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Implants or Dentures?

March 1, 2022

When you have a missing, failing, or damaged tooth, it’s important to know your options. Implants or dentures are both solutions for dental loss. How do you know which one is right for you? Let’s talk about the pros and cons of each option so that you can find the best fit. What are Implants? Dental implants are one of the most remarkable advancements in modern dentistry, offering patients who are faced with dental loss an option that feels...

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How to Care for Your New Smile

February 1, 2022

Congratulations on your beautiful new smile! Tooth loss can be challenging, but thanks to modern dentistry, many of the challenges can now be a thing of the past, resulting in a new smile you can feel confident about. How will dentures or implants change your dental care routine? Let's discuss how to care for your new smile to ensure that it continues to look its best. Caring for Your New Dentures Just like with natural teeth, it’s important...

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How to Make the Most of Your Insurance

December 1, 2021

Dental insurance is designed to give you peace of mind and help you obtain the best possible care for your teeth. Dental insurance offers many benefits, but did you know some benefits can expire? Here’s how to make the most of your insurance so you don’t miss out. What Does My Insurance Cover? Dental insurance often covers many preventative dental services, such as routine exams, professional cleanings, x-rays, and more. It may also cover...

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Enjoying the Holidays with Dentures

November 1, 2021

Many holiday traditions revolve around food, which can be stressful for many of us. If enjoying the holidays with dentures makes you feel nervous, you’re not alone. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with what you need to know about celebrating the holidays safely with your dentures. Foods to Avoid When enjoying the holidays with dentures, it can be helpful to know in advance which foods are safe and which are not so that you can plan...

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How a Geriatric Dentist Can Improve Your Care

September 1, 2021

Finding a dentist who understands and specializes in serving your unique needs can make a big difference in the level of comfort and trust you feel, but it can be difficult to know how to find that. Let’s talk about how a geriatric dentist can improve your care to help you decide if that specialty may be a good fit for you. What is a Geriatric Dentist? Geriatric dentists are specialists with a focus on the unique challenges and conditions that...

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Why is a Geriatric Dentist Important?

July 1, 2021

Geriatric dentistry is an important speciality focused on dental care for senior patients. Aging can result in a number of common issues and it’s important to have a dentist who has understanding and experience with the unique conditions and challenges you may face. Why is a geriatric dentist important for your needs? Let’s examine a few reasons why you may want to make an appointment with a geriatric dentist. Gum Disease and Recession Gum...

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What You Need to Know About Dental Insurance

May 3, 2021

When visiting the dentist, whether for routine care or an urgent concern, it’s important to understand how your dental plan works to make the most of your coverage and reduce the amount you have to pay out of pocket. Continue reading to learn more about what you need to know about dental insurance and how it can benefit you. Learn About Your Plan Learning about your specific insurance carrier and plan and how it works can feel overwhelming, so...

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