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4 Foods to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Teeth Whitening Results

August 31, 2022

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After years of consuming foods and beverages that have pigments that cling to your teeth and cause them to have a yellowish tint, many people turn to professional teeth whitening to grow newfound confidence in their smile. In many cases, these treatments offer results within a single visit to the dentist or if you choose the at-home option, within two weeks. However, the question that many people who invest in a whiter smile have is, “How do I keep my teeth from looking discolored again?” Read on to learn about four foods that can help you get the most out of your newly brightened grin.

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5 Foods That Can Chip Teeth

August 24, 2022

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The daily stresses of life can be a lot to handle, but when you add a visit to the emergency dentist to it, it can become overwhelming! Unlike broken bones and cuts, your teeth won’t heal once you break them, meaning if you accidentally chomp on the wrong food, like a rock-solid popcorn kernel, it could mean permanent damage to your smile. By avoiding these five foods that can chip teeth below, you’ll be able to preserve your smile, all while saving yourself from a stressful dental visit.

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4 Foods to Keep Away From After Teeth Whitening

July 12, 2022

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woman eating chocolate after teeth whitening in Indianapolis

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular and cost-effective methods to improve your smile. Whether you choose to undergo an in-office process or use take-home kits, you can be sure to enjoy your results for several months to over a year. However, some factors can affect how long your cosmetic solution lasts, including your diet. Keep reading to learn about four foods you should avoid following your teeth whitening procedure!

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4 Tips for An Easier Dental Checkup

June 4, 2022

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Man giving a thumb’s up during his dental checkup.

When it comes to oral hygiene, the first thing that comes to mind for most people is brushing your teeth every single day. But visiting your dentist biannually for checkups and cleanings is just as important! That said, it might finally be that time of the year again when you are due back at your dentist’s office, but you’re not exactly looking forward to it and you don’t know what to expect. Here are four tips to help ensure that your next dental checkup goes smoothly.

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3 Benefits to Reap from Dental Veneers

April 12, 2022

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Woman pointing out her white, beaming smile

If your dentist recommends porcelain veneers, it’s understandable to be curious about the specifics. How exactly would the procedure fix your teeth? Even if you trust the recommendation, you’d naturally want to know the kind of results to expect.

There are several benefits of porcelain veneers you should anticipate. In particular, the following three stand out as significant advantages.

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What Do I Need to Include in a Dental Emergency Kit?

March 4, 2022

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man with bad toothache

First-aid kits are commonplace in the workplace, personal vehicles, and many other walks of life. A dental emergency kit, on the other hand, may not be as readily available – but it probably should be. Here are suggestions from your emergency dentist in Indianapolis about what to include in the kit.

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5 Tips for Avoiding Dental Emergencies

February 5, 2022

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man with dental emergency in Indianapolis

No one wants to experience a dental emergency, but sometimes they happen when we least expect them. Fortunately, there are ways you can actively avoid having to get an urgent treatment. Read on as your dentist in Indianapolis provides five tips for preventing dental emergencies.

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5 Types of Tooth Pain an Emergency Dentist Should Monitor

January 11, 2022

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Are you experiencing a toothache without a known cause? Though there are forms of tooth pain that aren’t a cause for concern, there are also several kinds that warrant a prompt visit to the emergency dentist. Read on to learn about five kinds of toothaches that require prompt treatment to keep them from getting any worse.

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What’s the Difference Between Dental Crowns and Fillings?

August 10, 2021

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Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a dental crown and filling? Since they both restore the function and aesthetic of teeth, they must be pretty interchangeable – right? Actually, it may surprise you to learn that the similarities stop there as they each serve a unique purpose. Read along as your dentist in Indianapolis explains the differences between the two restorative services.

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4 Facts About Veneers You Should Consider Before Committing to Treatment

July 30, 2021

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woman with veneers in Indianapolis

Veneers are one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments available. Frequently used by Hollywood’s elite, these thin sheaths of porcelain are capable of hiding smile imperfections of all types. If you’re tired of being unhappy with your smile, you may consider moving forward with treatment, especially since they are known to fully transform a person’s appearance. But before you commit to the process, you’ll want to make sure you have all the necessary information. Here are 4 facts about veneers you’ll want to consider before committing to your dentist’s personalized treatment plan.

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