How long do veneers last?

How long can you expect your veneers to last? That is a great question! It does not, however, have a simple answer. While research indicates that a 10-year lifespan for veneers can be expected, a lot depends on the quality of the initial work and ongoing patient compliance. There are many factors relating to long-term […]

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Denture Care Guide

Millions of Americans wear dentures to replace missing teeth.  A common misconception among denture wearers is that because they no longer have teeth, they no longer have to see a dentist or take care of their mouths.  This is a dangerous myth!  Unfortunately, this is one reason (along with general lax oral health care practices) […]

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Are Same-Day Dental Crowns as Good as Traditional Dental Crowns?

The short answer is yes! The long, detailed answer is the topic of this blog. Dental crowns are necessary for many different reasons. A crown’s purpose is to rebuild a tooth back to its proper shape and function. Teeth with large cavities or fillings that cover more than half of a tooth must be rebuilt […]

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How reliable are dental implants?

A lot of people mistakenly think that dental implants are a new way of replacing missing teeth. Actually, dental implants have been reliably used and studied for decades! As with all medical advances, dental implants have become more predictable and more successful over time. Currently, dental implants have an extremely high long-term success rate, making […]

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What to do if you’ve cut your gums

Gums are very vulnerable to injury because the soft tissue is constantly coming into contact with different types of food, liquids, and foreign objects (like toothbrushes, floss, orthodontic appliances). There are many ways that a cut on your gums can happen, ranging from a slip of your toothbrush to the corner of a chip getting […]

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