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The Best Mouth-Healthy Foods for Protecting Your Smile

June 23, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_clark @ 8:47 pm
An assortment of healthy foods.

When most people think about oral hygiene, the first thing that comes to mind, and rightfully so, is brushing their teeth! But beyond that, oral hygiene consists of many different things, even including your diet! Certain foods can actually play a huge role in your overall oral health and help to prevent serious problems from developing. Keep reading to learn more from your dentist about some of these mouth-healthy foods.


Can Dental Implants Stain Like Natural Teeth?

June 9, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_clark @ 8:26 pm
example of dental implants in Superior

Dental implants are one of the most popular and effective restoration treatments out there. Not only can they replace any number of missing teeth, but they can help preserve your jawbone while preventing further tooth loss for a lifetime! However, since you’ll want to make the most of them, you might be wondering if they can get stained like natural pearly whites. Read on to learn how dental implants can become discolored and several ways you can avoid this in the long run.


4 Benefits of Root Canal Therapy

May 17, 2022

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Model of root canal for infected toothRoot canals have a bad reputation for being painful and unnecessary; however, both are unfounded rumors. Contrary to the horror stories you might have heard, root canal therapy in Superior is virtually pain-free. Not to mention, the procedure has over a 97% success rate. Removing the inner layer of a tooth restores its health and function to preserve your natural smile. Here are 4 reasons you should invest in a root canal to prevent losing your tooth.


Teeth Whitening vs. Veneers—Which One Is Right For You?

April 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_clark @ 8:34 pm
person smiling with bright teeth

Are you self-conscious about your smile? You aren’t the only one. Many people wish they could show off Hollywood pearly whites. Fortunately, there are a couple of dental procedures that could achieve this. You might already be considering getting one of the popular options: teeth whitening or veneers. But which of the two is the right choice for you? Keep reading as your cosmetic dentist in Superior compares the different treatments and their benefits!


5 Ways a Bright Smile Boosts Your Career Success

March 23, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_clark @ 7:22 pm
man in suit smiling in Superior

Cosmetic dental treatments like teeth whitening and veneers are some of the best methods for creating your dream smile! Being able to go enjoy your new and improved pearly whites has many personal benefits, but did you know a bright smile can also boost your career success? Keep reading to discover five ways cosmetic dentistry can positively affect your professional life!   


4 Reasons Tooth-Colored Fillings Are Better Than Amalgam

March 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_clark @ 10:18 pm
woman pointing at tooth-colored fillings in Superior

Are you considering getting a dental restoration for minor damage or decay on a tooth? If so, then you’re likely thinking of receiving a tooth filling. While certain materials have been used for many years, such as amalgam, dentists today tend to use tooth-colored fillings as the normal option. Keep reading to find out four reasons these are often the better solution for repairing your smile!


4 Dental Plans That Help You Avoid Annual Maximums

February 28, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_clark @ 8:00 pm
Person researching dental insurance plans in Superior

Are you expecting to need a lot of dental treatment? You may know already that dental insurance can help, but most plans contain something called an annual maximum that can make accomplishing this more difficult. If you exceed that maximum, your insurer will no longer provide coverage and you’ll need to pay the rest of your expenses out-of-pocket. That’s why it’s worth taking a look at some of the dental insurance plans in Superior that come with zero annual maximums entirely!


What Is the Impact of Snacking on Your Teeth?

February 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_clark @ 10:31 pm
teenager watching sports eating unhealthy food

Remember those days in your childhood after school? With several hours left before your parents got home from work and you were at the house with the appetite that someone who is growing tends to have, you just couldn’t help but have a snack…or two. Snacking habits developed when you are a child can carry over into adulthood, but having a snack is not without its drawbacks. Keep reading to find out from your dentist in Superior how snacking affects your diet and oral health, how you can curb the urge to snack, and how to make healthy choices when you do have one.


Is Cosmetic Dentistry Safe?

January 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_clark @ 6:58 pm
dentist with smiling patient

If you aren’t entirely pleased about the appearance of your smile, you can take comfort in the fact that there are a variety of treatment options to achieve an upgrade. But is cosmetic dentistry safe? After all, you want to protect your teeth in the process. Read on to learn more from your cosmetic dentist in Superior so that you can make an informed decision.


What’s Trending on TikTok Isn’t a Song… It’s Dentures!

December 27, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_clark @ 11:10 pm
Woman opening TikTok app on phone

From trendy dance videos and healthy recipe hacks to clothing try-on hauls, there is one social media app that reigns: TikTok. In the last two years alone, this platform has skyrocketed in popularity. In fact, it was revealed in September 2021 that there are 1 billion active global users! Recently, one of those users has utilized their platform to destigmatize dentures. The result? A viral video and inspirational message to the 120+ million Americans struggling with tooth loss. To learn more, read on!

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