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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

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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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No Insurance, No Problem! Your Dentist Offers In-Office Plans So You Can Get The Treatment You Need

May 15, 2019

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person using a calculatorIf you don’t have insurance, your dentist offers in-office plans to help cover the cost! Between paying bills, rent, car insurance, and the list goes on — the last thing you need to worry about is having to wait and save up to get your dental needs taken care of. Indianapolis Family Dentistry offers 3 different in-office plans so that your whole family can maintain happy and healthy smiles without having to worry about paying a massive chunk of money out of your pocket each time you visit. Read on to learn about what services your insurance typically covers, and how these plans can help! (more…)

How Your Dentist Diagnoses and Treats a Cracked Tooth

May 3, 2019

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Woman with teeth in painCracked teeth are often a dental emergency, but it may surprise you to know that they’re not always easy to identify. You may assume the crack will be immediately visible and painful, but some cracks are extremely hard to see or might not hurt at all. Damage to the tooth can happen for all sorts of reasons, and your dentist’s response often depends on the severity of the problem. If you suspect you have a cracked tooth, here’s what you need to know about diagnosis and treatment.

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When is Replacing Teeth with Dental Implants Complex?

April 6, 2019

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Woman with dental implantMissing teeth can not only be a major source of embarrassment but have a negative impact on a person’s oral and overall health. That is why more than 5 million dental implants are placed each year by dentists in the United States, according to the American Dental Association. Many people with gaps in their smiles make good candidates for dental implants, but some cases can be more complex than others. If you are considering dental implants and want to know what makes a dental implant case complex, keep reading below.

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Wondering How to Help Your Child Enjoy a Lifetime of Healthy Teeth? Read These Tips from a Dentist

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Life is filled with rites of passage: wedding days, graduations, and even retirement. One tradition that should start as soon as possible is seeing the dentist for regular exams. The bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease don’t wait until adulthood to start causing trouble. They begin their dirty work as soon as we’re born.

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A Dental Emergency but No Emergency Dentist? Here’s What to Do

March 15, 2019

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woman holding jaw in painYou just don’t sit around waiting on a dental emergency to happen. Instead, it catches you when you least expect it to. If you don’t have dental insurance, the situation can be even more daunting. As you read on, an emergency dentist discusses some strategies that can be used to respond to dental trauma whether you have insurance or not.

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Your Emergency Dentist Explains How to Respond to Dental Trauma

March 5, 2019

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man holding jaw in painThere is one thing most dental emergencies have in common: they happen when you least expect them to. While it’s impossible to completely eliminate the chances of a dental emergency occurring, there are some preventive steps that can be employed. There are also steps that can be taken to encourage faster recovery if a mishap takes place. Read on as an emergency dentist provides all the details you need.

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Get Your Hollywood Smile With Porcelain Veneers

February 24, 2019

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woman getting a porcelain veneer placed on her toothAfter years of wear-and-tear on your teeth, it’s no wonder you hide your toothy grin behind your lips. Between the chips in your teeth you got when you were a kid and the years of drinking coffee, you’re less than confident in your smile, and it’s completely understandable. There’s a permanent natural-looking solution to your problem that will give you the self-confidence you need to post those smiling selfies and step to the front of your family picture. Porcelain veneers could give you back your best smile.

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Save or Remove That Aching Tooth? A Dentist Weighs in

February 12, 2019

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woman with dental painWhen you’re suffering from a toothache, nothing may seem more obvious than to ask your dentist to perform an extraction. In most cases however, you’ll come out better by trying to save the tooth. That’s because your teeth are like a row of dominoes. When one falls, the others are likely to follow.

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