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August 23, 2022

What to Do If You Have a Loose Tooth as an Adult

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Man in denim jacket outside and smiling

As a child, having a loose tooth is nothing to be worried about. But as an adult, it’s a major issue that you can’t afford to ignore. Permanent teeth aren’t supposed to come loose, but they might if you take a blow to your face or suffer from untreated gum disease. If you do have a loose tooth, you need to act quickly to avoid losing it altogether. Here are the basic steps you’ll need to follow.

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March 18, 2022

What’s Causing That Bitter Taste in Your Mouth?

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Concerned man chewing on fingernail

If you notice a bitter, metallic, salty, or even foul taste in your mouth that won’t go away, and it doesn’t seem to be caused by anything you ate, you may have a serious oral health problem to worry about. There are many conditions that can affect your sense of taste, and you need to act quickly to figure out what the issue is so that you can have it properly treated. Below are 5 possible causes of a bad taste in your mouth as well as other symptoms you might notice and the solutions available.

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January 15, 2022

How to Get the Smile of Your Dreams on a Budget

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Close-up of a dental patient’s healthy, dazzling smile

Thanks to all the options for cosmetic dentistry that are available today, you don’t have to live with a smile that you’re unsatisfied with. There are many ways that you can get rid of the stains, cracks, and other imperfections that get in the way of enjoying your dream grin. But how much will it cost to make these changes? Most insurance plans don’t pay for cosmetic dentistry, so you might be concerned about how you’ll be able to afford the changes that you want. Fortunately, not only does your cosmetic dentist offer many budget-friendly treatments, but there are dental financing options that can help as well; read on to learn more.

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November 17, 2021

How to Fix Small or Stubby Teeth

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Woman smiling on the street

Smiles come in all shapes and sizes, and some of those sizes are significantly smaller than others. People with small or “stubby” teeth often find that their teeth don’t bite together properly, leading to eating difficulties or other issues. And even if short teeth don’t cause any physical problems, they can still make you feel shy about smiling in front of others. But even if you were born with short teeth, that doesn’t mean you can’t do anything about them. The following post explores the causes of small teeth as well as potential solutions your cosmetic dentist might suggest.

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September 8, 2021

Celebrity Invisalign: Famous Smiles Created by Clear Aligners

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Movie star with Invisalign ready for shoot

Crooked teeth can be embarrassing, but so can a mouth full of metal. That’s why many adults with orthodontic issues look for an alternative to braces in order to get the straighter smiles that they want. For many people, Invisalign is that alternative. This discreet and convenient approach to straightening teeth is so effective that it’s been used to make many of the smiles that you’ve seen on the big screen! Read on to learn more about the benefits of Invisalign and some of the celebrities that have used it to create their star-quality smiles.

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August 12, 2021

Invisalign: 5 Things You Should Know Before Starting

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Woman holding an Invisalign aligner

Invisalign is often recommended as a simpler, more convenient alternative to braces. There are no metal brackets and wires to worry about, the aligners don’t get in the way of meals or oral hygiene, and the entire treatment is much less noticeable compared to traditional orthodontic treatments. However, you can still expect a few lifestyle changes during the treatment period, and knowing what to expect can help you make the necessary adjustments. Here are 5 examples of what to know before getting Invisalign.

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July 15, 2021

4 Signs That You Need New Veneers

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Multiple veneers being placed on the teeth

The average porcelain veneer will last about 10 years, but some people are able to keep them for 20 years or more with proper care. In other words, the lifespan of your veneers will not be set in stone. The one thing that you can be sure of, however, is that sooner or later you will need to get new restorations to maintain your beautiful smile. If you notice any of the 4 signs listed below, you should get in touch with your dentist quickly to ask about replacing veneers.

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June 10, 2021

How Can a Brighter Smile Help You in Your Career?

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Businesswoman smiling after teeth whitening

Whether you are looking for a new job or just trying to work your way up in your current workplace, it is no secret that the way you present yourself is important. You have all the skills and experience you need to be successful in your career, but having a stunning smile will do nothing but help you reach your goals. You might as well use that to your advantage! Read on to learn about how a brighter smile can help you boost your success!

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May 20, 2021

Temporary Veneers: Why Do You Need Them?

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Dentist placing temporary veneer on patient’s tooth

You’re attending the first appointment for having porcelain veneers placed. Your dentist has prepared the teeth in question and has taken the necessary impressions. But before letting you leave, they tell you that they need to attach temporary veneers to your smile. At this point, you’re confused; why place temporary veneers when the permanent ones are going to be ready in just a few weeks? It’s important to fully understand every step of the dental procedures you undergo, so take the time to learn about temporary veneers and why they’re necessary.

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April 23, 2021

4 Signs That You Need New Veneers

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Veneers on a blue surface, one being picked up

How long can you expect a new smile to last? Porcelain veneers tend to have a lifespan around 10 to 20 years depending on the quality of care they receive, but at some point, they will have to be replaced for one reason or another. If you’ve become accustomed to having a brighter, more attractive smile thanks to veneers, then you’ll definitely want to have them replaced as soon as possible so that you can continue to enjoy the benefits of cosmetic dentistry. Here are 4 warning signs that your current veneers won’t last much longer.

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