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My Tooth Was Knocked Out: Can I Put It Back in Its Socket?

October 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Andy McBryde @ 12:53 am
a patient holding their knocked-out tooth

Accidents happen, and dental emergencies, such as knocked-out teeth, can occur when we least expect them to—and when they’re most inconvenient! That said, the immediate aftermath of such an incident can be both frightening and confusing, and one common question that often arises is: “Can I replace the tooth in its socket myself?” The answer isn’t so simple, and depends on a few factors. Continue reading to learn more!


I Already Have Dental Restorations; Can I Still Get Implants?

September 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Andy McBryde @ 10:32 pm
Woman with questioning expression

Dentures and bridges can be excellent ways to replace missing teeth, but they don’t imitate the real thing quite like dental implants. If you’ve been dealing with the drawbacks of traditional restorations for years, you might be interested in a new set of artificial but fully functional teeth. If you worry that it’s too late to receive dental implants, you can put your concerns to rest! Here’s how dental implants work and how they can still be placed in patients who have been using traditional restorations.


Why Is Cosmetic Dentistry So Popular?

August 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Andy McBryde @ 1:44 am

Smiling woman with attractive teethIf it seems like you’re surrounded by flawless smiles, most aren’t natural. Many people turn to cosmetic dentistry every year to enhance their pearly whites. Contrary to what you might have heard, you don’t have to be a movie star or celebrity to afford elective dental work. People from all walks of life are investing in their smiles, making cosmetic dentistry more popular than ever before, and here’s why.


Freshen Up Your Look: Five Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Make You Look Younger

July 18, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Andy McBryde @ 3:50 pm
Woman smiles.

Your teeth can say a lot about you. Not only do they help you speak, but they are integral to your smile and help you convey all sorts of emotions to the people around you. Over the years, your teeth go through some rough wear and tear, and it can show more and more over time. If you think your smile could look better, read on to learn about how cosmetic dentistry can help you achieve the grin of your dreams.


3 Factors That Help to Determine the Cost of Your Dentures

June 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Andy McBryde @ 3:20 pm
full dentures

It may not be easy to accept the fact that you need artificial teeth to repair and rebuild your smile. But without them, your oral and overall health can suffer. You and your dentist can discuss which option is right for you, but if you’ve already decided that dentures are what you prefer, it’s important that you understand the process of their creation as well as how much you can expect your new smile to set you back. The cost of dentures is different for everyone, but here are 3 factors your dentist will consider when creating an estimate for your treatment.


Getting Through the First Month with Dentures

May 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Andy McBryde @ 8:34 pm
someone holding a set of dentures in front of their face

Dentures can make a massive positive difference in the lives of people who are missing teeth. There’s a huge difference in how you’ll look and feel when you go from having no teeth to a mouth full of them.

Even though the change is a positive one, adjusting to it may still take a while. The first month of dentures in particular can cause quite a few problems for patients. If you’re getting an oral prosthetic soon, here are a few things you can do to make adaptation easier.


Should I Attempt to Reline My Dentures Myself?

April 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Andy McBryde @ 5:59 am
a dentist holding a pair of dentures

Dentures are a tried-and-true option for replacing missing teeth, and countless generations of patients have benefitted from these reliable restorations. But unfortunately, custom-fitted dentures can sometimes stop fitting like they’re supposed to and will need to be relined. But is this something that patients can do on their own, or is it better to leave it up to your dentist? Keep reading to learn more.  


How Many Hours Should I Wear My Dentures Each Day?

March 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Andy McBryde @ 11:03 pm
a person smiling before receiving dentures

Dentures are a tried-and-true solution for replacing missing teeth that have helped countless patients restore their compromised smiles. But even though they function as your lost pearly whites, did you know that dentures aren’t intended to be worn every hour of every day? Here’s more from your dentist about dentures and why it’s best to wear them as intended, along with some tips for ensuring they remain in great shape.


Unattractive Teeth Can Hurt Your Career

February 27, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Andy McBryde @ 12:03 am

Smiling man wearing shirt and tieDo you feel stuck in your career? Your smile might be the reason you’re not climbing the ladder to success. We all know that first impressions matter because you never get a second chance. Although you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, an attractive smile is associated with youth, success, and confidence. With 76% of people forming a first impression from a person’s smile, your teeth could be sending the wrong message. You can take your career to the next level by investing in cosmetic dentistry


5 Questions to Ask Before Getting a Smile Makeover

January 25, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Andy McBryde @ 6:51 pm
patient asking dentist questions before getting smile makeover

If you aren’t completely satisfied with the look of your smile, you may be considering getting it fixed. One of the best ways to do this is with a smile makeover. This includes one or several cosmetic treatments designed to improve the overall look of your smile. Before you move forward with your chosen procedures, Here are five questions to ask before getting a smile makeover.

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