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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!

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Can Porcelain Veneers Break?

July 25, 2019

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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.

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Everything You Should Know About Fillings from a Dentist in Indianapolis

July 5, 2019

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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.

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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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