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Summer Foods You Can Enjoy After Getting Dental Implants

July 22, 2021

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Eating outside with dental implants in Carlisle

Tooth loss is a common problem in the United States. Approximately 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth while 40 million are missing all of their teeth. Fortunately, losing a tooth no longer means that you need to go the rest of your life without it. Dental implants are a preferred tooth replacement option because of their numerous benefits, including allowing people to eat pretty much anything they want. But what if you had your surgery recently? Read on to learn which summer foods you can enjoy after dental implant placement surgery.

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Summer Tips to Help You Prevent Dental Emergencies

June 9, 2021

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family smiling on beach during summer vacation

Now that the warmer months are upon us, we like to spend most of our days outside, enjoying the beautiful weather. However, being much more active means there’s a higher risk for dental problems—most dental emergencies happen during summer for this very reason! These accidents can be unsettling and may even cost you your smile, but following proper precautions can prevent them from happening. Here are four ways you can avoid a trip to your emergency dentist this summer.

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4 Tips to Help You Achieve a Whiter Smile

May 2, 2021

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Woman smiling

Have your teeth become discolored throughout the years? This is perfectly natural and can happen for a variety of different reasons, including the use of tobacco products, drinking pigmented beverages, and just aging. Regardless, this is still one of the biggest insecurities that people have about their teeth. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to achieve a whiter smile. Continue reading to learn about some of the most effective.

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5 Traits of an Attractive Smile

April 7, 2021

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Woman smiling

Do you feel great about the appearance of your smile? Fortunately, we live in a time where you don’t need to settle for teeth that you don’t feel confident showing off. There are all sorts of cosmetic dental treatments out there to help patients feel great about their smile. But what is a beautiful smile anyways? Continue reading to learn some of the smile traits that are commonly seen as attractive and how cosmetic dentistry can help you achieve them.

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How to Make Your Dental Crowns Last Longer

March 18, 2021

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dental crowns

If you’ve invested in dental crowns, then you know it’s no small endeavor. Your teeth work very hard for you each day helping you speak and eat, so it should be no surprise that your crowns are regularly put under a lot of pressure. The good news is, there are plenty of ways you can keep them in good condition and prolong their lifespan. Keep reading to learn more.

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Haven’t Been to the Dentist in a While? Here’s What to Expect at Your Next Checkup.

February 18, 2021

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If 2020 wasn’t your golden year for staying on top of your dental health, no one could blame you – not even your dentist! In fact, if you’re like many others, the pandemic likely forced you to have to put off many of your scheduled appointments “indefinitely” until the practice opened back up. Perhaps though, it has been much longer than a year since you’ve been to the dentist’s office. Although it is very common for people to go years without seeing their dentist, it is definitely not a good habit to get into. If you can’t remember the last time you scheduled a routine visit, keep reading to learn what you can expect the next time you see your dentist.

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Oral Health

January 17, 2021

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Path to 2021

You want to set yourself up for success in 2021. That’s what your New Year’s resolutions are all about after all. Whether you are planning on spending an extra day at the gym each week, eating more fruits and vegetables, or trying to get enough sleep each night, you are taking steps to improve your overall wellbeing. However, you can’t forget about your smile. Continue reading for a few New Year’s resolutions from your dentist in Carlisle so that you can keep your oral health in optimal shape throughout 2021!

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5 Fun Dental Stocking Stuffers Your Child Will Love

December 1, 2020

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A boy and a girl sitting on a staircase smiling and holding Christmas stockings

The holidays are fast-approaching, and it can be difficult to decide what to put into your child’s stocking. You always want to give gifts that they will enjoy, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be good for your son or daughter’s smile. Keep reading for a list of five fun items that both your child and your dentist in Carlisle will appreciate.

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Five Ways to Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits

November 5, 2020

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dental insurance documents

This crazy year is almost over, and if you’re still trying to figure out how it passed by so quickly, you’re not alone. The new year is almost here, and you might find yourself in the same situation that many other people are in, still needing to take advantage of your dental insurance benefits. The good news is, there’s still time! Your Carlisle dentist has five tips to share that can help you make the most out of your benefits and save more money for next year.

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9 Ways to Prevent Bad Breath

October 2, 2020

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Woman with bad breath

Do you struggle with bad breath? You aren’t alone. Approximately 80 million Americans suffer from chronic bad breath, also known as halitosis. It can be frustrating and even embarrassing in social situations. Fortunately, this isn’t something that you need to put up with forever. There are numerous steps you can take to eliminate and prevent bad breath. Your dentist in Carlisle shares some tips that are likely to help reduce your halitosis.

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