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Reasons You Should Floss Daily

March 6, 2024

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person flossing teeth

Flossing is more than just an extra step in your oral care routine—it’s a vital component for maintaining a healthy smile. While brushing your teeth twice a day is essential, flossing reaches the areas between your teeth and along the gumline that a toothbrush can’t access. This simple yet effective practice is key to avoiding oral health issues, so continue reading to understand more about why daily flossing is key to achieving and preserving a healthy smile.


How Can I Keep My Teeth Healthy During My Holiday Travels?

December 13, 2023

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Woman thinks something over

The holiday season is a great time of year to reunite with friends and family who live in distant places. The weather, decorations, and festivities make it a time to make new memories while also remembering the joys of prior years. While it’s a wonderful thing to visit loved ones who live out of town, it can sometimes be difficult to stay on top of an excellent oral hygiene regimen when you’re on the road. Here are a few tips from your dentist to make oral hygiene a breeze during all your holiday travels.


Show Your Teeth How Much You Appreciate Them by Taking Care of Them This Thanksgiving

November 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkevindann @ 10:57 pm
Thanksgiving spread

Even though teeth do a lot to keep a person happy and healthy, they often go unappreciated. People neglect to floss, use their teeth as tools, and idly chew on things that can hurt them. Don’t let your teeth feel unloved this Thanksgiving. When everyone at the table is saying what they are grateful for, be sure to keep in mind these reasons why you should appreciate your teeth and employ these tips for keeping them strong and healthy.


Crowning Glory: The Step-by-Step Process of Preparing Teeth for Dental Crowns 

October 13, 2023

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A man smiling with his new dental crowns

If you’ve never had a dental crown before, you may wonder what the process is like. How do dentists get these little wonders of dental porcelain on your teeth? If you’re about to receive your first crown, it’s good to know what to expect to relieve any anxiety you may be feeling about the treatment. 

To learn how your dentist will prepare your tooth to receive a dental crown, continue reading. The process is straightforward with no surprises.


How Far in Advance Should You Start Whitening Your Teeth?

September 22, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkevindann @ 1:43 pm
A bride and groom smiling at their wedding after teeth whitening

When a big day is on the horizon, you always want to look your best. You’ve probably already picked out what you’re going to wear, and decided how you’re going to get there, but have you decided what you’re going to do about your smile? If you want to do teeth whitening treatments, you might want to start!

How long does a typical teeth whitening regimen take to see results? Continue reading to find out.


How to Keep Up with Oral Health During Back-to-School

August 6, 2023

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Student with a nice smile

As August draws to a close, most students are either already back in school or are about to be. It can be easy to let all kinds of things go in the summertime, including your oral health. However, now that you’re getting back into the swing of waking up early and studying, you have an excellent opportunity to improve your daily dental hygiene.

If you want to ace your next dental exam, here are a few things you should do to keep your oral health in good condition.


How to Prepare Your Smile For Summer

June 3, 2023

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woman smiling in a summer hat

Summer is beach body season, and if you’re like most people, you’re probably doing what you can to look as good as possible wearing a swimsuit. But have you considered getting a beach-ready smile too?

There’s no better way to make a good impression on people than to show them a smile worth being proud of. If you have aesthetic imperfections that you’d like to have addressed, cosmetic dentistry can help you. Here are a few kinds of procedures that you may be interested in.


How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help the Graduate in Your Life Succeed!

May 4, 2023

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a graduating student showing off her smile

If someone in your life is getting ready to graduate from school or wrap up any other type of degree or certification, you’re probably feeling pretty excited for them! After all, entering the professional world is a big milestone. That said, you might also be wondering if there’s anything you can gift them that’ll provide them with an advantage as they kick off their career—and there is! Here’s more from your trusted cosmetic dentist about some of the various procedures that make the perfect gift for graduating students, along with some job options worth considering that directly benefit from having a bright smile.


4 Reasons to Show Appreciation to Your Dental Hygienist

April 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkevindann @ 6:24 pm
a dental hygienist is happily helping a patient during a checkup

Many people don’t like going to the dentist. Whether it’s fear of discomfort or the anxiety of wondering if you have a cavity, it can be a nerve-wracking experience. However, there is someone always consistently there making the dental experience more comfortable and effective: your dental hygienist! Since it’s Dental Hygienist Appreciation Week from April 9th to the 15th, there’s no better time to show appreciation to them. Here are four reasons why your dental hygienist is so important!


Get Instant Orthodontics with Veneers!

February 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkevindann @ 7:32 am
young person with a perfectly white smile

Millions of Americans are unhappy with their smile for one reason or another, and one of the most common culprits is a set of crooked teeth. Many adults, however, think that the time for orthodontics has passed—they feel that they’re too busy to go through a year or so of frequent dental appointments.

If that sounds like you, it may be valuable to know that veneers can give you results comparable to braces in as little as two appointments! If you want to know more about how that can work for you, here’s a guide that could give you some useful information.

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