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The Difference Between Crowns and Fillings

April 21, 2022

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person thinking about the difference between crowns and fillings

From cavities to injuries to serious tooth infections, there are several reasons why someone might need to have their smile restored. Dental crowns and fillings are two things that are commonly used to do just that. Though they serve similar purposes at times, there are still some key differences between the two. Read on to learn about the difference between crowns and fillings as well as how they can be used to repair your smile.

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4 Common Reasons People Don’t Visit Their Dentist

March 7, 2022

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woman running from dentist in Tyler

Have you ever experienced a dental fear, or a hesitation to visit your dentist? If so, you aren’t alone. Many people feel afraid to schedule an appointment for their dental health, and for various reasons. However, your dentist in Tyler ensures there’s nothing you should worry about when it comes to keeping your smile clean and safe. Read on to learn the four common reasons people don’t see their dentists and how to overcome them!

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Can Gum Disease Be Cured?

February 15, 2022

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person smiling after having gum disease treated

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 47.2% of adults aged 30 and older are suffering from some form of gum disease. Additionally, 70.1% of adults aged 65 and older are dealing with this condition. With so many people living with it, you may be surprised to learn that gum disease is easy to prevent. If It’s caught early enough, it can even be cured. Read on to learn more about the stages of gum disease and how your dentist can help.

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Invisalign: The Incredible Benefits Beyond Appearance

January 4, 2022

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patient holding Invisalign clear aligner

Many patients, especially adults, hesitate to undergo orthodontic treatment because they don’t want to deal with the hassle of wearing metal wires and brackets. Not only are traditional braces noticeable, but they can feel uncomfortable at times. Fortunately, Invisalign is an excellent alternative that allows people to discreetly and comfortably get the smile they’ve always wanted. Although one of the most significant advantages is that the clear aligners are virtually invisible, there’s far more beyond that. Read along to learn about a few other incredible benefits of Invisalign.

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5 Surprising Dental Implant Facts

December 21, 2021

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person with dental implants smiling

Dental implants are a durable, reliable, and lifelike tooth replacement option that’s preferred by patients and dentists alike. They provide a wide range of benefits to those who have them and, with proper care, they can even last a lifetime. As popular as dental implants have become over the years, there are several things that people still don’t know about them. Read on to learn five surprising facts about dental implants.

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5 Tips to Prevent a Dental Emergency

November 22, 2021

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patient smiling after dentist treated dental emergency

As much as we would like to be able to predict when accidents are on the horizon, it sadly doesn’t work that way. The unpredictability of dental emergencies is a big part of what makes them so stressful. Though you may not always be able to prevent them, there are still several things you can do to lessen the chance of them occurring. Read on to learn five tips that will make dental emergencies less likely to come up.

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5 Complications of Ill-Fitting Dentures

October 28, 2021

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Woman smiling after fixing ill-fitting denturesDentures have undergone several improvements over the years, but one thing remains unchanged–they require adjustments. Your oral tissues and structures shrink and change shape over time. Unfortunately, your dentures won’t adapt to the changes, which can cause slipping and irritation. It may only seem like an annoyance; however, there are 5 complications of ill-fitting dentures that can compromise your oral and general health.

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4 Amazing Benefits of Early Detection

October 19, 2021

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Woman having a dental cleaning and checkupInnovations in dental care make it possible for teeth to be preserved for a lifetime; however, at least 120 million Americans are missing one or more. Although tooth loss can occur for various reasons, decay and gum disease are the top culprits, which can be surprising since both issues are preventable. While you may not believe you need a dentist until after you have a concern, you’re placing your smile at risk. Here’s how you can harness the power of prevention for the early detection of oral health problems.

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Veneers vs. Bonding: 5 Factors to Consider

September 17, 2021

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Woman smiling with veneers

Both dental bonding and veneers are great options when it comes to masking imperfections in your smile. Whether you’re dealing with discoloration, cracks, chips, gaps, or another cosmetic problem, both options could be viable solutions. However, the difference between veneers and bonding is important for you to understand so you can make an informed decision. Continue reading to learn which factors you should consider before opting for cosmetic treatment.

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Are You Brushing Your Teeth Too Hard?

August 20, 2021

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young woman brushing teeth

Brushing your teeth is a mindless habit that most people don’t think twice about, so it may surprise you to learn that there is a proper technique you should follow. Otherwise, brushing too vigorously or even with the wrong toothbrush can do more harm than good. Dental experts are sounding the alarm on overbrushing because it can lead to oral health problems and other complications. Do you think you might be guilty of this habit? Read on to find out if you’re brushing too hard and how you should do it instead.

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