. Depending on the alignment of your jaw, it may be contributing to or completely causing your mumbling. Here's how: Tongue Position You may not give it much thought, but your tongue plays a huge role in your ability to speak.

11 March 2022

How To Tell If Your Dental Enamel Has Seen Better Days

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Enamel, the hard shell on the outside of your tooth, is the leading defense against developing cavities and infections in your teeth. However, the enamel isn't invincible. If it's worn down or damaged over time, it can become less effective at doing its job, and may increase your risk for developing cavities or other tooth problems as a result. While a dentist can tell you right away if your dental enamel is in poor shape, there are some ways you can tell at home, too.

11 March 2022

Should You Worry About A Chipped Tooth?

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If you've chipped your tooth, somebody might have told you that you need to go to the dentist to have an implant placed where the chipped tooth sits. On the surface, this might sound like overkill, but what if a chipped tooth caused other damage? If you are unsure what to do about a chipped tooth, here's what you need to know. You Should Always Visit a Dentist for a Chip

3 February 2022

About The Benefits Of Professioanl Teeth Whitening With Gel

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Your dentist does more than just keep your teeth healthy; they also help to keep your teeth looking great. One of the ways that this can be done is with teeth whitening. You should continue reading in order to learn more about some benefits of professional teeth whitening, as well as the advantages of having your dentist whiten your teeth with whitening gel here.  Some benefits of having your teeth professionally whitened

20 December 2021

What's An Immediate Dental Implant (And Are You A Good Candidate For One)?

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Dental implants typically involve a number of consultations. You and your dentist must decide that an implant is the best tooth replacement method in your particular case. Certain diagnostic tests must be performed to determine that the section of your jaw which hosts your dental sockets (known as your alveolar ridge) is sufficiently dense to anchor the implant. The implant itself will be added at a subsequent appointment, and then the prosthetic tooth will be added later once the implant has integrated with the bone.

5 November 2021

How Do You Know Your Braces Can Be Removed?

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A common question from anyone that wears braces is when they can have them taken off. You don't want to wear braces any longer than necessary, so it will help to know how to tell when your treatment is done and they can be removed once and for all. Look At Your Overall Alignment The easiest way to tell if your braces are ready to come off is to look at the overall alignment of your teeth.

28 September 2021