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Carlisle Family and Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

Can Teeth Whitening Help You Land a Job?

November 18, 2021

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man smiling and shaking hands at job interview after teeth whitening in Carlisle

According to Indeed, 71% of adults who are currently part of the labor force or are getting ready to enter it are actively applying for jobs or open to new opportunities. Additionally, tens of millions of Americans lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. With so many people looking to start new positions, what can you do to stand out among the competition and lang the job? Making sure your resume is up to date, getting together a list of references, and buying new interview outfits may come to mind. But have you ever considered how your smile can impact people’s first impressions of you? Read on to learn about the different ways that teeth whitening can increase your odds of getting hired or promoted.


4 Ways to Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits

October 7, 2021

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dental tools and mask on table

Since medical insurance and dental insurance are two entirely different things, they each require a monthly premium. That said, it only makes sense that you’d want to make most of your coverage while you still can. Not only can it help you save money, but it contributes to better oral health, overall health, and well-being. Continue reading as a dentist in Carlisle shares four ways to maximize your dental insurance benefits.


How Dentures Have Evolved Over the Years

September 14, 2021

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older woman wearing dentures in Carlisle

In the United States alone, over 31 million people wear dentures as a solution to missing teeth. Though modern dentures are an excellent way of completing one’s smile, they are a far cry from what they used to be several decades ago. Here’s how the evolution of dentures over the years has transformed them from a rudimentary cosmetic solution to an advanced restoration that provides a range of benefits.


Set Your Child Up for a Successful School Year by Keeping Their Smile Healthy

August 23, 2021

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young girl wearing a backpack and smiling after seeing her children’s dentist in Carlisle

Autumn is right around the corner, which means it’s almost time for your son or daughter to begin a brand-new school year! Whether they’ll be attending school in person or participating in virtual classes, you naturally want them to do their best. Making sure they have all of their supplies is important, but did you know that your child’s oral health can affect how well they perform in school? Keep reading as a children’s dentist in Carlisle reveals how keeping your little one’s smile healthy can set them up for a great school year!


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

February 18, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_neslund @ 10:40 pm
dentist speaking with patient

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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