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The Major Health Risks of Tooth Loss and Leaving a Gap

Dentist holding a large model of a tooth implant for correcting tooth loss.

Your permanent teeth are only permanent if you take care of them. Poor dental care, injuries or health complications can lead to tooth loss. Whether the tooth loss was preventable or not, how you handle it afterward is within your control.

It’s important to understand that a lost tooth isn’t the end
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Types of Tooth Restoration to Achieve a Flawless Smile

 
A dentist using a mirror to look closely at a patient’s teeth after tooth restoration.
Tooth restoration is a process of repairing or replacing teeth which have been damaged or lost. You have several options for your tooth restoration, though your dentist will likely find that one option is ideal for your situation. Learn more about tooth restoration and how it helps you by reading … Continue Reading

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Save Your Smile from Red Wine Teeth Stains!

Woman smiling with white teeth behind glass of red wine.
Looking your best at a holiday party ideally doesn’t include a smile that sports a row of crimson-red teeth. But after drinking a small glass of red wine, you may find it a fate that’s hard to avoid. What causes those annoying red wine teeth stains, and is it possible to minimize the discoloration? Read … Continue Reading

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Chipped Teeth & Cracked Tooth Enamel: How to Avoid Cracking Your Teeth

Close up of a mouth with a chipped tooth and cracked tooth enamel.
Your teeth are the hardest part in your body – even harder than bone! But like bones, they’re not impervious to damage. Coating each tooth is a layer of enamel that helps keep the more sensitive parts of your teeth protected from bacteria and decay. But when you experience a chipped tooth … Continue Reading

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12 Ways to Clean & Protect Your Retainer

Portrait of smiling girl with a retainer | Ways to clean & protect your retainer
If you’ve ever had braces, chances are you’re familiar with a retainer. Retainers are a common orthodontic appliance, especially among young people, and are often the final step in perfecting your pearly whites after braces are removed.
The most common purpose for a retainer is to help teeth stay in their … Continue Reading

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Messy Dental Impressions are History Thanks to Digital Mouth Scanners

A dental technician uses the iTero® impressionless dental mouth scanners on a smiling patient.
The dreaded dental impression – getting one used to be awkward, messy, even downright unpleasant for many patients. But thanks to modern technology, digital mouth scanners have made creating dental impressions easier than brushing your teeth.

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Top Reasons to Get Your Teeth Whitened at the Dentist

Dentist comparing teeth whitening results of her patient with that of a model tooth - getting teeth whitened
Whitening procedures performed by a dental professional – or under their direction using professional supplies provided by them – are just as convenient as the over-the-counter products. But beyond that, treatments administered under dental supervision are generally both safer and more effective than getting teeth whitened by … Continue Reading

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4 Ways to Get a Spectacular Summer Smile Makeover

Group Of Friends Smiling and Taking Selfie Whilst Celebrating Birthday - Summer smile makeover
Summer always brings plenty of reasons to smile. Beyond the warm, sunny days, there are milestone events, like weddings, anniversaries, graduations, and class reunions. If you want to sport a truly spectacular smile this summer, start off the season with a smile makeover. We’ve got 4 ways you can you can … Continue Reading

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