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How Can You Keep Your Lips Safe from the Sun?

June 15, 2021

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Everyone knows about the importance of sun protection, but most people forget to keep their lips safe too. It may even surprise you to learn that they’re one of the few areas that require extra care, especially during the warmer months. They’re just as vulnerable to sun damage as other parts of your body. Preventing sunburned lips is critical – otherwise, it can put your oral health at risk. Read on to find out why it’s important and learn a few ways to protect your lips from the sun.

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Why Is Summer the Perfect Time for Dental Implants?

May 4, 2021

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why-summer-perfect-time-dental-implantsIf you have a few missing teeth, there isn’t any better time than now to rebuild your beautiful smile. Summer is the ideal opportunity to invest in dental implants. Whether smiling for vacation pictures or chatting with friends at a barbeque, you can look and feel your best. Although you have all year to treat your tooth loss, here are 4 reasons summer is the perfect time to permanently replace your lost teeth.

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Managing Your Allergies while Protecting Your Smile

April 11, 2021

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Woman with symptoms of allergiesAllergy season is in full swing, which means runny noses, itchy eyes, and lots of sneezing. As you combat the effects of dust, animal dander, and pollen, you likely turn to over-the-counter remedies to ease your symptoms. While you might feel a bit better, you may be unknowingly damaging your oral health. You don’t need to place your smile at risk. Here’s how you can manage your allergies while protecting your teeth and gums.

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What Causes Tooth Enamel Wear, and How Can You Mitigate It?

March 9, 2021

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older couple brushing their teeth together

As you age, there are certain things that happen naturally in your body that are out of your control, and this applies to your teeth as well. Your teeth work really hard for you to help you chew your food, speak, and over time, the enamel on them will naturally begin to become thinner and wear down. While it’s normal for this to happen, there are certain things that can cause the process to occur more quickly than expected, and thinning enamel can leave your teeth more vulnerable to breakage and decay. Keep reading to learn some of the causes of tooth enamel loss and ways that you can promote the health of your teeth.

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Lost Your Invisalign Aligners? Here’s What to Do.

February 27, 2021

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If you are currently using Invisalign to discreetly achieve your smile goals, then you know firsthand the panicky feeling that takes over when you realize your aligners are nowhere to be found. Immediately, you begin frantically searching your home for your clear trays (which is the one time you wish they weren’t so invisible). If your attempt to locate your aligners is unsuccessful, then keep reading to learn a few of the do’s and don’ts of what to do next.

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5 Traits of a Beautiful Smile

January 10, 2021

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Man smiling after cosmetic dentistry

Everyone wants to feel confident about their smile, but it can be difficult to know exactly what you want to change to get the results that you’re looking for. Just think for a second. Imagine the smile of your dreams and describe it in detail. What are the things that make it so beautiful and perfect? There are all sorts of different traits that are seen as beautiful when it comes to teeth. Many people seek cosmetic dentistry in order to achieve them. Here are just some of the most desired smile-traits out there.

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Why the New Year Is the Perfect Time to Get Your Dream Smile

December 28, 2020

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young woman celebrating the new year against pink background

Not only is a new year almost here, but we’re also about to begin a whole new decade! That means now is a great opportunity to think about all the ways you want to improve in 2021. Maybe you want to save money, exercise more often, or eat more vegetables. But your dentist recommends taking a look at your smile. If you have multiple imperfections in your teeth, it may be time to consider achieving your dream smile with cosmetic dentistry. Here are three reasons why!

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3 Ways to Get Yourself to Floss More in the New Year

December 14, 2020

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Woman flossing

When February arrives, New Year’s resolutions often become a distant memory. But that doesn’t have to be the case. If one of your goals for the new year is to have a healthier smile, flossing regularly will definitely help you achieve it. Studies show that only 30 percent of adults floss daily. Don’t let this be you! Keep reading for 3 ways to help make sure you stick to your dental health goals.

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Five Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy During the Holidays

November 5, 2020

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family taking a selfie during the holidays

The holidays are here, and with them comes loads of tasty treats filled with sugar and starch. While some of your traditional favorites might be great for your soul, they are not as friendly to your teeth. Fortunately, your local dentist has five tips to share that can help you keep your smile glowing this season while still enjoying some of your favorite holiday foods.

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What Does Your Dental Insurance Plan Cover?

September 19, 2020

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woman pondering what her dental insurance plan covers

About 77 percent of Americans have dental insurance to some degree, according to the National Association of Dental Plans. However, because dental insurance is quite different from medical insurance, many people aren’t quite sure how it works or what types of services are covered. In order to make the most of your benefits, it helps to know a few basics. Keep reading below to learn about some important terms you need to know, as well as what services are typically covered.

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