March 20, 2018
Gum health is one of those classic things that people take for granted… until there’s a problem! But since your gums are the foundation for the rest of your oral health, it’s well worth it to make sure they’re strong and healthy. What’s more, periodontal (gum) disease is one of the most common diseases in the U.S., with half of adults over the age of 30 having some form of it.
In this blog, we’ll talk about the signs of gum disease in Indianapolis, periodontal therapy, and why gum health has to be established before you can move on to other dental work like implants or cosmetic procedures.
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February 3, 2018
It goes without saying that missing teeth can impact your life! Feeling self-conscious about your smile, avoiding your favorite foods or only being able to chew on one side of your mouth are all potential issues you may be dealing with if you’ve lost any teeth. So it’s natural to want the best possible replacement option to restore both your smile and overall quality of life. You may have heard that dental implants in Indianapolis are the best solution because they’re stronger and more natural looking than other options. But what if you’re a smoker – can that affect the success of an implant? In this blog, we’ll answer that question and review the general implant procedure so you can make an informed decision about what’s right for you.
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July 30, 2017
Have you ever gone to the salon or barber shop to get a haircut? You think you’ve done a good job explaining just what you want your hair to look like. The barber or beautician seems to be on the same page, and you can’t wait to see the brand new you with a brand new style. Then, your chair spins around after the cut and style, and the final result looks nothing like the new-do you’ve been dreaming of. Luckily, hair grows back. Teeth, however, do not. That’s why we take our time helping patients choose the best cosmetic and restorative dentistry services to help them create healthy, beautiful smiles they’ll feel proud to share.
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July 4, 2017
Lasers aren’t just for space age weaponry anymore. Numerous professions, including carpentry, medicine, and dentistry, utilize laser technologies every day. At Indianapolis Family Dentistry, we use the EPIC diode laser to make numerous oral health treatments faster, safer, more comfortable, and more effective. If you’d like to find out more about how our EPIC soft tissue laser has improved treatment in our office, call the team to schedule an appointment. We’ll be happy to show off our high tech treatment tools.
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December 12, 2016
Unfortunately, we are often judged on our appearance, especially when it comes to first impressions. One of the first areas people often look to formulate a decision about us is our smile. When you have an unattractive smile, it is not uncommon for people to view you differently. Not to mention, if you do not love your smile, you often have low self-esteem. Research shows that half of adults do not like the appearance of their teeth, which is why many have turned to their cosmetic dentist in Indianapolis. Your cosmetic dentist will help you achieve a beautiful new smile with a smile makeover.
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November 14, 2016
Are you missing one or more teeth? Dr. Mark M. Farthing and Dr. Armin M. Tepner of Indianapolis Family Dentistry advise dental implants as replacement options for teeth lost to oral injury, extensive decay, periodontal (gum) disease or congenital defect. They are truly artificial teeth from root to crown and reside right in the patient’s jawbone for superior stability and longevity.
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October 13, 2016
When it comes to choosing a dentist in Indianapolis, not all dentists are the same. Often, your primary choices will be between a corporate dentist or a traditional dentist. While corporate dentists may be supported by a big name, there are a wide range of benefits that come with choosing a traditional dentist. With a traditional family and cosmetic dentist in Indianapolis, you will enjoy far more benefits and comfort when it comes to your oral care. If you are asking yourself, where is a traditional dentist near me? Indianapolis Family Dentistry is the answer to your question.
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September 7, 2016
What happens after tooth loss? Of course, personal appearance suffers, and self-image, too. Beyond those things, oral health deteriorates as teeth surrounding an empty socket shift, and gums and jawbone recede. What’s the answer? It could be dental implants in Indianapolis. They’re the strongest, most lifelike dental treatments available to replace missing teeth in Indianapolis, particularly when placed by Dr. Mark Farthing or Dr. Armin Tepner of Indianapolis Family Dentistry.
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March 4, 2016
Indianapolis Family Dentistry is excited to announce the launch of our new blog, where you’ll learn more about our team of dental staff and invaluable information regarding your oral health. As a well-respected Indianapolis dentist, we are fully committed to providing the best dental services in a compassionate and gentle manner. We strive to deliver the personalized and caring approach to dental care you need to feel right at home when visiting our office.
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