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Can I Brush My Dentures without Removing Them?

April 18, 2024

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Senior person cleaning their denture

Oral hygiene should be a priority for everyone. That includes people who have lost all of their natural teeth and now use dentures. Still, you might wonder how your prosthetic should affect your daily oral hygiene routine. Can you brush your dentures without removing them, almost as if they were normal teeth? This blog post provides some important information that will help you to maintain a fresh and healthy smile.


Common Cosmetic Dental Problems and How to Fix Them

March 21, 2024

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Confident woman pointing at her teeth

The way you look is neither the most interesting nor the most important thing about you. However, it is what other people notice first when they meet you. You should feel confident about the way you look! Unfortunately, you might feel self-conscious about aesthetic imperfections in your teeth. The good news is that most common cosmetic dental problems are easily fixable! Here are a few examples of such issues and how they are usually addressed:


How Long Does Cosmetic Dentistry Last?

February 21, 2024

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Portrait of mature woman with bright, beautiful teeth

Cosmetic dentistry is amazing! Some treatments take just one or two appointments, and they can result in beautiful changes to the appearance of your teeth. But how long can you expect your results to last? The answer to that question depends on a few factors, including the specific treatment that you choose to undergo and how well you care for your teeth. This blog post shares the average life expectancy of some popular cosmetic services. It also provides tips to help you keep your smile looking as good as possible for as long as possible.


Is Your Child Too Young for Cosmetic Dentistry?

January 16, 2024

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Confident teen girl taking a selfie

Thanks to social media and other cultural influences, many children and teenagers are more image-conscious than ever before. As a parent, part of your responsibility is to help your young one have a balanced view of their appearance. In some cases, that might involve coaching them to steer them away from extreme actions that could lead to long-term consequences. In other cases, though, you may choose to help them safely enhance the way they look. For example, you might be wondering if your child qualifies for cosmetic dentistry.

Many young people are candidates for aesthetic services! Here is some important information for you to keep in mind:


Should You Use Dental Insurance or a Dental Discount Plan?

October 4, 2023

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Patient and dental team member standing at dental office front desk

Are you looking for ways to save money on professional oral healthcare? Either dental insurance or a dental discount plan could help you do that. But which option is better? That really depends on your preferences and circumstances. This blog post provides a generalized comparison of each provision; hopefully, it will help you make a decision that you can feel confident about.


Is Dental Insurance Worth Paying For?

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Close-up of smiling patient during dental exam

As a budget-conscious individual, you probably periodically review your expenses in an attempt to find out where you can cut back. Have you ever thought about canceling your dental insurance in order to save money? Your policy might seem like a superfluous cost, but in reality, it can actually help you save money. Here are a few reasons why your dental insurance is worth paying for:


What Causes Dentures to Smell Bad? What Can You Do about It?

September 10, 2023

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Senior woman embarrassed by bad breath

Bad breath happens to everyone. Whether you just ate a pungent meal or you woke up with a bit of an odor in your mouth, some cases of bad breath are nothing to be concerned about. However, when it becomes frequent and persistent, you should do what you can to address it. Some individuals need to adjust how they care for their dentures and their mouth. What might cause your dentures to smell bad, and what can you do to enjoy a fresher smile? This blog post provides some practical information.


Take Care of Your Dentures! Use These 4 Tips

September 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — abingtonfamily @ 4:23 pm
Close-up of denture and toothbrush

Your dentures should serve you well for several years. However, they will only do so if you are determined to play your part. How can you take care of your dentures? You can ask your dental team for personalized guidance. In the meantime, read this blog post to discover the basics of an excellent denture care routine. Your efforts to apply the following tips will reward you with a lower risk of problems for your prosthetic.


4 Ways Vaping Can Harm Your Oral Health

August 28, 2023

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Woman standing outside, using e-cigarette

In recent years, vaping (the use of e-cigarettes) has become increasingly popular. Many people reason that it is better than smoking, so there is no reason for them not to indulge. However, extreme caution is in order. Vaping is not only risky for your overall wellness, but it can also harm your oral health! This blog post touches on four ways that this habit could affect your smile.


How Does Salt Affect Your Oral Health?

July 8, 2023

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Friends sharing a bowl of salty chips

It is common knowledge that sugar is bad for teeth, but what about the other major flavor enhancer, salt? Whether you like to sprinkle a bit of extra salt on your nightly dinner, or you tend to gravitate toward packaged foods that are high in sodium, you might wonder if this popular mineral could be impacting your smile. How does salt affect oral health? This blog post provides useful information.

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