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Veneers or Direct Bonding: Which is Best for Concealing Imperfections?

March 29, 2024

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There are various types of flaws that can cause a person to feel self-conscious about their appearance. Whether it is chips and cracks caused by sports-related injuries, stains and discoloration left behind by years of drinking coffee, or gapped and misshapen teeth that are the result of improper tooth development, finding a solution to conceal these imperfections can feel defeating. However, with cosmetic dentistry continuing to increase in popularity, patients have the option to choose between custom veneers or direct bonding. Find out more about each and which one might be best for your unique needs.

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Meeting Your Deductible: How You Can Start Saving on Dental Care

March 12, 2024

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Private dental insurance can be an overwhelming topic for many individuals. It often takes someone with training and expertise to fully understand the details and verbiage associated with various programs. If you are considering enrolling in your employer’s plan, you may wonder about some of the terms used as part of your policy – one of which is “deductible.” Learn more about this term and how you can start saving more each time you visit the dentist’s office.

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Can My Dental Insurance Help Pay for Cosmetic Dental Treatment?

February 23, 2024

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It’s no secret that most dental insurance companies do not offer coverage for cosmetic dental treatments. After all, they are deemed “elective procedures” because they do not provide ways to improve one’s oral health. Instead, they are designed to enhance appearances and help patients achieve greater confidence. But are there any instances in which an insurance provider will provide some sort of coverage for cosmetic services? Keep reading to find out.

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The Goal is Brighter Teeth: Should You Choose Teeth Whitening or Veneers?   

February 7, 2024

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When considering the various cosmetic dentistry services that are designed to whiten teeth, there are two popular options most people think of – teeth whitening or veneers. Capable of eliminating stains by either targeting them with a professional-grade bleaching agent or concealing them with customized dental restorations, these solutions deliver optimal results every time. But how can you know which one is right for you? Keep reading to find out.

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Repeat Root Canal: Why Do I Need One?

January 15, 2024

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Have you developed an ache in your tooth that your dentist already repaired with a root canal? If so, you may need another. It can come as a surprise to learn that your previously mended tooth needs to be fixed a second time, but it can happen months or even years after your previous treatment. If you’re worried that your throbbing tooth may require an additional procedure, keep reading to learn more about it!

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Restoration Care: 4 Tips to Keep Your Dentures Healthy

January 8, 2024

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Dentures are a popular way to rebuild your grin after tooth loss because they restore so much of your ability to eat and speak again. That said, it’s important to care for them properly so that you can continue to make the most of the many benefits they provide. If you’re not sure what that includes, keep reading to learn about 4 best practices to keep your dentures in tip-top shape!

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The Battle with Bone: The Challenges of Lower Denture Stability

December 29, 2023

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Dealing with a lower denture that refuses to stay in place can be a frustrating and uncomfortable experience. Whether you’re dining with friends or trying to hold a conversation, the constant worry of denture slippage can be exhausting. This can slowly wear away at your confidence and quality of life.

But how does it happen, and can you fix it? Read on to learn more about the causes of denture slippage and what you can do to treat it.

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DIY Denture Reline: A Shortcut with Serious Consequences

December 15, 2023

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Denture relining is a process used to reshape the underside of a denture to improve its fit and comfort. While professional denture relining is typically performed by a dentist or dental technician, some patients may consider a DIY denture reline using over-the-counter denture relining kits. However, DIY denture relining comes with significant risks and potential consequences that should not be overlooked. Read on to learn more about the dangers of at-home denture relining.

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Use It or Lose It: Get Your Filling Before the Year Ends!

November 2, 2023

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If your last dental checkup ended with your dentist informing you that you’re going to need to have a cavity filled, you might’ve felt a knot form in your stomach—but don’t fret! Having a cavity filled is a common occurrence; nonetheless, their regularity doesn’t mean they should be shrugged off and left untreated. Not to mention, if you have dental insurance, you should want to take advantage of those benefits and use them to lessen what you’ll pay out-of-pocket. Keep reading to learn more about dental fillings and why you shouldn’t hesitate to get one by the year’s end.

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Is Sedation Dentistry Covered by Dental Insurance?

November 1, 2023

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For some people, there are a million other places they’d rather be than seated in the dentist’s chair for treatment, even when it’s for basic checkups and cleanings! But dental-related anxiety isn’t something that should keep one from receiving necessary dental care; especially when sedation dentistry exists. It’s a safe, accessible, and useful method for helping patients from all walks of life when they go in for dental treatment. But you might be wondering if it’s covered by dental insurance—here’s what you need to know.

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