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How to Enhance Your Smile on a Budget

June 24, 2024

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Close up of young woman with an attractive smileYou don’t have to be a celebrity to afford cosmetic dentistry. You have more options than ever before to address common aesthetic flaws without costing you an arm or a leg. You can invest in the priceless benefits of an attractive smile without compromising quality or aesthetics. Your cosmetic dentist can turn the smile of your dreams into reality while staying within your budget.


Details You Should Know Before Getting Invisalign

June 3, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 2:36 pm

Smiling young woman holding a clear alignerIf you’ve been putting off getting braces because you don’t want to deal with the noticeability or restrictions of brackets and wires, you have another choice for a straight smile. Invisalign uses clear aligners worn over your teeth to fix bite and alignment problems. Invisalign is virtually undetectable and offers various benefits not possible with traditional braces. Here are a few things you should know before committing to Invisalign.


Watch Your Mouth: How Diet Trends Could Hurt Your Oral Health

May 17, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 10:46 pm
Patient smiling as they eat with good oral health

In the quest for better health and a slimmer waistline, many turn to social media for the latest diet trends. While these diets could help you shed a few pounds, they can also have unintended consequences. As the adage goes, “You are what you eat” and some of these fads can affect your oral health in many ways. Continue reading to see how some popular diet trends might change your mouth (for better or for worse.)


Graduate to a Nicer Smile: 4 Cosmetic Dental Services for Graduating Students

April 11, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 11:33 am
Arms holding and throwing graduation caps

The school year is winding down now that it’s nearly May. A lot of teens and young adults are eager for their study-free summer. That said, your child may still have another task ahead: Graduation! They’ll want to celebrate well if they’re about to get their high school or college degree. Luckily, you can help your graduate look fabulous for their walk across the stage. Try gifting them one (or more) of these cosmetic dental services for graduating students.


Getting Unstuck: 4 Foods That Can Get Between Your Teeth and What to Do About It

March 23, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 8:39 pm
hands getting popcorn at the movies

On a first date, you want to make a good impression. You may even spend more time than usual getting ready or worry about awkward pauses in the conversation. However, you worry most of all about a piece of food sliding in between your teeth and get stuck there at dinner or at the movie. You fear all they’ll see is that unattractive bit in your smile! To avoid disaster on your date, learn about the foods that could cause this uncomfortable scenario and what to do about it.


Breath Mints or Chewing Gum: Which Is Best?

March 8, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 8:09 am
Someone chewing gum

After a big meal it’s common to seek relief for less-than-fresh breath. Many people instinctively reach for a breath mint, assuming it’s a harmless solution. However, not all breath fresheners are created equal, especially when it comes to their impact on dental health. Let’s explore the nuances between breath mints and chewing gum, and determine which option is better for your teeth.


The Evolution of Dental Implants: A Journey Through Time

February 22, 2024

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3D render of a dental implant

Dental implants have come a long way from their primitive beginnings to become a cornerstone of modern dentistry. This journey through time reveals not only the ingenuity of our ancestors but also the remarkable advancements in technology and understanding of human biology that have shaped the development of dental implants.


Are Antibiotics Used To Treat Gum Disease?

February 11, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 6:07 am
Picture of an antibiotic

Gum disease is unfortunately incredibly common, with around 50% of adults having the condition to a certain extent. This disease is a consequence of bacterial buildup, which means that a large portion of a dentist’s work comes down to properly managing bacterial infection.

That being the case, you might wonder whether antibiotics have any role to play in oral medicine. The answer is yes, though the nature of their use can be a little bit complicated to explain. Here’s what you should know if you’re curious.


What Can Laser Dentistry Do for Me?

January 26, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 10:36 pm
Dentist smiles

For a long time, people thought lasers were just for sci-fi movies and top-secret government research, but today, lasers are routinely used at your local dentist’s office. As dental technology has continued to improve over the years, laser dentistry has become a more accepted and common dental care method. Here’s a brief guide to laser dentistry and the many health benefits it can provide to a patient.


Why Does My Dentist Check My Blood Pressure Before a Routine Appointment?

January 12, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnewman @ 10:27 pm
Dentist smiles

If you’re not quite sure why your dentist takes your blood pressure before appointments, you’re not alone. After all, dentists treat teeth and gums, so why should they be concerned with how hard your heart is working? The truth is that taking patients’ blood pressure is an important part of a dental checkup or procedure that has helped many patients become healthier or catch cardiovascular problems in their early stages. Here’s why taking your blood pressure is such a crucial stage of your dental appointments.

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