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4 Habits That Will Ruin Your Dental Implants

May 1, 2023

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a closeup of a model of dental implants

If you’ve recently received dental implants, you probably know that they’re considered the gold standard when it comes to replacing missing teeth. With proper care, they can even last for decades and provide you with a beautiful and fully functional set of pearly whites. But as great as they are, there are still certain things you shouldn’t do once you have implants if you want them to last! Here are four bad habits that your dentist wants you to avoid if you’ve received implants.             


3 Questions You May Want to Ask at a Dental Implant Consultation

April 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — kentfamily @ 8:49 pm
patient talking to their dentist

If you’ve been looking into ways to replace missing teeth, you’ve probably heard the many merits of dental implants. They’re durable, realistic, and provide you with a much stronger bite than other tooth replacement options.

If you have a dental implant consultation coming up, that would be the opportunity to get a better understanding of what the procedure could offer you, and what getting it demands. Here are some questions you may want to ask at your cosmetic dental consultation.


5 Useful Tips to Help You Sleep After Your Wisdom Teeth are Removed

March 9, 2023

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Young woman in striped shirt sleeping in bed

After your wisdom teeth are removed, you might experience some pain, bruising, and swelling in your jaw. These symptoms are perfectly normal, but they can make it difficult to sleep during recovery. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to keep your discomfort under control so that you can get a good night’s rest. Below are 5 tips for sleeping comfortably after wisdom tooth extraction.


6 Secrets to Dental Implant Success

February 2, 2023

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Model of dental implantYou have more options than ever before to replace missing teeth; however, only one solution recreates both the root and the crown. A dental implant is unlike any other treatment because it mimics the natural structure of a tooth. Most people with good oral and general health are candidates for the procedure. A dental implant is the most reliable method to treat tooth loss, with over a 95% success rate. Here are 6 reasons why a dental implant is the most successful solution to treat tooth loss.


A Step-by-step Guide to How your Dentist Color Matches your Dental Crown

January 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — kentfamily @ 8:32 pm
cartoon of a tooth wearing a crown

Dental crowns are an incredible dental treatment; it’s one of the few that serves equally well as a cosmetic or restorative procedure. Whether you’re repairing after a root canal or transforming your smile, you can expect to be pleased with the results they’ll give you.

Your dentist will take the time to craft you a perfect tooth designed to match the color and shape of your natural teeth. But have you ever wondered how they do that? If you’re curious, here’s a guide to what a dentist is likely to do to choose the color of your crown.


3 Facts about Same-Day Dental Crowns You Might Not Know

December 4, 2022

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CEREC same-day dental crown being milled

Dental crowns are one of the most versatile restorative procedures, capable of repairing all kinds of damage and decay. They can do this painlessly, within just two appointments!

However, there’s something even better. CEREC same-day dental crowns can be designed, crafted, and placed within just a single appointment. If you want to learn more about this incredible procedure, here are some things you may not know about same-day dental crowns.


3 Ways to Transition From Dentures to Dental Implants

October 25, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — kentfamily @ 4:16 pm
a woman enjoying the transition from dentures in Kent

Have you worn dentures and decided to replace your missing teeth with something else? While these restorations are incredibly reliable and comfortable, they still have some kinks that you might find frustrating. If you want a more secure and longer-lasting solution for your smile, then you’re probably considering dental implants. Read on to learn how you can benefit from these metal posts and tips on the transition from dentures!


Will Cosmetic Dentistry Improve Career Success?

October 13, 2022

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a woman smiling after undergoing cosmetic dental treatments in Kent

Have you been preparing for an upcoming job interview? Are you working towards that promotion you’ve always wanted? While updating your resume and focusing on your work ethic might be at the top of your list, you may want to also consider your smile. By enhancing your pearly whites, you could significantly impact your professional opportunities in the long run. Read on to learn about four cosmetic dental treatments that can help improve your teeth and boost your career success!


What is the Right Dental Crown Material for Me?

September 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — kentfamily @ 5:57 pm
A close-up of dental crowns on a black background

So, let’s say your dentist says you need a dental crown. You might think settling this treatment will be pretty straightforward. However, it turns out that crowns can be made from different materials. As such, you’ll need to decide what kind you want to get first. “But how can I know which is the right crown material for me?” you might ask. Well, you can always count on your local dental practice for help. Here’s a summary of the different materials for dental crowns and how to decide which is best for you.


How Do I Prepare for Invisalign?

September 7, 2022

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A woman learning how to prepare for Invisalign

If you’re going to do Invisalign with your Kent dentist, you’ve made a great choice. Used well, the treatment’s clear aligners can straighten your teeth in only a year! That said, you’ll want to prep yourself for your first Invisalign appointment. Doing so will ensure your smile-straightening journey goes without a hitch. Luckily, your local dental practice is here to speed that process along. That said, learn how to prepare for Invisalign aligning trays with the four helpful tips below.

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