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When Will You Be Able to Go Back to Work After Getting Dental Implants?

October 19, 2023

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When the time comes to have your dental implant surgery performed, you need to make sure that you’re fully prepared for the procedure. One thing you’ll definitely need to do before your treatment is figure out how many days you will need to spend resting at home; after all, it’s essential that your body is given enough time to rest so that your mouth can heal properly. Your dentist is here to give you an idea of how long it will be until you can return to work after getting dental implants.


Can Your Dental Implants Rust?

September 25, 2023

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Crown, abutment, and dental implant post in jaw

Dental implants are typically made out of metal. Naturally, this makes them very durable, especially when compared to traditional tooth replacement options. But if the implant posts consist of metal, does that mean they can rust or corrode? Getting the answer to this question is important for making sure that you’re prepared to take care of your new smile.


Can You Undergo Orthodontic Treatment Even After Having Dental Implants Placed?

August 20, 2023

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Illustration of a dental implant in a plastic model

Sometimes you might need more than one kind of dental treatment, but you’re not sure how one will affect the other. For example, you may be considering getting dental implants to replace a missing tooth. However, if you have a crooked smile, you might also be thinking about straightening it with an orthodontic treatment. But is orthodontics even an option after dental implants? Here’s what you need to know before making any decisions.


Is Dry Socket Common After Tooth Extraction?

May 18, 2023

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Render of dry socket after an extraction

When your mouth is recovering after a tooth extraction, there are a few things you’ll need to be careful of. In particular, your dentist might warn you about the possibility of a dry socket. This particular complication can slow down healing while also causing quite a bit of pain. But just how common is dry socket? And how can it be prevented? It’s important to find out the answers to these questions before you have a tooth removed.


What Can I Do to Extend the Life of My Veneers?

March 14, 2023

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woman with veneers

Embracing a new smile with the help of customized veneers can be an exciting venture. Instead of waking up to see various chips, stains, gaps, and discoloration, you can enjoy the uniformity and vibrance of a natural-looking, straighter smile. But what can you do to extend the lifespan of your veneers? To avoid needing replacements every few years, read the following article to learn a few helpful tips to keep your smile looking its best for longer.


How Much Tooth Enamel Is Removed for Veneers?

November 9, 2022

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woman smiling while getting veneers in Wayland

Don’t like what you see every time you smile in the mirror? You’re not alone. Millions of Americans are unhappy with their pearly whites for several different reasons, including discoloration, staining, damage, misalignment, or any other similar issues. Fortunately, you don’t want to live with a less-than-stellar grin forever. You can transform your teeth into a set you’ll love with high-quality veneers in Wayland. Of course, you may be hesitant to commit to this service because the process requires enamel removal. Read on to learn how much enamel needs to be removed for veneers and why it’s necessary for the long-term success of your new smile!


Should You Call an Emergency Dentist if You Have Tooth Pain?

August 18, 2022

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When it comes to dental issues, it’s easy to put them off and assume they will get better on their own. Unfortunately, it’s this mentality that often leads to dental problems worsening, making them more difficult to treat once they turn into dental emergencies. For example, while tooth pain may not seem like something you need to treat immediately, it can quickly escalate without professional attention. So, if you’re wondering if you should call an emergency dentist when you experience tooth pain, you’ll want to keep reading.


How to Find an Emergency Dentist As Soon As Possible

July 14, 2022

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Woman learning how to find an emergency dentist quickly

Taking proper precautions is the best way to avoid dental emergencies. However, sometimes that isn’t always possible. Most people will experience at least one in their lifetime. In times like these, it’s best to have an emergency dentist you can call. However, what if you don’t have a dentist to call in the worst-case scenario? Consider these tips on how to find an emergency dentist as quickly as possible and get your emergency resolved!


Wondering How Long a CEREC Crown Takes? Read This!

January 27, 2022

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Dentistry has come a long way in the last few decades alone. Thanks to advancements in both techniques and technology, maintaining, restoring, and enhancing your smile is more convenient than ever. One of the biggest improvements is CEREC crowns, which bypasses the gross-tasting impressions and the need for multiple appointments. Now, your tooth can be restored the very same day! But how long does it take exactly? Keep reading for the answer!


How You Can Protect Your Teeth While Enjoying Holiday Treats

November 22, 2021

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Gingerbread cookies that can harm oral health

The holidays bring their fair share of extended family members and decorations but that’s hardly the only thing you can expect during the colder months of the year. It also means foods that you don’t normally have decide to make an appearance on your family’s dinner table and kitchen counters, including cookies, cake, pie, hard candies, chocolates, and other foods containing a ton of sugar. While the foods themselves play a role in harming your oral health, other habits can also increase your risk. Learn what they are from a dentist and how you can protect yourself ahead of the holidays!

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