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Wrecked Restoration: Are Broken Dentures an Emergency?

April 9, 2024

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Closeup of a hand holding cracked dentures

Dentures are a great way to replace your missing teeth because they help improve your daily quality of life. With them in place, you can fully enunciate words and sounds while speaking so that you can be better understood. They also allow you to properly mash your food while eating so that you can continue to enjoy a healthy diet.

If your restoration has cracked or broken, you might find yourself wondering what to do next. Do you need to contact your dentist right away or can it wait? In many cases, broken dentures are considered an emergency and require immediate attention. Keep reading to learn why!

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Urgent (Oral) Matters: Should You Visit an ER for a Dental Emergency?

March 14, 2024

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A grimacing man suffering from tooth pain

A dental emergency may leave you a bit panicked at first. That’s to be expected – it’s only natural to feel fear when your smile is in a crisis. Still, don’t just instinctively respond with a trip to the closest ER. The best way to fix your urgent oral issue is to see an emergency dentist. They’ll provide far more help than an ER’s doctors could. For more details, here’s why you shouldn’t go to the ER for a dental emergency.

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Pucker Up: A Denture User’s Guide to Kissable Moments

February 16, 2024

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Older couple embracing and wearing a denture

February is here which means Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! If you’re a denture wearer, this time of year might make you a bit nervous. After all, how are you supposed to kiss in these things? Well, the good news is that it’s not much different from kissing with natural teeth.

With proper care and consideration, kissing with dentures can be comfortable and enjoyable for both partners. Read on to learn the best tips to make your smooches top tier this year.

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Factors That Impact Your Invisalign Timeline

January 15, 2024

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person holding Invisalign aligner and smiling

Invisalign stands out as a favored orthodontic solution, employing clear aligner trays akin to traditional braces but with a nearly invisible appearance and the added convenience of being removable. This feature makes it highly sought after by individuals seeking orthodontic treatment. While some cases may finish in as little as six months, the duration of Invisalign treatment is subject to various factors that influence the timeline of your orthodontic journey. To delve into what factors impact the duration of your Invisalign treatment, read on.

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How Can I Best Take Care of My Dentures?

December 13, 2023

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Dentures

Modern dentures are lifelike, comfortable, and high-quality dental restorations, but they are not invincible. Years of use can wear them down, and the changing shape of the mouth can make them lose their fit. However, they can last a patient for up to ten years with excellent care and maintenance. Here are a few tips for keeping your dentures working well and looking great for the long haul while protecting your oral health.

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Is My Child or Teen Too Young to Get Cosmetic Dentistry?

November 8, 2023

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In an era dominated by social media, the younger generation is placing a significant emphasis on their image. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, an overwhelming 99.7% of individuals view a smile as a crucial social asset. This heightened awareness of appearance is particularly noticeable among children and teenagers, who are increasingly curious about cosmetic dentistry procedures to enhance their smiles. To assist parents in addressing these inquiries, this guide offers insights into recommended cosmetic dental treatments suitable for kids and teens, while also highlighting those that should be avoided.

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Cosmetic Dentistry Through the Ages

October 10, 2023

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Charcoal drawing of a tooth and root on an aged piece of paper

Flaws in our teeth can leave us feeling self-conscious or like we don’t measure up. Fortunately, there are solutions! If you’re like many others, you may be considering cosmetic dentistry to address aesthetic imperfections in your smile. Did you know that if you do you’ll be another patient in a long line that goes back to ancient history? Scientists have found indications that even ancient humans sought solutions to fix their grin. Keep reading to learn more about cosmetic dentistry through the ages and why now is a perfect time to give it a try!

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Why Has Cosmetic Dentistry Become So Popular? Because It Works!

September 13, 2023

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Woman smiles

Ever wonder why everyone these days seems to suddenly possess a movie star smile? It’s because cosmetic dentistry has become incredibly popular over the past few decades. Advances in technology and education have allowed dentists to provide services to the general public that can whiten and straighten teeth while repairing or covering up signs of damage. Here’s why cosmetic dentistry has become so popular and how it might be able to beautify your smile.

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Dispelling the Myth: Dentures Aren’t Just for Seniors!

August 5, 2023

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Young person with a lovely smile

One of the worst things to happen in any medical field is for broad generalizations to take hold, and dentistry is no exception. However, unfortunately, dentistry is one area of medicine where unfounded assumptions are particularly common.

For example, many people think of dentures as being associated with seniors, so much so that some people who could get some benefit from them don’t consider them to be an option. Dentures are a dynamic and powerful tooth replacement option for all kinds of people—here are a few examples.

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My Clear Aligners Are Turning Yellow: What Should I Do?

July 20, 2023

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patient holding Invisalign tray

Invisalign is a widely sought-after orthodontic solution that utilizes transparent aligners to align teeth without the use of conventional metal braces. These custom-made aligners are nearly imperceptible, providing a comfortable and discreet path to achieving a straighter smile. However, if you’ve observed that your aligner trays are becoming discolored or losing their transparency, this can impact the aesthetics of your smile. Continue reading to uncover common factors contributing to the reduced clarity of Invisalign trays over time and to gain insights into maintaining their cleanliness and translucency.

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