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5 Dental Implant Terms You Should Know

June 15, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 10:23 am
Dental patient holding model of dental implant

To make an informed decision on whether to get dental implants, you need to know the procedure’s specifics — what it does, what it involves, etc. This fact also means you’ll need to learn its relevant terms. After all, you can’t know whether implants will help if you’ve never heard of them. Committing to anything in that situation would just be reckless. That said, here are five dental implant terms you should know before getting treatment from your dentist.

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How the Summer Sun Can Help Your Smile

May 2, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 9:11 pm
Woman smiling during the summer.

Summertime, sweet summertime! Get ready for warmer weather, poolside shenanigans, and days filled with adventure that will put a big, bright smile on your face. But did you know that while you’re out enjoying the sunshine, you’re also actively helping your smile? Keep reading to learn more from your dentist about how spending time in the sun and getting enough vitamin D this summer can greatly improve your oral health and ensure that your smile remains healthy and bright throughout the season.

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You Asked, We Answered: Does Getting a Dental Crown Hurt?

December 1, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 10:03 pm
Closeup of woman in tan blazer wondering

Did your dentist recommend getting a dental crown to restore a badly decayed or damaged tooth? If you’ve never had one before or struggle with dental-related anxiety, you may be hesitant to move forward with treatment. After all, if you just commit to being really good about brushing and flossing, the tooth will heal on its own, right? Sadly, no. Don’t worry – if you’re worried about the procedure being painful, you have nothing to fear. Here’s why.

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Don’t Let These Holiday Foods Hurt Your Smile!

November 18, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 1:06 am
Candy canes

The holidays are just around the corner, and there are some exciting activities that you are certainly looking forward to. Whether you are eager to sing along to your favorite seasonal jingles, string twinkling lights around your home, or pick out thoughtful gifts to distribute to your loved ones, there is something for everybody this time of year. One thing that everybody seems to be excited about is the holiday foods, but your dentist isn’t looking forward to the aftermath! Here are some treats that you should be especially wary of.

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What Do Your Dental Insurance Benefits Cover?

October 7, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Rachit Goyal @ 11:48 pm
Dental insurance form

According to the National Association of Dental Plans, approximately 77 million Americans have dental benefits, and most of them have private coverage through an employer or group program. However, since it’s so different from medical insurance, dental benefits aren’t always the easiest topic to navigate. Continue reading to learn about the different types of plans out there, what they cover, and other things you should know.

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