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Is It Possible to Be Too Old for Cosmetic Dentistry?

May 6, 2024

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Smiling senior woman with beautiful white teeth

A beautiful and confident smile is a timeless accessory that never goes out of style! Still, you might wonder if time is still on your side. Perhaps you have some noticeable imperfections in your teeth and are wondering if it is too late to invest in aesthetic services. The good news is that you can never be too old for cosmetic dentistry! This blog post touches on some treatments that can help older adults love what they see in the mirror.

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Ask These 5 Questions During Your Cosmetic Dentistry Consultation

April 30, 2024

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Dentist and patient talking during consultation

If you are interested in improving the appearance of your smile, your cosmetic dentist is ready to help you explore your treatment options. In order to get your treatment journey started in the best way, you should do a bit of preparation before your consultation. For example, you should make a list of questions that you plan to ask. Here are a few important topics that you should discuss with your dentist:

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Can I Reline My Dentures on My Own?

March 4, 2024

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Upper and lower dentures shown against white background

Once a person’s natural teeth have been removed, their jawbone begins to shrink and change shape. Eventually, this process can cause such significant alterations in the bone that it adversely affects the fit of the individual’s dentures.

If you wear prosthetic teeth, therefore, you will periodically need to get your dentures relined (adjusted). Most people visit their dentist for this service, but some attempt to do it without professional assistance. Is it wise to reline your dentures on your own? This blog post contains some important information.

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I Have a Full Denture — Do I Really Need to Attend Dental Checkups?

February 7, 2024

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Senior man talking with his dentist

If you have lost all of your natural teeth and now wear a full set of dentures, you no longer need to worry about cavities. But does that mean you also no longer need to visit your dentist for regular checkups? No, it does not. In fact, you should continue to see your dental team at least twice a year for routine preventive care. Here are some reasons why these regular visits are so important even for people with full dentures:

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Which Type of Denture Adhesive Should You Use?

January 7, 2024

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Dentures next to tube of adhesive cream

If you wear dentures, you should be able to feel confident that your prosthetic will stay in place all day when you are eating, speaking, and laughing. In order for that to happen, your dentures should fit well. However, you might also benefit from a denture adhesive. Granted, all of the different adhesive products out there can seem a little overwhelming. Which one should you use? This blog post aims to help you compare your options.

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Dental Insurance vs. Dental Discount Plans — Which Should You Choose?

September 17, 2023

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Happy dental patient looking over her shoulder

Everyone deserves to have a healthy smile. However, it is not always easy to navigate the financial aspect of oral healthcare. The good news is that there are provisions that can reduce your out-of-pocket costs and take some of the stress out of paying for important services. Should you use traditional dental insurance or a dental discount plan? As this blog post explains, both options have their pros and cons.

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Is Dental Insurance Worth the Money?

September 12, 2023

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Happy senior woman in dental treatment chair

If you have been looking to cut back on expenses, you may be thinking about cancelling some unnecessary services and subscriptions. Should dental insurance be among them? At first glance, it might seem like it should. Before you move forward with getting rid of your policy, though, you should consider its value. It could actually have some big benefits for your family’s finances! Why is dental insurance worth the money? This blog post explains.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Dentures? 5 Signs to Look For

August 26, 2023

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Close-up of denture for upper dental arch

Dentures can provide you with years of reliable oral function and improved chewing ability. However, they do have a limited lifespan. On average, patients need to swap out their prosthetic for a new one every 5 – 7 years. Is it time to replace your dentures? This blog post touches on five signs that you should talk to your dentist about the possibility.

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How Long Should You Wear Your Dentures Each Day?

August 20, 2023

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Dentures on bedside table, next to clock

Dentures provide an attractive, reliable form of tooth replacement. In fact, after you adapt to using your new teeth, they might feel like a natural part of your smile! You could even be tempted to keep them in your mouth 24/7. But is that a good idea? How long should you wear your dentures each day? This blog post explains some important points for you to keep in mind.

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August 11 Is National Align Your Teeth Day!

July 22, 2023

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Happy young woman pointing at her Invisalign aligner

Estimates vary on how many people worldwide have misaligned teeth, but regardless of which estimate you choose to believe, it is obvious that orthodontic issues are a major issue among most populations. Are you thinking about getting your smile straightened? If so, now is the perfect time to begin your treatment. By doing so, you can show your support for National Align Your Teeth Day. Would you like to learn more about this upcoming holiday? Continue reading this blog post.

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