Mary Rhodes

Cosmetic Dental Bridges May Be Your Best Option

Dentist Blog

If you no longer have one or more of your teeth, then the dentist may suggest different options for you. One of them may be to use a dental bridge to replace the teeth, as long as you are a good candidate. Learn more here about this type of tooth replacement, what it takes for you to be a candidate, and why this option may be more to your advantage than others.

22 June 2021

Why A Crown Is Often Better Than A Full Tooth Replacement

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It might seem odd that dental crown implants are still so widely popular when there are many very convincing tooth implants that can be used instead. After all, that seems like the next logical step in dentistry, replacing older, bad teeth, with new ones that are stronger and will last longer. However, the truth is that there are many benefits to dental crown implants that other implants cannot compete with. If you are weighing up between getting a crown or a full tooth replacement, then here are a few reasons why you might want to stick with dental crowns for now.

11 May 2021

How To Help Your Child Avoid Cavities Before, During, And After Braces

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If your pediatric dentist has recommended orthodontic treatment for your child, like braces, you may be concerned about how to prevent cavities during this time. With traditional braces, it can be hard for children to adequately clean their teeth because they have to make sure they clean all-around brackets and archwires. Read on for some tips to help your child prevent cavities, before, during, and after treatment. Before Braces Before your child gets his or her braces, the pediatric dentist will likely want to do a good cleaning to make sure that the braces aren't covering up plaque and other debris that could cause cavities.

27 March 2021

Are You Worried About Your Cracked Teeth? See the Major Benefits of Investing in Dental Crowns

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Severely decayed or cracked teeth can ruin your smile and lower your confidence. However, you can restore your confidence and smile with dental crowns. If your decayed permanent tooth has already lost a big percentage of its original structure, investing in dental crowns will be a smart decision. A dental crown procedure is safe and effective. However, it must be done by an experienced dentist to enhance efficiency. The dental expert will shade the crowns to match the unique color of your teeth.

12 February 2021

What To Expect With Dental Sedation

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If you are going to be having any type of oral surgery, you're more than likely going to need dental sedation. If you are going to be put under, you may be wondering what to expect and how you will feel afterwards. For those that have never been put under for any type of sedation, this can be a scary situation and one that makes you feel anxious or apprehensive. Dental sedation has been used for a number of years and is a common procedure.

29 December 2020

Yes, Even A Single Implant Can Be Helpful

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When it comes to dental implants, people tend to think of this option as a whole-mouth solution. However, if you have even a single missing tooth, a dental implant can help you. Learn why dental implant installation is an awesome idea, even for a single tooth. Eating May Become a Chore Chewing your food is a process that you pay very little attention to, but did you know that even missing a single tooth can impact your ability to chew the foods you enjoy?

18 November 2020

4 Tips for Seeking Dental Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Family dentists provide patient care for the entire family, from children to senior citizens. These dentists are well-versed in general dentistry. They're able to provide preventative care and dental treatments to alleviate pain and decay. It's wise to continue seeing your family dentist during the pandemic. However, you may need to slightly adjust your dental appointment routine. Here are four tips that will help you receive quick, hassle-free dental care during the coronavirus crisis:

16 September 2020

A Dental Implant Is A Good Way To Replace A Single Tooth And Keep Your Other Teeth From Shifting

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If you have a single tooth missing, a dental implant could be the perfect way to replace the tooth and protect your teeth. An implant replaces both the tooth and the root, so it's almost as good as having your original tooth back. Here's why it's good to replace a missing tooth and what you can expect when you get a dental implant. Why To Consider Getting An Implant An implant is permanent because the rod fuses with your bone.

26 December 2019

The Main Goals Of Dental Cleanings

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If your dentist is like most others, he or she will recommend getting a dental cleaning twice each year. A dental cleaning is a basic appointment that involves a variety of different steps, and dentists recommend these for preventative care. If you are wondering what the purpose of a dental cleaning is, you can understand it by learning about the main goals of these visits. Goal 1: Remove plaque and tartar

26 November 2019

Top Benefits Of Getting Porcelain Veneers

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Are you interested in having the best smile possible? If so, you'll want to consider getting porcelain veneers. These veneers are made of porcelain and will be placed over your existing teeth. Keep in mind that some of your natural teeth may need to be shaved down for these to fit correctly. There are numerous advantages of getting veneers for any person. Enjoy straighter teeth The top reason to get porcelain veneers is to have the best-looking smile possible.

28 October 2019