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How a Vegetarian Diet Affects Oral Health

August 19, 2022

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A vegan diet that affects your oral health

There are many reasons why people might eat a vegetarian or vegan diet. For some, it’s for the sake of improving their physical fitness. Others, meanwhile, avoid meat or animal products out of ethical concerns. However, you likely haven’t considered how a vegan diet affects your oral health. Apparently, it can harm your pearly whites if you’re not careful. Still, you can avoid that pitfall with help from your Tyler dentist. Read on to learn ways vegan eating can hurt teeth and some related oral health tips.

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Why Should I Replace My Metal Fillings?

August 17, 2022

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3D illustration of metal fillings

If you previously received metal fillings, you might not see any need to switch them out. After all, your dentist thought they were good enough at the time of treatment. Why should you bother with new ones at this point? Well, science has since learned that these amalgam fillings have serious problems. Plus, better, tooth-colored models are now available. To learn more, here’s a summary of why to replace metal fillings with updated versions.

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6 Tips to Make Your Next Dental Checkup Easier

July 7, 2022

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Woman smiling during her dental checkup and cleaning

Are you ready for your next dental checkup? Visiting your dentist twice a year for these quick and easy appointments is a crucial way to keep your smile looking and feeling its best for years to come. However, it’s likely that dental checkups aren’t always on your mind, so you may feel a bit unprepared when yours is on the horizon. Not to worry! Here are six easy tips that will help make your next dental appointment easier.

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4 Reasons Why Dental Implants Are So Successful

June 4, 2022

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Patient holding a model of dental implants.

Dental implants are in a class of their own when it comes to replacing missing teeth, with an incredible success rate of over 95%! These tiny titanium posts have changed the lives and smiles of many for the better—but how do they do it? Keep reading to learn more about four factors that contribute to the success of dental implants.

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Have a Special Event? Here’s When to Start Teeth Whitening

May 10, 2022

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man smiling at a wedding in Tyler

Are you planning on attending a wedding or a special event? If so, then you’re probably considering ways to look your best for the date. Other than a fancy outfit, having a brighter smile can significantly improve your appearance and confidence. You might also be wondering: how close to an event should I whiten my teeth? Read on to learn about the whitening treatments, when you should start them, and how to maintain their results!

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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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