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Why Toothaches Are More Noticeable at Night

February 24, 2023

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person with toothache sleeping peacefully at night

Have you ever had a toothache? Having pain or discomfort in your tooth can make it difficult to complete tasks at work or school. It can also make it hard for you to sleep through the night, especially since toothaches often seem to get worse during this time. But why is that? Continue reading to learn about why toothaches are often worse at night time as well as how to get enough sleep until you can see your emergency dentist and receive the treatment you need.


The Evolution of Cosmetic Dentistry

December 23, 2022

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patient who just underwent cosmetic dentistry smiling in dental chair

Cosmetic dentistry refers to a variety of treatments that focus solely on the aesthetics of someone’s smile. It can be used to fix chips, cracks, misshapen teeth, gaps, discoloration, and more. Though treatments like porcelain veneers and teeth whitening are popular ways of fixing your smile, those and other cosmetic dental treatments have changed quite a bit over the year. Keep reading to learn about the history of cosmetic dentistry as well as the ways it’s evolved over the years.


How Many Oral Bacteria is in Your Mouth?

December 12, 2022

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Woman sticking out her tongueDid you know your mouth is home to over 650 species of oral bacteria? While the thought might make you cringe, some bacteria are essential for a healthy mouth. However, some species can wreak havoc on your smile, increasing your risk of tooth loss. Too much bacteria can lead to bad breath, cavities, infections, and other preventable dental issues. With your oral and general health closely entwined, it’s important to keep bacteria levels under control. Here’s what you need to know to keep your smile healthy. 


5 Cosmetic Treatments to Look Younger

October 26, 2022

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Middle aged woman smilingOver the years, you expect to see crow’s feet and a few gray hairs, but your smile can also show the passing of time. Discolored, worn, or missing teeth can make you look years older than your chronological age. Thankfully, you can turn back the clock with cosmetic dentistry. You don’t have to be rich or famous to look younger because there are solutions to fit all budgets. Here are 5 options to bring new life to your smile.


Why to Still Attend Checkups When You Have a Full Denture

August 4, 2022

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Full dentures in a glass of water

If you have a full denture, you may think you don’t need a dentist anymore. After all, the only teeth you have now are made of resin and porcelain. Doesn’t that mean your mouth will be fine from now on? However, this belief doesn’t hold up. In fact, it turns out there are good reasons to get dental checkups with dentures. Read on to learn four major benefits of continuing to see your dentist, even when your mouth is full of false teeth.


Is Cleaning Dentures While Wearing Them Okay?

June 10, 2022

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person cleaning dentures with toothbrush

If you’re missing several teeth, a whole arch, or all of your pearly whites, your dentist may recommend dentures to replace them. These restorations have been filling in the gaps in people’s smiles for centuries and can help patients regain some of their bite power so they can have a more nutritious diet. If you’re thinking about getting these restorations or currently have them, knowing the right way to clean them is key. Read on to learn about cleaning dentures and whether it’s okay to do so while wearing them.


What to Do If Your Dental Implant Feels Loose

April 5, 2022

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Dental implant icon

It may be exciting to feel your baby teeth loosen, but the same isn’t true for dental implants. After all, the latter means you’re at risk of losing the smile you invested time, money, and energy to create. Assuming you don’t want that to happen, a loose dental implant is a problem you ought to fix soon.

Knowing you have a problem, however, doesn’t always mean you know what to do about it. Therefore, to help those with a loose dental implant of their own, listed below are possible causes and treatments for the condition. Read up on them, and learn what to expect from your dentist when discussing your next steps.


Do Dental Implants Stain Like Natural Teeth?

February 4, 2022

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dental implant model

Remember when you bought that new car? It was so clean and just about picture-perfect. For the longest time, you’d clean off even the slightest imperfection that got on it after you’d been driving. You’re liable to feel like that about your new dental implants. They are going to help you chew and speak better than before while looking great. But you wonder, do dental implants stain like natural teeth? Keep reading to find out from your implant dentist in Cambria and get tips on how to take care of them.


How to Enjoy the Holiday Break after Having Oral Surgery

December 2, 2021

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family gathered around holiday table looking at turkey

In addition to festive parties and end-of-year treats, one of the best parts of the holiday season is a break from 9 to 5. It’s a great time to get away from it all – or to get things done you don’t normally have time for, like finally scheduling that oral surgery. If you’re planning on wisdom teeth removal or another procedure this month, find out how you can still enjoy the festive holidays even as you heal. 


What Is the Best Type of Toothpaste for Veneers?

November 4, 2021

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woman brushing teeth in mirror

The massive upgrade your new veneers made on your smile has you feeling on top of the world. With the financial investment you made, it’s important to you to do everything you can to keep them looking spectacular for as many years as possible.

You were already going to be sure to brush them twice each day, but your dentist mentioned that some kinds of toothpaste were definitely better than others. Before you head to the store, you decide to research the topic. What is the best type of toothpaste for veneers? Keep reading to find out.

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