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4 Must-Know Tips for Preventing Cavities When You Have a Sweet Tooth

December 26, 2020

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Are you a lover of all things chocolate? Is your meal not complete without something sweet at the end? Unfortunately, years of research and studies have shown time and time again just how hazardous sugar is for your teeth. So, your sweet tooth can become a decayed tooth real quick. Fortunately, there are a few best practices you can implement to prevent cavities, even if you are a self-proclaimed choco-holic. Read on to learn what they are!

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Your Ultimate Guide to Finding a New Dentist

December 17, 2020

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Woman doing research on her computer in apartment

Are you on the hunt for a new dentist in Dallas? While your first reaction may be to look at your insurance plan and pick the closest office to your home, the amount of time it takes to locate your policy, review the long list of doctors’ names, and figure out where the office is can fill a whole afternoon! So, let’s think outside the box for a moment and instead discuss some noteworthy things to consider when you’re searching for the dentist of your dreams.  Too much? Maybe. But maybe not! We’ll stay open-minded about that.

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4 Common Factors That Can Increase Your Risk for Oral Cancer

November 20, 2020

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One of the biggest challenges of diagnosing mouth cancer is that most people don’t notice the warning signs. For example, if your symptoms only show up in the back of your throat, it can be easy to miss. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 1.7 million people were diagnosed with cancer in 2019; about 53,000 of those were found to have an oral malignancy. Below are a few factors that can impact your risk of being diagnosed with oral cancer in Dallas and how you can reduce your risk of developing this disease.

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3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip Your Regular Visits to the Dentist

November 5, 2020

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Every six months, you visit your dentist for a regular cleaning and checkup. But with the holidays fast approaching, you may be tempted to cancel your appointment. While it can seem harmless, skipping a dental cleaning in Dallas may end up creating more problems than you think. Your regular checkups protect more than just your teeth. Keep reading to learn why you should never skip visits with your dentist.

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Use It or Lose It! Don’t Let Your Insurance Benefits Vanish

October 4, 2020

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Halloween is right around the corner, which will officially kick off the fall and winter holiday season. Doesn’t it feel like this year has just flown by? During the final months of 2020, visiting the dentist may not be high on your list of priorities. However, if you have any unused dental insurance benefits, they are set to vanish when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve! These are insurance benefits you have already paid for, so you should not let them go to waste. Here are a few tips from a local dentist on how to use your benefits before they expire in Dallas, GA.

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5 Ways Smiling Can Improve Your Health

September 27, 2020

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Thanks to advancements in cosmetic dentistry techniques and technologies, it’s never been easier to get the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. When you’re proud of how good your teeth look, you’ll naturally start to smile more. Not only does this have a positive influence on your mood and social perception, but it’s good for your physical wellbeing too! Here are five health benefits of smiling you can enjoy after your cosmetic procedure.

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8 Ways to Care for Your Dentures & Help Them Last Longer

September 9, 2020

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Man gives thumbs up for caring for dentures in Dallas, GA

If you’ve recently replaced your missing teeth with full or partial dentures, congratulations! This quick and cost-effective way to regain a full set of pearly whites uses high quality materials to last longer than ever before. While they’re not designed to be a permanent tooth replacement solution like dental implants, they can last a decade or more with the proper care. When caring for dentures in Dallas, GA, keep these eight easy tips in mind to make the most out of them!

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The History of Porcelain Veneers

August 18, 2020

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Woman getting porcelain veneers in Dallas, GA

Porcelain veneers are a popular way to fix imperfections and leave you with a beautiful, flawless smile. This is why it is so popular among celebrities. Whether you have discoloration, chips, cracks, or slight misalignment, veneers are a minimally invasive solution. But did you know that porcelain veneers have been around since the late 1920s? Continue reading to learn more from your cosmetic dentist in Dallas, GA about the history of porcelain veneers and how they’ve become into what they are today.

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4 Reasons to Schedule Your Child’s Checkup Before School Starts

July 30, 2020

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Child at visit with dentist in DallasPreparing for the start of the school year is always a bit hectic, but throw in a pandemic and the situation truly becomes anxiety-inducing. Although it can be tempting to forgo your child’s back-to-school visit in lieu of all your to-dos, you must make time for their bi-yearly visit. To guide you in the right direction, your dentist in Dallas is sharing four reasons to schedule their dental visit before the school year begins!

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5 Tips for Summer Oral Care

June 13, 2020

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Woman smiling in the sunSummer has finally arrived! It’s the time of year that many of us have been waiting for. The weather is warm, the kids are out of school, and you may even have a few fun activities planned. As you’re soaking in the sun’s rays and enjoying more family time, you shouldn’t forget about the health of your teeth. This season could be the ideal time to reevaluate your oral care. Your dentist in Dallas, GA shares some tips to help you maintain your smile.

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