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How Long Will My Dental Implants Last?

May 1, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 7:41 pm
A dental implant

They say nothing lasts forever, but when it comes to dental implants, we’ve got good news! While tooth prosthetics like dentures may need to be replaced every five to ten years, dental implants can last significantly longer. Here’s what you can expect from yours!


4 Easy Ways to Prepare for Invisalign Treatment

March 21, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 12:07 am
Patient holding gold bag with dental hygiene tools

Whether you’ve had braces before or this is your first time, it can be a bit of an adjustment getting used to life with clear aligners. That’s why it’s important to do what you can to plan ahead! If you’re not sure where to start, then read on for a few easy ways to prepare for Invisalign treatment!


How Have Dentures Evolved Over the Years?

January 12, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 7:22 pm

People have fretted over their missing teeth ever since they learned to recognize their own reflections, and they have tried various means to replace them ever since. Some ancient cultures replaced teeth by driving animal teeth or seashell shards into the gums, but these primitive dental implants had inconsistent success at best. While removable false teeth have been around for more than two thousand years, they have not always been as comfortable and lifelike as they are today. Here’s a brief outline of how dentures have evolved over time.


What to Do If Your Veneer Fell Off

December 30, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 1:28 am
person whose veneer fell off getting it fixed

Enhancing your smile, veneers prove to be an excellent solution, concealing cosmetic concerns such as chips, cracks, gaps, minor misalignments, and stains. Despite their usefulness and durability, veneers are not immune to damage. If your veneer has fallen off and you’re uncertain about the next steps, explore these four tips to safeguard your smile from further harm and manage the situation until you can consult with your dentist.


5 Popular Holiday Drinks That Can Hurt Your Veneers

December 19, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 9:50 pm
person sipping holiday drink

As the festive season approaches, it’s crucial to navigate the joyous celebrations with a mindful eye on our oral health. In the spirit of merriment, we often indulge in various holiday drinks that bring warmth and cheer. However, particularly for those who have porcelain veneers, it’s essential to exercise caution and awareness. Read on as we shed light on five holiday drinks that, if not approached with caution, could pose risks to your veneers.

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