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Tips for Enjoying the Holidays without Hurting Your Teeth

November 3, 2022

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A family celebrating the holidays with food

It’s hard to not be excited for the holiday season—especially if you’re a fan of food! But unfortunately, being a foodie can also make it a little challenging to take adequate care of your pearly whites, especially with all of the classic Thanksgiving and Christmas meal options that are popular these days. But your dentist in Arlington is here to help! Here are some useful tips to help you keep your pearly whites looking and feeling their best this holiday season.

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Will a Chipped Tooth Heal on Its Own?

August 4, 2022

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Going to softball practice without an athletic mouthguard, trying to crack a nutshell with your teeth, clenching your teeth while sleeping, or maybe even hitting your mouth on the steering wheel during a fender bender – there are a lot of ways to suffer a chipped tooth in Arlington. Can your damaged tooth repair itself? Other parts of your body naturally begin to heal, so why not your tooth, right? Keep reading as your emergency dentist examines this topic.

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Could Your Exercise Regimen be Harming Your Teeth?

June 5, 2021

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woman drinking water during exercise

There is no denying the fact that exercising on a regular basis is highly beneficial for your overall health. However, researchers have found that resistance and cardiovascular training can pose some challenges to your oral health. To learn about the impact exercise can have on your oral health, and to discover how to prevent a dental emergency, continue reading.

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5 Ways to Optimize the Success of Dental Implants

April 30, 2021

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a grandchild looking at their grandparent's smile

Dental implants are able to undergo a process called osseointegration due to their biocompatible nature, which allows them to fuse with the jawbone and replace the missing root structure of teeth. This allows them to function similarly to your home-grown teeth. Studies have shown that with the proper aftercare and maintenance, they can last for 35 years or more, which is over four times the lifespan of traditional restorations. Read on to learn about five factors that can impact the success of your treatment.

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3 of the Latest Dental Implant Technological Innovations

March 13, 2021

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dental implant technology for new teeth

Since the discovery of the biocompatibility of titanium over 50 years ago and its integration into the dental implant process, there have been major breakthroughs. The quantum jumps in dental implant technology have resulted in the procedure having a 95% success rate. As you continue reading, learn about 3 key advancements that help to reconstruct smiles in a phenomenal manner!

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Are Dental Implants Worth the Cost?

February 4, 2021

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Dental implant

Whether you have dentures or you are only just now exploring your options when it comes to tooth replacement, you have probably heard that dental implants are your best option. It is true that they have all sorts of unique benefits that you cannot find elsewhere, but the initial cost of dental implants may not be exactly what you were hoping for. Are dental implants worth the cost? Continue reading to learn more about their benefits so that you can decide for yourself.

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How Can Exercise Harm Your Oral Health?

January 29, 2021

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Women exercising

Everybody needs to exercise! It is great for both your body and mind. Whether you like to run outdoors or shoot some hoops with your friends, your whole body is benefiting. However, it doesn’t always have the best effects on your teeth for numerous different reasons. The good news is that there are different steps that you can take to reduce the harmful effects that exercise can have on your oral health. Read on to learn more about the negative effects of exercise and how you can prevent them from occurring.

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Why Teeth Whitening Is The Best Gift Idea

December 10, 2020

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December is filled with twinkly lights, festive treats, and lots and lots of shopping. After all, it is the month of gift-giving! But what do you get for the parent who has seemingly everything? Or for your significant other to show them just how much they mean to you? Instead of opting for the latest gadget or “must-have” item of the season, give them something they can enjoy now and for years to come: a teeth whitening treatment! Here are four reasons to consider giving the gift of a bright, beautiful smile.

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How to Avoid a Root Canal

November 5, 2020

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Woman brushing her teeth

No one wants to get a root canal. In fact, it is a fairly common fear that a lot of people live with. According to the American Association of Endodontics, 59% of people are afraid of getting a root canal. It is a more common fear then public speaking, spiders, and being trapped in an elevator! The good news is that there are many different ways that you can reduce your chances of ever needing one. Continue reading to learn about how preventive dentistry steps can help.

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How Bi-Yearly Dental Visits Save You Money

October 22, 2020

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Dental tools lying on pile of money

Have the tumultuous events of 2020 caused you to cut back on expenses where you can? You’re not alone. However, before you cancel your routine dental appointment, it is crucial to remember that not going can end up costing you more money in the long run. In fact, the Journal of Dental Medicine recently reported that every $1 invested in preventive care (like professional cleanings) can save you between $8 and $50 on cosmetic and restorative treatment in the future. Read on to learn how and ways dental insurance can help with the cost!

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