Cleanliness and Safety

The Dangers of Choosing Cheap Dental Implants

January 17, 2024

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Dental implant replacing a toothDental implants are associated with a large price tag, which means you are probably looking for a way to cut costs. However, now is not the time to pinch pennies. Low-quality materials or an inexperienced dentist can cost you more in the long run. Not only can your dental implants fail, but you can be at risk of pain and oral health problems. Here’s why paying more is worth the investment.

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They’ve Come a Long Way: How Dental Implants Have Evolved Over the Years

December 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — lifetimedentalteam @ 11:56 pm
Woman thinks something over

Dental implants are the best available way to replace missing teeth because they look and function just like the real thing. They have become increasingly common over recent decades, and you have certainly seen far more of them than you realize. However, dental implants were not always the incredibly lifelike and functional artificial teeth that they are today. Here’s how dental implants have evolved to better suit your needs.

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Dental Implants Can Be Pricey; Are They Worth the Cost?

November 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — lifetimedentalteam @ 11:55 pm
Dental implant

Dental implants are considered the pinnacle of tooth replacement, but they can require a big investment on the patient’s part. Some people have already spent considerable time and money getting dentures and may wonder if getting dental implants could be worth the effort. Here are some of the ways dental implants can deliver a massive return on your investment by improving your quality of life.

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Whitening Woes: The Risks of Store-Bought Teeth Whitening

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — lifetimedentalteam @ 10:36 pm
An at-home teeth whitening kit

A bright, white smile has become something of an obsession for some people. While dentists can offer professional teeth whitening with excellent results, many turn to store-bought kits. While these over-the-counter options can provide decent initial results, it’s important to understand the risks of overusing them.

If you want to learn more about at-home whitening solutions and the oral health issues they can cause, continue reading.

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4 Helpful Things to Remember about Dental Insurance

September 19, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — lifetimedentalteam @ 9:44 pm
Dental patient with dental team in background

Dental insurance can be confusing at times, especially if you are fairly new to your policy. How can you get the most out of your benefits? Your dental team is ready to assist you. In the meantime, read this simple guide that explains four important points which may help you establish a foundation of knowledge that will equip you to use your policy in the most advantageous way possible.

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The Truth Behind These 3 Common Myths About Children’s Dentistry

August 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — lifetimedentalteam @ 6:38 am
Young girl smiling with teeth holding her mother's hand in one hand and a toothbrush with toothpaste on it in the other in front of a bathroom sink

As an adult, you probably don’t remember what it was like to have baby teeth. And, research about what causes tooth decay and how to take care of your smile wasn’t as extensive as it is now. That being said, now that you’re a parent, you only want the best for your child and their oral health. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of misinformation surrounding children’s dentistry. Here’s the truth behind 3 common myths about your child’s growing smile so you can set it up for success!

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How to Manage a Dental Emergency While You’re Out of Town

July 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — lifetimedentalteam @ 6:45 am
Young woman holding her right cheek with her hand and grimacing

If you’re traveling this summer, maintaining good oral health is an essential preventive measure against dental trouble throwing a wrench in your plans. In case of emergency, it’s best to be prepared and plan ahead so that if something unexpected occurs, you have an idea of how to handle it. Here’s how you can manage a dental emergency while you’re out of town.

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3 Ways to Fix Small Teeth

June 23, 2023

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person smiling after having small teeth fixed

While reminiscing over old photos with friends, you might have noticed a discrepancy: your smile appears noticeably shorter than theirs. This condition is known as microdontia, where one or more teeth are smaller than the average size. Small teeth can be hereditary, a symptom of a genetic disorder, a result of developmental issues like cleft palate, or a consequence of radiation exposure. Additionally, excessive wear due to teeth grinding or damage can also lead to short teeth. The good news is that your dentist can address this issue. Continue reading to explore common causes of microdontia and discover how to enhance the appearance of your teeth to make them look bigger.

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Dental Insurance: Making the Most Out of Your Coverage

May 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — lifetimedentalteam @ 7:23 am
a patient checking her dental insurance coverage on her smartphone

If you have dental insurance, you might sometimes find yourself wondering if your plan is actually worth the extra cost—it might not always feel like you’re getting the most out of your plan. But the bottom line is that it’s worth it to have dental insurance coverage, and it’s also quite easy to make the most out of your available benefits. Here’s a little more information about how dental insurance works and some of the advantages it grants you, along with some advice for ensuring that you’re getting full value out of what your plan has to offer.

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Making Dental Care Fun for Kids

April 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — lifetimedentalteam @ 10:27 pm

Young boy at dentistNothing is more precious than your child’s beautiful smile. Their oral health is important for their overall wellness and development. Good dental habits from a young age are important. Researchers have found that children who benefit from early dental care are more likely to commit to their oral health as adults. However, your child may not have the same views on brushing as you. Here are 4 ways to keep oral hygiene fun for children, so you can win the brushing battle.

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