As the new year draws closer, many people take the last few weeks of December to think about what they would like to improve in the coming months. In fact, it’s estimated that about 50% of Americans make resolutions. Oftentimes, these goals are related to your physical well-being. Why not include your oral health, too? If you would like a healthier, happier smile in 2023, here are five resolutions to help you achieve one!(more…)
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5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Smile!
January 2, 2023
4 Important Things to Keep in Mind About Dental Insurance
September 1, 2022
Many people find dental insurance plans challenging to navigate on their own. This is because it doesn’t work the same way as the medical insurance that you’re used to. While they are similar in some aspects, they have plenty of differences. Everyone wants to maximize their benefits, but it is difficult to do when you don’t know exactly how it works. Read on to learn some helpful tips so you can grasp a better understanding of dental insurance.(more…)
Should I Get Veneers or Crowns?
August 10, 2022
If your teeth have started to show signs of wear in the form of cracks, chips, or discoloration, you may be considering undergoing a cosmetic treatment to correct this. With so many treatments available, it can be hard to know which one is right for you. Porcelain veneers and dental crowns can fix some similar issues, so which one should I go with? Read on to learn about how these treatments work and whether veneers or crowns are right for you.(more…)
4 Common Dental Flaws & How They’re Treated
June 3, 2022
Are you unhappy with how your smile looks? Your situation isn’t hopeless; cosmetic dentistry can offer plenty of solutions to address various aesthetic flaws that might be present in your smile. Keep reading to learn more about four of the most common cosmetic flaws that patients experience, along with some of the ways that they can be treated.(more…)
3 Reasons to Get a Root Canal Even When Your Tooth Stops Hurting
April 8, 2022
Since scheduling root canal therapy with your dentist, your toothache might have faded on its own. In that situation, you might believe you don’t need treatment anymore and should cancel your appointment. After all, if you’re no longer in pain, that means the problem resolved itself, right?
Unfortunately, that’s an incorrect answer. Even if your toothache is gone, you probably still need root canal therapy. For those wanting to know why that’s the case, read on to learn why toothaches go away and how root canals can apply regardless.(more…)
The Fantastic History of Cosmetic Dentistry!
February 3, 2022
You might be surprised to know that dentists existed back in ancient times! Of course, they weren’t as proficient at the work than today’s professionals, but there is a kind of magnificence to their efforts to fix people’s teeth. Aside from making teeth strong and healthy, in what ways did people in the past try to beautify a smile? Keep reading to learn a quick history of cosmetic dentistry from your dentist in Waterford.(more…)
Simplify Your Dental Needs: 5 Reasons for a Family Dentist
December 3, 2021
Coordinating healthcare visits for more than one person can be tricky, and that’s especially true if you have an entire family to coordinate. General dental practices tend to have age limits on whom they serve. However, family dentistry is designed to provide top-quality care for family members of all ages. If you’re sick of commuting all around town and spending hours in waiting rooms of different dentists, consider switching to a family dentist today for five key reasons.(more…)
How to Maximize Your Insurance Benefits Before the End of the Year
October 25, 2021
The end of the year is coming up, and many of us are busy spending our time shopping for gifts and planning family gatherings. However, are you going to make the most of the rest of your year by maximizing your dental insurance coverage? While doing so is probably not at the forefront of your mind, it probably should be. Studies report that Americans leave thousands of dollars of unused dental benefits on the table every year, letting them go to waste. Don’t let that happen to you! Instead, use these five tips for making the most of your dental insurance coverage before the end of the year.(more…)
Did Your Child Knock Out a Tooth? Here’s What You Should Do
August 4, 2021
It’s a beautiful Saturday morning, the perfect weather for your little one’s soccer game. You watch as they run after the ball, cheering them on with every step they take. Suddenly, the ball hits them in the face, and they let out a shrill scream. Oh no – they knocked out a tooth! It’s unsettling for both parties, but rest assured, the situation can easily be resolved if you stay calm. Your emergency dentist in Waterford explains what to do if your child knocks out a tooth.(more…)
4 Simple Tips for Whiter Teeth
June 23, 2021
Have your pearly whites lost their luster over the years? You’re not alone. Tooth discoloration is a common concern. It’s easy to feel embarrassed by brown or yellow teeth. Not to mention, your smile can look years older than your real age. To turn back the clock, there are many DIY whitening methods, but do they actually work? Here are 4 tips for teeth whitening in Waterford that can give you the results you want without harming your smile.