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3 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dental Implants This Thanksgiving

November 14, 2022

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family members smiling with dental implants during Thanksgiving dinner

After so many years of life, it can be a challenge to find something meaningful to be thankful for on the designated holiday. Of course, you are grateful for family, friends, and many other good things in your life, but those are everyone’s go-to answers!

If you have dental implants, you have several unique things to be grateful for built into your smile. Keep reading to learn what these replacement teeth can do for you and what you can be personally thankful for when you have them!

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3 Tips to Help You Avoid a Root Canal

October 24, 2022

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man shaking hands with his dentist

Did you know that an estimated 59% of Americans are more scared of getting a root canal than they are of public speaking? Despite how prevalent this fear is, the truth is that root canal therapy is a common, safe, and comfortable dental procedure. In fact, it’s often the best way to relieve severe pain caused by a tooth infection. Still, you’ll want to avoid the need for such a treatment in the first place by keeping your smile healthy. Read on to learn three tips that can help you prevent needing a root canal!

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Tips for Getting Used to Eating with Dentures

September 24, 2022

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scrambled eggs

Your confidence is up since you recently got your dentures because you are happier about your appearance. It’s so much better than when you were missing teeth, thank goodness you took the initiative to make a change. Your brother invited you to that new Mexican restaurant downtown, and when it comes to what to eat you aren’t quite as confident yet in your new smile. Read on to get advice from your dentist about eating with dentures in Lexington

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Why Is Maintaining Your Veneers So Important?

September 4, 2022

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veneers 3D illustration

Porcelain veneers are a popular cosmetic option because they allow patients to enhance their smiles by correcting aesthetic flaws. Because of this, they have become a staple for celebrities and anyone who is looking to upgrade their smile. However, just because they are made from porcelain does not mean you are immune to tooth decay. Your teeth that support veneers can still develop cavities. Continue reading to learn how maintaining your veneers in Lexington can help prevent such problems.

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How To: Ace Your Next Dental Exam During Back-to-School Season

August 24, 2022

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College student smiling while holding books

Have your days been jam-packed with to-dos amid back-to-school season? If so, your schedule may be a bit haphazard to accommodate buying books, organizing your things, purchasing school supplies, and the like. With your next dental exam rapidly approaching, you may be wondering what you can do to pass with flying colors. Good news: you’re in the right place! Keep reading for five helpful tips.

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Back-to-School Tips for Your Invisalign Teen

July 14, 2022

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teenager smiling while in school

Summertime is quickly coming to an end, which means the first day of school is right around the corner! Are you worried about your child’s return to the classroom? If you have an Invisalign teen, you might be wondering how you can ensure they’re following their treatment throughout the day. While you can’t supervise them, there are many other ways you can help them stick to the program. Read on for some back-to-school tips to help your teenager stay on track.

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4 Tips for Avoiding a Dental Emergency During Summer Vacation

June 6, 2022

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woman smiling out of a car during summer

Summer is here, and you’re probably excited to head out for a vacation! While you’ll want to fully enjoy your fun in the sun, you also want to ensure you and your teeth are safe during your experience. The last thing you’d want is to deal with a dental emergency on your trip. But what can you do to minimize your risks of one? Read on to learn four tips to prevent dental emergencies during your summer vacation.

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Am I Too Old to Receive BOTOX?

May 2, 2022

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Woman smiling after receiving BOTOX treatment.

If you’ve heard of BOTOX, you’ve probably heard all about the wonderful ways in which it can address facial wrinkles, help with TMJ symptoms, and give your smile a youthful resurgence. In fact, this popular treatment saw a 20% increase in demand in 2020 alone! That said, you might be curious about receiving BOTOX yourself but are wondering if you’re maybe past the age threshold for being able to benefit from it. Here’s more from your cosmetic dentist about BOTOX and how it can still benefit you as you grow older.

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4 Ways to Give Your Smile a Spring Cleaning

March 15, 2022

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person spring cleaning their smile by brushing their teeth

Every spring, many people thoroughly clean their homes by scrubbing surfaces, wiping away dust, and getting rid of old items that they no longer need. This allows them to make room for new purchases or just make their space less congested. Though this term is used to refer to shaping up one’s home, have you ever considered spring cleaning for your smile? If your oral hygiene could use some work, read on to learn about four Spring cleaning tips that will help get your smile on the right track.

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Will My Dental Insurance Cover a Dental Emergency?

February 7, 2022

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Woman wondering if dental insurance will cover her dental emergency

Like any other type of emergency, dental emergencies need to be handled right away by a professional if you want to get out of pain and avoid serious complications. Unfortunately, many people put off seeking the urgent dental care they need due to worries about cost. Ultimately this allows their condition to worsen and require more extensive and expensive treatments in the end. The good news is that if you have dental insurance, you can typically count on some form of coverage for emergency dental visits. Read on as we go over the basics of dental insurance coverage for emergencies.

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