From Flawed to Fabulous: Solutions for Common Cosmetic Dental Issues

January 12, 2024

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Woman smiling after having cosmetic dental issues fixed

Are you bothered by chipped teeth, yellowing enamel, or an uneven smile? You’re not alone. Many people face common cosmetic dental issues that affect their confidence and oral health. Fortunately, there are simple and effective treatments available to address these concerns and restore your smile’s natural brilliance.

Read on to learn about common cosmetic dental concerns and how your dentist can fix them.

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What Is Getting a Denture Reline Like?

December 13, 2023

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Denture

Dentures are incredibly lifelike and amazingly comfortable, they need regular care and maintenance to stay looking great and working properly. Since the jawbones and gums continue to change over time after getting dentures, part of this maintenance is getting denture relines from your dentist when necessary. Denture relines adjust the fit of the appliance so it can fit well and stay in place without any troublesome complications. Here’s what a denture reline is and what getting one is like.

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Why Can’t I Reline My Dentures Myself?

November 10, 2023

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Dentures

While dentures are a great way for many patients to have complete smiles after extensive tooth loss, they will slowly lose their fit as the mouth changes over time. If your dentures aren’t fitting properly anymore, your dentist can usually adjust them by performing a denture reline. However, recent years have seen the rise of Internet videos claiming to show people how they can save money by relining their dentures at home. Here’s why do-it-yourself denture repair leaves a lot to be desired and why your dentist is the only one who should be modifying your dentures.

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3 Complications of Ill-Fitting Dentures That You Should Want to Avoid

October 6, 2023

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a closeup of a person holding their dentures

For many patients with missing teeth, dentures are an absolutely life-changing solution, restoring both oral functionality as well as a smile’s beauty. However, wearing ill-fitting dentures can lead to quite a few different complications that extend beyond simple discomfort. From oral health issues like impeded biting and chewing to broader health concerns, the consequences of neglecting your dentures can be quite significant! Continue reading to learn a little more about some of the complications associated with ill-fitting dentures and why you should always trust your dentist to keep your restoration in tip-top shape.

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How Do Dental Implants Help You Live Longer?

September 19, 2023

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Two model dental implants on a light blue background

Dental implants have earned a reputation as the pinnacle of tooth restoration for a reason! They’re the only treatment that includes a durable rod that fuses with your jawbone fuse and functions like a root. This is then topped with a customized tooth-shaped crown, so the end result is a beautiful replacement tooth that looks and acts like a natural one.

Though dental implants are a fantastic way to rebuild your smile, that’s not all they do! Did you know that they can also help you live longer? Dental implants contribute to your health in ways that could increase your lifespan. Keep reading to learn more!

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Dental Implants: Your Path to a Healthy Smile, No Matter Your Age

August 11, 2023

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An older woman smiling with her dental implants

As you get older, you may start to notice that your smile isn’t what it used to be. A few missing teeth may be plaguing your mirror whenever you peer into it. But is it too late to have your smile restored? Whether you’re in your twenties or your golden years, dental implants can revitalize your smile.

Read on to explore why dental implants aren’t just a cosmetic fix; they’re a versatile choice for adults of all ages seeking to reclaim their confidence through a brilliant smile.

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My Tooth Stopped Hurting. Do I Still Need a Root Canal?

June 6, 2023

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someone holding their tooth and wincing

Root canals are one of the many dental treatments that aren’t nearly as scary as they’re typically made out to be, but some people still want to do everything that they can to avoid the treatment.

If you’re one of those people, a painful toothache could potentially get you over your fear of a root canal. However, that toothache fading may make you want to skip out on your scheduled appointment. Here’s why that’s a bad idea.

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3 Common Dental Emergencies for Athletes

May 5, 2023

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football and equipment

Participating in sports, regardless of your skill level, can be thrilling and competitive. However, it’s important to be prepared for potential dental emergencies that can arise during contact sports like football, hockey, and rugby. Safeguarding your teeth is vital, so continue reading to discover the most frequent dental emergencies athletes encounter and how you can protect your smile while playing them.

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Why Do My Bottom Dentures Keep Falling Out?

April 6, 2023

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dentures lying on a table

If you’re like many people, when you went through the process of getting your dentures you were probably amazed at how much effort went into their construction. Ensuring that your dentures fit you well is a part of the process, and a good dentist will spend a lot of time ensuring that the seal on your gums is absolutely perfect.

You might be surprised, then, if it starts to seem like your bottom dentures don’t fit as well as you would like. As it turns out, there are a few reasons that could be the case. Here are some examples and what you can do about them.

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A Closer Look at ClearCorrect vs. Invisalign

March 4, 2023

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a person holding a clear aligner

If you’re dealing with crooked teeth or gaps in your smile due to dental misalignment, you might be weighing your options for addressing the issue and getting your smile back on track. If you’re considering clear aligner treatment, ClearCorrect and Invisalign are perhaps the two most popular choices around. But you might not know what the variance is between the two of them—are they the same, or are there distinct differences? Here’s a closer look at a few things to keep in mind when comparing the two.

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