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Can Cosmetic Dentistry Work for Kids?

June 16, 2022

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Older kid getting cosmetic dentistry

With the rise of Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and other social media, kids today pay more attention than ever to smiles. That applies to the people they watch and themselves as they try to get noticed. In most cases, cosmetic dentistry would be an excellent solution that gives them better teeth — but is that a good choice for children and teens? While parents might hesitate to let their young ones receive such procedures, there are safe treatments that can help the age group. Read on to learn which ones are and aren’t suitable for kids.

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How Far Has Cosmetic Dentistry Come?

June 7, 2022

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Dental patient experiencing cosmetic dentistry

Given cosmetic dentistry’s effectiveness, you may think that the field isn’t very old. You might even  that it sprang up all at once from some grand invention a few decades ago. However, the truth is the opposite: this dental work has been going on since the earliest days of humanity! To prove it, here’s a summary of how far cosmetic dentistry has come since it began thousands of years ago.

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The 5 Reasons Dental Implants Are Successful

April 14, 2022

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Dentist holding dental implant model

If you’ve heard about dental implants, you probably know about their remarkably high success rate. Namely, over 95% of them successfully restore patient smiles for years at a time (often decades). However, you may not know precisely why this dental treatment works so well.

There are several reasons behind implants’ effectiveness. To see for yourself, read about these five factors in dental implant success!

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5 Things to Avoid After Dental Implant Surgery

April 7, 2022

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Dentist performing dental implant surgery

If you’re about to have dental implant surgery, you’re probably pretty eager to get your new replacement teeth. You may even have plans to ‘break them in’ following the process. After all, they’ll improve your smile’s looks and give you the confidence to live as you did before tooth loss.

Not so fast, though: assuming you want to keep your implants for the long haul, you’ll need to avoid certain things during your post-treatment recovery. Specifically, here are five things you shouldn’t do until your dentist gives the go-ahead.

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4 Helpful Tips on Caring for Dentures

March 30, 2022

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person with dentures smiling

Do you have dentures to replace missing teeth? Caring for dentures is a lot different from with your normal smile and can take some getting used to. While your natural teeth can generally remain healthy with a good oral hygiene routine, caring for dentures takes some extra steps. So you can keep your restorations looking and functioning their best, read on for tips on how to care for them.

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5 Signs That You Need to Replace Your Dentures

March 9, 2022

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person with dentures smiling

For many people missing several or all of their teeth, dentures are the replacement option of choice. These restorations can give you back some of your bite power and also fill in the gaps in your grin so you can regain your confidence in your smile. Though full dentures last an average of seven to 10 years and partials can last anywhere from five to 15, they will eventually need to be replaced. Read on to learn about five common signs that it’s time to visit your dentist for a new set of dentures.

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Smile Makeover: 5 Questions You Should Ask Beforehand

February 5, 2022

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woman talking with dentist in Attleboro

Are you self-conscious about your smile? Do you often hide your teeth when taking a photo? If so, then you’ve probably considered getting a complete smile makeover for an amazing new look. While you may be excited to commit to this process, you should also make sure you understand what to expect with the experience. Keep reading to learn five questions you should ask your dentist about your smile makeover in Attleboro.

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When Do Kids Need to Start Cleaning Their Teeth?

January 11, 2022

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Young child brushing their teeth

When it comes to your children’s oral health, you might think it won’t become an issue until they get all their “baby teeth.” After all, how can their mouths be at risk before that point? It’s not like they’ll have had any solid foods that cause enamel erosion, staining, and such. However, the truth is that you should care for your kids’ dental well-being from an early age. To help you do so, here’s a summary of when and how to clean your children’s teeth and gums — at least until they’re ready to do so themselves.

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What to Do If You Lose a Dental Crown

December 16, 2021

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person with lost dental crown covering mouth with hands

If a tooth has been severely damaged or decayed, your dentist may give you a dental crown. These durable, tooth-shaped caps can improve the shape, strength, and appearance of a tooth and generally last 10-15 years. As strong and reliable as dental crowns are, that doesn’t mean they’re impervious to damage or accidents that may loosen or knock them out of place. A lost dental crown isn’t usually considered a dental emergency, but you should still call your dentist as soon as possible to be sure. Once that call has been made, follow these three steps to keep your smile safe until you can see your dentist.

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5 Common Post-Op Questions About Dental Implant Surgery – Answered!

November 19, 2021

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woman giving thumbs up before dental implant surgery

As dental implants become an increasingly popular way to replace missing teeth, more and more people are learning about how the treatment works. However, if your dental implant surgery is coming up soon, you might still have questions about the details of what to expect afterward. Below, you’ll find the answers to five of the most common post-op questions that patients have about dental implant surgery.

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