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A Tooth Can Wear Many Caps: How Long Can a Dental Crown Last?

October 13, 2023

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Dentist smiles

Dental crowns can save teeth from extraction by protecting them from further damage and restoring them to their original shape and function. While most people finding out that they need a dental crown might wonder whether the procedure will hurt, how expensive it will be, and what the crown will look like, they should also consider how long they can expect their crown to last. Here’s how long your dental crown can last and how you can maximize its lifespan.


How Can I Fix a Gap Between My Front Teeth?

August 13, 2023

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Smiling woman with gaps between her teethDo you have a gap between your front teeth? It doesn’t have to be the focal point of your smile. There are many solutions to close the space. Your cosmetic dentist can improve the health and appearance of your smile using a personalized treatment plan that won’t cost you an arm or a leg. Here are just a few ways you can treat the gap.


Can I Eat My Favorite Foods with Dental Implants?

June 23, 2023

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summer grilling foods

Summer is here, which means that families are outside barbecuing and enjoying the warmer temperatures. With many of the most delicious foods being cooked this time of year, it can cause those living with an incomplete smile to miss the joys of eating. But with dental implants, these social gatherings and events no longer have to be avoided or met with disdain. Find out how these prosthetics give you the license to enjoy all your favorite foods again this summer.


How About a New Smile for Your New Start after Graduation?

May 28, 2023

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a group of smiling graduates with beautiful teeth

Graduating from high school or college is an exciting time! It means there are boundless possibilities ahead. As you are forging a new way into your future, why not consider bringing a new smile with you? Upgrading your teeth can not only build your confidence but can impact your career and social life. Read on to learn the benefits of a beautiful smile and possible cosmetic dental treatments to transform your pearly whites.


4 Treatments That Might Be Part of Your Full Mouth Reconstruction

March 29, 2023

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Man in a light green shirt sitting in a dental chair

When many or all of your teeth need to be rebuilt or replaced, your dentist might recommend a full mouth reconstruction. The goal of the reconstruction process is to restore and improve the appearance, health, and function of your entire smile. The services that make up your treatment plan will depend on your specific needs and goals. To give you an idea of what you can expect, here are 4 procedures that are often part of a full mouth reconstruction.  


Microdosing BOTOX: Why Is It So Popular?

January 21, 2023

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BOTOX is already a well-known treatment for reducing facial lines and wrinkles to look younger. However, it’s important to note that there isn’t just one way to have BOTOX done. In particular, microdosing BOTOX has become incredibly popular in recent years. What exactly is microdosing BOTOX, and why are so many people choosing it? Here are the basics you should know before trying it for yourself.


5 of the Latest Injectable Trends

January 11, 2023

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Young woman getting a BOTOX injection in her forehead

With so many people wanting to look as young as possible, it should be no surprise that BOTOX and similar treatments have become more and more popular in recent years. If you’ve been thinking of using one of these treatments to address some of your own facial imperfections, now is an excellent time! Below are 5 injectable trends that you might benefit from.


Guide to Recovering from All-On-4 Surgery

December 13, 2022

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Digital model of All-On-4 lower dentureDo you want to replace your missing teeth for good? All-On-4 is a great option to restore a complete smile. Unlike traditional implant dentures, you won’t have to go without any teeth while your mouth heals; however, that doesn’t mean you can bite into a juicy hamburger right away. You’ll have a bit of a recovery ahead of you. Don’t worry, here’s what you can expect during your recovery from All-On-4 surgery. 


How Long Do BOTOX® Results Last?

November 30, 2022

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a person looking in the mirror and doing their skincare routine

BOTOX has been used as a fountain of youth treatment since 1989, helping people minimize the appearance of fine lines and facial wrinkles for a confidence boost. In fact, just last year in 2021, and estimated 3.6 million people received BOTOX in the United States! If you’re considering benefitting from this tried-and-true cosmetic treatment offered by your dentist, you’ll likely want to know the ins-and-outs of the process, like how long the results will last and how often you’ll need to go in for touch-ups. Read on to learn more about the lifespan of BOTOX results and how you can get the most out of your treatment.


What Can You Eat and Drink After All-on-4 Surgery?

October 21, 2022

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Glass of orange juice next to oranges

Thanks to All-on-4 surgery, you can often get new teeth on the same day that your implants are placed. However, that doesn’t change the fact that your mouth will need time to recover after the procedure. While your mouth is healing, you’ll need to be particularly careful about what you’re eating and drinking. Here is what you can expect your diet to look like during All-on-4 recovery.

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