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3 Non-Cosmetic Benefits of Invisalign

March 5, 2022

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One of the main advantages of Invisalign is how discreet it is when correcting your teeth. By following the recommended 22-hour wear period, you’ll have your perfectly straight smile in no time! While the cosmetic rewards are obvious, your clear aligners also have a few pros other than appearances. Read on to discover the three non-cosmetic benefits of Invisalign.

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Does Getting Dental Implants Hurt?

October 30, 2021

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Man smiling at dentist

If you’re missing one, several, or all of your teeth, dental implants in Frisco can be a lifechanging solution. They have so many benefits that you can’t find in other tooth replacement options, like the ability to prevent bone loss and feeling like real teeth. However, many patients are hesitant because they worry that the process will be painful. Fortunately, with modern dental technology, you don’t have anything to be fearful of. Continue reading to learn what you can expect to feel as your smile is being restored.

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What’s Covered in Dental Insurance and How Can I Maximize It?

September 27, 2021

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Person using computer to maximize dental insurance benefits

If you aren’t very familiar with your dental insurance plan, you may not know that certain dental procedures receive coverage in different ways. Certain dental services tend to get coverage from plans at different rates because they involve more time, materials, and expertise than others. If you want to get the most out of the plan you have in the current year, consider this brief refresher from a dentist ahead of your next appointment!

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3 Reasons Why Your Dentist May Suggest Crown Lengthening

August 26, 2021

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One lesser-known procedure that is performed by dentists is known as “crown lengthening.” While this is typically used as a cosmetic procedure, there are a variety of different reasons why a dentist may suggest this treatment. There are several tooth and gum ailments that make certain patients the perfect candidates. Continue reading to learn more about crown lengthening, what it’s used for, and whether or not it may be right for you.

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Do I Make a Good Candidate for Gum Recontouring?

August 12, 2021

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Person smiling with gummy smile

There are many people out there who are unhappy with the appearance of their teeth. However, the teeth aren’t always the issue. Sometimes, cosmetic imperfections exist within the gums instead of the teeth. Fortunately, gum recontouring is an increasingly popular option to help patients get the smile they’ve always dreamed of, but do you make a good candidate for this procedure. Continue reading to find out!

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Back-to-School Tips for Your Invisalign Teen

July 28, 2021

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Invisalign teen smiling in library

Summer is quickly coming to an end, which means the first day of school is right around the corner. While most parents are excited that their children are returning to the classroom, others might be concerned. If you have an Invisalign teen, you’re probably the latter. After all, if they aren’t under your supervision, how can you ensure they follow their treatment during the day? Luckily, there are many ways you can make sure they stick with the program. Read on for a few back-to-school tips to help your child stay on track.  

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My Veneer Fell Off! What Should I Do?

June 3, 2021

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Man whose veneer fell off covering his mouth

Veneers are a great option when it comes to covering cosmetic imperfections and giving patients that smile makeover they’ve been dreaming of. While veneers are very strong and durable, and they are securely placed on the teeth, there is still a small possibility that one could fall off. But this isn’t a reason to panic. Continue reading to learn how veneers can fall off and what you should do if it happens to you.

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4 Tips to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Tooth Extractions

May 17, 2021

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dental patient afraid of tooth extraction

Getting a tooth pulled is sometimes unavoidable, even if you took all measures possible to keep your smile strong and healthy. To most people, this may sound like a terrifying procedure, especially if it’s a new experience.

However, you may be surprised to learn that extraction is relatively painless and quick—it’s also much more common than you think! If you’re nervous about your upcoming dental visit, here are a few tips to help you overcome your fear of tooth extractions.

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3 Tips to Protect Your Smile During Summer

May 7, 2021

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Protect your smile during summerBelieve it or not, summer is already here, which means plenty of blue sky and sunshine. It’s the perfect time to head outdoors to play your favorite sport or hang out by the pool during a barbeque. While you find ways to beat the heat and make the most of warm weather, you’ll also want to protect your smile. There are some activities that can be damaging to your dental health. Don’t worry, here are 3 tips to enjoy summer without compromising your beautiful smile.

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How Do You Know If You Have a Cavity Between Your Teeth?

April 30, 2021

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Woman examining her teeth in the bathroom mirror

According to the American Dental Association, a whopping 91% of Americans over the age of 20 have had a cavity. Typically, signs of tooth decay include pigmented staining and small pits, but what if you have cavities between your teeth? Also known as an interproximal cavity, this dental problem can lead to a number of unpleasant consequences, like difficulty chewing and persistent bad breath. Keep reading to learn how to tell if you have one and five must-know prevention tactics!

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