Simple Smile Tools You’ve Forgotten About

As you get older, it’s easy to forget about those very basic details you started with as a child that helped guide you through successful dental care at home. Instead, you may find yourself a bit more drawn to the flashy, fancy, and advanced products and approaches to dental hygiene that you can find out there. When you’re feeling overwhelmed, burned out, or just want to get back to basics, we can help. You’ll be pleased to learn that when you stick with the essentials, it’s very simple to keep your smile clean and healthy!

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Whitening: Getting Started Is Easy

If you’re ready for a smile that delights, rather than one that you feel unhappy about when you see it, then you’re ready for cosmetic care. If the issue at hand is a dingy, darkened, or yellowed smile, then you are likely a good candidate for teeth whitening. Wondering how you can go from being someone who wants whitening to someone with a brighter smile? It’s an easy process! Let’s begin.

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Smile Health: Masking Versus Fixing

What’s the problem with your smile health? Do you notice that you have foul smelling breath that won’t go away, so you’ve been doing your best to cover it up with nice-smelling products? Is something ailing your tooth or teeth but you’re not certain what’s wrong, so you’re doing your best to manage pain? What you may not realize is that you often mask problems rather than fixing them (which typically requires our help). Find out more, so you’re actually repairing issues, rather than simply covering them up as they worsen or persist.

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Porcelain Veneers: You May Need Something Else (And That’s Okay!)

You may assume that what will work best for you to achieve a particular goal is porcelain veneers. If you’re not very educated regarding this cosmetic treatment, however, you may be overlooking the fact that you may actually need something else. While this may initially come as a bit of a disappointment, we like to remind you that satisfaction with your smile should come solely from reaching your goal! There are often multiple paths (some better than others) that you may travel and we are fond of choosing the one that’s suited to you. Consider some examples.

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Dental Care: Helpful Patient Education

One of the most confusing aspects of dental care can be attempting to become a new patient, to fill out the many necessary associated forms, to make decisions about insurance (or to simply understand what to make of the coverage you already have), and more. So, what to do regarding these finer details that can have quite a serious impact on your ability to keep your oral health safe? Let us help!

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Flossing Your Smile: Things You Just Need To Know

There are some things about flossing that, if you know them, can help you immensely as you do your best to care for your smile. From the short-term to the long-term, keeping your oral health in immaculate condition means making sure you’re on top of the daily dental hygiene stuff that’s absolutely necessary for clean teeth and gums. So, let’s make sure you have the knowledge that you simply can’t do without.

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