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If You Have Dental Implants, Avoid These 5 Bad Habits

March 15, 2021

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woman happy with her dental implants

Dental implants provide a way to replace your missing teeth in a manner that leaves you looking, feeling and functioning like a normal person. However, they aren’t indestructible. For implants to last and to remain effective, they must be properly cared for. It’s also necessary to avoid any detrimental activities. As you continue reading, learn about 5 bad habits that should be nullified if you want to experience the full potential of your implants!


Teeth Whitening VS. Porcelain Veneers: Which is Best for Stains?

January 29, 2021

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Cosmetic dentist before and after teeth whitening.Are you insecure about your dark, discolored teeth? You’re not alone. Many people are unhappy with tooth discoloration. Thankfully, you have more options than ever to reverse stains, like teeth whitening or porcelain veneers. Depending on your specific needs, your cosmetic dentist will evaluate your concerns and discuss your goals to help you achieve a bright smile you’ll be proud to show off.


Why It’s Important to Have Good Oral Health Before Cosmetic Dental Treatment

December 17, 2020

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Cosmetic dentist examining patient's smile

From addressing a minor flaw with dental bonding to undergoing a complete smile makeover with veneers, cosmetic dentistry can provide you with the immaculate smile you’ve always wanted in as little as one visit. Plus, advancements in dentistry and technology have made these treatments safer and more effective than ever. But there is one caveat: your oral health has to be in good condition beforehand. Wondering why? A cosmetic dentist shares the answer below!


Want to Save Money? Visit Your Dentist!

October 15, 2020

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Dentist talking to patient during routine visit

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, many patients are beginning to feel a pinch in their wallet. If this sounds all too familiar, then you may be looking to cut expenses wherever you can. However, before you add your routine trip to the dentist to that list, it is important to remember that not going could end up costing you much more in the future. Read on for three ways your bi-yearly visits can save you money and how your dental insurance can help with the cost!


4 Interesting Facts About Dental Implants

September 8, 2020

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older man smiling with dental implants

Millions of people in the United States have replaced one or more missing teeth with dental implants, and that number is only expected to grow by another half million every year. Even as they’ve grown in popularity, there are still a lot of misconceptions out there about this treatment. To help clear things up, here are four interesting dental implant facts that you might not have known.


Social Distancing In A Dental Office? It’s Possible

June 4, 2020

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Dentist in Bettendorf talks to a patient about safety.

While your dentist is Bettendorf may be open for new and existing patients, that doesn’t mean they have stopped following COVID-19 safety precautions. They realize the virus is still an issue in their community and they are doing everything they can to keep patients safe. One of the ways they are doing this is by following proper social distancing guidelines in their office. If you’re interested in learning how that’s possible in a dental office, keep reading!


How Your Dentist is Keeping You Safe During the Pandemic

May 16, 2020

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Woman who is relaxed smiling in dental chair

During the Coronavirus pandemic, the best step you can take to stay safe is social distancing. Remaining 6 feet apart from others will prevent any contagious respiratory droplets from affecting you. However, what if you need to go to the dentist during this uncertain time? Is it safe? Your dentist already takes cleaning and sanitation incredibly seriously, but they are now using extra precautions during COVID-19. Read on to give yourself peace-of-mind by learning more about the advanced safety measures your dentist has in place.