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4 Reasons You Should Smile Often

September 9, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 6:03 pm

Woman pointing to her smileYour teeth are important for more than chewing and speaking. They also influence your smile. If you don’t like the way your teeth look, you probably don’t smile often. If you aren’t smiling enough, it can affect your wellness. Research has found the act of showing happiness can help both your general and mental health. Here are 4 benefits of smiling that will make you want to turn your frown upside down with cosmetic dentistry


Social Media Stars with Veneers

August 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 4:04 pm
person smiling while being recorded by camera

Porcelain veneers are a popular treatment to correct one’s smile. Though they were once created to temporarily improve the looks of movie stars’ pearly whites, they are now widely available. Veneers can cover or correct a range of cosmetic issues, including chips, discoloration, gaps, cracks, and minor alignment or shape problems. Though you may think that modern-day veneers would mostly be used for the people you see around town, many social media influencers also have them. Read on to learn about social media stars with veneers and how they can benefit your smile.


4 Simple Steps to Help You Prepare for Invisalign Treatment

August 6, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 1:02 pm
Red-haired woman outside holding Invisalign aligner

With Invisalign, your dentist can treat crowded, gapped, misaligned, and crooked teeth without metal braces, giving you a more comfortable, convenient way to improve your smile. If you want this process to go as smoothly as possible, it pays to get ready ahead of time. Not sure how to prepare for Invisalign? Here are 4 simple tips that can make all the difference.


6 Tips for Caring for Your Clear Aligners

July 19, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 5:14 pm

Woman holding clear alignerClear aligners are the perfect orthodontic option for adults who don’t want to worry about the appearance of brackets or wires when fixing bite and alignment problems. While they are visible when holding them, the aligners are virtually undetectable. You can enjoy a discreet method to improve your smile; however, your aligners can discolor if you aren’t careful. Caring for your aligners is vital to maintaining their transparency, but it’s also essential to prevent unnecessary complications, like decay. Thankfully, you won’t have any metal wires or brackets to clean around. Here are 6 simple tips to keep your aligners clean.


Dental Implants are Possible with Rheumatoid Arthritis

June 25, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — saltrun @ 1:31 am

Older woman with dental implantsIf you have lost a tooth or two over the years, you are not alone. Despite the latest innovations in dentistry, 120 million Americans have lost at least one tooth. A dental implant is the most successful method of replacing a missing tooth with over a 95% success rate. It is unlike any other treatment because it recreates both the root and crown. A titanium post is surgically placed into the jaw to mimic a root. If you’ve been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, you may not believe you are a candidate for the procedure, but this may not be true. Here’s what you need to know about dental implants and rheumatoid arthritis.


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