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Here’s the Connection Between Mental Health and Oral Health

March 25, 2022

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In recent years, awareness of the importance of mental health has skyrocketed. In fact, there is even a “Mental Health Awareness Month” in May, which encourages our society to #breakthestigma associated with depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders.

For the millions of Americans who struggle with the previously mentioned conditions, even “routine” activities can take a tremendous amount of effort to complete. So, it’s not hard to see how mental health can take a toll on your oral health. To learn more about the link between the two, keep reading.

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How Going Plant-Based Impacts Your Oral Health

February 25, 2022

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Have you decided to switch to a vegan or vegetarian diet? Whether it’s for health or ethical reasons, you’re certainly not alone. In fact, one study found that a whopping 9.4 million Americans follow a plant-based diet. Furthermore, nearly 60% of US households have purchased plant-based foods. So, there is no denying the popularity of vegetarianism and veganism. But how does a plant-based diet affect your oral health? Keep reading to find out.

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TikTok: How the Latest Trend Is Breaking the Stigma of Dentures

January 13, 2022

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Are you on TikTok? Even if you’re not, you likely know someone who is. While the widely popular social media platform is known to be the home of new dances and songs, the latest trend isn’t about either of those things – it’s about breaking the stigma around dentures. One user has gained popularity for videos of her sharing her day-to-day life with snap-in dentures. Read on to learn more about TikTok’s toothless princess is inspiring others to share their stories and break the stigma around dentures.

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An Important Look at Face Masks & Oral Health

December 18, 2021

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Closeup of woman wearing a face mask

Two years ago, our worlds were flipped upside down as the novel COVID-19 virus spread into a global pandemic. Since then, safety and sanitation protocols have become a top priority, causing grocery stores, shopping malls, and dental offices to implement important measures, like encouraging the use of face masks. Although they have played an important role in limiting the transmission of this contagious virus, there is some concern about the negative effects on oral health. To learn more, read on!

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Does Dental Insurance Ever Cover Cosmetic Treatments?

November 18, 2021

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You recently decided that you want to get cosmetic dentistry to improve the look of your smile. Though you’re excited to give your pearly whites a much-needed upgrade, you’re concerned about the cost of treatment. Will you be able to use your dental insurance to cover it? Read on to learn everything you need to know about what dental insurance usually covers.

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How Long Does Dental Bonding Last?

September 8, 2021

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young woman after dental bonding

Unhappy with the minor tooth imperfections keeping you from spending time with family and friends? Worried the stains or subtle chips will be noticeable to colleagues and employers? You may be looking for a cosmetic solution that will address these issues, but you might prefer one that is less invasive and can be completed quickly. If dental bonding is a service you are considering, find out how long you can expect your results to last and what you can do to extend the lifespan of your new and improved smile.

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How Much Does Dental Bonding Cost?

August 13, 2021

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Man undergoing dental bonding procedureThere are more options than ever to achieve a picture-perfect smile; however, one procedure continues to stand out among all other elective procedures. According to a 2017 study by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, over 43% of all cosmetic procedures involved dental bonding. It’s an affordable, convenient, and minimally invasive solution to treat several issues, like decay, chips, or cracks. You might believe cosmetic dentistry isn’t in your budget, but that might not be the case. Here’s how much you can expect to pay for your dream smile using dental bonding.

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Dental Bonding – Is It Right for Me?

July 14, 2021

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patient undergoing dental bonding procedure

Thanks to cosmetic dentistry, you have more ways than ever to enhance your smile! Dental bonding is one of the fastest and most affordable options available, so it’s definitely worth considering. Are you unsure whether it’s right for you? Read on for a quick guide to help you understand what this treatment is before settling on a decision.

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4 Cosmetic Dental Treatments to Get the Perfect Summer Smile

May 7, 2021

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girl smiling after cosmetic dental treatment

It’s officially summer, which means the season for socializing has finally arrived! From backyard barbecues to weddings to beach trips, there are many festivities to look forward to in the warmer months. Does your smile have you dreading the pool selfies and family photos?

Luckily, your cosmetic dentist offers several dental treatments to help you transform your grin into something you’ll proudly show off. Read on to learn about four options that can help you enjoy your vacation with a boost of confidence.

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Cosmetic Dentistry is Not Just for the Rich and Famous

March 11, 2021

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woman receiving cosmetic dentistry

There is a reason why a beautiful set of pearly whites is often called a “Hollywood smile.” If you’ve ever wondered why so many of your favorite stars have such perfect teeth, there’s a good chance they’ve received cosmetic dentistry. Did you know that quite a few of your favorite celebrities like Tom Cruise, Miley Cyrus, George Clooney, Demi Moore, Zac Efron, and many more have porcelain veneers? They’re not the only ones though! Keep reading to learn more about cosmetic dentistry and how it can benefit you too!

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