What to Expect from a Dental Consultation

What to Expect from a Dental Consultation

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When you are a new patient at a dentist’s office, the first step is usually to schedule an initial consultation. A consultation is basically an evaluation of the current condition of your teeth. If you haven’t seen a dentist in a while, you may be worried or embarrassed about the current state of your teeth. A good dentist won’t be …

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Snoring and Sleep Apnea: What You Must Know

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Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is a chronic medical condition that causes sufferers to stop breathing for short periods during the night. It is relatively common, affecting an estimated 18 to 30 million adults in the United States, but it can be dangerous. Sleep apnea raises the risks for other health conditions and can even cause sudden death. Snoring is …

What to Expect from a Smile Makeover

What to Expect from a Smile Makeover

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A smile makeover is a radical enhancement of teeth that are healthy but do not look as good as they could. It typically involves multiple cosmetic procedures that work together to give you the smile of your dreams. Here is what to expect from your smile makeover. The first step is a detailed analysis of your current smile. We will …

5 Reasons to Invest in Cosmetic Dentistry

5 Reasons to Invest in Cosmetic Dentistry

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Not too long ago, cosmetic dentistry was expensive and tough to find. You were considered lucky if your teeth were healthy, even if they were crooked, stained, or misshapen. Crowns, fillings, dentures, and other restorations were unwieldy and unattractive, as the technology did not exist to truly mimic natural teeth. Today, affordable cosmetic dentistry has become the norm. Regardless of genetics, …

4 Tips for a More Photogenic Smile

4 Tips for a More Photogenic Smile

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Selfies are a fact of life in today’s smartphone-obsessed world. Yet many people dislike how they look in photos, and many of their complaints are focused on their smiles. Hollywood celebrities know how to make themselves more photogenic, but the average person may worry that a camera-ready smile is out of reach. Fortunately, these easy tips can give you a …

3 Considerations for a Complete Smile Makeover

3 Considerations for a Complete Smile Makeover

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If your teeth are healthy but unattractive, a complete smile makeover can boost your self-confidence. It is an enormous, dynamic change, though, so your first step is to sit down with a trusted cosmetic dentist to carefully plan and design every detail of your new smile. Here are 3 considerations for a complete smile makeover. You may be fantasizing about …

Traditional vs Implant Supported Dentures

Traditional vs Implant Supported Dentures

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If some or all of your teeth are missing or failing, you might worry that you are doomed to a life with dentures. While traditional dentures have a reputation for slipping, pinching, and causing difficulties with chewing, today there is an alternative. Here is what you should know about traditional vs implant supported dentures. The earliest dentures were invented around the …

4 Myths About Dental Implants

4 Myths About Dental Implants

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Primitive dental implants may have been in use during prehistoric times, and they were relatively common by at least 600 AD. Modern dental implants debuted in the 1970s, and they truly caught on during the 1990s. Today, dental implants are considered the treatment of choice for replacing missing teeth, but myths and rumors continue to swirl. Here is what you should …

3 Reasons See Your Dentist Regularly

3 Reasons See Your Dentist Regularly

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Many people put off going to the dentist until they are in pain, either from a tooth abscess, cavity, or cracked tooth. Others make an appointment for teeth whitening before their wedding or another special occasion. However, it is important that you see your dentist regularly, for cleanings and checkups. For most patients, this means scheduling an appointment every six …

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Self Confidence

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Self Confidence

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Cosmetic dentistry can be loosely defined as procedures designed to enhance the aesthetics of your smile, rather than its health or functionality. Though it may not be strictly necessary from an oral health perspective, cosmetic dentistry can have a dramatic effect on your mental and emotional health, providing a self confidence boost in all areas of your life. Here’s how. …