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Visiting an Emergency Dentist Without Insurance: What You Need to Know

April 7, 2021

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woman without dental insurance holding her cheek in pain

Have you suddenly found yourself with a throbbing toothache or a broken tooth? If you don’t have dental insurance, you might be considering just powering through the pain. However, just because you don’t have insurance benefits doesn’t mean you won’t be able to afford the urgent dental care your smile needs. Here are three things you need to know about visiting an emergency dentist when you don’t have insurance.

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Can You Be Too Old for Dental Implants?

March 2, 2021

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Mature man wearing a blue shirt touching his chin and looking away thoughtfully

Many seniors choose to use a partial denture or full dentures to replace missing teeth, but this may be due to the assumption that dental implants are not an option. Bone density and oral health play crucial parts for a successful implant procedure, and because of their age, many seniors simply don’t think they are candidates. But can someone be too old for dental implants? Read on to learn whether your age is a deciding factor in the success rate of this treatment.

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4 Tips to Help You Find the Right Cosmetic Dentist

January 23, 2021

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a man undergoing cosmetic dentistry during an appointment

You’re tired of seeing the same chipped, stained, and discolored teeth each day. You know you want to pursue dental treatment that will help improve the look of your smile, but how do you know which cosmetic dentist to choose? Finding the right individual can take time, but if you use the following 4 tips, you’ll narrow down your options and discover the ideal professional to help you reach your smile goals.

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Dentist Talks About 4 Dental Habits For a Healthy Smile In 2020

December 10, 2019

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Sign that reads, _Habits_One of the most common New Year’s resolutions people make is exercising more and getting in shape. But in 2020, why not get your oral health in shape instead? Studies show that a healthy smile increases your self-confidence and makes others see you as more intelligent, attractive, and likable. Not to mention that your dental health contributes to good overall health as well. And with the 4 easy dental habits below, it’ll be easier than ever to stick to your New Year’s resolution this year – no gym membership required!

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Discover What Your Tongue Can Tell You About Your Oral Health

November 16, 2019

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person sticking their tongue out

You may have heard from your family dentist in Ashland that it’s important to brush your tongue as well as your teeth. This is because bacteria can accumulate on your tongue just as easily as your teeth and gums, and cause seriously bad breath. But did you know that your tongue can tell you a lot more about your oral health than whether your breath stinks? That’s right, the state of your tongue can be indicative of several other health conditions. Read on to learn what they are.

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Professional vs. Store-Bought Whitening Solutions: Which Is Better?

October 8, 2019

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young woman with a white smile

Did you know that almost half of all young adults have un-tagged a picture of themselves on social media because they’re unhappy with the way their smile looks? Most of the time, this is due to the color of their teeth. Many Americans believe they could benefit from having a whiter smile. As a result, lots of them have tried both store-bought and professional whitening treatments from their dentist. Let’s look at which kind of teeth whitening in Ashland delivers better results.

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Ask a Dentist: Should You Avoid Certain Foods With Porcelain Veneers?

September 14, 2019

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Digital image of porcelain veneerIf you have porcelain veneers in Ashland, you already know that they’re an amazing way to make your smile look fantastic. And while you may have heard that it’s important to keep your veneers clean, you may not know that the foods you eat can (literally) make or break them! While you don’t have to completely change your diet or give up your favorite foods, it’s helpful to get some dietary tips that will help your veneers look great for many years. Below, you’ll learn more about the basics of porcelain veneers and how you should eat to avoid jeopardizing them.

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Gum Disease: What Impact Does it Have on the Rest of Your Body?

August 12, 2019

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toothbrush with blood on itIf you have gum disease in Ashland, don’t worry, you’re not alone. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that over 60 million Americans are impacted by this oral condition. When it’s spotted and treated it before it has time to progress, your dentist can relieve your discomfort and even reverse the symptoms before they cause lasting side-effects like chronic bad breath and tooth loss. Recent research has uncovered that this bacterial infection is connected to other medical conditions found throughout the body such as heart disease, making it even more important to treat early on. Read on to learn what the research says and how you can protect your body against harmful oral bacteria. (more…)

3 Reasons Your Teen Should Have Wisdom Tooth Extractions in Ashland in the Summer

July 3, 2019

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a young man having his teeth checkedAs the days of summer draw to an end, your teenager is preparing to go back to school. With busy school days come hours of homework at night, athletic practice, and plenty of extracurricular club meetings. When will there be time to take care of those nagging wisdom teeth that are causing your teenager so much pain? To make sure your child spends less time at home and more time in the classroom this coming semester, discover why it’s best to have your teenager’s wisdom tooth extractions in Ashland performed during the summer.

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Choosing Cosmetic Bonding or Porcelain Veneers in Ashland

May 15, 2019

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Veneers with man's teethDid you know that according to a survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, roughly 48% of adults will remember your smile most of all when meeting you for the first time? A first impression is a powerful thing; that’s why it’s important to have a smile that you’re confident in showing off. When it comes to improving the teeth’s appearance, there are plenty of options to choose from. Here are the pros and cons for two popular cosmetic dentistry treatments: cosmetic bonding and porcelain veneers in Ashland. Which is right for you?

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