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Dental Restorations and Risky Holiday Foods

November 30, 2020

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The holidays are full of wonderful times spent with family and friends, along with delicious meals and treats galore. Although food is a large part of most family holiday traditions, it’s important for those who have dental restorations such as dentures or implants to be mindful of some of the most popular options. While they may be tasty, they can pose a risk to the upkeep and longevity of these dental prosthetics. Your Vero Beach cosmetic dentist has a list of certain goodies you might consider avoiding this holiday season if you have dental implants or dentures in order to keep them in good working condition. Keep reading to learn more!

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Five Pitfalls of Mail Order Clear Aligners

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Who doesn’t want an improved smile? If you are one of the millions of people who want straighter teeth, then you likely want the process to be as quick, simple, discreet, and affordable as possible. Many patients try to take matters into their own hands by choosing to order aligners from direct-to-consumer companies that will send them a kit to take impressions of their teeth. Once mailed in, technicians craft and send aligners straight back. It sounds pretty easy and effective, right? Think again! Your experts on Invisalign in Bristol have five important dangers of choosing mail order aligners, and why it’s crucial to put your smile in the hands of a professional dentist.

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Does Dental Insurance Cover Dental Implants?

October 19, 2020

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dental implant with crown next to natural tooth

120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, and more than 36 million don’t have any natural teeth remaining, according to the American College of Prosthodontists. If you’re included in these statistics, you may have heard of or even considered getting dental implants. After all, they can rebuild your smile no matter how many teeth you’ve lost. However, they often come with a higher price tag than alternatives like dentures or bridges. Does dental insurance cover dental implants? Continue reading below to find out the answer to this question as well as why dental implants are worth the cost.

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4 Tips for Preventing Dental Implant Infections

September 17, 2020

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Dentist pointing to model of dental implant

For patients with one or more missing teeth, dental implants in Vero Beach are a state-of-the-art tooth replacement solution that is durable, natural-looking, and holds an impressive 95% success rate. However, no medical procedure is entirely risk-free. Although rare, dental implants can become inflamed or loose due to an infection, which necessitates a replacement. Fortunately, preventive measures centered around proper care and maintenance can significantly reduce your risk. Read on for four tips you can implement today!

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Do Dentures Preserve Your Jawbone? Find Out!

August 27, 2020

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Woman smiling with dentures in Vero Beach

Are you missing teeth? If so, your jawbone is at risk of shrinking because it is no longer getting the stimulation it needs from your natural, healthy teeth. You may have dentures in Vero Beach as a replacement, but is this solution preserving your jawbone to keep it healthy and strong? Read to find out the answer!

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4 Reasons Your Child’s Dental Visit Should Be on Your Back to School Checklist

July 9, 2020

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Young boy smiling on first day of school

Back to school season is not for the faint of heart. Now throw in a pandemic and the potential of distance learning and your tank is truly running on empty. Since your calendar is jam-packed with to-dos, it can be tempting to postpone your child’s routine visit until after the school year has started. However, your dentist in Vero Beach is sharing four reasons you should reconsider.

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3 Reasons You Should Still Go To Your Dental Appointment

June 14, 2020

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person with a mask on walking through a downtown area

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re becoming used to feeling safer with a mask over our mouth and nose and being a safe six feet apart from one another. That’s why the thought of coming to their dentist in Vero Beach has many people on edge, because they can’t take these precautions. Fortunately, your dentist is implementing a variety of protocols in order to prioritize your health and stop the spread of the virus. That way, you can visit their office for dental care and won’t have to worry about a slew of issues arising down the road. Read on to learn about three reasons you shouldn’t put your dental appointment on the backburner, even during the COVID-19 crisis.

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I Damaged My Dentures During Quarantine! What Should I Do?

April 16, 2020

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Pained man with hand on cheek has damaged dentures

The best way to lower your risk of COVID-19 is to limit your trips outside and practice social distancing. To encourage these safety tips, nearly all non-essential businesses have temporarily closed, including dental offices. So where should you turn If your dentures are damaged or broken during quarantine? Your Vero Beach dentist explains what steps to take next in order to keep both yourself and your smile safe.

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Is Your Dental Issue an Emergency? A Dentist Can Provide Clarity

March 20, 2020

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A man in pain debating on visiting an emergency dentist.

It’s no secret that we are currently living in uncertain times. Pandemics like COVID-19 are making it very difficult to even run basic errands, let alone get dental appointments completed. Of course, if you’re experiencing a dental emergency, it can be even more difficult to know exactly what to do next. If you are experiencing dental problems but aren’t sure if you should visit the dentist directly, you’ll want to keep reading. With help from an emergency dentist, you can obtain some much-needed clarity on what classifies as a “dental emergency.”

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The Truth Behind Teeth in a Day: Fact or Fiction?

February 19, 2020

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Older woman at home, smiling after teeth in a day

When living without teeth, you’ll naturally want to be able to repair your smile as soon as possible. With normal dental implant procedures, it could be months before you receive new teeth; however, you may have heard commercials about a procedure that promises teeth in a day (sometimes referred to as All-on-4). Is this really possible, or is it too good to be true? What can you actually expect from this type of treatment? Read on to learn more about the reality of teeth in a day.

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