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Why You Should Pick a Dentist with an Intraoral Camera

August 3, 2023

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a dentist using an intraoral camera on a patient

Technology is universally viewed as a blessing—and thanks to constant advancements in new cutting-edge machinery, tools, and methods, dentistry is just one of the many fields that have greatly benefitted from continuous innovation. One new product that allows dentists to provide top-notch care is the intraoral camera, a unique tool that greatly expands what patients and providers alike are able to see. Here’s a brief overview of how this device works and a few of the notable advantages it brings to the table—or in this case, your dentist’s instrument tray!

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Why Does My Jaw Hurt on Only One Side?

July 2, 2023

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a patient suffering from jaw pain

Everybody experiences jaw pain at some point in their lifetime—and sometimes the world feels like it’s coming to a screeching halt when your mouth is really bothering you! But what if the pain is only on one side of your jaw; is this even more serious than usual, and does it warrant a trip to your emergency dentist’s office? Keep reading to learn more about some of the possible causes of pain on one side of your mouth, along with why seeking treatment is always going to be in your best interest.

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Why You Should Consider a Dentist with a Cone Beam Scanner

June 2, 2023

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a dentist using a cone beam scanner on a patient

If you’ve heard of dental implants, you probably already know that they’re virtually unrivaled when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Once placed, they can fully restore lost teeth in terms of look, feel, and functionality—something other options simply cannot offer. That said, if you’re curious about receiving dental implants to replace your missing teeth, you should consider choosing a dentist that uses the best technology around to ensure a smoother experience for you. Keep reading to learn more about cone beam scanners and how they help your dentist place your dental implants with precision and ease!

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4 Ways to Ensure a Speedy Invisalign Process

May 3, 2023

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a patient with Invisalign smiling

Invisalign is one of the coolest and most innovative dental solutions around! By utilizing special clear aligner technology, teeth can be shifted into a straighter and healthier position with far less hassle, and often a shorter time commitment, than traditional metal braces. That said, many patients wonder if there’s anything they can actually do to speed up their Invisalign treatment. By doing things correctly and considering options like AcceleDent, you can! Here’s more.

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A Helpful Guide for Your First Month with Dentures

April 1, 2023

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a patient learning about dentures

When it comes to restoring missing teeth, dentures are a tried-and-true solution that has assisted countless patients over generations. And if you’re slated to receive the restoration to address the gaps in your grin, you might be wondering what you can do to ensure a smooth and stress-free adjustment period. Even though this process can sometimes take a month, there are several things you can do at home to minimize your discomfort and quickly become accustomed to your new smile. Here are four helpful tips from your dentist.

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How Does Dental Insurance Differ from Health Insurance?

March 3, 2023

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a patient filling out a dental insurance form

If you have dental and health insurance, you’ve done well to provide a safety net for yourself; this coverage will allow you to receive virtually any type of medical care you might possibly need without completely depleting your bank account! However, you might be wondering why there is a distinction between health and dental insurance—and it could be causing you some confusion! Here’s everything you need to know about dental and health insurance and their differences.

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