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Benefits of Single-Tooth Dental Implants

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Figure out the Best Way to Tackle Your Missing Teeth Problem!

Imagine not being able to eat your favorite food like a juicy steak or crunchy apple because you are missing a tooth. Or imagine not getting that dream job because your confidence is hindered by a smile with missing teeth. Unfortunately, missing teeth problems like these impact more adults than you might think! According to the American Dental Association, the average adult has three or more missing teeth or decay that warrants a tooth to be pulled and replaced. While it may be easy to just accept missing teeth, especially if they are at the back of your smile, there are serious consequences to consider if missing teeth are ignored.

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Benefits of Wearing Sports Mouthguards

With back to school fast approaching and our kids starting after school activities or fall sports, this week we are going to talk about a very important piece of sportswear that can protect their teeth… a sports guard!

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Dental Hygiene and Dialysis: Why Checkups Are Important

Everyday life is already a struggle for people living with kidney disease and dialysis treatments. The fact that gum disease and dental hygiene issues are both a contributing factor to and a side effect of severe kidney problems is almost cruel.

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Trouble Eating with Partials? Try These 5 Tricks

Partial dentures offer people a practical way to fill gaps in their smiles and enjoy meals with a fully functional set of teeth.

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Want to Close That Gap In Your Teeth? You Don't Need Braces!

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Gum Disease and Diabetes: Get the Facts Before It's Too Late

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Claim the Crown

Crowns are a popular solution used to address cracked, discolored, or otherwise failing teeth. Today’s crowns are indistinguishable from normal teeth and allow people to resume chewing as they normally would, as well as give them the confidence to show off their smiles. To learn how crowns can improve your smile, view our infographic below!

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9 Ways You Can Improve Your Smile Without Breaking the Bank

The average American spends $384 on dental care per year, according to the American Dental Association. Many choose to—or simply must—get more dental care than others, and that has some people looking for ways to improve their smiles on the cheap. Paying a lot for your children’s braces so they can have straight teeth is one thing; paying a lot to fix a chipped tooth in your own smile is another.

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At-Home vs. Professional Tooth Whitening: What's the Difference?

You’ve likely heard the term “pearly whites” in reference to someone’s gleaming smile. But when that smile isn’t so gleaming, some people may feel embarrassed, be hesitant to speak to others, and refuse to crack their smiles even in the happiest of occasions. If this is you, the urge to fix the problem is understandable—and you have plenty of options to consider.

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