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What to Expect When Recovering from Full Mouth Reconstruction

May 3, 2022

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If you have multiple dental issues that are preventing you from achieving a beautiful smile, don’t lose hope! Full mouth reconstruction is one of the many ways that your dentist can provide you with the smile you’ve always wanted. This process utilizes multiple treatments, combining them into one comprehensive procedure that fixes your smile and boosts your confidence. That said, you might be wondering what you should expect while recovering from full mouth reconstruction. Keep reading to learn more about the recovery timeline and what you can anticipate during each part of this process.

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How Do I Know If I’m a Good Dental Implant Candidate?

March 4, 2022

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If you have missing teeth, your research for replacement options is liable to lead you to a singular conclusion – dental implants are the best option. But are they YOUR best option? From preventing bone loss to restoring bite force to maintaining the shape of your face, there are so many benefits that come with a commitment to dental implants. A major factor in the decision is whether they are right for you specifically. Keep reading to learn if you are a viable dental implant candidate from your dentist in Midlothian.

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How Your Smile Can Keep Your Heart Healthy

February 3, 2022

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Valentine’s Day usually steals the spotlight when February rolls around. Many people are busy planning romantic dates or finding the perfect gift for their special someone. However, there’s another significant reason why this month is special – it’s American Heart Month! That means there’s no better time to learn how you can improve your cardiovascular health. It may surprise you to learn that one of the best ways to keep your heart healthy is by taking proper care of your smile. Read on to learn more about this fascinating connection!

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The Secret to Preparing Your Smile for Summer Vacation

June 22, 2021

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Woman smiling on beach with porcelain veneers

After waiting what feels like an eternity, summer is finally here! Whether you are looking to head to the neighborhood pool, or you have a beach trip planned for your friends and family, it’s time to make some beautiful memories! But is your smile ready? Porcelain veneers are wafer-thin shells of porcelain that are designed to cover up imperfections on the front surface of the teeth. They may be just what you’re looking for to transform your smile in time for your summer vacation. Read on to learn more about this popular cosmetic procedure.

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April Showers and Terrible Allergies That Impact Oral Health

April 2, 2021

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You’ve likely heard the old phrase, “April showers bring May flowers.” Unfortunately, the rainy spring days can deliver much more: an increase in allergies. As the northern hemisphere awakens, tree and grass pollens, dander and other allergens fill the air, leaving many people with itchy eyes, a runny nose and scratchy throat. While these are some of the more commonly known symptoms, the allergens can affect oral health too. As you continue reading, learn about the various issues that can arise and how you can fight back!

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The Evolution of Dental Floss

January 19, 2021

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Since you were young, you were told that you need to floss each day in order to prevent issues like interproximal cavities and periodontal disease. However, it hasn’t always been considered a crucial step of the average personal hygiene routine. In fact, dental floss has only been around for about two hundred years. Continue reading to learn more about the interesting history of this essential dental tool.

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5 Trends in Dentistry You Can Expect to See in the Next Decade

October 19, 2020

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Think about how far technology has advanced since you were growing up. Well it isn’t going to slow down anytime soon, and dentistry is no exception. Every single year, techniques, technology, and instruments are becoming more advanced and allow for patients to receive better, more reliable care than ever before. In the next decade, you can expect all sorts of new dental trends to emerge. Continue reading to learn more about them.

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5 Benefits of Choosing a Family Dentist

September 27, 2020

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Smiling family visiting Midlothian family dentist

Are you tired of juggling your family’s different dental appointments at different dental practices? Between coordinating visits, driving all over town, and keeping track of paperwork, keeping your loved ones’ oral health on track can feel quite overwhelming. Thankfully, you can take the hassle out of dental care by switching to a Midlothian family dentist! Here are five great benefits of bringing the whole family to the same experienced and friendly dental professional.

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Can You Get Braces When You’re Older Than 40?

August 3, 2020

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Woman with adult braces

Are you insecure about your smile, but believe that your window to get your alignment fixed is well behind you? This isn’t something you should be worrying about any longer. More and more adults are choosing to get braces and other teeth straightening options, like clear aligners, in order to get the smiles that they’ve always wanted. You’re never too old to work towards the goals that you have for your smile. Continue reading to learn more about adult braces and why it isn’t such a bad idea after all.

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Dental Offices Rank High in Safest Places to Visit During the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 7, 2020

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Midlothian dentist with face shield at appointment during COVID-19 pandemic

Staying home as much as you can is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, if you do need to go out, it’s important to know which places are safe and which are not when it comes to the coronavirus. A recent MIT study ranked the safety of visiting 26 types of places during the COVID-19 pandemic according to how essential they are and their level of risk. Their results found that some of the safest places to visit during the pandemic included banks, colleges, and dental offices. Read on to learn more about why you can visit your Midlothian dentist and get the dental care you need with confidence.

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