Dental Implants vs. Bridges: Which is Best?

As we explored in an earlier post, losing teeth as an adult can be detrimental to your health. From decreased confidence to changing your diet because you can’t eat certain foods to your jawbone deteriorating because the tooth root is no longer there, your wellbeing is affected in many ways. However, you have options when it comes to replacing missing teeth, including dental implants and bridges.
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Make a Great First Impression with Your Smile

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First Impressions

First impressions are more important than you might think. Whether it’s a job interview, or a meeting with colleagues, or even a neighborhood gathering, people base their initial impression based on appearance. That judgment will affect those relationships as you move forward. They are judging a book by its cover…or you by your smile. Not necessarily fair, but you probably do it, too.
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The Effects of Sugar On Teeth

When you think of the holidays, it usually starts with family, friends, and food. We would bet that most people take a step back from their regular diet and indulge a little more on the salty and sugary foods than usual. Hey, we’re not here to judge! But we wanted to inform you of the effects of sugar on your teeth and how it can impact your dental health. Children are especially drawn to all the sweet treats, like cookies, pies, and cakes, which is why it’s important to teach kids proper dental habits early in life to reduce the risk of cavities.
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How To Get Your Children To Brush & Floss

Dental health and oral hygiene are the last things on a child’s mind. Because of that, it can be challenging to get them to perform the simplest tasks to keep their teeth and gums healthy. Brushing and flossing regularly between bi-annual dental exams can set children up for a lifetime of great dental habits. We’ve already touched on why it’s important for children to see a dentist as early as when their first tooth pops through. So how can parents instill these habits into their children? Read on and find out!

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Amalgam vs. Composite Fillings

Why More Dentists are Offering Alternatives to Metal Fillings

Many dentists are beginning to offer more composite (white) fillings compared to the traditional amalgam (metal) fillings, but why? Both types have their pros and cons and it really depends on the treatment plan and the individual patient’s dental needs and goals. However, one of the main reasons composite fillings are becoming more popular is because of flexibility.
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