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Does It Hurt to Get Dental Implants?

August 22, 2022

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Digital image of a dental implantBridges and dentures aren’t your only options to replace your missing teeth. 500,000 people every year are choosing dental implants. As the only method to replace the roots and the crowns, they are the next best thing to your real teeth. You’ll need oral surgery to insert posts into your jawbone, but you don’t have to worry about a painful procedure. Here’s what you can expect while on your journey to a complete smile.

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5 Tips to Find the Best Invisalign Provider

August 14, 2022

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Woman holding Invisalign alignerStraight teeth are associated with a healthy, beautiful smile. However, people of all ages have alignment issues, like overcrowding or a poor bite. Whether you missed your chance for braces as a child or your teeth have moved over the years, you’re never too old to invest in a straight smile. 1 in 5 orthodontics patients are adults, thanks to less noticeable treatments, like Invisalign. Clear aligners are virtually undetectable with over a 96% satisfaction rate. If you’re ready to achieve the straight, attractive smile you desire, here’s how to find an Invisalign provider in 5 easy steps.

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Healthy Mouth Before Cosmetic Dentistry

June 24, 2022

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Woman with a healthy, beautiful smileIf you’re unhappy with the way your teeth look, your cosmetic dentist can create the smile of your dreams. Your first step to boosting your self-esteem is a consultation. While your goal is to improve the appearance of your smile, your dentist’s priority will be your oral health. You must have healthy teeth and gums to be a candidate for elective services.

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5 Foods to Eat After Teeth Whitening

June 14, 2022

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Older man biting into an appleYour teeth change color over the years for various reasons, like age, poor oral hygiene, or your diet. No matter the cause, your cosmetic dentist can turn back the clock with teeth whitening. You can enjoy a drastic improvement in the color of your teeth, with results that can last for many months to several years, depending on your aftercare routine. Besides brushing and flossing, the foods you eat can affect the lifespan of your results. Don’t let your favorite meals or snacks leave a lasting mark on your smile. Here are the best foods to eat after teeth whitening.

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Teeth Whitening VS Veneers: Which is Best?

May 5, 2022

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Woman with a bright, white smileA bright, beautiful smile is priceless because it boasts youth, confidence, and success. Unfortunately, your pearly whites can show signs of aging. Your teeth naturally change color over time. When discoloration is combined with other aesthetic concerns, your smile could give the wrong impression. Although teeth whitening can get your teeth significantly whiter, there’s another option. Your cosmetic dentist can treat stains and other imperfections to turn back time with veneers.

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5 Reasons Cosmetic Dentistry is Popular

April 8, 2022

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Woman pointing to her smileA beautiful smile is everything. Attractive teeth are attributed to confidence, success, happiness, and much more. Unfortunately, not everyone wins the genetic jackpot. Whether you’re embarrassed by genetic issues or those caused by damage or aging, you can have the smile of your dreams with cosmetic dentistry. Despite what you might have heard, it isn’t just for the rich and famous. Here are 5 reasons cosmetic dentistry is a popular choice among people from all walks of life.

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What Can I Eat & Drink After All-on-4 Surgery?

March 11, 2022

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couple sitting at a table of food after recovering from All-on-4 surgery

If you’re preparing to replace a full row of missing teeth with All-on-4, you might be under the impression that you can enjoy enhanced chewing power later that same day. After all, your dentist will attach a denture immediately after your procedure. Unfortunately, that’s not exactly the case. Following All-on-4 surgery, your jawbone and gums will need time to recover, and you’ll probably experience discomfort in the coming days or weeks. To ensure that your All-on-4 recovery is successful, follow these guidelines on what to eat and drink.

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Am I Too Old to Get Cosmetic Dental Treatment?

October 4, 2021

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mature woman dental chair smile in mirror

Have you been intrigued by the possibilities with some of the cosmetic dental treatments you’ve seen, or do you just know you want to make strides in your smile? But you’re also thinking that maybe you are just too old to pursue the improvement?

Well, forget about that second notion, because age is nothing but a number! And the advancements in modern cosmetic dentistry can make a massive difference in your smile and offer you several pathways to get there.

Keep reading to learn why the time is now for your grin with the help of your cosmetic dentist in Kent.

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Learning the Basics of Dental Implants

September 4, 2021

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woman holding dental implant model during consultation

If you are missing one tooth or a lot of them, in either case, it can negatively impact your oral health, self-esteem, and quality of life. Fortunately, there is a solution that can change everything.

Dental implants are the premier tooth replacement option. In terms of appearance and functionality, they are as close as you can get to natural teeth. If you are curious to learn more, just keep reading for a rundown of the basics of dental implants. This will give you a better foundation to see if you want to contact your implant dentist in Kent.

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How Dental Implants Have Evolved

August 27, 2021

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Dental implant in Kent embedded in jaw

Dental implants are often held up as the pinnacle of modern tooth replacement, but as a concept they’re much older than you might think. Throughout history, people all over the world have tried different methods of replacing teeth; as our understanding of dentistry has improved, so too have the techniques used to fill in gaps in the mouth. Today, dental implants in Kent are highly comfortable, reliable and lifelike. Taking a look at the history of implants can help you better appreciate how far we had to come to get to this point.

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