Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for Me?

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Imagine being able to smile with confidence. With so many new techniques that can fix discolored, chipped, misshapen, or missing teeth, as well as a 98% success rate for dental implants, it’s easier than ever to take charge of your teeth.

A radiant smile is essential to social survival, according to 99.7% of Americans. (Surveyed by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.) And 75% of people believe that if their smile isn’t top-notch, their career will suffer. It’s no surprise, then, to note that Americans will spend around $1.4 billion on teeth whitening procedures and products every year. These kinds of cosmetic dentistry procedures (bleaching, veneers, reshaping, etc.) have seen a 300% increase in the past five years.

Finding the right financing for dental work may seem daunting, but it Continue reading

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Canadian Dental Clinic Helps Calm Patients’ Nerves With Therapy Dogs

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It’s certainly not uncommon for patients of even the most family friendly dentists to feel some sort of anxiety or nervousness about professional dental cleanings.

In fact, it has been found that 15% of Americans suffer from dental anxiety, which is a recognized phobia. That’s almost one in five people! Those who have a phobia of visiting the local dentist office deal with symptoms much more serious and intense than sweaty palms when sitting in the dentist’s chair. In many cases, these people will even refuse to get the dental check-ups they need.

To help its patients who have this dental phobia and give them an alternative to sedation, InHarmony Dental Care, a clinic in Victoria, Brit Continue reading

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