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Handling a Lost Dental Filling

November 18, 2021

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woman at a restaurant with a lost dental filling

At a restaurant, you and your friends order some chips and salsa. As you take that first crunchy bite, you feel a dental filling come out. You probably have several questions on your mind at that moment: How did this happen? Is this an urgent dental emergency? What should I do until I can see a dentist? How will a lost dental filling be treated? Get some clear, simple answers right here in this post!

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3 Things You Couldn’t Do Without Good Oral Health and Strong Teeth

November 2, 2021

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woman covering her mouth because she doesn’t have good oral health

At this time of year, many people reflect on their lives and recognize the good things they have. Although most probably wouldn’t initially list healthy teeth as one of these good things, having strong teeth truly is a blessing and should be celebrated. Think about what it would be like to not have them—it’s not a pretty picture, right? To help you appreciate your smile more this Thanksgiving, here are some things you wouldn’t be able to do without teeth or good oral health.

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Should You Enroll in a Dental Savings Plan?

October 25, 2021

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receptionist and patient discuss dental savings plan in Vienna

Do you not have dental insurance? You’re not alone! It’s estimated that around 74 million Americans have no dental insurance coverage. Unfortunately, this plays a big role in why so many people avoid seeing their dentist regularly, leading to complicated and expensive oral health issues that could have been easily prevented. So if you don’t have dental insurance, how can you get the dental care you need without breaking the bank? Read on to find out if a dental savings plan in Vienna is the solution you’re looking for!

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Set Your Child Up for Academic Success with Good Oral Health

August 2, 2021

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young girl in classroom

Instilling healthy oral care habits in children should begin as early as infancy. By encouraging your little one to practice good oral hygiene, you can help them maintain a beautiful grin that lasts for life. Plus, it has more benefits beyond that! Recent studies show that children with poor oral health are associated with reduced school performance and psychosocial well-being. One report even found that over 51 million school hours are lost yearly to dental-related conditions. Luckily, a healthy smile can set your child up for academic success – your children’s dentist in Vienna shares a few tips.

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Cosmetic Dentistry – How Long Does It Last?

July 6, 2021

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woman pointing to her smile

Cosmetic dentistry promises to give you a beautiful new smile that you can enjoy for many years. But before pulling the trigger, you might be looking for a more definitive answer on exactly how long your results will last. Although it’s difficult to give a specific timeline, here’s a general idea of what you can expect from some common treatments.

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Why Does My Dental Implant Feel Sensitive?

June 22, 2021

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Man with sensitivity in dental implant

Dental implants are a great option for replacing missing teeth. They are long-lasting, look natural, and are easy for you to care for. However, if you have noticed that your implant is feeling sensitive, you may be worried. After all, something could be wrong. There are numerous different reasons why you could be experiencing this. Continue reading to learn why this could be happening and what you should do about it.

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3 Cosmetic Dental Treatments to Get Just in Time for Summer

May 2, 2021

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Woman smiling on the beach

Are you feeling confident and ready for summer vacation? During this time of the year, many people are trying to get ready for the warmer weather, and one way you can do this is by prepping your smile. When you are on the beach or hanging out by the pool, you don’t want to feel insecure about your teeth. If you don’t think your smile is camera ready, you don’t need to settle for it. There are numerous cosmetic dental treatments out there that can help you achieve the goals you have for your teeth. Here are a few you can get just in time for summer!

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Three Trendy Diets That Can Pose a Risk to Your Oral Health

April 28, 2021

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spread of foods for a diet plan

If you’re looking to get that summer body before pool season, you’re not alone. Perhaps you have a trip to the beach coming up or just want to get in shape before swimsuit season arrives. While it’s important to eat healthily and take care of your body, there are some fad diets that you might want to look out for. While they can slim down your waistline, they can also wreak havoc on your oral health. Keep reading to learn more.

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6 Tips to Remove an Object Stuck Between Teeth

March 20, 2021

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Woman with object stuck between teeth flossing.Nothing is more annoying than having a piece of food, or an object caught between your teeth. Although it might not seem like anything more than a nuisance, in some cases, it can be a dental emergency. If you have something stuck between your teeth, don’t reach for the tweezers or a metal pick quite yet. Here’s how to safely remove an object from between your teeth.

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How You Can Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease by Taking Care of Your Smile

February 24, 2021

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man holding a red paper heart to his chest for American Heart Month

If you’re like most people, you might believe that whenever you visit your dentist for a checkup, they’re just looking to make sure you don’t have any cavities. The truth is they’re checking for much more than that! Believe it or not, the health of your mouth impacts the health of the rest of your body. Oral health problems such as gum disease have even been shown to increase the risk of heart disease. Since February is American Heart Month, now is a great time to learn how you can keep your heart healthy by taking care of your smile.

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