What to Expect From a Smile Makeover

Posted on: 15 September 2021

No one wants to feel self-conscious, but if you're unhappy with the way your smile looks it can be hard not to feel this way. There are many reasons people might want a smile makeover, there may be aesthetic reasons, dental health reasons, or both. Regardless of the reason for wanting a new smile, there are some things you should know about smile makeovers before you get one. What Do Dentists Do During a Smile Makeover?
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3 Signs It's Time To Visit Your Dentist

Posted on: 2 August 2021

Aside from regular checkups, many people only see their dentist when they are experiencing significant tooth pain. However, toothaches are far from the only thing your dentist can help with. Some valid reasons to go to the dentist don't cause any pain at all. Here are three signs it's time to visit your dentist. 1. Excessive Bleeding After Brushing Bleeding after brushing is a characteristic sign of gum inflammation. Gum disease, or periodontitis, is the most common cause of inflamed gums.
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Is Odontophobia Interfering With Your Dental Health? Ideas To Help You Reach Your Dental Health Goals

Posted on: 24 June 2021

The fear of dentists, also known as odontophobia, affects many Americans, both young and old. Depending on the severity of this phobia, people often choose to postpone scheduling dental care appointments and procedures or look for reasons to cancel them once made. Meanwhile, problems related to the absence of dental care, like cavities and gum disease, continue to worsen.  Some of those who suffer from odontophobia may also find unable to take advantage of corrective procedures, such as dental implants.
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3 Reasons Why Your Family Dentist Recommends Replacing Your Toothbrush

Posted on: 11 May 2021

At least twice a day is how often you should use your toothbrush. Your family dentist will also tell you that you should replace your brush every 3-4 months or when the bristles start showing signs of discoloration, fraying, or matting. These are the key recommendations by the American Dental Association on toothbrush care. You will want to replace your toothbrush sooner if you use it more frequently. If you always brush your teeth after having a sugary snack or after every meal, your brush will wear out sooner and need replacing.
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