COVID-19 Safety Protocol

5 Questions to Ask About Post-Op Dental Implant Surgery

March 15, 2021

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a dentist performs dental implant surgery on a patient

Unless you’ve done your research, it is unlikely that you know what to expect after undergoing dental implant surgery. Yes, there is a span of several months of recovery that you will be required to complete at home, but what exactly occurs during this time? Will you be in much pain? Are there foods you’ll need to avoid? A local dental expert is here to answer your questions and address your concerns, providing greater insight to help better prepare you for your upcoming procedure.

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3 Myths About Root Canal Therapy Finally Put to Rest!

February 13, 2021

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Somewhere along the lines, root canal therapy developed some negative stereotypes. Unfortunately, the stigmas still remain, leaving many patients uneasy about having the procedure done. There are 3 main root canal myths that can cause hesitance, and it’s time they were addressed. Continue reading to get the real scoop!

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Is the Increase in These Dental Emergencies Related to COVID?

February 4, 2021

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painful dental emergencies and COVID

The COVID pandemic has certainly changed the lives of all Americans. In addition to the direct health threat posed by the virus, many people are experiencing elevated stress levels. It just so happens that dentists are noticing an increase in cracked teeth and crowns. Is there a correlation between these dental emergencies and COVID? Continue reading to get the answer and to learn about the value of a checkup.

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What Your Dentist is Doing to Keep You Safe From COVID-19

January 29, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — lifetimedentalteam @ 2:22 pm
a dentist wearing personal protective equipment and preparing to see a patient

At Lifetime Dental, Dr. Michitti and his team are working diligently to keep staff and patients better protected from the potential spread of COVID-19. Like many dental professionals throughout the United States, they are remaining steadfast in their efforts to sanitize, disinfect, and ensure a healthy environment for everyone. If you need to return for a dental appointment, read on to learn more about the proactive measures they’re taking to keep you safe.

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5 Health Problems That Ill-Fitting Dentures Can Cause

January 4, 2021

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Closeup of hand holding dentures in Feeding Hills

Dentures are among the most popular ways to replace missing teeth. In fact, according to the American College of Prosthodontists, over 30 million Americans rely on dentures to restore their dental function and appearance. However, these artificial teeth can only do their job well when they fit properly. Dentures that are too big or too small can not only cause a great deal of discomfort, but they can contribute to serious health problems as well. Want to know more? Keep reading to discover 5 health problems that ill-fitting dentures in Feeding Hills can cause – and how your dentist can help.

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Avoiding A Root Canal Can Damage Your Teeth and Your Health

November 17, 2020

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Woman in dentist chair holding the side of her mouth in pain

November and December are two of the busiest months for dentists. Why? Because the countdown to the New Year is also a countdown on your unused dental benefits. People are scrambling to use up the last of their benefits before they expire, so keeping your appointment with your dentist is crucial because you may not be able to reschedule before January. This includes keeping that appointment for a root canal in Feeding Hills. Putting it off can be very tempting, but that could lead to even more trouble than you bargained for. Below, you will find a short list of reasons to schedule and keep that root canal appointment before the end of the year, and what could happen if you don’t.

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How Holiday Foods Affect Dental Restorations

November 8, 2020

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holiday meal spread

The holiday season is upon us, and with that comes loads of delicious food and time spent with family and friends. Like most people, you probably have a list of the treats you enjoy most over the holidays, but although they may be tasty, some of these goodies can wreak havoc on dental restorations. If you are one of the millions of Americans who wear dentures or implants, your expert on dentures in Feeding Hills has a list of holiday foods you might want to watch out for this season. Keep reading to learn more!

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Why You Should Get Your Teeth Whitened for the Holidays

October 28, 2020

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young woman in Santa hat smiling after teeth whitening

You’ve bought the perfect gifts, figured out exactly what you’re going to cook, and made arrangements for all of your visiting family members. Still, you can’t help feeling that even with all of these holiday preparations, something is missing. Suddenly, it hits you: everyone is going to take pictures, and your smile is nowhere near camera-ready. Fortunately, there’s still enough time to see your dentist for a professional teeth whitening treatment. Here are four reasons why you should get your teeth whitened for the holiday season.

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How to Tell What’s Causing Your Child’s Toothache

October 13, 2020

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Boy with toothache needs to see his dentist

Does your son or daughter have a toothache? Unfortunately, there are a variety of potential culprits for your little one’s discomfort. While some problems may be easy to fix, others may require urgent dental care. While all dental pain should be looked at by your child’s dentist to diagnose the underlying cause, there are a few signs that can help you predict what might be the issue. Here are a few of the most common causes of children’s toothaches, including what warning symptoms to look out for and how to handle them.

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Dental Insurance Reminder: Your Policy Expires Soon

September 29, 2020

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Dental insurance on screen at dentist office.Your smile can stay healthy with the right care. You might think your toothbrush and floss are enough, but your teeth and gums also rely on the services you receive from a dentist. The American Dental Association recommends everyone visits their dentist at least twice a year. Unfortunately, few people follow this advice because they worry about a large bill. You have nothing to fear because you have dental insurance. As we approach the end of the year, now is the ideal time to invest in your oral health without breaking the bank.

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