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September 23, 2020

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

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Child doing homework

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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January 7, 2020

How to Keep Your Porcelain Veneers Stain-Free for Years

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Beautiful smile with pristine porcelain veneersHave you ever wanted the same dazzling smile as celebrities like Morgan Freeman, Tom Cruise, or Celine Dion? The secret to these perfect smiles and many more is a cosmetic dental enhancement call porcelain veneers. They are an excellent solution for transforming misshaped or discolored teeth into an incredibly beautiful smile! With the proper care, your improved teeth could stay bright and stain-free for 15 years or more. How do porcelain veneers manage to stay so pristine for so long? Read on as your cosmetic dentist dives into the science behind keeping your new porcelain veneers white and how to add years to their lifespan.

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December 7, 2019

Can I Still Get Cavities if I Have Porcelain Veneers?

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Diagram showing back of porcelain veneerYou took the leap, and now you’re finally enjoying a perfect smile with the help of porcelain veneers! Thanks to your new and improved appearance, you’ve been feeling happier, more confident, and ready to take on the world. Since your teeth are beautiful and free of chips, cracks, and stains, do you still need to worry about cavities? While your porcelain veneers won’t experience decay, the teeth they protect still can! If you want to keep you smile looking confident for years, you need to protect it. Find out how you can still get cavities with porcelain veneers, and what you can do about it!

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October 19, 2019

What Are Dental Implants Made Of?

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How long has it been since you’ve bitten into a nice juicy steak? If you’re missing one or more teeth, it has probably been far too long. Gaps in your smile, even if they’re not visible, can make it hard to chow down on your favorite chewy or crunchy foods. Fortunately, your dentist has a solution – dental implants! Let’s talk more about dental implants and what’s they’re made of.

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August 10, 2019

Want a Whiter Smile? A Cosmetic Dentist Says to Minimize These Foods

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A cup of coffeeEnjoying a great meal or a steaming hot latte on a cold morning are some of life’s simple pleasures. The only problem is that certain foods and drinks are notorious for staining your teeth, which adds years to your appearance. The best defense against stains and discoloration is being aware of these items so you can minimize their impact on your smile and also getting professional whitening from a cosmetic dentist. Keep reading to learn how you can help your smile look fantastic and prevent stains from certain foods and beverages.

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