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Taking Care of Your Dental Implants So You Can Enjoy Them Longer

August 30, 2019

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person flossing their teethDental implants are the closest restorative solution to your natural teeth, and it’s important to care for them in a similar way. When you do, you can rest assured knowing that you’ll get the most out of your new investment in your oral health. With the proper treatment, your implants can last up to three decades, providing you with sturdy and strong replacement teeth you won’t regret getting. Read on for some tips on how to care for your new teeth and what happens if you don’t. (more…)

9 Ways to Reduce Wisdom Tooth Pain at Home

July 15, 2019

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woman with jaw pain

Anyone who has had their wisdom teeth come in knows how painful it can be. Ideally, you should schedule an appointment to have them removed as soon as they start causing you pain. However, that’s not always possible. Some of us may be too busy or can’t afford dental surgery. If you cannot make an appointment immediately, here are 9 home remedies to relieve wisdom tooth pain.

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4 Tips To Help Manage Your Fear Of The Dentist

June 14, 2019

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panicked person surrounded by dental toolsWhen you walk into the office for your semi-annual checkup and cleaning with your dentist, the first thing you notice is the smell of the sterile air and it freaks you out. Ever since you were a child, you’ve had a fear of someone fishing around your mouth with metal tools. If you have dental anxiety, you’re not alone. In fact, it is estimated that about 40 million people in North America experience the same thing. Keeping up with your oral health is a necessity, and you don’t want your fear putting your mouth in jeopardy. Read on for 4 tips to help manage your fear. (more…)

Restorative Dentists Talks About How Tongue Piercings Can Damage Teeth

May 4, 2019

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woman with tongue piercing

Tongue piercings might be a way to look cool, but the damage they can cause to your mouth is anything but cool. Research has proven that as this trend has grown in recent years, so have oral injuries as a result of the piercing. It has caused problems like chipped teeth and receding gums. How else can tongue piercings hurt your mouth? Is there a way to make your piercings safer? A restorative dentist answers these questions.

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Better Teeth While You Sleep: The Promise of Sedation Dentistry

April 16, 2019

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Woman receiving dental careDoes the idea of going to the dentist set your nerves on edge? Sedation dentistry might be the answer you’re looking for. Imagine getting the care you need while you relax in a gentle sleep-like state. You’ll awaken with healthier teeth, feeling good for having done something positive for yourself. Modern dentists offer a variety of sedation options. We’ll look at several of them in this post.

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Afraid to Visit Your Dentist? Beat Your Fears with Sedation Dentistry!

March 10, 2019

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woman cringing of fear of dentistA recent study shows that up to 15% of the North American population avoids visiting a dentist for care because of dental anxiety or phobia. That translates into millions of people missing out on the dental care they desperately need. If this is an option that’s been stopping you from visiting your dentist, then read on to learn how sedation dentistry can ease your worries in a safe and effective manner!

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Learn Why Porcelain Veneers May Be the Ideal Treatment to Improve Your Smile

February 3, 2019

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a woman getting porcelain veneersIt can be hard going through life afraid to show your smile. With everyone taking pictures and posting them to social media, you’re bound to be in a few photos. We’re guessing a lot of those photos include you smiling with your mouth closed, right? It doesn’t have to be that way anymore! Find out why porcelain veneers may be the ideal solution for you.

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Do Porcelain Veneers Stain? Here’s the Truth

January 24, 2019

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dental veneers over natural teethPorcelain veneers are a popular option for restoring a faded smile. Despite this, some people hesitate to get veneers because of fears that they will stain over time. Does that sound like you? If so, then you should know that porcelain veneers will never stain as long as you follow your dentist’s recommendations. These include brushing and flossing, eating a sensible diet, and seeing your dentist for exams and cleanings.

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What Are the Dangers of DIY Porcelain Veneers?

December 21, 2018

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Woman smilingHave you seen any videos or talk of DIY veneers on social media or YouTube? This popular cosmetic trend gives those with imperfections in their smile a quick, easy, effective, and affordable solution for an attractive smile. However, DIY veneers can actually cause serious damage to your oral health as well as a handful of other disadvantages. Keep reading to learn why you should always see an expert cosmetic dentist for porcelain veneers. That way, you can have a beautiful and flawless smile that is also healthy, safe, and comfortable.

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Your Cosmetic Dentist in Yorkville Delivers Holiday Smile Perfection!

November 25, 2018

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woman smiling with perfect teethAre you usually reluctant to pose for holiday photos because of the visible blemishes in your smile line? If so, then it’s almost impossible to not suffer a decrease in confidence. Furthermore, studies show that smile imperfections can have a negative effect on how other people respond to you. Thankfully, there are ways to make this holiday season different with help from your cosmetic dentist in Yorkville!

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