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What Could Cause a Dental Bridge to Fail?

December 13, 2022

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Concerned woman with her hand on her faceA bridge and crowns have been used for generations to treat consecutive tooth loss. Whether you’re missing a single tooth or several in a row, a dental bridge is a tried and proven method of restoring a complete smile. They are designed to provide a long-term solution, but they don’t last forever. Most last for about 10 to 15 years before needing to be replaced, but various factors affect their lifespan. Here are the most common causes of dental bridge failure and what you can do to protect your investment.

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4 Celebrities with Dental Implants

October 24, 2022

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paparazzi taking photos around red carpet

Dental implants are durable replacement tooth roots that are a popular way to fill in the gaps left by missing teeth. They help prevent shifting teeth, jawbone deterioration, and facial sagging by keeping your jawbone healthy and your remaining pearly whites in place. When you think of dental implants, bright, white celebrity smiles probably aren’t the first thing to come to mind. But did you know that many celebrities have dental implants to thank for their gorgeous grins? Continue reading to learn about four familiar faces and the stories of how they got dental implants.

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Be Thankful for Your Teeth This Thanksgiving

October 11, 2021

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family eating Thanksgiving dinner and practicing good holiday oral health in Soldotna

During the holiday season, your teeth are probably the last things you’re thinking about. Seeing as they help you savor your favorite holiday foods and talk up a storm with relatives you haven’t seen since last Thanksgiving, take the time to thank them for everything they do by keeping them healthy and bright. To help you show your smile how much you care, check out these four holiday oral health tips.

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I’m an Adult with a Loose Tooth – What Should I Do?

April 6, 2021

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man suffering from loose tooth

During the early years of childhood, having a loose tooth is something that is celebrated. It represents a developmental milestone that is almost like a rite of passage. For adults, the situation is the complete opposite. A loose tooth means that you have a dental emergency on your hands. Until you can visit a dentist, what steps should you take on your own? Continue reading to find out.

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4 Reasons Why You Should Celebrate Your Dental Assistants!

March 15, 2021

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Woman smiling during her dental appointment with dental assistantDental assistants do so much for your dentist and your family, yet they are rarely celebrated or talked about. Of course, your dentist takes most of the spotlight because they run the show, but dental assistants are integral to the success of the practice, and the health of their patients. The first week of March recognizes and appreciates all that dental assistants do for you. Read on to learn about the top 4 reasons to celebrate your dental assistants!

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COVID-19 and Emergency Dentistry: Everything You Need to Know

April 8, 2020

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A sick woman lying on a couch.At this time, businesses all over the country must follow new restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus has caused many people to stay home and business owners to temporarily close their stores, especially if they cannot perform business without following these new sanitation protocols. Dental practices are also feeling the effects of the pandemic, remaining closed only for dental emergencies, seeing patients one at a time, and performing even more strict sanitization efforts to reduce the spread of the virus. To learn all the details you need to know regarding COVID-19 and emergency dental visits during quarantine, keep reading!

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Is Your Dental Issue an Emergency? Here’s How You Can Find Out.

March 10, 2020

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A woman unsure if she should visit an emergency dentist.

Across the country, dental offices have been remaining largely closed to the public in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. While many people are doing their part to stay inside, what should you do if you feel like you’re having a dental emergency? Do you take a risk and visit an emergency dentist, despite not knowing for sure if what you’re experiencing is in fact an urgent issue? Below, you can learn exactly when it’s time to visit and when you can stay home.

 

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How to Show Your Smile Some Love Before Valentine’s Day

February 2, 2020

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Young happy couple smiling after seeing dentistThe most romantic day of the year is right around the corner! While you may be running around buying gifts and making dinner reservations, do not forget to show your teeth some love this Valentine’s Day as well. A beautiful, healthy smile is sure to be a hit with your new date or long-time significant other. Want to know how to keep your oral health in mind during this annual day of love? Here are 3 helpful tips from a Soldotna dentist.

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Greet the New Year with a New Smile

January 16, 2020

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Closeup of smile2020 has just begun; you can look forward to meeting many different people throughout the year, whether it’s at social events or during important business meetings. Naturally, you’ll want to look your best for this occasion, and for some people that means heading to the gym to try and improve their appearance. However, your dentist in Manchester can help you make a simpler yet equally impactful change: an improved smile. Read on to learn the importance of a dazzling grin and the dramatic difference cosmetic dentistry can make.

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Avoid a Halloween Dental Scare with These 5 Candy Tips

October 30, 2019

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Children on Halloween

Everyone knows that eating a lot of sugar can easily lead to cavities and other oral health problems, and Halloween is a particularly dangerous time of year when it comes to dental damage. Luckily, there’s no need to stop your child from joining in on the fun; by following these 5 tips from a dentist, your family can enjoy trick-or-treating while still protecting their precious smiles.

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