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Finding a dentist can be a daunting task. However, it does not need to be anymore. Before you would look in the yellow pages and pick a dentist based strictly on name and location. Now there are several ways that you can pick a dentist. Most dentists have websites that you can visit to find out a little more about them and the work that they do. More and more dentists are joining social media websites which give you even more information on them.
If you are a dentist, then the things above I have mentioned are great ideas. You should definitely have a website and you should think about joining a social media website. Some of the best dental websites get the most patients in th (more…)
Accidents happen every day — and if an accident happens that affects your teeth, it’s extremely important to know what to do in that situation.
Knowing how, why and when you should make an emergency dental appointment can help you save your smile from being permanently damaged.
Here are the four most common reasons why you should visit an emergency dentist:
1. Knocked-out or chipped tooth: If one or more of your teeth have been knocked out or chipped, it’s essential that you see an emergency dentist. If you bring your tooth to an emergency dentist office within one hour of the accident, the dentist will likely be able to repair your tooth or even re-implant it in y (more…)
Cosmetic dental treatment has taken many strides in recent years to providing patients with some of the best dental treatment available in history. From cosmetic dental implants to teeth whitening to dentures, the technology and procedures behind cosmetic dentistry is better than it ever has been. A study done in 2012 showed that ninety six percent of adults believe an attractive smile makes people more attractive to the opposite sex, and cosmetic dentistry is the number one way to achieve that.
Dentures used to be a one size fits all product, but that is no longer the case. The types of dentures made available for patients has been increasing exponentially over the years and as a result the cost of dentures has decreased. (more…)
Did you know that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an astounding 15.6% of American children ages six to 19-years-old have a cavity? As our diet becomes ever more heavily saturated with sugars and acids, that number is only set to increase over the coming years. While you can take steps to change your children’s diet and improve their dental health that way, it often takes the knowledge of pediatric dentists to help children form healthy dental hygiene habits that will last for life.
That being said, choosing pediatric dentists is often easier said than done. With a saturated market for family dentists, many families are left wondering how they can tell the good from the ba (more…)
Taking good care of your teeth is as important as getting a good night’s sleep, or eating a balanced breakfast. Yet sometimes, no matter how well we take care of our teeth, the dentin can ware down after years and years of use, causing teeth to chip, crack, and even fall out. Research shows that roughly 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, while another 35 million are missing all of their teeth.
If you are missing one or more of your teeth, it may be time to look into cosmetic dentistry work, specifically cosmetic dentures. Cosmetic dentures are the most reliable and cost-effective ways to restoring your smile and your confidence. Eat the foods you love while enjoying the benefits (more…)
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