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March 15, 2021

4 Easter Candies That are Bad News for Your Teeth

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woman practicing excellent oral hygiene

The Easter celebration is a pivotal moment in the year that officially welcomes the spring season. At this time, millions of people indulge in their favorite sweet delights. However, dentists warn that excessive sugar consumption is one of the leading causes of tooth and gum decay. Thus, participating in the normal festivities could be detrimental to your dental health. Continue reading to learn about 4 Easter candies that can be particularly troublesome and discover the difference that proper oral hygiene can make.

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February 1, 2021

Which is Better: Teeth Whitening or Veneers?

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Woman smiling showing straight, white teeth

You’ve worked hard to get your dental health back on track, but your teeth still show the effects that genetics or poor oral hygiene in the past had on them. You’ve made the decision to whiten them, but you can’t decide between two of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments: veneers and teeth whitening. When you visit your cosmetic dentist in Farmington, you may decide that porcelain veneers are a better choice. Keep reading to find out why.

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December 3, 2020

What Should I Do If I Lose an Aligner?

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Single aligner for Invisalign in Farmington.If you’ve decided to straighten your smile using Invisalign in Farmington, you’ve chosen a discreet and sophisticated solution. Clear plastic aligners are worn over your teeth to gradually move them into their ideal positions. Since they are small and transparent, it’s easy to misplace one. If you lose an aligner, here are some important steps to follow to ensure you don’t add unnecessary delays to your treatment plan.

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November 20, 2020

It’s Time to Be Thankful for a Straighter Smile

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Among many holiday traditions shared by families during Thanksgiving, one common one is for each member of the family to mention something that they’re thankful for. If you’re someone who wishes that they could be thankful for a straighter smile, you’re not alone! In just the last year, more than 900 thousand patients received Invisalign dental trays in order to improve their smiles. With so many advancements in cosmetic dentistry, it is easier than ever to have straighter teeth. Your Farmington Invisalign experts can help you achieve the goal of an improved smile and give you the information you need to know about how it works and all of the health benefits that come with it.

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September 23, 2020

How a Healthy Smile Sets Your Child Up for Success in School

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Every parent out there wants their child to succeed in school. Of course, there are many different factors that contribute to good grades, but a healthy smile generally isn’t what you think of. Even though poor oral health on its own isn’t a straight slope down into failing grades, there is certainly a connection between the two. Continue reading to learn more from your dentist in Farmington about how your child’s dental health affects their success in their classes.

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July 7, 2020

5 Benefits of Seeing a Family Dentist

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Mom and child at dentist in FarmingtonHaving a different dentist for each member of your family can initially seem like a good idea. However, after a few months of driving all over town for professional cleanings, cavity treatments, and braces appointments, you are running on empty. Fortunately, there is a solution: use a family dentist in Farmington! Read on for five benefits of using one dentist for every member of your family.

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June 17, 2020

Dental Implants Offer Cosmetic Benefits for Year to Come

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Smiling older couple with dental implants in FarmingtonMissing even just one tooth can mar an otherwise perfect set of pearly whites, as well as take a toll on your confidence and self-image. Thankfully, dental implants can provide a permanent and comfortable solution to missing teeth. In fact, these modern restorations have a wide variety of important, long-lasting cosmetic benefits. Read on to find out how dental implants in Farmington can help you look your best for years to come.

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May 17, 2020

Are You Missing Teeth? Dental Implants Can Improve Your Summer Smile

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Woman with dental implants in FarmingtonAre you self-conscious of your smile because you are missing teeth? Do you dread it when the camera comes out and avoid smiling in photos? You aren’t alone. It is estimated that approximately 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. About 40 million of those people are missing all of their teeth. Fortunately, there is a solution. Dental implants in Farmington can give you the smile you’ve always dreamed of just in time for summer. Read on to learn more about them and how they can benefit your life.

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April 16, 2020

7 Oral Hygiene Tips to Lower Your Risk of COVID-19

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Healthy woman with toothbrush practices great oral hygiene during COVID-19Experts agree that the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from COVID-19 is to limit your exposure to the virus and practice social distancing. However, you can lower your risk of getting sick even more by improving your at-home oral hygiene during COVID-19. Our hands and mouths both play a key role in spreading and receiving the coronavirus, so it’s essential to keep your smile healthy while at home. Here are seven tips from your Farmington dentist to keep yourself and your smile safe throughout quarantine.

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March 30, 2020

6 Signs Your Dental Symptom is Actually an Emergency

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A diagram of a damaged tooth and first-aid kid.

It can be difficult to know for sure when it’s time to schedule an appointment with an emergency dentist. Not all issues feel like dental emergencies when they appear. If you’ve never experienced a dental emergency before, you may not even know what you need to do next. The good news is when you have an emergency dentist by your side to provide guidance, you or your family is never forced to second-guess. If you notice any of the following symptoms below, call an emergency dentist to get scheduled for an appointment!

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