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December 10, 2018

Why You Should Choose Take-Home Teeth Whitening with Your Dentist

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Have you ever taken a selfie and realized that your teeth look yellow or dull? It makes you want to avoid wearing white, and you feel like covering your teeth. You could use over-the-counter whitening solutions, but do they really work? Or you could do in-office whitening treatments, but do you really have time for that? With professional take-home whitening trays, you can restore your smile’s brilliance and your confidence while enjoying the best of both worlds. (more…)

November 10, 2018

How an In-House Membership Plan from a Dentist Can Help You!

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A woman working on a computer.It’s a surprise that for some individuals, dental insurance can be an expensive burden. While it may work for some people, others may not see the benefit of using a plan that just doesn’t seem to meet their needs at an affordable rate.

Luckily, there are other ways you can get the care you need without breaking the bank, nor worrying about unpredictable costs. An in-house dental membership plan can help remove the doubt of affordable dental care. Continue reading to learn more about the plan and why you should consider it!

 

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October 20, 2018

How a Dentist Determines the Cost of Dental Implants

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A denture holding a $100 bill.Dental implants are a complex procedure overall. They require a dentist specifically trained to place them and highly-trained cosmetic dentists to create restorations that not only look good but align with your bite. Since every patient is unique, it’s hard to provide an exact cost without first scheduling a consultation with the dentist. Before you have your consultation, it’s worth knowing how the cost of dental implants can fluctuate dramatically depending on several different factors.

To learn what those factors are, keep reading this post from a dentist who’s restored many implants!

 

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October 11, 2018

Does Your Dentist Want to Install a Crown? Here’s What You Should Know Beforehand

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Your teeth are among your most valuable possessions. That’s why your dentist goes to such great lengths to keep them in good shape. One of the best ways to prevent damage to a tooth is to protect it with a crown. Crowns are strong, comfortable and practical.

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August 17, 2018

What Is Fluoride and Why Would a Family Dentist Recommend It?

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Woman holding a fluoride signThey say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, which is certainly true when it comes to your oral health! Everyone can agree that spending time and money getting fillings, crowns and root canals is best avoided. But what’s the easiest way to do that? Of course, brushing, flossing and getting regular dental checkups is a great place to start. But there’s one more simple, inexpensive thing you can do that will dramatically reduce the number of cavities you get: Use fluoride at home or have it applied by a family dentist. In this blog, you’ll learn about what fluoride is, the best way to use it – and why it’s such a game-changer for your smile!

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July 7, 2018

What Can Porcelain Veneers Do For You – And Do They Work For Everyone?

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Front and side view of a porcelain veneerAccording to the American Dental Association, people consider someone’s smile their most important feature – even more so than their hair, eyes and body. It’s no wonder that everyone wants a beautiful smile! If you can count yourself in that category, you probably want to correct some of your cosmetic flaws so you can enjoy all the benefits that a beautiful smile has to offer. While there’s no question that porcelain veneers are a wonderful way to do that, what kinds of imperfections are they good for – and is everyone a candidate? Keep reading to find out!

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June 2, 2018

What’s the Process for Getting Dental Implants in Farmington?

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An illustration of dental implants.What’s the first thought that comes to mind when you think about dental implants? Most patients find it difficult to imagine dental implants after first hearing about them because they don’t understand the “implant” aspect of treatment. They ask many questions about the implant itself and what the treatment entails, making them apprehensive.

Luckily, your dentist is prepared to walk patients through the process of dental implants in Farmington. Once you know what to expect, you’ll be far more confident to replace your teeth and restore your mouth’s many functions again.

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May 7, 2018

Learn How Teeth Whitening in Farmington Removes Stains!

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A white smile.Surface stains always seem to appear, even when we least expect it. Foods we never even thought to cause staining end up doing so, making our teeth look darker, yellow, and discolored in the process. It’s a phenomenon your dentist is all too familiar with, which is why she wanted to talk about one of the best methods for teeth whitening in Farmington, as well as the science behind it.

Once you realize how simple treatment is, you’ll want to get started whitening teeth right away! Here’s how it works.

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April 3, 2018

Preparing for Your Dental Implant Consultation

Dentist showin patient dental implant modelIf you’ve lost a single tooth or a complete row of teeth, your dentist has likely asked you to consider treatment using dental implant supported replacement teeth. Dental implants are the only restoration option that allows the dentist to replace the lost roots of your missing teeth, and many patients can benefit from this innovative treatment method. Before you schedule your dental implant consultation, you should take the time to learn a little more about what makes you a good candidate for this restoration and what questions you should ask your dentist before getting started.
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March 4, 2018

A Dentist in Farmington Tells You the Best Way to Treat TMD

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A man touching both sides of his jawThe temporomandibular joint is the most complicated joint in the body because it’s bilateral, so the left and right side have to work perfectly in harmony with one another. Unfortunately, this means that it’s easier for something to go wrong with it. The TMJ is also one of those body parts that you just don’t think about – until there’s a problem. Then you might spend more time thinking about it than you ever imagined!

As a dentist in Farmington who has treated many cases of TMD, we know that it can have a huge impact on your quality of life. So, we thought we’d write a blog about some of the symptoms that can go along with this condition and how it can be treated – both professionally and at home!

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