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Ways to Make Yourself Extra Kissable on Valentine’s Day

January 2, 2023

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a couple kissing on Valentine’s Day

Your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you—so you better believe that it’s the first thing your Valentine’s Day date will notice! That said, you should be sure that your pearly whites look and feel their absolute best so that you’re confident, desirable, and healthy! Here are some tips from your dentist that will ensure your smile is as healthy, bright, and kissable as possible this Valentine’s Day.


Get the Facts About Veneers and Cavities

December 4, 2022

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Woman looking in mirror to brush teethIt’s easier than ever to achieve the smile of your dreams because you have many options to choose from when it comes to cosmetic dentistry. However, veneers continue to rank among the top elective procedures year after year. Applying thin shells to the front sides of your teeth covers several imperfections at once. Your new smile can last for a decade or longer with the correct care. Although your teeth will be covered, you can’t stop brushing or flossing because you can still get cavities. Here’s how to keep tooth decay at bay to ensure your picture-perfect smile thrives for years.


Why Teeth Whitening Makes a Great Gift for Yourself This Holiday Season

November 8, 2022

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Woman Smiling with White Teeth

They say that this time of year, it’s better to give than to receive. But that doesn’t mean you can’t treat yourself, too. After all, who knows what you like better than you? A great gift you can give yourself this time of year is a brighter smile. Teeth whitening can quickly provide exactly that; here are a few reasons you should consider it this holiday season.


3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Worry About Pain at Your Cosmetic Procedure

October 14, 2022

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Man having teeth whitened by UV whitening device.

A surprising amount of people think that cosmetic dentistry is painful. Maybe they’ve had a bad experience, or heard a horror story, or maybe they just think that something that looks good must hurt. If that’s you, you shouldn’t worry; the vast majority of cosmetic dentistry is completely painless. If you need some convincing, here are three reasons why you shouldn’t be concerned about pain during a cosmetic dental procedure.


What Could Cause a Dental Bridge to Fail? Find Out Here

September 7, 2022

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Dental bridge of three teeth over molar and premolar

Missing several teeth can be a major source of embarrassment and make you less likely to smile around friends and family. Fortunately, a dental bridge can “bridge the gap” left by consecutive missing teeth. This popular restoration offers a wide range of benefits, including strength and durability. However, despite their reliability, dental bridges can still sometimes fail. Keep reading to learn five major factors that contribute to dental bridge failure in Superior and how you can care for your replacement teeth.


Do I Have to Change My Diet with Veneers?

August 14, 2022

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Summer barbeque foodsThe appearance of your teeth plays an important role in your self-esteem. Not to mention, they can affect someone’s first impression when meeting you. You can boost your confidence and ensure your smile is giving the right impression with porcelain veneers. You won’t have to undergo multiple procedures or a lengthy recovery to achieve the smile of your dreams. After only a couple of appointments, you’ll transform your teeth using a solution that looks and feels natural. While they may look like your real teeth, veneers aren’t as durable as your enamel, so you’ll need to watch what you eat. Here’s how your diet will change with veneers in Superior. 


Dental Bridge VS Partial Dentures

August 4, 2022

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Model of a bridge and crownsYour teeth are meant to last for a lifetime, but that doesn’t happen for many people. 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. Each tooth is vital for a healthy, functional smile. Not to mention, your self-esteem is influenced by the way your teeth look. If you’ve lost a tooth or two over the years, you have several methods to fill the gaps in your smile. Bridges and partials have been used for decades to treat tooth loss. Although you might believe they are the same, there’s a big difference between partial dentures and dental bridges in Superior. Don’t worry, here’s what you need to know to make the best choice for a complete smile. 


The Best Mouth-Healthy Foods for Protecting Your Smile

June 23, 2022

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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

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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.


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