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Are In-House Dental Savings Plans A Good Choice for Seniors?

October 25, 2021

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Smiling man using his dental savings plan in Vero Beach

There’s a lot of good things that come with getting older, like retirement and discounts at your favorite restaurant. Unfortunately, our risk of oral health issues and dental problems begins to increase with time as well. What’s more, our financial situations change as we leave behind insurance benefits from our jobs and move to options like Medicare. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways for seniors to keep their smiles happy and healthy without breaking the bank. Read on as we go over how a dental savings plan in Vero Beach from your dentist can help you save tons of money!

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Need a Dental Crown? Here’s Why You Should Get It Before the Year Ends

September 7, 2021

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patient and dentist during visit

If your dentist said you needed a dental crown, it’s a good idea to get it done as soon as possible – preferably before the end of the year. Although you might be tempted to put off that appointment because you’re worried about the cost, getting it done now can actually save you money. Plus, it’s an excellent way to preserve a healthy smile! Are you still not convinced? Read on to learn why you should get the dental crown you need before the year ends.

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Do Dental Implants Make You Appear Younger?

August 12, 2021

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Aging woman

Losing a tooth no longer means that you need to go the rest of your life without it. There are several different tooth replacement options out there to fill in the gaps that you have in your smile. Dental implants have become a preferred option because of their numerous benefits, including the fact that they can help you to appear more youthful. Continue reading to learn a few ways dental implants can turn back the clock.

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What to Expect During Your Dental Implant Consultation

July 22, 2021

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Woman at dental implant consultation

Tooth loss is a common issue that Americans face. Approximately 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth while 40 million are missing all of their teeth! Fortunately, losing teeth no longer means that you need to go the rest of your life without them. Dental implants are an excellent option for restoring your smile, but before you can commit, you will need to attend a consultation with your dentist. Continue reading to learn what you can expect.

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Can a Healthy Smile Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s?

June 18, 2021

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older woman smiling

Research has proven that your oral and bodily health are more connected than you may think. For years, studies have shown a possible connection between gum disease and Alzheimer’s – but one, in particular, made a shocking discovery.

In 2019, a study published in Science Advances found strong evidence supporting the relationship. Since then, the topic has been making headlines, and people are starting to panic about their oral health. Read along to learn how these two diseases are connected and what you can do to protect yourself.

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Why Is Summer the Best Time to Receive Dental Implants?

May 6, 2021

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an older woman wearing a yellow blouse overlooks the beach while showing off her dental implants in Vero Beach

Thinking about finally replacing your missing teeth with dental implants? Your busy schedule has kept you from moving forward with treatment but now that summer is right around the corner, you may consider scheduling a meeting with your dentist to discuss your eligibility. If you’re ready to take the next step to recapture your smile and boost your confidence, here are 3 reasons why the summer months are the best time to receive dental implants.

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How to Protect Your Oral Health While Combatting Spring Allergies

April 12, 2021

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a man wearing a gray plaid shirt uses a tissue to blow his nose

Do you enjoy springtime? With warmer temperatures allowing for more time spent outside, you can finally shed your winter coat and prepare for the dog days of summer that are right around the corner. But if you’re like many others, you may be suffering from pollen, ragweed, pet dander, and other allergies that come this time of year. Treating your symptoms may seem easy, but if you’re not careful, you could put your oral health at risk. In this article, we will learn how the medications you take to minimize sneezing, coughing, and a runny nose can potentially lead to tooth decay and gum disease. A dentist will also share what you can do to minimize your risk and better protect your smile this spring.

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How Far Women Have Come in Dentistry

March 18, 2021

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Female dentist

Now that International Women’s Day is here, it is a great time to recognize all of the exciting ways that women in dentistry have progressed throughout the years. The first female dentist was licensed in Canada back in 1898. But a lot has happened in the last 123 years. More and more women have been getting involved in the field, helping to advance dentistry to a whole new level that no one has seen before. Continue reading to learn more about women in dentistry.

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It’s American Heart Month! Here’s How Your Oral and Heart Health Are Connected

February 26, 2021

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Woman smiling while brushing her teeth

February is the month of love, but Valentine’s day isn’t the only reason you should decorate with hearts – it’s also American Heart Month! Since 1964, the second month of the year has been dedicated to spreading awareness about cardiovascular health. To celebrate, you may be thinking of cleaning up your diet or re-committing to your New Year’s Resolution to workout more. While both of these are important, don’t forget to add implementing a solid oral hygiene routine to your list. Here’s why!

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How to Find the Best Implant Dentist to Replace Your Teeth

January 18, 2021

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woman wondering how to find the best implant dentist

Dental implants are considered the gold standard for replacing missing teeth, but the procedure is quite extensive. Therefore, it’s of the utmost importance to choose the right implant dentist to work with. If you desire to have a complete and healthy smile, continue reading to get some helpful tips to guide your search!

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