5 Reasons to Schedule a Dental Checkup Early in the Year

December 13, 2023

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At the beginning of each year, you probably have a substantial to-do list. Perhaps you are doing your taxes, writing thank-you notes after your December celebrations, and working to achieve your resolutions for the new year. But there is one thing that you might be forgetting — a dental checkup. Here are a few reasons why you should schedule this important appointment early in the year:

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Does Getting Dental Crowns Hurt? Separating Fact from Fiction

September 8, 2023

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patient talking to a dentist

When it comes to dental procedures, one common misconception is that getting dental crowns is a painful experience. This misunderstanding often deters individuals from seeking necessary dental care. In this blog, we will explore the reality of dental crown procedures and whether they are genuinely painful or not.

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3 Back-to-School Tips to Make Your Next Dental Exam Easier

August 8, 2023

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Young patient talking to their dentist

It’s back to school season, which means that if you’re a student you’re probably buying school supplies to get ready for the coming academic year. However, there’s another kind of exam that you may want to think about—your next dental exam.

Thankfully, improving your oral health is considerably easier than getting straight As. With just a few minor changes, you can do a lot to better your smile. Here are a few things you can do to ace your next dental exam.

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Signs Your Dentures Need to Be Replaced

June 3, 2023

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Hands holding lower dentureDentures have been used for generations to treat tooth loss. They are made of durable materials to look and feel more realistic than ever before. Dentures can last for 5 to 7 years before needing to be replaced, but many factors will affect the lifespan of your prosthetics. With the right care, they can serve you for many years. Unfortunately, they won’t last forever. Here are 4 signs that it may be time for replacements.

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Summer is the Perfect Time for Dental Implants

May 18, 2023

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Digital image of a dental implantIf you’ve been waiting for the perfect time to invest in dental implants, this is it! There are several benefits of starting your journey to a complete smile this summer. Here’s why you should put dental implants at the top of your priority list.

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You Don’t Have to Be Famous to Benefit from Cosmetic Dentistry

October 24, 2022

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Do all famous people have great smiles? Not quite, but it can seem that way at times. Believe it or not, you don’t have to be famous to have top-tier teeth. Everyday people can also enjoy the benefits of cosmetic dentistry. Keep reading to learn from your dentist in New Bedford how it can make you feel like a star!

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What Are the Steps Involved in the Veneer Process?

October 4, 2022

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Dental veneers are a common treatment and a go-to option for celebrities. These wafer-thin, custom shells of porcelain fit perfectly over the front surface of teeth to mask imperfections in the mouth like discoloration, chips, gaps, undersized teeth, and minor misalignment issues. Before you commit to the procedure, it pays to know what you can expect. Read on to learn what goes into the veneer process according to your cosmetic dentist in New Bedford.

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Take A Page Out of Your Dentist’s Book – Avoid These Objects

August 29, 2022

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man experiencing a toothache, orange background

Brushing and flossing your teeth are important habits to avoid cavities and bad breath, but to protect yourself from a dental emergency, there are a few other things you need to beware of. Below we have listed some items your dentist never puts in their mouth along with the reason why. Keep reading to find out what they are – and you’ll be one step ahead on keeping your teeth healthy and intact this fall and all year long! 

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3 Things That’ll Happen at an Emergency Dental Visit

July 8, 2022

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An emergency dental visit

When you have a dental emergency, it’s easy to think your issue is unique. Especially when it’s sudden, the resulting shock can make you feel alone. You may even believe you can’t know what’ll happen at your emergency dental visit. However, none of these ideas are true. Emergency dentists work on many conditions and always follow a specific protocol. No matter what you’re facing, your dental practice will have a prepared response. To prove it, here are some problems emergency dentists treat and three things that’ll happen at your upcoming visit.

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What Will My Dental Implants Feel Like?

January 6, 2022

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Man smiling with dental implants

Have you suffered from tooth loss? Missing one or more teeth can make it difficult to perform daily tasks, like eating, speaking, and smiling. Fortunately, just because you have suffered from tooth loss doesn’t mean that you need to spend the rest of your days with unsightly gaps in your smile. Dental implants are a preferred tooth replacement option due to their numerous benefits, but what exactly will they feel like? Continue reading to learn what you can expect.

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