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

January 10, 2023

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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

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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

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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