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When Can I Get Back to Work After My Dental Implant Surgery?

June 20, 2024

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For some people it can be hard to relax, and missing time typically spent at work or on hobbies can be frustrating for them. If you’re the type of person who has difficulty sitting still and are planning to get dental implants, it is important to allow yourself some time to recuperate. Here’s what you can expect following your dental implant surgery, and why you should make healing your number one priority.


How Can I Make Getting Used to Eating with Dentures Easy?

April 12, 2024

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Man smiles

Dentures are customized appliances designed to replace a patient’s missing or compromised teeth, and they are so lifelike and comfortable that patients and casual observers often don’t notice that they are there. While these appliances can restore a patient’s appearance as well as their chewing and speaking ability after tooth loss, it takes a while to get used to wearing them. Here’s a brief guide to adjusting to chewing with dentures along with a few tips to help you eat more comfortably.


Why Should I Consider Getting Veneers?

February 13, 2024

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Veneers are placed

If you’ve ever wondered why so many of your favorite movie stars seem to have perfect smiles, it probably has a lot to do with veneers. Cosmetic dental treatments have allowed millions of people to achieve more ideal smiles, and veneers are one of the most versatile ways to reshape teeth into more beautiful states. Here’s a brief list of some of the benefits that come with veneers to help you make an informed decision.


Enjoying the Holidays Without Ruining Your Teeth

December 21, 2023

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Smiling woman carrying giftsYou might see a couple of extra pounds when stepping on the scale after the holidays, but a few extra inches to your waistline isn’t the only concern. The holidays can also be bad news for your smile. You don’t have to miss out on the festivities to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Here are 6 tips to enjoy the season without ruining your teeth. 


What Good Can Tooth Extraction Do for Me?

October 13, 2023

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Smiling dentist

Dentists seek to preserve as much of their patients’ natural teeth as possible, but sometimes one tooth must be removed to protect the health of the rest of the mouth. Many people require tooth extractions at some point in their lives, and needing one does not necessarily mean that the patient has not been practicing proper oral hygiene. Here are a few reasons why a tooth extraction might be necessary and some of the benefits it could bring.


Your Guide to Handling Dental Emergencies While Overseas

August 16, 2023

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Life can present unexpected challenges, especially for enthusiastic travelers accustomed to dealing with unfamiliar situations abroad. Among these unforeseen events, dental emergencies can be particularly vexing. Nevertheless, it’s crucial to recognize that you’re not completely helpless when confronted with such circumstances during your travels. Keep reading to discover how to manage urgent dental situations while overseas, guaranteeing the preservation of your oral health throughout your journey.


Four Things to Look for in a Good Emergency Dentist

June 27, 2023

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A good emergency dentist treating her female patient

When facing a dental emergency, it’s crucial that you get quality care for your mouth. You’ll suffer pain, tooth loss, or worse if you don’t. Therefore, you’ll want to find a good emergency dentist ahead of time. Knowing one to see on short notice will improve future treatment results. Luckily, your local Cambria dental practice can help you with this search. To that end, here are four things you should look for in a good emergency dentist.


Do Chipped Teeth Get Better on Their Own?

April 13, 2023

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Woman with questioning expression

If you have recently chipped a tooth, you might be tempted to expect it to heal on its own. Unfortunately, tooth structure does not grow back, and neglecting to get your injured tooth repaired can lead to more serious oral health concerns. Here’s what you need to know about chipped teeth and how they should be treated.


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.

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