Teeth Can Help Predict Heart Disease and Diabetes

How Your Teeth Can Predict Heart Disease and Diabetes

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While dentists only focus on your dental health, it is possible for your dentist to predict conditions that affect your entire body. Diabetes and heart disease are two common chronic conditions that your dentist can predict during regular dental checkups. That is because your teeth and gums show signs of early-stage chronic conditions as well as dental health conditions that …

Options for Financing Dental Work

Financing Dental Work: What You Should Know

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Are you in need of an expensive dental procedure and unsure of how you’re going to pay for it? Dental work can be costly when you’re paying for it out of pocket. Even if you have dental insurance, it doesn’t always cover 100% of every procedure. You may still find that you still owe a significant part of the overall …

My Teeth Are Bad: Should I Get Dentures?

My Teeth Are Bad: Should I Get Dentures?

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If you have just received the news that you need extensive dental work, you might wonder whether it is worth the trouble. Root canals, fillings, dental crowns, and other procedures can be costly and time consuming, and they don’t last forever. You may start to dream of simply having your teeth pulled and replaced with dentures. Unfortunately, this is not …

4 Myths About Dental Implants

4 Myths About Dental Implants

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According to archeological records, primitive dental implants may have been used in prehistoric times, and they were surprisingly common by 600 AD. Modern dental implants have been available since the 1970s, but they did not explode in popularity until the 1990s. Although they are now considered the best option for tooth replacement, dental implants are still shrouded in myths and legends. …

Advice on Finding a Good Dentist: What to Look For

Advice on Finding a Good Dentist: What to Look For

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Dentists who do good work can be difficult to find, but it can be especially challenging to find one that is truly right for your family. Some do not use the latest techniques. Some specialize in particular patient groups that exclude some family members. Some may have a rushed approach to dental health or lack the right bedside manner to …

3 Reasons to Choose a CEREC Same Day Crown

3 Reasons to Choose a CEREC Same Day Crown

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If you have a badly decayed or damaged tooth, a dental crown may the best solution for you. Traditional lab-created crowns can be the right choice in some scenarios, but more and more dentist and patients are turning to CEREC same day crowns instead. Depending on who you ask, CEREC stands for either CERamic REConstruction or Chairside Economical Restoration of …

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3 Considerations for a Complete Smile Makeover

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Although you may dream of the “perfect smile,” teeth that are too straight, too white, and too perfect tend to look fake. If you are absolutely set on this type of smile, you may need to have your lips, cheeks, and other facial features reshaped or plumped to support the look. For most people, the perfect smile is actually the …

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Self Confidence

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Cosmetic dentistry refers to all dental procedures that are performed to improve the aesthetics, rather than the health or functionality, of your smile. Cosmetic dentistry may not be essential for oral health, but it can have a massive impact on your mental and emotional health, making you feel freer and more confident. Here’s how cosmetic dentistry can boost your self …

5 Reasons to Invest in Cosmetic Dentistry

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Until relatively recently, cosmetic dentistry was extremely limited. People whose teeth were healthy were considered lucky, even if those teeth were discolored, misshapen, or crooked. Restoration procedures such as crowns, fillings, and dentures were necessary, but often aesthetically and functionally poor, as then-existing technologies did not allow them to blend with the surrounding teeth. 1. Self-Confidence Today, it seems like …