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3 Unexpected Benefits of Modern Dentures

Do you find it difficult to engage in life because missing teeth make it embarrassing to smile confidently? Are you wearing older dentures that no longer fit well and cause soreness and irritation?

In either case, you should know that customized dentures in Glenmont don’t just help you chew again; when designed by a skilled dentist, dentures also enhance your appearance and your comfort.

Reasons to Consider Dentures

Natural appearance – Like many people, you may resist the idea of dentures because they’re notorious for looking fake and unnatural. That may have been true decades ago when materials and technology were limited, but today dentists work closely with skilled lab technicians throughout the ...

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Choosing the Right Dentist for Your Family

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Finding the right dentist for your family may seem like an overwhelming task - there are so many qualified professionals available in your area, how can you possibly know which is right for you?

It’s not as difficult as it seems, but you do need to know what to look for and which questions to ask. And remember – if you aren’t satisfied with your choice after becoming a patient, you are not obligated to stay with that office.

Where to Start

One of the best places to start is by asking trusted family and friends for referrals. The best way to gauge a practice is by the recommendations of others. Another great ...

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Why We Recommend Regular X-Rays

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As we become increasingly aware of the effects our environment has on us, the need for routine dental x-rays has come into question by many patients. If your teeth don't hurt, why expose yourself to unnecessary radiation?

The fact is that routine dental x-rays are an integral part of your oral health history. Even the most comprehensive visual exam can't tell your dentist everything they need to know to provide the treatment you need. That's because a lot of what goes wrong with your teeth starts on the inside, which is impossible to see without an x-ray.

Frequency of Dental X-Rays

How often your x-rays are taken is for your dentist to ...

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Have a Dental Implant? 3 Reasons to Talk to Us about Your Smoking

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If you have selected dental implants to replace lost teeth, you’ve made an excellent choice! Patients and dentists both prefer implants for tooth replacement because they are a healthy, permanent alternative to a dental bridge or dentures.

A dental implant is a tiny titanium post that’s placed in your jaw and allowed to heal. As you heal, the implant integrates with surrounding bone and tissue. Once the process is complete, an implant restoration like a crown, bridge, or denture will be placed on top of the implant to restore function and appearance.

Since the implant integrates with your jaw bone, its long-term success depends heavily ...

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Are Your Teeth Causing Your Career to Stagnate?

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If you’re a millennial, you may find yourself up against a highly competitive job market and need to find ways to set yourself apart from everyone else searching for the same position. In some cases, this requires obtaining further education or learning a new skill to make yourself more attractive to prospective employers.

Is Your Smile Holding You Back?

One particular area that’s difficult for millennials is confidence in the appearance of their smile. A survey conducted by the American Dental Association found that a third of Americans aged 18 to 34 are embarrassed by the condition of their teeth; 28 percent feel the appearance of their teeth is holding back their career.

A ...

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5 Cosmetic Dental Problems We Can Solve with Porcelain Veneers

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Many people think about porcelain veneers and envision costly dental treatment available only to a lucky few. But times have changed! Technology and materials have now advanced to the point where veneers are a sensible option for many people who would like to do something about cosmetic dental flaws. 

How Porcelain Veneers Work

Porcelain veneers, also referred to as dental veneers, are designed to cover imperfections that affect the overall appearance of the smile. Veneers are made of high-quality ceramic that is customized just for your smile by using impressions of your teeth.

These ultra-thin shells of porcelain are bonded to the front surface of your teeth and can be shaped and designed ...

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