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Category Archives: Cosmetic Dentistry

The Different Types of Fillings

If you’ve had a cavity, you’ve likely had a filling or are in need of one. Dealing with cavities involves removing the part of the tooth that has decayed and then filling in that space with a dental filling. Fillings can also be used to fix broken teeth or cracks in teeth. While fillings used to be made from various substances, today there are a few basic types of fillings. Gold When you think of gold fillings, you may think

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  • Posted on: Dec 31 2018
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Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for You?

Cosmetic dentistry is a type of dentistry mainly concerned with looks. That’s not to say that cosmetic dentistry doesn’t include anything practical—dental crowns fall under this umbrella, but they do have practical purposes. But is cosmetic dentistry right for you? Here are a few things to consider. Are You in Pain? If you have any type of pain in your tooth or gums, you need something more than just cosmetic dentistry. You may need a filling, a root canal, an

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  • Posted on: Dec 15 2018
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Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is one of the types of cancer people don’t often look for. However, it can be just as deadly as other types of cancer, which is why it’s important to talk to your dentist about an oral cancer screening if you suspect something is wrong. The earlier you can seek treatment, the more likely it is you’ll make a full recovery. But what should you look for? Here are some of the early signs of oral cancer. Pain

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  • Posted on: Nov 29 2018
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Habits that will Stain Your Teeth

Are you upset that your teeth aren’t as dazzling white as they once were? Having professional teeth whitening done can restore your smile, but if you don’t change some of your eating and drinking habits, your teeth will become stained once again. Teeth whitening may remove those stains, but it doesn’t stop future staining. That’s why you need to identify what’s causing the discoloration. Once you understand which habits are staining your teeth, you can deal with them. Look at

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  • Posted on: Nov 15 2018
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What Causes Gingivitis?

Gingivitis is a type of gum disease that is actually pretty common. Fortunately, it’s also the mildest form of gum disease, and if you treat it quickly, you can deal with it before anything serious happens. Gingivitis treatment is normally not a major procedure, but it’s always best to avoid dealing with gum disease at all. To do that, you need to know what causes gingivitis so you can do your best to prevent it from happening. Poor Oral Hygiene

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  • Posted on: Oct 31 2018
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Dangerous Dental Home Remedies

When you’re dealing with a severe toothache, you’re likely to try just about anything to make the pain go away. The longer the pain goes, the crazier home remedies you’re willing to try, especially if you haven’t been able to get much sleep in several days. When you have a toothache or other dental issue and can’t make it in to see a professional for help, though, there are some things you can do that will actually make it much

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  • Posted on: Oct 19 2018
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What Are Tooth Colored Fillings and Should I Get Them?

Tooth colored fillings, also called composite resin fillings, are a type of dental filling that are more natural looking and are highly durable. They’re a great option if you want to have fillings that look natural and are hard to distinguish from your normal teeth. However, there are some downsides to tooth colored fillings that you need to be aware of before you decide they’re the option you want. They Look Great The biggest reason to get tooth colored fillings

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  • Posted on: Sep 26 2018
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Early Warning Signs of Gingivitis

Gingivitis is a type of gum disease that occurs when your gums become infected. Gingivitis may be fairly common, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a serious condition. If you let it go untreated, it can develop into periodontal disease, which is even more serious. That’s why it’s important to know the early warning signs of gingivitis. If you take steps to deal with gingivitis before it gets worse, it will be much easier to handle. Your Gums Bleed When

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  • Posted on: Sep 15 2018
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How Porcelain Veneers Differ from Implants and Dentures

Many people have heard of dentures and implants, but porcelain veneers aren’t as common. They are a cosmetic dentistry option, however, especially for those who are looking to restore their smile, but don’t want to lose any of their teeth. Let’s take a look at how porcelain veneers differ from these other two options. What Are Porcelain Veneers? Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of ceramic resin that are bonded to the front of your teeth. They hide any discoloration you

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  • Posted on: Aug 31 2018
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The difference between contracted and non-contracted dentists

There’s lots of confusion when it comes to insurance benefits, contracted and non-contracted dentists and what those things actually mean to you as a patient. Non-contracted dentists are dentist that possibly accept/file your insurance claims however they are out of network. When a dentist is out-of-network or non-contracted it means that you are responsible for your percentage of the dentists actual fee’s. (Example: Dr Anderson charges $100 for a filling and your insurance company pays 80%, you as the patient

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  • Posted on: Aug 16 2018
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