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How Much Do Dentists Charge for Fillings?

June 14, 2019

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tooth-colored fillingYour teeth are meant to last for a lifetime with the right aftercare. Unfortunately, they can be damaged even with the best preventive efforts. The biggest threat to their health is tooth decay. Although cavities are preventable, 92% of adults have had at least 1 in a permanent tooth. Every day, your teeth are exposed to harmful sugars that eat away at your enamel. If you are not careful, a small hole will form in it. Dentists use fillings as the most common treatment for them. You can quickly rehabilitate your smile using an affordable solution.

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You’re Halfway Through The Year—Use The Benefits You’ve Been Paying For To Visit Your Dentist!

May 6, 2019

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You’re not paying for dental insurance each month to never use it. You can save money and time by taking advantage of your 100%-covered routine checkups and cleanings. Dental insurance typically runs on a traditional calendar year, so take advantage of the services that you’ve been paying for before you lose them! Read on for 5 reasons you should use your insurance and visit your dentist before the end of the year.

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Your Smile Will Inevitably Become Stained – Here’s How Teeth Whitening Can Help

April 13, 2019

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Summer’s just around the corner and you can’t wait to start going out more. You look forward to meeting new people and enjoying quality time with your friends but worry about making a good first impression. Your stained smile has made you self-conscious when it’s time to introduce yourself to someone new. Even though you keep up with your oral health, you’re not sure why your teeth have a yellow tint to them. Learn what foods and drinks are causing your smile to discolor and how you can prevent staining. Read on to learn about how professional teeth whitening treatment can give you your confidence back.

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Fillings 101: Learn About Their Purpose and Process from Your Dentist

March 7, 2019

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Your dentist just told you that you need a filling as a result of tooth decay that has developed on one of your teeth. While you heard what he said, you have no idea what that means. When you’re faced with this type of situation, make sure you talk with your dentist about the purpose, process, and future prevention, so you are fully informed. But before you call your dentist office, here are a few questions you may be asking that a dentist can help answer.

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Teeth Whitening vs. Veneers: Which is Right for You?

February 15, 2019

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Woman with beautiful smile

Teeth whitening and veneers are two popular smile enhancement options. Each has its share of benefits and considerations. But which choice is right for your needs? The answer will depend on many factors, including the condition of your teeth and your aesthetic goals. Both approaches are offered by most cosmetic dentist offices.

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Is Teeth Whitening Right for Me? With Your Cosmetic Dentist

January 25, 2019

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Mouth and teeth before and after whitening

Imagine that you are getting ready for the day. You put on a white shirt and look in the mirror. Then you see it clearly right in front of you—your teeth appear yellow next to your white shirt. With so much exposure to colored foods and drinks, your teeth can become stained. Even over time, the white layer of tooth enamel can wear down, revealing the yellow layer of dentin underneath. But the good news is that you can do something about your yellow teeth! You can take advantage of your cosmetic dentist’s expertise and restore your bright smile. Read on to learn more about teeth whitening!

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Implant Dentures vs. Traditional Dentures: Which is Better?

December 23, 2018

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 dental implants placed in the patient's mouth

Implant dentures are the new state-of-the-art when it comes to multi-teeth restoration. They’re not only more secure than traditional options, they’re more comfortable and more durable as well. They allow the wearer to enjoy an unrestricted diet and an active, healthy lifestyle, free of worry about his or her dentures interfering with daily activities.

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Missing Teeth? Your Dentist Can Complete Your Smile

December 20, 2018

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Advancements in dentistry allow your dentist to preserve your teeth for longer than ever; however, tooth loss remains a prevalent problem. It is estimated 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth while another 35 million do not have any teeth remaining. You can regain a healthy, beautiful, and functional smile with the help of your dentist. Now, there are several options to replace your missing teeth.

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5 Factors That Impact Dental Implant Costs

October 15, 2018

Dentist showing patient dental implant modelThe cost of dental implants is far and away the leading factor that deters patients from receiving this treatment. While the implant supported tooth replacement process is significantly costlier than other restoration options, the long-lasting, natural looking and functioning results make this added investment worthwhile for many people. Below, we’ve outlined some of the factors that may impact the cost of your dental implant tooth replacement plan.
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Why a Dentist Says It’s Time to Use Dental Benefits Now!

September 8, 2018

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A denture holding a one hundred dollar bill.Whether you have private dental insurance or you get it from your employer, the last thing you want to do is let it go to waste. Every year, dental benefits expire, meaning you will have paid money into a service you never even got the chance to use. That’s why the fall season is the perfect time to make sure that you’ve taken full advantage of all your benefits.

More importantly, you’ll be doing your long-term oral health a favor as well!

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