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5 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays Without Ruining Your Teeth

December 7, 2021

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woman in a holiday outfit with a toothache

The holiday season is finally here! No matter which winter holidays you celebrate, most of them have one thing in common – foods that aren’t exactly good for your oral health. If you’re not careful, some of your favorite holiday foods could harm your smile and send you straight to an emergency dentist’s office. To avoid ruining your teeth and your holiday experience, keep these five tips in mind!

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5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dental Implants

November 10, 2021

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man with tattoos and dental implants in Cumberland smiling

The holiday season is here, and you may be contemplating what you’re thankful for. Though dental implants offer a range of benefits that allow you to enjoy the holiday season (and everyday life) to the fullest, they may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Read on to learn about five benefits of dental implants in Cumberland that you should be grateful for.

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Summer Is the Best Time to Get Dental Implants – Here’s Why!

June 17, 2021

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older man looking at his new dental implants

If you have missing teeth, you may feel self-conscious about your smile or find it challenging to eat certain foods. Luckily, there’s a solution that can help you achieve a beautiful, restored, and fully functioning grin – dental implants! And there’s no better time than now to start your journey. Have you been hesitant to get them? Read along to learn why summer is the perfect opportunity to begin treatment.

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Is There a Cavity Hidden Between Your Teeth?

April 15, 2021

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Woman flossing between teeth to prevent cavities

Many people assume that they’ll know when there’s something wrong with their teeth, but when it comes to cavities, this is not always the case. Not only do cavities often develop without symptoms, but they can form anywhere on the surface of the teeth, including the areas that are hidden from view. In this post, you’ll learn everything you need to know about cavities between teeth – how they form, how they’re diagnosed and treated, and how to prevent them.

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Why You Shouldn’t Feel Embarrassed Why You Go to the Dental Office

February 11, 2021

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Woman embarrassed at the dentist covering her mouth

The average person should be going to the dentist for regular cleanings and checkups approximately every six months. However, many people do not go nearly enough. There are many different reasons why people refrain from visiting the dental office, including a busy schedule and dental anxiety. Another reason why people skip their dental visits is because they are embarrassed at the dentist. Here’s why there is no reason that you should be feeling this way.

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4 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

January 4, 2021

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New Year’s resolutions for a healthy smile. Did you know your oral and general health are connected? Research shows dental health problems can lead to a variety of health concerns, like cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and diabetic complications. With the start of the new year, there isn’t any better time than now to recommit to your smile to promote your overall wellness. Here are 4 New Year’s resolutions to stick with to invest in a healthy smile in 2021.

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6 Benefits of Laser Gum Recontouring

December 20, 2020

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young man with a “gummy” smile before getting laser gum recontouring

Have you ever been told that you have a “gummy” smile? That means that when you smile, more of your gum tissue is exposed than most people. If someone has told you this, you might be self-conscious about it and afraid to grin in front of others. Traditionally, a dentist could correct this problem with scalpels and sutures, but these days, many dentists use laser gum recontouring to correct a gummy smile. Here are six benefits of using laser gum recontouring to create a more gorgeous grin.

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How to Set Your Child Up for Academic Success by Improving Their Oral Health

September 5, 2020

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little girl with pigtails standing in front of black chalkboard

Believe it or not, it’s already time for another school year to start. The beginning of this school year might be different from all that have come before it, as many children’s education has become partially or entirely virtual. Still, you want your son or daughter to achieve the highest level of academic success that they can. One way to do that is by ensuring their mouth is as healthy as possible. According to a 2012 study, inadequate oral health can negatively impact a child’s performance in school. Keep reading below as a children’s dentist explains how, and some advice for improving your child’s dental health.

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4 Extra Precautions Your Dentist Is Taking to Keep You Safe During COVID-19

June 23, 2020

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Dentist in Cumberland wearing PPE with patient COVID-19 hit, and our world forever changed. Although extensive research is still being conducted on this novel virus, experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have remained adamant about the importance of practicing social distancing and wearing a face covering. Therefore, the public has incorporated 6-foot distances and significant sanitation measures into their daily lives. However, newer safety guidelines, like rinsing before your appointment, are being met with some questions regarding whether it is necessary. Therefore, your dentist in Cumberland is here to share four extra precautions dentists are taking and how they help keep you protected.

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Dental Safety Precautions for At-Risk Patients

May 17, 2020

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a person checking their blood sugar before visiting their dentist in CumberlandAre you considered an at-risk patient during the COVID-19 crisis? Are you unsure of whether your health is in jeopardy if you leave your home? Offices and healthcare facilities across the country, such as your dentist in Cumberland, are taking extra precautionary measures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of patients who have underlying medical conditions that make COVID-19 life-threatening. Read on to learn more about the protocols and how you can get dental care without worrying about putting yourself in harm’s way. (more…)

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