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How Preventive Dentistry Protects You from Big Problems Later On

October 4, 2021

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A little bit of effort now will save you a lot of trouble later. Before a cross-country trip, you’d probably want to get your tires checked along with a routine inspection for the rest of your vehicle. Hey, if it will keep you from breaking down on the side of the road at 10 p.m. four states away, it seems like a small price to pay.

Preventive dentistry is similar in that regard. Just putting in a little effort a couple of times each year on checkups and cleanings provides early detection of oral health problems. Sure, it’s “easier” to take no action while you assume everything is fine and dandy with your oral health, but that approach is a ticking time bomb.

Keep reading for some reasons why visiting your dentist is oh so essential.

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Can Genetics Affect Your Tooth Color?

September 7, 2021

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young woman smiling

Millions of people are unhappy with their teeth. Why? In most cases, it’s because of staining and discoloration. After all, a smile is the first thing most people notice when meeting someone new. When it’s not perfect and brilliantly white, it can be a source of insecurity rather than confidence. Unfortunately, some cases of stained teeth will not respond well to teeth whitening – and that could be because of genetics.  Read on to learn how genes can affect tooth color and what your dentist can do to treat it.

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My Veneer Fell Off – What Should I Do?

August 12, 2021

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Woman covering her mouth

Veneers are awesome when it comes to giving patients the smile makeover they’ve always dreamed of. They have all sort of benefits, including the fact that they are long-lasting and durable. However, it isn’t unheard of for them to fall off in unlikely circumstances. Fortunately, this isn’t a reason to panic. Continue reading to learn why veneers fall off and what you should do if you find yourself in this situation.

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A White Smile Isn’t Always Healthier – Here’s Why

July 6, 2021

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young woman smiling and pointing to her white teeth

Do you dream of having pearly whites as bright as the ones you see on the red carpet? Most people believe that a radiant smile can improve their quality of life by making them feel happier and more confident. Although white teeth certainly look aesthetically pleasing, that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re healthy teeth. Read along to find out why a blinding grin isn’t always a healthy one.

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5 Factors That Affect the Cost of Dental Implants

May 2, 2021

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Dental implants

Are you missing teeth? This is a common issue that 178 million Americans are dealing with. Fortunately, with modern dental technology, there are several different tooth replacement options to choose from, like dental implants. They have become very popular because of their numerous benefits, but they are an investment. Read on to learn about the different factors that contribute to the cost of dental implants.

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6 Tips to Avoid a Dental Emergency

March 18, 2021

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Woman wearing a mouthguard

If you have ever experienced a dental emergency, then you know just how stressful they can be. It is difficult to make important decisions when you are in a lot of pain and don’t know what steps to take next. It is better to avoid dental emergencies in the first place with prevention measures. Continue reading to learn some tips to keep you from experiencing surprise dental issues in the near future.

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What Services Does Cosmetic Dentistry Include?

February 11, 2021

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woman receiving cosmetic dental treatment

The term “cosmetic dentistry” is an overarching umbrella that covers a multitude of smile transforming services. You probably already knew that, but do you know what all of the different options are? From correcting flaws to brightening teeth, there are many ways you can receive the smile of your dreams. Keep reading to learn about all of the possibilities that await you at your Carmel dentist’s practice.

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5 Ways Dental Implants Can Save You Money

January 4, 2021

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Model tooth and stacks of coins representing cost of dental implants

While you have plenty of options to choose from to replace your missing teeth, dental implants are widely regarded as the gold standard. This unique tooth loss solution replaces teeth both above and below the gumline, which provides an array of important benefits that you simply can’t get with other options like dentures or a dental bridge. However, the initial cost of dental implants is typically more than these other restorations, which makes some people hesitant to invest in them. So are dental implants really worth their price? Read on to discover five ways dental implants could easily end up saving you money in the long run!

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Why Is Cosmetic Dentistry Becoming So Popular?

December 29, 2020

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Woman after cosmetic dentistry

In the past, going to the dentist has been more about treating oral health issues like infected teeth, decay, or gum disease. However, things have changed a lot in the last few decades. Even though dental health is still the top priority of your dentist, cosmetic dentistry has become a lot more common in the past few years, but why? Continue reading to learn more from a cosmetic dentist about the factors that are contributing to these types of treatments.

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5 Ways You Can Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits

November 1, 2020

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dental insurance

Dental insurance is a helpful tool to help you receive the dental care you need in order to achieve optimal oral health. However, dental insurance can be difficult to navigate since it doesn’t work quite the same way as your health insurance plan. There is no better time than before the year ends to work towards making the most out of your insurance plan. This is because most plans renew at the beginning of the year. Continue reading to learn some helpful tips from your dentist so you can maximize dental insurance benefits.

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