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5 Reasons to Have Your Dentures Refitted Right Away

July 22, 2020

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Gloved hands hold dentures for upper arch

When properly fitted, dentures are extremely useful for helping you perform daily activities such as chewing and talking after you’ve lost your teeth. They can also boost your self-esteem and improve your appearance at the same time. However, over time the ridges of your gum tissue might start to shrink, and as a result your false teeth might not fit as well as they used to. Obviously, teeth that slip while you’re trying to eat are inconvenient enough on their own, but they can also lead to a number of oral health issues. Read on to learn 5 reasons why you should have ill-fitting dentures in Falmouth adjusted or replaced as soon as you can.

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7 Tips to Preventing a Dental Emergency

June 26, 2020

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Dentist treating a dental emergency

According to the American Dental Association, roughly 5 million dental emergencies happen in sports-related accidents alone! Whether you wake up to pain in your mouth or crack your tooth on hard candy, these accidents can happen at the most inconvenient times. Therefore, it is important to protect your smile with proven tactics. Your dentist shares seven tips you can use to prevent a dental emergency from happening to you.

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Think Twice About Replacing Your Metal Crown!

June 25, 2020

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Woman smiling with metal crown replacement

Are you insecure about people seeing your metal crown when you speak or laugh? Then you are not alone. In the 1990s, metal crowns were the only option dentists and their patients had to fix damaged teeth. However, advancements in dental technology now provide patients with beautiful, white crowns that are as invisible as they are durable. Your Falmouth dentist shares why you shouldn’t think twice about getting a metal crown replacement.

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Understanding the Importance of Going for a Dental Check Up

June 23, 2020

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Between 2012 and 2016, the percentage of adolescents with cavities dropped from 50% to 43%. Why? Namely, more people are checking in with their dentists.

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A Smile Makeover: 6 Amazing Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

May 29, 2020

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Do you ever see someone with a perfect smile and wish that yours was perfect too?

Porcelain veneers might be the solution.

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Trust a Professional: 5 Beautiful Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

May 22, 2020

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A beautiful smile can light up a room and completely change the way you feel about yourself. When you don’t feel confident about your teeth, it interferes with all areas of your life, but thankfully, professional teeth whitening is an option for those who desire pearly whites.

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Periodontal Maintenance vs Regular Cleaning: The Differences Explained

April 21, 2020

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Your oral health is more important than you might think; it’s actually the window to your overall health. Because of that, you need to take good care of your teeth. Otherwise, your body’s health will suffer.

Part of keeping your dental hygiene in tip-top shape is getting regular cleanings. But what’s the difference between that and periodontal maintenance?

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Smile With Confidence! 7 Terrific Benefits of Dental Implants

April 6, 2020

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As a child, you looked forward to losing teeth, but as an adult, dealing with a missing tooth can be both embarrassing and uncomfortable. While no adult likes losing teeth, it’s far more common than you might think.

Believe it or not, more than 120 million people have at least one missing permanent tooth.

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6 Ways Your Dentist Can Change Your Smile for the Better

March 18, 2020

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Three women smiling and showing their teeth

Tooth decay, blows to the mouth, unfortunate falls, aging, and simple wear and tear – these are just a few things that can leave your teeth looking tired and damaged. You may find yourself hiding your mouth in embarrassment whenever you laugh or smile as a result. Why live with your imperfect grin when your cosmetic dentist in Falmouth could have a solution? Read on to learn about 6 treatments that can improve the appearance of your smile – and in some cases might even leave it healthier than before!

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Gum Disease Awareness: What You Need to Know

February 25, 2020

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Woman pulling lower lip and showing signs of gum disease

Virtually everyone understands the importance of taking care of their teeth, but how much attention do you give to your gums? Right now, about 85% of US adults have some form of gum disease, but many of them don’t even realize it – and thus run the risk of extensive tooth loss and other health problems in the near future. February is National Gum Disease Awareness Month; why not use it as an opportunity to learn the symptoms and consequences of the condition, as well as your options for gum disease treatment.

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