Tylan Creek Family Dentistry Blog

The 3 Common Dental Flaws and How to Treat Them

January 4, 2021

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Woman covering her mouth as she smiles

If your smile makes you feel less than confident, you aren’t alone. Studies show that about 80 percent of American adults don’t like their smile. Feeling confident about your dental appearance can change your life. It can make you feel better about yourself, cause you to smile and laugh more and even reduce your stress levels. If you’re dealing with these 3 cosmetic dental flaws, you have options! Keep reading to find out how cosmetic dentistry can help.

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3 Cosmetic Dental Imperfections & How to Fix Them

December 30, 2020

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person inspecting cosmetic dental flaws in a mirror

Nobody wants the main focus of their smile to be cosmetic dental flaws. Your grin is often the first trait that people notice about you, making or breaking their initial impression of you. If you don’t feel confident letting your smile show due to dental discoloration or damaged teeth, you may appear (to somebody who has never met you before) as not as friendly or approachable. By fixing these imperfections and boosting your confidence, you can make the best first impressions. Read on to learn the top three cosmetic dental flaws and how your dentist can fix them.

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Want to Save Money? Visit Your Dentist Before 2020 Ends!

October 9, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — tylancreekteam @ 6:58 pm
dental team member talking on the phone about dental insurance

As the holiday season approaches and the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, many Americans are looking to cut back on unnecessary expenses. For some people, that means canceling their routine dental checkups and cleanings. While you may think this saves you money, it can actually end up costing you more in the long run, especially if you have dental insurance. On average, less than 3% of Americans exceed their annual limits, so you very likely have benefits remaining. Skipping out on your checkups is like throwing money down the drain. Keep reading below to learn how these appointments can benefit your wallet as well as your smile.

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How to Avoid COVID-19 by Practicing Good Oral Hygiene

March 25, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — tylancreekteam @ 7:18 pm
older man about to brush his teeth

Due to COVID-19, more people are paying attention to their personal hygiene than ever before. However, what a lot of people fail to consider is their oral hygiene specifically. Since the mouth is a gateway to the rest of the body, it’s imperative that you prevent germs from entering your mouth if at all possible. That’s why a dentist has given these tips for avoiding COVID-19 by practicing excellent oral hygiene.

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4 Tips To Help You Find a Great Family Dentist the First Time

January 7, 2020

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Smiling family on a sunny day

When it comes to finding a high-quality family dentist for you and your loved ones, it can be hard to know where to start. Fortunately, we live in a day and age where you can find a lot of information by reading online reviews and looking at a dentist’s website. But what should you look for once you’re there? Use the 4 tips below to guide your search and find a great fit for your family from the very beginning!

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5 Ways to Brighten Your Holiday Smile

December 16, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — tylancreekteam @ 8:10 pm
Smiling woman with Santa hat

The family is coming over for the holidays, and that means plenty of opportunities for pictures. Unfortunately, many people feel that their smiles have become less than dazzling over the years and find it hard to show off those pearly whites for the camera. Fortunately, with the help of your cosmetic dentist in Greenwood, there are 4 ways you can leave your teeth looking nice and bright for the holiday season.

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Are Porcelain Veneers an Option for Me?

December 15, 2019

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porcelain veneersIf you have a less than perfect smile, you don’t need to hide behind your insecurities anymore. You can get the smile you’ve always wanted with porcelain veneers in Piedmont. The thin shells cover a wide range of imperfections to improve the overall color, size, shape, and proportion of a tooth, but are they right for you? If you’ve lost teeth or have existing dental work, you might still be a candidate for the treatment. Here’s what you need to know to achieve your dream smile.

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Have a Toothache? Try These Dentist-Recommended Home Remedies

November 27, 2019

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man with a toothache

Nothing ruins your day quite like a toothache. It makes your mood plummet, and it can make doing everyday tasks like eating, talking, or even smiling difficult or downright impossible. It’s especially terrible when your emergency dentist in Greenwood is closed or you can’t get to them right away. However, that doesn’t mean you have to suffer through your toothache. There are a few home remedies you can use. Let’s talk about them, and why you might have a toothache in the first place.

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What to Expect at Every Step in the Process of Getting Dental Implants

November 13, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — tylancreekteam @ 8:30 pm
dental implant

Having to live your life with missing teeth is the pits. You can’t eat all your favorite crunchy or healthy foods, and you sometimes lisp or whistle when you try to speak. There are ways to replace your missing teeth – like dental implants in Simpsonville – but the process isn’t easy. Fortunately, your dentist is here to walk you through the process and what you can expect at every step of the way.

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What’s the Difference Between Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry?

November 1, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — tylancreekteam @ 7:39 pm
woman with porcelain veneers

You might have heard about cosmetic dentistry as a way to obtain a perfect smile that shines like that of a movie star. Sometimes, however, before your cosmetic dentist in Piedmont can do that, you need a few restorative dental procedures. What exactly is restorative dentistry? And how is it different from cosmetic dentistry? Your dentist is here with the answers.

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