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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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person with tooth pain holding their cheek at dentist

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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young woman thinking

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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Have You Had a Dental Checkup This Year?

July 10, 2021

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young man receiving a dental checkup in Indianapolis

If it’s been a while since your last dental checkup, you’re not alone. Many patients bypass the opportunity to seek regular preventive care. Whether the reason is due to fear, a lack of monetary funds, or you simply “don’t have the time,” the unfortunate reality is that putting off these visits will only lead to more serious dental problems. Read on to discover what problems can develop should you choose to forgo treatment and why you won’t regret seeing your dentist on a regular basis.

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How Long Do Dental Fillings Last?

June 29, 2021

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dentist inspecting dental filling

Contrary to popular belief, cavities aren’t just caused by frequently eating sugar. Other factors, such as lack of fluoride and poor dental hygiene, can also lead to decay.

Dental fillings are commonly used to replace the tooth structure lost to decay. Unfortunately, they don’t last forever and will need replacement eventually. Their lifespan depends on several factors, which means their longevity will vary from person to person.

Read along to learn more about how long fillings should last, when they need replacement, and how to take proper care of them.

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Bad Breath: Common Causes and Solutions

June 15, 2021

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Unhappy woman turning away from man’s bad breath

Everyone suffers from bad breath on occasion. It’s common for people to notice a bit of an odor in their mouth after they eat a pungent meal or when they first wake up in the morning. But what if bad breath becomes frequent or chronic? It can put a damper on your confidence and adversely affect your social interactions. What causes bad breath, and what can you do to correct it? Let’s talk about the answers to these important questions.

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8 Weird Dental Emergencies You’ve Gladly Never Experienced

April 23, 2021

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woman in pain from a dental emergency

For most people, the mere mentioning of a toothache, dislodged tooth or any form of dental emergency can immediately cause anxiety. While any sudden disruption in your dental health can be unnerving, there are some situations that are on a level of their own. Continue reading to learn about 8 strange dental emergencies that you hopefully will never experience!

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