Three Procedures That Can Make A Big Difference In Your Dental Health

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Healthy smiles are happy smiles — but despite this fact, many Americans don’t visit the dentist as often as they should. Thanks to dental insurance, most can afford to visit the dentist, yet they still don’t. This could be due to a number of reasons. Unfortunately, many have misconceptions about their dentists and are afraid — or for that matter, they’re afraid for no reason at all. Another issue that people have with going to the dentist is that, ironically, they’re often self-conscious about someone seeing their teeth so closely. While a dentist will not judge your teeth — aside from evaluating them in a medical sense — and is the best perso Continue reading

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Should You Visit a Sedation Dentist?

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While going to the dentist causes anxiety for many people, sometimes it is unavoidable. In fact, around three million Americans have dental implants and every year 500,000 more people receive them. Even more common, 15 million American people have had crown and bridge replacements for missing teeth. If you are one of the many who will need a dental procedure in the near future, you should look into sedation in dentistry.

What is Sedation Dentistry?
Sedation dentistry is the use of sedatives during dental procedures in order to make the patient more relaxed and comfortable.

What are the different forms of sedation?
Sedation can be administered orally, intravenously or by inhalation.
Oral sedation dentistry involves the patient taking a Continue reading

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Three Ways a Cosmetic Dentist Can Make You Confident About Your Smile Again

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The way our teeth look has a close connection with how confident we are, and almost directly affects how attractive and successful we appear to others. So for the millions of Americans who have one or more missing teeth, or the countless people with discolored or chipped teeth, it can be hard to feel confident while smiling.

So if you’d like to be able to smile without feeling self-conscious, the help of a cosmetic dentist might just be your answer.

There are virtually endless ways a cosmetic dentist can help give you a reason to be confident in your smile again. Here are just three of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures available today:

Teeth whitening

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