Tylan Creek Family Dentistry Blog

Why Your Teeth Might Be Turning Yellow and What to Do About It

October 31, 2022

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A split image of a smile. Half is yellow, half is white.

If you’re a little bit lax with your dental hygiene, yellowing teeth can be one of the first indicators that your oral health is starting to slip. However, there are many reasons your teeth could start to yellow, and not all of them have to do with how much you brush. Here’s a rundown of a few ways your teeth can become discolored and what you can do about it.

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How Should You Use Denture Adhesive?

October 27, 2022

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A dentist explaining tips on using denture adhesive

So, let’s say you rely on dentures to replace your teeth. These prosthetics work very well in most cases and give you a lifelike smile! That said, you may eventually need an adhesive or cream to keep them in place. To stay prepared, then, you’ll want to know the best way to use these products. Luckily, your Piedmont dentist can help you. Here’s a summary of tips on using denture adhesive, including how to apply it, the signs you need it, and how to remove it.

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What Should You Do If Your Veneer Falls Off?

October 20, 2022

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A man worried over how his veneer fell off

Among other things, dental veneers are known for their durability. Not only do they stick to teeth with special cement, but they’re also resistant to daily wear and tear. That said, they can fall out of your mouth in some cases. If your own veneer fell off, though, don’t worry too much. Your dentist has the power to solve the matter! As for what to do in the meantime, your local practice has you covered. Here are four steps you should take to manage a fallen veneer.

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Tips to Maximize the Lifespan of Your Veneers

September 30, 2022

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young man smiling in dental chair

Perhaps more than any other dental treatment, getting porcelain veneers will make you want to show off your transformed smile to everyone you see. Though they can last 10-15 years, they still require proper care to remain beautiful and functional. Keep reading to get tips to maximize the lifespan of veneers from your cosmetic dentist in Simpsonville.

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How Long Does It Take to Make a CEREC Crown?

September 24, 2022

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Before, it would take multiple weeks to get a dental crown when you had a damaged or structurally compromised tooth. Today, it doesn’t take nearly as long to get what you need to protect your tooth because of CEREC crowns in Powdersville. With the CEREC system, you can have a custom-made crown before you know it. Read on to learn more from your dentist about the production process and how long it takes for your restoration to be made.

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The Difference Between Invisalign & ClearCorrect

September 12, 2022

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person holding clear aligner tray

For a while, traditional metal braces were the most plausible way to straighten your smile. Today, there are other options available, such as clear aligners. Though Invisalign may be the first thing that comes to mind for many, ClearCorrect is another viable option that can offer similar results. But how are these two treatments different? Read on to learn about how ClearCorrect and Invisalign are different from each other.

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Why Would I Need Crown Lengthening?

August 29, 2022

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An illustrated tooth with the words 'crown lengthening'

So, let’s say one of your teeth has a dental crown. Maybe you received it as part of a cosmetic procedure or following a filling. However, your dentist has recently said they need to “lengthen” your restoration for future treatment. Thus you may be asking yourself, “Why would I need crown lengthening?”  Well, it turns out there are various reasons for the surgery. Read on to learn more about what crown lengthening is and why you might need it.

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4 Tooth Issues Cosmetic Bonding Can Fix

August 26, 2022

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A patient receiving cosmetic bonding, a great cosmetic dental treatment

Let’s say you’re having some problems with how your smile looks. However, you’re not sure how or whether you can fix them. What should you do? Well, you may want to consider getting cosmetic bonding. This cosmetic dental treatment is a cost-effective and versatile solution to many tooth-related issues. As for whether the procedure could work for you, your local Greenwood dentist is here to help. Read on to learn four common conditions that cosmetic bonding can solve.

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The Step-by-Step Process of Getting Veneers

August 25, 2022

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Woman smiling during veneers consultation

Have you noticed that the secret to all of your favorite smiles is veneers? With a 15+ year lifespan, the ability to correct several dental flaws at once, and complete versatility, it’s not hard to see why! Even with all of these benefits, it’s natural to wonder about the cost. For a step-by-step breakdown of the process of getting veneers, keep reading!

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Veneers or Crowns: Which One’s Best for Your Smile?

July 31, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — tylancreekteam @ 11:46 pm
person with veneers smiling

When it comes to feeling confident in how you look, smiles are a big deal for a lot of people. If your pearly whites are crooked, stained, or damaged, this may make it difficult for you to love your smile. Luckily, there are several procedures that can help, including porcelain veneers and dental crowns. Since these treatments can correct some of the same issues, how can you know which one is the better choice for you? Read on to learn about whether veneers or crowns are the best choice for your smile.

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