Everything You Need to Know About Dental Veneers

You’ve probably heard of dental veneers as one of the most sought-after treatments in cosmetic dentistry. In fact, many of the celebrity smiles you admire from Hollywood have been artfully crafted with a set of cosmetic dental veneers. Whether you hate your front tooth gap or don’t want to wear braces to fix a slightly…

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When Bad Breath Persists

No one is immune to bad breath. Regardless of your age, gender or ethnicity, you’re likely to experience foul breath odor on occasion. While morning breath and garlic breath are harmless and nearly unavoidable, if your bad breath becomes an ongoing problem, it may be time to talk to your dentist. When stinky breath happens…

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Three Ways to Fix a Damaged Tooth

Your teeth are designed to last a lifetime. Unfortunately, even patients who never miss a day of brushing or skip their dental checkups can suffer harm to their smile. While teeth can break or deteriorate from severe decay or disease, accidental injuries are a common means of tooth damage. Whether you bit down on something…

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Recovering After Oral Surgery

At Grateful Dental, we work hard to provide the highest level of care while you are here in our office. However, we realize that certain dental procedures will require recovery and care at home. To ensure our patients understand what to expect and are equipped with ways to expedite their dental healing, here are some…

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Why Are Dental Implants Considered the Gold Standard?

If you’ve lost a permanent tooth and asked about replacing it, you were probably told that dental implants are your best solution. In fact, dental implants have been considered the “gold standard” solution for restorative dentistry (teeth replacement) for many years. While you may cringe at the upfront cost of dental implants, you’ll be happy…

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What is the Ideal Age to Get Veneers?

Dental veneers are one of the best ways to improve your smile appearance. Not only can veneers address a wide range of cosmetic concerns, but the procedure is painless and offers instant results. You may be surprised at how many celebrity smiles are created with porcelain veneers. The good news is that the same cosmetic…

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Why Choose Composite Resin?

A dental filling is a type of restoration that essentially repairs a tooth that has a cavity and prevents it from further decay. When decay has caused a small hole in the outer layer of your tooth (the enamel), a dental filling is the most common treatment. However, if the decay has extended into the…

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Causes of Bleeding Gums

Do you notice bleeding gums when you brush or floss your teeth? “Pink in the sink” isn’t always cause for alarm, but it should never be ignored if it occurs on a regular basis. Your gums are a delicate part of your mouth, but they are also the foundation of your smile. These soft tissues…

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Could Veneers Be Your Instant Orthodontics?

Think your crooked teeth or gapped smile can only be fixed with metal braces? Think again. For certain situations, you may not even need orthodontic treatment at all. In fact, porcelain veneers, one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments, can often be used as “instant orthodontics.” Here’s a closer look at what veneers are…

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Top Reasons to Replace Missing Teeth

It’s never ideal to lose your natural teeth. However, tooth loss does happen. In fact, a permanent tooth can fall out or need to be extracted due to severe decay or disease as well as sudden trauma or extensive damage. Regardless of how you lost a tooth or where it was located in your mouth,…

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