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5 Complications of Poorly Fitting Dentures

August 30, 2021

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senior woman talking to her dentist about her poorly fitting dentures

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, few methods are as tried-and-true as dentures. They make it easier to smile, eat, and speak after tooth loss. After a few years, though, even the most well-made denture loses its snug fit. It begins to cause problems not just in your day-to-day life, but also for your long-term health. Keep reading to learn about five complications of poorly fitting dentures – and how your dentist can help!


6 Facts You Need to Know Before Getting Veneers

July 9, 2021

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dentist holding a row of veneers in front of a patient’s smile

Are you interested in making your dream smile a reality? If so, then veneers are one of the best choices currently available. These thin ceramic shells completely cover a tooth to instantly mask several aesthetic concerns at once. However, veneers are also a huge investment, and they’re also considered an irreversible treatment. It’s important to be certain that you’re making the right decision. To that end, it helps to read these six facts about veneers that you should know before going through with the treatment.


Can I Get a Cavity While Wearing Veneers?

June 13, 2021

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a person with their mouth open and a red dot signaling a cavity

Now that you have your veneers, you are enjoying all the great benefits that come with them, right? A brighter, even, and more beautiful smile is now your daily reality, allowing you to embrace new opportunities and feel more confident in your appearance. But are you doing everything you can to make sure you’re maintaining your veneers and avoiding potential cavities? A local dentist shares why caring for your natural teeth is still just as important and what can happen if you choose to neglect your oral health.


7 Types of Tooth Pain You Should Mention to Your Dentist

May 2, 2021

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Woman with a toothache

Tooth pain can feel like the worst thing in the world sometimes. Whether you woke up with a throbbing toothache, chomped down on something too hard, or received a blow to the face while playing football, the aftereffect is never fun to deal with. If you experience any of these types of toothaches or symptoms in addition to tooth pain, you shouldn’t ignore them. Read on to learn which symptoms you should call your dentist about.


4 Must-Know Tips for Avoiding a Dental Emergency

April 30, 2021

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Mother and daughter smiling while brushing teeth

All it takes is one hard crunch into an unpopped popcorn kernel, one wrong chew on your fork, or one bad bite on an ice cube for your otherwise pleasant day to require a visit to your emergency dentist. If you’ve experienced a dental injury before, then you know that situations like these are not only stressful, but they are often incredibly painful as well. To protect you and your loved one’s smiles, make sure to keep the below tips in mind on how to prevent dental emergencies!