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Learn the Facts About Veneers

October 28, 2022

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Woman at consultation for veneersThe benefits of an attractive smile are priceless, but few people have perfect teeth naturally. Not to mention, age, lifestyle habits, and other factors can take their toll on your teeth. Veneers are an excellent option to achieve the smile of your dreams. However, it’s normal to have a few concerns before you’re ready to invest in them. Don’t worry, here are 5 facts about veneers you should know to achieve the picture-perfect smile you desire.


What Should You Do If Your Veneer Falls Off?

September 8, 2022

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3D illustration of a veneer that fell off

In general, dental veneers adhere to teeth pretty well. After all, your dentist uses special cement to ensure they stay in place. Even so, they can and do sometimes fall off their pearly whites. That said, you wouldn’t want to panic if your own veneer fell off. Doing so could put your smile’s looks (and health) at serious risk. Fortunately, your Conway dentist can help you handle the situation. Here are four steps you should follow when dealing with a fallen veneer — they’ll keep you steady until you receive proper treatment.


Causes of Gum Overgrowth and How to Fix It

August 17, 2022

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closeup of gummy smile

When it comes to your smile, you’ve always thought something about it looked a little different than that of your friends. When speaking with your dentist about it, they mentioned that your gums have partially grown over your teeth. Though this isn’t always something you need to worry about, gum overgrowth can sometimes be an indicator of oral health issues. Read on to learn about some potential causes as well as how your dentist can treat it.


Can I Drink Coffee with Veneers?

August 4, 2022

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hands holding a cup of coffee

Teeth that are chipped, cracked, gapped, misshapen, discolored, or have minor alignment problems may make it difficult for you to love and feel confident in your smile. Porcelain veneers offer a solution by covering the entire front part of the teeth and masking these imperfections. These thin shells are color-matched to your smile and highly resistant to staining, but can they become discolored from drinking coffee? Continue reading to learn about whether you can still have your morning cup if you have veneers.


7 Tips for Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist

July 10, 2022

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Woman at consultation with cosmetic dentistCosmetic dentistry can create the picture-perfect smile you desire; however, it is a big investment. You don’t want to trust the transformation process to just anyone. It’s important to find the best dentist for your needs and expectations. Although there are many qualified dentists in the area, not all will be right for you. Don’t worry, here are 7 tips to choose the best cosmetic dentist to achieve the smile of your dreams.


Can Cosmetic Dentistry Make My Smile More Youthful?

June 2, 2022

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Woman smiling after receiving cosmetic dentistry

It’s easy to lose track of time as the years pass by, and sometimes looking in the mirror and seeing that your smile has aged can be a startling surprise. But your situation isn’t hopeless; luckily, cosmetic dentistry can offer many solutions that are sure to enhance the look and feel of your smile and instill you with newfound confidence. Keep reading to learn more about why our smiles age throughout the years and how cosmetic dentistry can assist in turning back the clock.


Causes & Solutions to White Spots on Teeth

May 12, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — youramerican @ 3:31 pm
Close up of patient with white spots on teeth

Compared to plaque buildup and yellowing, white spots might not sound like a typical teeth issue. However, it’s a more common cosmetic problem than you’d think. You might even have these white spots on your teeth right now.

Luckily, cosmetic dentists have ways to get rid of them. Read on to learn the causes of white spots on teeth and how professional treatment can help!


Myth or Fact: Do DIY Teeth Whitening Products Work?

April 12, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — youramerican @ 5:07 pm
Woman inserting bleaching tray

Many people on social media lately boast about the wonders of DIY teeth whitening products. As with anything on the Internet, though, it can be hard to separate fact from fiction in such accounts. To what extent are these claims factual, exaggerated, or simply false?

To help you answer that question, listed below is a handy guide to these whitening products. In it, you’ll learn what DIY whiteners promise, their failure, and why it’s ultimately better to leave teeth whitening to professionals.


Dental Implants: Are You a Good Candidate?

March 15, 2022

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dentist explaining characteristics of good dental implant candidate

Millions of Americans are missing one or more teeth. If you’re a part of that statistic, you know from firsthand experience how much it can affect your appearance and overall quality of life. Luckily, dental implants can help you enjoy a complete, fully functioning smile once again. Before moving forward with the process, you’ll need a consultation to determine whether or not you’re eligible for this treatment. Even though a dentist is best qualified to judge which patients can benefit from this service, here are some basic criteria that can help you decide if you’re a good dental implant candidate.


Am I Supposed to Go to the ER for a Dental Emergency?

February 4, 2022

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man with bad toothache

If you’ve ever been faced with a dental emergency, you understand the level of stress in addition to the pain you are feeling. When you’re experiencing a great deal of suffering and don’t know where to go, it is understandable why someone would rush straight to the emergency room instead of seeing their dentist for urgent care. Continue reading to learn more about where you should go if you are experiencing a dental emergency and why your emergency dentist in Conway is usually the right answer over the ER.

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