How to Fix a Gummy Smile

April 16, 2024

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Ever feel like your smile’s showing a bit too much gum? Having what’s often called a “gummy smile” is fairly common, but the good news is there are ways to correct it if you’re unhappy with it. 

So whether you’re self-conscious about a gummy smile or just curious about what options are out there, you’ve come to the right place.


The Most Common Cosmetic Dental Procedures

April 9, 2024

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Whether you’re wanting a smile transformation or just want simple fixes, cosmetic dentistry is the answer. From teeth whitening to veneers and beyond, there’s a whole world of options out there to enhance your smile and boost your confidence. So, if you’re curious about what your options are for cosmetic dentistry, we’ll cover the most common cosmetic dental procedures.


So You Have a Chipped Tooth. Here Are Your Options.

April 2, 2024

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So you’ve found yourself with a chipped tooth. Whether it’s from biting down on something unexpectedly hard or another accident, it can happen to anyone, although that doesn’t make it any less frustrating. Luckily, though, you have options.


What Do Bleeding Gums Mean?

March 26, 2024

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If you’ve experienced bleeding gums at one point, it can be pretty uncomfortable or even scary. And even more than that, bleeding gums can be a sign of something bigger going on in your mouth. So, in this article, we’ll unpack what bleeding gums might mean and what you can do about it. 


Dental Inlays vs Dental Onlays vs Dental Crowns

March 19, 2024

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​​If you’ve gone to the dentist to fix any symptom you’re feeling with your teeth, you’ve probably heard them recommend a lot of different things — a filling, an inlay, an onlay, a crown, etc.

To people who aren’t in the dental field, it’s easy to get these three treatments confused.

And since we don’t want you to be left in the dark about which is which, we decided to write this guide to clear things up.


Everything You Need to Know About Dental Crowns

March 12, 2024

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Have you ever gone to the dentist, expecting to be recommended a dental filling, only to be told you need a crown? Well, this is more common than you’d think.

But what exactly are dental crowns, and when are they needed?

Let’s get into it.


How Long Do Dental Fillings Last?

March 5, 2024

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If you have a dental filling, you’re not alone. In fact, according to the CDC, about 90% of American adults have at least one dental filling. And while the majority of people have dental fillings, many people don’t realize that dental fillings actually have an expiration date (which is why proper oral care is so important!). 


Dental Implants vs Dental Crowns

February 27, 2024

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Sometimes, with the amount of different dental procedures that are there, it can be tough to remember which is which. We get it!

Two of the dental procedures that people mix up are dental implants and dental crowns.


Can Dental Crowns Be Whitened?

February 22, 2024

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We all want white, bright, beautiful teeth. And while there are multiple teeth whitening solutions available for your natural teeth, things are a bit different when it comes to dental crowns.

Since we want you to be happy with your smile, we wrote this guide so that you are aware of the reality of teeth whitening when you have a dental crown, and what your options are.


What Are Silver Dental Fillings?

February 20, 2024

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Do you remember the days when you could easily tell when someone had a dental filling because you could see a piece of silver in their mouth when they smiled? While those silver (amalgam) fillings are not as common as they once were, they still exist.

But what exactly are silver dental fillings, and why do we not see them as much we used to?

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