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Smile Enhancement: How Do These Procedures Save Your Smile?

Smile Enhancement: How Do These Procedures Save Your Smile?

A smile doesn’t just make you seem friendlier and more approachable. If it’s genuine, it can also boost your mood and make you feel better. A sincere smile triggers your body to release dopamine, endorphins, and serotonin — hormones that relieve stress and contribute...

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These Signs Will Tell You That You Need a Smile Makeover!

These Signs Will Tell You That You Need a Smile Makeover!

Smiling isn’t something that people consciously do. In fact, it's more common for you to catch yourself smiling than to remind yourself to smile. But in addition to expressing your happiness, it could actually help lower your stress levels and boost your mood. It can...

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Understanding Teeth Stains: Types, Causes, and Treatments

Understanding Teeth Stains: Types, Causes, and Treatments

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures. According to a study, 88.8% of orthodontists nationwide had patients who sought tooth whitening procedures. In addition, 76.2% of orthodontists had suggested whitening treatments for some patients....

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What Happens During a Dental Deep Cleaning?

What Happens During a Dental Deep Cleaning?

The prevalence of periodontal (gum) disease is a public health issue in the US. A recent CDC report shows that 47.2% of adults aged 30 years and older suffer from some form of periodontal disease. In its more serious form, the disease can cause persistent bad breath,...

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A Guide to Choosing the Best Dental Implants for You

A Guide to Choosing the Best Dental Implants for You

According to multiple studies, about 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, while approximately 40 million are missing all of their teeth. Tooth loss has many causes, including injury or trauma, gum disease, and cavities. If you are one of those who...

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Dental Bridge vs. Implant: Which Is Right for You?

Dental Bridge vs. Implant: Which Is Right for You?

A complete set of teeth is important to live comfortably, and losing these teeth can have an adverse effect on quality of life. To restore the full function of your mouth, it’s in your best interest to get teeth replacement. After identifying the need to get teeth...

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The Four Periodontitis Stages: When to See a Dentist

The Four Periodontitis Stages: When to See a Dentist

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), periodontitis continues to be one of America’s biggest oral health concerns. Approximately 47.2% of adults older than 30 years have some form of periodontal disease. Meanwhile, nearly half of adults...

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What Does a Cavity Look Like: Signs and Symptoms

What Does a Cavity Look Like: Signs and Symptoms

Cavities don’t just happen to kids who eat too many sweets. According to the CDC, 90% of adults aged 20 and older have had at least one cavity. Cavities are also considered by the CDC to be one of the nation’s greatest unmet health needs. This condition continues to...

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6 Reasons You Should Consider Getting a Dental Crown

6 Reasons You Should Consider Getting a Dental Crown

According to the American College of Prosthodontists, dental crowns are considered the most common restorative procedure, with about 2.3 million implants made every year. There are plenty of reasons why crowns are famous. Dental crowns are a great way to improve your...

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Dental Fillings: Why You Should Consider Getting Them

Dental Fillings: Why You Should Consider Getting Them

About 25% of the population has at least 11 dental fillings, with the average American having at least three. Dental fillings are a standard procedure that many people undergo every year. Here are seven reasons why you should visit your dentist in Scottsdale, AZ, and...

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