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Keeping Your Child’s Smile Safe: A Parent’s Guide to Handling Dental Emergencies

December 16, 2019

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Dental emergencies can happen to anybody at any time, which is why it’s important to be prepared for the unexpected. As a parent, knowing how to act quickly and effectively if your child has a toothache or dental damage can be the difference between saving and losing their tooth. With the right tools in your back pocket, you’ll be able to relieve your little one’s pain and prevent further damage from occurring. Read on to learn everything you should know about handling children’s dental emergencies from a dentist. 


Don’t Have Dental Insurance? At Indianapolis Family Dentistry, You Don’t Have To!

December 5, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — indianapolisteam @ 4:31 pm
person holding out a wad of money

Many patients feel that if they don’t have insurance, they can’t visit the dentist. However, at Indianapolis Family Dentistry, that’s not at all the case. Instead of dealing with the stress and hassle of filing claims and finding out what’s covered and what isn’t, you can go straight through our dental practice and know exactly what you’re getting when you purchase our Membership Plan. We have packages that suit each of your family member’s needs, from our Child Complete plan to our Perio plan. Read on to learn which one would best benefit you and how you can purchase one today! 


How Do Porcelain Veneers Adhere to Your Teeth?

November 20, 2019

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model of veneerIf you’re looking for a minimally invasive solution to drastically improve the appearance of your teeth, porcelain veneers might be for you. The thin shells are custom-made to fit onto the front surfaces of your teeth to instantly change their color, size, shape, and proportion. In the past, a significant amount of enamel was removed to bond them to your teeth, but now veneers are thinner. This makes the treatment less invasive, but how do they adhere to your teeth? Here’s what you can expect during the bonding process.


Help! My Crown Fell Off!

November 13, 2019

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person holding their hand over their mouth, worried

Crowns aren’t made to be indestructible, which is why it’s important to be conscious about what you eat and your oral habits. However, your emergency dentist understands that accidents happen, which is why they’ll provide you with immediate first-aid guidance if your dental crown gets damaged. It the moment, it’s important to act quickly and effectively to reduce any further damage to your mouth. Read on to learn what you can do next to minimize any potential risks.


4 Reasons to Use Your Dental Insurance Before 2019 Ends

October 25, 2019

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The holiday season is just around the corner, and chances are that your wallet is already feeling the pinch. With get-togethers, gifts, celebrations, and charitable donations ahead of you and your family, every dollar counts from now until the end of the year. Well, if you haven’t visited the dentist and used your dental insurance benefits in a while, you could lose money both now and in the future. Before 2019 ends, make sure that you take advantage of your dental insurance benefits. Why? Read on to find out! (more…)

I Have a Toothache, and I Want to Know What’s Causing the Pain!

October 10, 2019

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young man holding jaw in painHaving to deal with a toothache is not your idea of how to spend a fall day. What can contribute to this painful situation? Furthermore, if you’re facing a toothache, what can you do to decrease the discomfort and to stabilize the problem until you can receive emergency dentistry? Get the answers you’re looking for as you continue reading!


Can Porcelain Veneers Break?

July 25, 2019

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woman with veneers

Do you wish you had a brighter smile? Do you want straighter teeth without having to go through braces? Do you have wide gaps in between your teeth? All of these problems can be solved with porcelain veneers. They cover up cosmetic flaws in your teeth, allowing you to smile confidently again. But are they indestructible? Let’s talk about how to prevent your veneers from breaking.


Everything You Should Know About Fillings from a Dentist in Indianapolis

July 5, 2019

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image of metal filling

Most of us have heard those dreaded words before – “you have a cavity.” It means we have to get a filling to patch up the whole in our tooth created by decay. But how exactly do fillings work? Are there different types of fillings? Are you a good candidate for a filling? A dentist in Indianapolis is here to talk about everything you need to know about fillings.


What’s the Purpose of Getting X-rays When You Visit the Dentist?

June 18, 2019

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dentist showing patient an X-ray of their mouthGoing to your routine dental checkups and cleanings helps detect problems early to keep them from progressing and being harder to treat down the road. Even though your dentist is professionally trained to examine your mouth in search of symptoms of oral health problems, some diseases and issues can’t be detected with the naked eye. Learn how dental X-rays could save your life by detecting issues early on. (more…)

No Dental Insurance? No Problem with Your Indianapolis Dentist

June 17, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — indianapolisteam @ 5:41 pm

Woman smilingDental insurance is a useful tool because it saves you money at the dentist’s office while allowing you to stay healthy. But what if you don’t have dental insurance? Dentistry sure can be expensive. Thankfully, Indianapolis Family Dentistry has an easy and affordable solution: an in-office membership plan. Now you can receive the quality dental care that you deserve at an affordable price. Keep reading to learn more about this membership plan, how it works, and how you can benefit from it.


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