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Smooth Operating: Perfect Your Kissing Technique with Dentures

February 9, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — joyceandjohn @ 8:04 pm
Older couple embracing with dentures

There are plenty of ways to kill a mood in an intimate moment, but your dental status shouldn’t be one of them! When it comes to dentures, many people wonder if kissing with them is difficult or unpleasant. This is especially true if you are considering them for the first time. Some patients worry that making a change like dentures will lead to romantic issues with their partners.

If you want to dispel these fears and learn how to bring the heat, even while wearing a denture, continue reading.

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The Silent Signs: Why You Might Need a Tooth Extraction

January 12, 2024

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Dentist performing a tooth extraction

Tooth extraction is often associated with severe pain or discomfort. This confuses many patients when the procedure is recommended when their tooth isn’t causing them any trouble. However, there are several reasons why a dentist may recommend tooth extraction, even if the tooth in question isn’t in pain.

If you’re curious as to why tooth extraction may be necessary for your oral health beyond pain relief, continue reading.

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When Can I Drink Coffee After Tooth Extraction?

December 13, 2023

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Coffee

While people don’t typically think favorably about tooth extractions, they can sometimes be necessary to prevent infection and protect the health of the rest of the mouth. Dentists will not recommend an extraction unless they believe it is necessary, and one can save a patient from chronic pain and other health concerns. While you might be eager for life to get back to normal after a tooth extraction, it’s best to delay getting back into your coffee habit. Here’s why you should wait a few days before drinking coffee after tooth extraction.

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Should I Be Worried About Getting Dry Socket?

November 25, 2023

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Model of a tooth being extractedEvery tooth is important, but your dentist may recommend having one removed in certain situations. Whether from decay, infection, or impaction, removing an adult tooth can come with the risk of dry socket. Don’t let that stop you from getting the treatment you need. Only 2-5% of people will experience dry socket after an extraction. You won’t have to worry about complications during your recovery with the correct aftercare.

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Why You Shouldn’t Feel Embarrassed by Dental Implants

October 16, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — joyceandjohn @ 1:48 am
person smiling after receiving dental implants

A captivating smile holds significant power in creating positive first impressions, while unsightly gaps in your teeth can diminish self-confidence and hinder the expression of joy. Fortunately, dental implants offer a dependable solution to bridge those spaces between your teeth, allowing you to smile freely without any self-consciousness about your appearance. Continue reading to discover how dental implants effectively address these concerns, providing both aesthetic and functional benefits to enhance your overall well-being.

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Are Dental Implants the Premier Tooth Replacement Option?

September 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — joyceandjohn @ 12:58 pm
3D render of a dental implant

If you’ve spent any time at all looking into methods of replacing your teeth, you’ve probably seen a lot of information about what dental implants are capable of. After everything that you’ve heard, you may wonder whether it’s fair to say that dental implants are the greatest method of tooth replacement that there is.

While there are plenty of options available to you, it’s true that dental implants have a lot going for them in comparison. Here’s why it may be fair to call them the premier method of tooth replacement.

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Step-By-Step Invisalign Process

August 17, 2023

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Dentist explaining Invisalign with patientIf you’re ready to invest in the clear choice in orthodontics, you’re making a smart decision. Invisalign is a discrete solution to fix bite and alignment issues to improve the appearance of your smile and support your dental health. Don’t worry if you have a few concerns about the road ahead. Here are 7 steps that are involved in the Invisalign process.

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5 Freedoms You Can Appreciate with Invisalign

July 12, 2023

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Woman smiling holding clear aligner to her teeth

Want to realign your teeth without conspicuous brackets and wires cluttering up your smile? Talk to your dentist to see if you are a candidate for Invisalign! With Invisalign’s discreet and convenient design, you don’t have to worry about the restrictions and frequent follow-up appointments that come with traditional braces. To put things in perspective, here are 5 freedoms you can appreciate with Invisalign.

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Can Invisalign Assist with TMJ Disorder?

June 3, 2023

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a closeup of an Invisalign aligner

Invisalign has taken the world of modern dentistry by storm, and now more patients than ever before are realizing that they can easily achieve their dream smile with the help of these clear aligners. However, some wonder if Invisalign can be used to address other issues, including what’s known as TMJ disorder, or issues that affect their temporomandibular joints. Keep reading to learn about why these types of issues should always be resolved before they lead to serious consequences, along with how Invisalign can help!

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Why You Should Choose a Dentist with a Cone Beam Scanner

May 10, 2023

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patient at dentist using cone beam scanner

Dental implants offer a resilient and enduring solution for replacing missing teeth as they are securely inserted into the jawbone and undergo osseointegration, effectively replacing both the tooth’s crown and roots. If you are contemplating getting implants, it is advisable to seek a dentist who utilizes a cone beam scanner. By delving deeper into the mechanics of this equipment and understanding how it aids dentists during the dental implant process, you’ll gain valuable insights on what to expect while having your new pearly whites placed.

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