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Are Dental Implants After Menopause Possible?

May 13, 2022

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Older woman with dental implants smilingYour teeth are designed to last your lifetime, but that’s not a reality for many Americans. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 13% of Americans between the ages of 65 to 74 have lost all their teeth. Whether you’re only missing one tooth, several teeth, or both arches, you can benefit from the next best thing to your natural smile with dental implants. However, with age comes certain health concerns, like bone loss after menopause. Don’t worry, your dentist has the solutions you need to turn the clock back on your smile.

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Is It Possible to Whiten Bonded Teeth?

March 24, 2022

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Embarrassed woman covering mouth with handDental bonding is a popular treatment that provides both restorative and cosmetic benefits. If your dentist used it to fix chips, cracks, decay, or discoloration, you likely marveled at the results for many years. Unfortunately, your smile may be showing the passing of time. Your teeth and the resin can change color over the years. You might turn to a whitening treatment to blend the blemishes, but it won’t have any effect on dental bonding. Don’t worry, you don’t have to live with a flawed smile. Here’s how you can whiten bonded teeth. 

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Cosmetic Dentistry Takes Years Off Your Smile! Here’s How

January 6, 2022

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man smiling after cosmetic dentistry in Norwood

Have you started wondering if your smile is making you look older than you are? If so, you’re probably asking yourself how you can get your dream smile. When it comes to a complete makeover for your pearly whites, cosmetic dentistry is all the rage. Not only can you completely change the appearance of your teeth, but you can look years younger in the process! Your dentist can explain how aging changes your smile and what cosmetic dentistry in Norwood can do for you.

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What Do Dental Implants Feel Like?

November 9, 2021

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patient speaking with dentist about how dental implants in Norwood feel

Dental implants are a permanent replacement for one or more missing teeth that lets patients eat, speak, and smile with confidence. Though they have a 95% success rate, fear that treatment will be painful or uncomfortable may lead you to have some reservations about undergoing the procedure. So that you have all the information you need to determine if dental implants in Norwood are the right fit for you, here’s how you can expect them to feel and a few benefits that come with them.

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How Your Pregnancy Oral Care Can Affect Your Baby

September 7, 2021

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pregnant woman brushing her teeth in Norwood

According to the website The Worlds Counts, 140 million babies are born worldwide each year. Though many expecting mothers know the importance of taking care of their bodies, did you know that neglecting your oral health care while you’re pregnant can sometimes have adverse effects on the health of your baby? Here are some of the potential risks of not practicing proper pregnancy oral care and how to prevent them.

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What to Expect During Your Child’s First Dental Appointment?

August 20, 2021

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Happy baby sucking on fingerThe first line of defense against preventable oral health issues begins at home; however, brushing and flossing aren’t enough. The American Dental Association recommends a cleaning and checkup at least twice a year. Did you know this includes children, too? You might believe they don’t need an appointment until they have their permanent teeth, but this is untrue. In fact, your child should see a dentist for the first time before they turn 1-year-old. Don’t fret, here’s what you can expect during children’s first dental visit.

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A Brief History of Teeth Whitening

July 15, 2021

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Woman with white teeth

Teeth whitening is a popular option when it comes to cosmetic dentistry. Everyone wants to have a beautiful, white smile. But it has been around for a lot longer than you probably thought. Even before the first whitening products were available to buy, people were using all sorts of remedies and methods to brighten their teeth. Read on to learn more about the history of teeth whitening and how it become what it is today!

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Can Fluoride Treatment from Your Dentist be Beneficial?

June 8, 2021

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woman receiving fluoride treatment at dentist

It’s a routine dental visit for a cleaning and examination. The dental hygienist has removed the plaque and tartar and polished your teeth. Now, he or she asks if you would like fluoride treatment. What is this exactly, and is it really beneficial? Continue reading to learn about the advantages that fluoride offers so you can enjoy the best oral health possible!

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Can Celiac Disease Harm Your Oral Health?

May 28, 2021

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Gluten free for celiac diseaseAccording to the Celiac Disease Foundation, 1 in every 100 people around the world are affected by celiac disease, which is an autoimmune condition where the body can’t digest gluten. This protein, found in wheat and other grains, can damage the small intestine, but that isn’t the only concern. Believe it or not, celiac disease can affect your oral health. Don’t worry, here’s how celiac disease can influence your smile and what you can do about it.

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How Flavored Water Affects Your Oral Health

April 30, 2021

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Assortment of different flavored waters in bottles

Water is a miracle beverage that plays an essential role in delivering oxygen throughout the body, boosting skin health, regulating your body’s temperature, and more. However, since not everyone is a huge fan of the taste, companies started creating flavored waters, which are available in delicious tastes like blueberry-pomegranate and kiwi-strawberry. While drinks like these are far better for you than sugary beverages, they can still damage your teeth. Read on to learn how and a few ways to protect your smile!

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