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Celebrating Women in Dentistry

March 5, 2024

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Female dentist examining patientMarch 8th is International Women’s Day. There’s no better time than now to take a look back at the most influential women in dentistry. More women than ever before are finding their place in the once male-dominated field. Dr. Emma Gaudreau Casgrain was the first female dentist in Canada to earn her dental degree. She was the first of many to join the ranks of men to support dental health across the globe. Here are just a few ways women have influenced dentistry.


How Can Aging Affect My Smile?

February 13, 2024

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Lady smiles

Teeth go through a lot over decades of use, and the wear can take a toll on their appearance. Just like the rest of the human body, the aging of the teeth and gums is affected by external pressures such as chewing, grinding, hormones, and gravity. The teeth never stop changing throughout their lifecycle, and understanding how they age can help you take the best care of them as time goes on. Here’s a brief list of ways by which aging can affect your smile and how cosmetic dentistry may be able to help.


What to Do If Your Veneer Fell Off

January 4, 2024

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person whose veneer fell off getting it fixed

Veneers offer a remarkable solution for enhancing your smile by masking cosmetic imperfections such as chips, cracks, gaps, minor misalignments, and stains. Despite their effectiveness and durability, veneers are susceptible to damage. If you’re faced with a situation where your veneer has dislodged and you’re uncertain about the next steps, these four tips can help safeguard your smile from further harm and manage the situation until you can consult your dentist for guidance.


The Business of Smiles: Can Cosmetic Dentistry Elevate Your Career?

December 22, 2023

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A man shaking hands with a prospective employer, smiling after his cosmetic dentistry

In the world of careers and professional growth, the impact of personal presentation often goes underestimated. Beyond qualifications and expertise, your confidence and how you present yourself can play a big part in career success. In fact, studies have shown that many people believe that a straighter, brighter smile is linked to more success. This is where cosmetic dentistry comes in.

But why is that? Continue reading to learn how a confident smile created with cosmetic dentistry could give you a more successful career.


The Evolution of Dentures

November 14, 2023

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older woman wearing dentures

For the 120 million Americans grappling with the absence of at least one tooth, there’s fortunate news. Dentures, once rudimentary in design, have undergone a remarkable evolution to become the durable, natural-looking restorations we encounter today. Continue reading as we explore how dentures have evolved over the years to shed light on how far they have come since their inception.


The Top 5 Reasons Your Dentures Smell Bad (And How to Fix Them)

October 13, 2023

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An older man smiling with his dentures

Have you ever taken your dentures out only to discover that they smell like rot or musty food? An offensive smell can be a common issue for denture wearers with poor oral hygiene, but several factors can contribute to the smell. Learning about and correcting these issues can lead to an improved scent and better overall oral health.

To discover the causes of smelly dentures and how you can stop them, continue reading. This list will help you keep your dentures fresh.


Dentures Shouldn’t Bite Back: Complications That Come with Ill-Fitting Dentures

September 13, 2023

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Dentures can be an incredibly lifelike solution to extensive tooth loss, and they should be so comfortable that you might forget that they are there. However, they can lose their fit over time, especially if they do not receive proper care and regular attention from a dentist. In addition to looking shabby, ill-fitting dentures can cause significant problems for your overall oral health. Here are a few common issues that can happen with ill-fitting dentures.


Unsung Heroes: A Day in the Life of Your Dental Hygienist

August 25, 2023

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A dental hygienist getting ready for the day

Not all heroes wear capes, some of them wear scrubs! Have you ever wondered what goes on in the daily life of your dental hygienist? They do far more than just cleaning teeth. Their role in your oral health and the daily operations of your dentist’s office are crucial, yet often overlooked.

Continue reading to explore the unsung heroes of dentistry and gain insight into the dedicated professionals who help you maintain your spectacular smile.


You Should Know Your Dentist Isn’t Judging You

August 11, 2023

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A dentist waiting for his patient to come in

There are many reasons people put off their dental treatment for months, even years. Visiting the dentist can sometimes evoke feelings of anxiety or self-consciousness, but it’s essential to understand that your dentist is not here to judge you for what you may perceive as the worst set of pearly whites on the planet.

Dentists are compassionate people with a desire to see your pain alleviated and your smile restored. They are advocates and partners in your oral health journey, not adversaries. Read on to learn why you should go to the dentist even if your teeth aren’t looking their best.


You Are What You Eat With: How Poor Oral Health Causes Other Health Issues

July 21, 2023

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Woman holds cheek in pain.

Everything goes through the mouth. From the air we breathe to the food we eat to the water we drink, our oral cavities are the usual intake point for all the sustenance our bodies need. It’s no surprise then that the state of the mouth can have massive effects on the health of the rest of the body. What harm can poor oral health do to the rest of the body, and what can you do about it?

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