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Everything You Need to Know About the CEREC Crown Process

October 2, 2022

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CEREC crown machine in Granger

Dental technology has come a very long way—there are now several approaches used to repair, restore, and replace compromised and damaged teeth, and among them are CEREC crowns. This awesome solution allows your dentist to quickly provide your smile with an incredible restoration that can last for many years. Keep reading to learn a little more from your dentist about the CEREC crown process, how long it takes to receive them, and the many benefits that this solution has to offer.

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Whether to Brush Dentures While They’re in Your Mouth

September 15, 2022

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A dentist cleaning dentures

As you likely know, dentures act as false teeth. They thus let you smile, chew food, and speak clearly. You might think, then, that cleaning dentures while they’re in your mouth is okay. After all, they act like natural teeth in so many other ways; why not this one? The truth, though, is that an in-mouth brushing won’t do you much good. You’d be better off following the suggestions of your Granger dentist. That said, here’s why you shouldn’t brush dentures in your mouth and some alternate cleaning tips.

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How Long Does It Take for Gingivitis to Heal?

August 3, 2022

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Gum bacteria inside of a mouth.

When most people think about their oral hygiene, their pearly whites are what come to mind first; but your gums are actually just as important as your teeth! And unfortunately, gingivitis, also known as gum disease, is quite a widespread issue; in fact, it’s estimated that roughly half of all Americans over the age of 30 suffer from the condition. That said, you might be wondering how long it takes to heal from gingivitis and what you can do to prevent future gum disease. Keep reading to learn more from your dentist.

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6 Tips to Find an Emergency Dentist

July 7, 2022

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Woman in pain at emergency dentistNo one ever expects to experience a dental emergency, but 1 in 6 Americans are in this situation annually. When the unexpected strikes, you need a dentist in a hurry. It is best to plan ahead by finding an emergency dentist before you actually need one to make a stressful situation a little easier. You don’t want to lose valuable time searching for a dental office, or you might lose your tooth. Don’t worry, here are 6 tips to help you find the best emergency dentist to save your smile. 

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Why Did My Toothache Suddenly Disappear?

June 2, 2022

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Woman who is concerned about her toothache.

Toothaches are more common than you might realize, and many people suffer from the debilitating pain and discomfort that they sometimes cause. But have you ever had a toothache that just seemingly seemed to vanish for no apparent reason? Even though this might seem like a reason to celebrate, it likely isn’t—toothaches happen because something’s wrong in your mouth, so the pain suddenly disappearing is actually not a positive sign at all! Keep reading to learn more from your dentist about what causes toothaches and what you need to do if yours suddenly disappears.

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Why Should I See My Dentist Before Summer Vacation?

April 24, 2022

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family on summer vacation

When summertime arrives, there’s no better time to head off with family and friends to beaches, mountains, or countless other destinations to escape the monotony of day-to-day life. While this provides a great opportunity to make memories and have some fun, it’s always important to take care of some personal business before you leave town. One aspect of that is your oral health. Read on to learn some reasons why seeing your dentist in Granger before summer vacation travel day arrives is a wise move.

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What Do Dental Implants Feel Like?

December 4, 2021

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dental implants 3D illustration

You wouldn’t buy a pair of pants without trying them on, right? Okay maybe you would order a pair online, but it’s certainly risky.

At least with pants, it’s not a huge ordeal to send them back for an exchange or a refund. If you’re considering dental implants to upgrade your smile, that is definitely not a case where deciding they aren’t a good fit for you after the fact will suffice. You want to know how they’ll feel in advance.

Keep reading to learn how they feel compared to natural teeth and what else you can expect with dental implants in Granger.

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4 Ways to Make Your Thanksgiving Feast Smile-Friendly

November 17, 2021

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Thanksgiving dinner on table

The temperature is dropping, the leaves are changing colors, and the days are getting shorter. It’s that special time of the year where families look forward to sharing gratitude and reconnecting with loved ones. On Thanksgiving, you may be excited to indulge in all your favorite meals and seasonal treats. But if you’re not careful, you could end up putting your oral health at risk. That said, here are a few ways you can protect your smile and have a healthy Thanksgiving.

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Veneers vs. Clear Aligners: Which One Is Best to Address Misaligned Teeth?

June 30, 2021

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Closeup of woman thinking

Overlapped and spaced-out teeth are just a few common orthodontic issues. So, if you’re struggling with misaligned teeth, you’re not alone. The good news is that modern dentistry provides patients today with two safe, effective, beautiful solutions: veneers and clear aligners. Although they are both highly sought-after treatments, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of each to determine which one is best for you. With this in mind, keep reading to learn all about the differences between clear aligners and veneers!

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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

April 7, 2021

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Dental implant

One of the great things about living in today’s world is the fact that you don’t need to settle for a smile that you aren’t confident showing off. If you are missing teeth, there are a few different tooth replacement options to choose from, including dental implants. Implants have become a preferred option by dentists and patients alike because of their many benefits, like the fact that they’re long lasting, but what exactly does that mean? Read on to learn more about the lifespan of dental implants and what you can do to get the most out of them.

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