How To Reduce Teeth Sensitivity After A Teeth Whitening Procedure

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Teeth whitening is a cosmetic dental care procedure many Americans choose to use to improve their self-confidence. Up to 82.5% of patients who chose to have teeth whitening done by a professional cosmetic dentist noticed a visual difference. However, while teeth whitening can do incredible aesthetic things for your smile, sensitivity can sometimes be a problem directly after the procedure. Sensitivity is a normal byproduct of many dental procedures such as teeth bonding, veneers, or a dental bridge. Yet its normalcy doesn’t make minor pain and sensitivity any less annoying to deal with. Fortunately, there are ways you can help […]

Why Do My Teeth Feel Weird Five Years After Bonding Them?

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A good smile is considered to be one of the most important parts of a person’s appearance. However, only up to 35% of American adults have teeth that are naturally well-aligned. As a result, many Americans with gaps in their front teeth may seek out the help of a cosmetic dentist for teeth whitening, dental veneers, or teeth bonding. Teeth bonding, in particular, is a common choice of cosmetic dentistry for those with gaps in their front or bottom teeth. However, those who receive teeth bonding treatments may find that their teeth begin to feel odd after a number of […]

Is A Crown Really Necessary? What To Ask Your Dentist

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In the United States, approximately nine out of every 10 adults suffers from some kind of tooth decay. Fortunately for Americans suffering from tooth decay, a tooth crown is considered to be one of the most common forms of restoration. A tooth crown is when a dentist removes the decay so that the tooth itself is significantly smaller than before but healthy. An aluminum or silver cap is then placed over the remaining tooth to allow for proper function. This is done in order to preserve the life of the pre-existing tooth. Despite how common it is to receive a […]

How You Can Keep a Great Smile Even As You Age

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According to a survey conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, more than half of the U.S. adult population over the age of 50 believes that a person’s smile remains one of the most attractive features even as they age. However, keeping our teeth straight and white can become more difficult later in life. Like bones, teeth become more brittle the older you get and are prone to chips, cracks, and falling out. This can affect your self-esteem and others’ perception of you. Fortunately, cosmetic dental care can help you keep your smile looking great even as you age […]

How To Get a Beautiful Smile In A Single Dentist Visit

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Of those surveyed in an AACD survey, 99.7% of adults believe in the social importance of a healthy and beautiful smile. If a person’s teeth are not straight or white, it can often lead to unwanted assumptions regarding their quality of life or personality. For instance, a person’s quality of work may be assumed based on the quality of their smile. A person who takes good care of their teeth, one of the smallest details of the body, can therefore be assumed to take great care of their work. Fortunately, if you have been cursed with an unfortunate flaw in […]

Increase Your Self-Confidence With Cosmetic Dentistry

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Virtually 99.7% of adults, according to an AACD survey, believe in the importance of a healthy smile. In social standing, a good smile represents good health, a nutritional diet, and good genes. However, you don’t have to have naturally aligned teeth in order to obtain the healthy white smile you long for. Cosmetic dentistry is a type of dentistry that aims to maintain not only the health of teeth but also their appearance and function as a means of increasing self-confidence. If your teeth are healthy, but you’re looking to advance the appearance of your teeth such as brightening your […]

Missing Teeth? How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Restore Your Smile

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Among adults over the age of 20, nine of 10 suffer from at least some level of tooth decay. If the decay is far enough advanced, dentists may need to remove the tooth entirely for the sake of the patient’s health. And depending on the location of the removal, the loss of a tooth may result in a less favorable smile. For Americans, a good smile is an indicator of good health and good social standing. Because of this, a subpar smile can often lead to low self-esteem. Luckily, for those looking to enhance their smile aside in ways that […]

Dental Implants: What They Are and What To Expect

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A lack of dental care can have a detrimental affect on your teeth. Of those adults 30 years or older, 47.2% have a form of periodontal disease. Untended periodontal disease can lead to infections and the loss of one’s teeth. A person’s smile carries a lot of weight to it in modern American culture. Therefore, not only is taking care of your teeth and visiting a dentist’s office regularly a critical part of your overall health, but it’s essential for your own self-confidence. The average time allotted between dentist appointments in the United States is three years, which can cause […]

Everything You Need To Know About Root Canals (But Were Always Afraid To Ask)

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for licensed dentists is estimated to increase by nearly 18% between 2014 and 2024. But generally speaking, dental procedures aren’t seen as a fun activity. For many patients, root canals are often the most feared. That’s usually because these procedures seem mysterious or because patients worry that they might cause a significant amount of pain. To set your mind at ease, we’ve compiled some FAQs about what you’ll experience when undergoing endodontic therapy with your Panama City dentists. How do I know if I might need this procedure? When the […]