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Resolution Gone Wrong: How to Protect Your Teeth at the Gym

January 1, 2024

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Woman in sports clothes holding a water bottle and smiling while pointing to her jaw

If you’re like many others, you’ve made resolutions for self-improvement now that 2024 has arrived. It’s common to set new goals, like going to the gym every day to shed extra pounds gained over the holidays. While physical fitness has many benefits for your body, you might injure your smile if you’re not careful. You wouldn’t want your healthy new habit to result in a dental appointment! Keep reading to learn 3 risks to your teeth you might encounter while exercising and what you can do about them.

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4 Invisalign Tips for the Holidays  

December 4, 2023

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patient with Invisalign during the holidays

For years, conventional braces held the position as the primary solution for addressing misaligned teeth and bite concerns. However, the orthodontic field underwent a significant transformation with the advent of Invisalign in 1997. This groundbreaking treatment has offered millions of individuals a discreet and comfortable alternative to attain a straighter smile. Despite its numerous advantages, maintaining a consistent Invisalign routine can be challenging for many patients, particularly during the celebratory holiday season. Continue reading to discover four practical tips designed to assist you in successfully navigating the holidays while staying dedicated to your Invisalign treatment.

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Your Teeth Do a Lot for You: Here’s Why You Should Be Thankful for Them

November 10, 2023

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Turkey

The Thanksgiving feast comes around once a year so family and friends can gather together around the dinner table and appreciate all the things they have to be grateful for. However, it can be a little too easy to take a particular set of friends you have for granted. Your teeth do a lot to enrich your life, and they only ask that you practice proper oral care in return. Here are a few reasons you should be grateful for your teeth this Thanksgiving and remember to take excellent care of them during the rest of the year.

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Tips to Help Your Child Avoid Cavities This Halloween!

October 4, 2023

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a group of children dressed up for Halloween

Halloween is an exciting holiday for adults and children alike—but it is also a scary holiday, and not because of all the skeletons, ghosts, and frightening creatures walking about, but rather, because of the lurking threat of cavities! Cavities are an absolute nuisance, and have the potential to cause several problems and great distress to one’s smile. What’s worse is that they can affect children without discretion, especially if they’re consuming tons of Halloween candy! Keep reading below for some dentist-approved tips that are certain to help you protect your little one’s pearly whites this spooky season!

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3 Reasons Why Whiter Teeth Aren’t Always Healthier

September 19, 2023

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Closeup of face nose down with smiling white teeth in front of a white background

A bright, shiny smile has become a familiar aspect of beauty standards today. Flawless white teeth can be seen everywhere from actors in movies to models or influencers. The growing popularity of this aesthetic has pushed many people to try to get the same results with at-home teeth whitening products. Your dentist knows, though, that whiter teeth don’t necessarily mean healthier ones. Keep reading to learn 3 reasons why!

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The Link Between Academic Success and Oral Health

August 1, 2023

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Little boy wearing backpack among peers smiling at viewer

When you think about how you can help your child be successful this school year, what comes to mind is probably school supplies and extracurriculars. However, there are other ways to help your child be a better student. Colorful pencils and pens may put a smile on their face, but what keeps it there is maintaining their oral health! Set your child up for success this school year by learning more about the link between academics and oral health.

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Summer Safety Tips for a Healthier Smile

July 13, 2023

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Woman smiles on beach.

Summer is the season for fun and adventure, so you should be sure to watch out for your teeth during all that activity. While days out by the pool, enjoying all kinds of frozen treats, and partaking in contact sports can be a blast, they also carry risks of dental injury. Read on to learn some tips for protecting your teeth while having your summer fun!

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4 Smile-Enhancing Treatments That Are Perfect for Summer

June 22, 2023

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Two friends smiling while walking on beach in the summer

Whether you’re taking a picture to capture a great moment or you’re having a BBQ with your extended family, you don’t want to feel self-conscious about your smile this summer. The good news is that, no matter what your aesthetic concerns are, there is a cosmetic dental service that can make your smile goals a reality. Furthermore, there are several smile-enhancing treatments that are perfect for the summer months! To learn what they are, keep reading.

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Cosmetic Dentistry: The Secret to Looking Your Best During Graduation

May 5, 2023

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a person smiling after attending their graduation ceremony

If you know someone who’s about to graduate from high school or college, you’re probably feeling pretty proud of them—they’ve finally reached the finish line of their education! And as with any monumental occasion, appearances tend to matter, meaning that you should encourage your graduate to look their best as this moment is captured. There are several cosmetic dental treatments that can virtually guarantee them a stunning and memorable smile. Here’s more from your cosmetic dentist about a few of the possible options that can help the graduate in your life look their best as they walk across their stage, receive their diploma, and kick off their career!

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What Does An Oral Cancer Screening Feel Like?

April 8, 2023

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dentist examining a patient

If you have a checkup coming up soon, you may be aware that part of it will entail an oral cancer screening. This is a vitally important part of the checkup, as oral cancer is one of those diseases that is best detected early.

However, you may wonder what you can expect from an oral cancer screening. If you’re curious, here’s what you can expect it to feel like.

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