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The 3 Tooth Stain Types & How to Stop Them

June 9, 2022

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Person with stained teeth

Depending on your experiences, you might think all stained teeth are the same. More specifically, it can seem like the stains all have the same defining traits. However, the truth is that there are three distinct types of tooth stains — each with unique markers and causes. That means the cleaning and prevention methods for one kind might not work for another and vice-versa.

To help you keep a whiter smile, here’s a summary of the three tooth stain types and how best to treat them.

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When Should I Have My Teeth Whitened for An Event?

May 1, 2022

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People attending a wedding after receiving teeth whitening.

Your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you, so don’t you want it to look absolutely stunning during big events and special get-togethers? Luckily, teeth whitening is a fantastic solution that can have your smile looking great for your friend’s wedding, your high school reunion, or anywhere you need to look your best. Here’s everything you need to know about the teeth whitening process including viable methods, the expected timeline, and tips for preserving your results.

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How Do I Keep My Dentures White and Bright?

April 1, 2022

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Woman smiling in dental office.

If you have dentures, you’re probably happy with the impressive results they provide for your mouth. Not only do they replace your missing teeth, but they give your smile an incredible overhaul that looks and feels great. However, just like your natural teeth, dentures are susceptible to staining and discoloration over time—meaning regular upkeep and care is crucial. Here are some ways you can whiten your dentures so that they’ll continue doing their job for the long run.

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Do Dental Implants Stain Like Real Teeth?

March 7, 2022

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senior man admiring his dental implants in mirror

You’ve finally finished the process of replacing your missing teeth with dental implants. While you’re excited to finally eat and talk with ease again, part of you is wondering: do dental implants stain? After all, you don’t want your brand-new smile to discolor. Although the implant posts themselves can’t get stained because they’re embedded in your jaw, the artificial teeth they support are exposed to the foods and drinks you consume every day. Can this cause your replacement teeth to look dull? Keep reading to find out!

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New Year, New You: Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

December 15, 2021

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new year’s resolutions for 2022

The temperature is dropping, the days are getting shorter, and the holiday season is coming to an end. Do you know what that means? 2022 will be here before you know it! If you haven’t started making your list of New Year’s resolutions, now’s the perfect time to do so. Many people like to brainstorm ways to increase their wealth and health in the new year. Well, you can easily accomplish that by making your resolutions about your oral health! For your convenience, we’ve compiled a list of ideas that’ll help you enjoy a healthy smile all year long.

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Don’t Become a Statistic Among Frightening Oral Health Figures

October 4, 2021

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scared woman in ghost costume

From not being given any sauce packets with your drive-thru chicken sandwich to eating cereal you poured buttermilk on because you weren’t paying attention, there’s some frightening stuff happening in the real world. Okay, those are actually minor inconveniences, but someone probably got squeamish while reading that.

Seriously though, there are plenty of things that are no laughing matter. Oral health in America is one of them. Read on to find out how many people aren’t getting the dental care they need, as well as some oral health tips so you can make sure your teeth are in tiptop condition.

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Adjusting to Your New All-on-4 Implant Dentures

September 27, 2021

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Woman with All-on-4 implant dentures gives thumbs-up

Traditional dentures take a notoriously long time to get used to. Thankfully, if you’re missing most or all your teeth, they’re not your only option for a full smile anymore! With All-On-4 implant dentures, you can regain a complete smile that looks, feels, and functions just like natural. While you’ll still need to take some time to get used to All-on-4 implant dentures, you can expect a much shorter and easier adjustment period compared to traditional dentures! Read on to learn more about living with your brand-new smile.

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Can Teenagers Get Dental Implants?

August 12, 2021

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group of teenagers walking together

Missing teeth can affect more than oral health – they affect self-esteem too. If your teenager has visible gaps in their smile, you might be wondering if they can be corrected with dental implants. While implants are certainly one of the best methods of tooth replacement, teens are usually not good candidates for treatment. Read on as we discuss why teenagers should hold off on dental implants and alternative solutions you should explore instead.

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How Does Dehydration Affect Oral Health?

July 6, 2021

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girl drinking water outside during summer

People like to spend more time outside during the warmer months, participating in various outdoor activities. But as the weather gets hotter, many tend to sweat a lot more than usual and end up losing lots of fluids. To avoid dehydration, you must drink enough water to replace what you’ve lost. Otherwise, you could put your body and oral health at risk. Learn which signs of dehydration to look out for and how they can affect your smile.

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Summer is the Best Time to Get Dental Implants – Here’s Why!

June 8, 2021

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older woman in dentist chair smiling after dental implants

The warmer months are synonymous with delicious, mouthwatering foods. Corn on the cob, hamburgers, hot dogs, watermelon, you name it! Are your missing teeth making it difficult to enjoy your favorite seasonal treats at the summer cookout? You might be considering getting dental implants. If you’ve been hesitant to start your journey, now’s the time to pull the trigger. Here are a few reasons why the sunny season is the perfect opportunity to start treatment.

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