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4 Benefits of Visiting Your Dentist Before Summer Vacation

May 9, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 1:59 pm
a couple on a sandy beach for summer vacation

Summer has arrived, and you’re likely looking forward to plans of being out in the sun. Whether you’re going to the beach, heading out for vacation, or taking a dip in the pool with friends, there are bound to be plenty of activities to enjoy. However, you might want to consider visiting your dentist before fully engaging in all the fun this season. Read on to learn four advantages of scheduling a dental checkup before summer vacation.  

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From Start to Finish: A Brief Look at an Oral Cancer Screening

April 10, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 4:55 pm
a patient undergoing an oral cancer screening

Did you know that as of 2024, according to the American Cancer Society, there have been roughly 58,450 instances of oropharyngeal or oral cavity cancer in America? Various reasons can contribute to this large number (smoking, drinking too much alcohol, HPV, etc.), including demographic factors (like men have a higher chance of getting oral cancer than women). Whatever the case might be, early detection is the best method for minimizing your risks. Keep reading to learn the importance of oral cancer screenings and what to expect from the process.

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The Layers in the Story: A Guide to the Veneer Process

March 12, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 4:27 pm
a woman undergoing the veneer process

It’s been several years now that you’ve noticed one or several imperfections in your smile. Whether this is minor discoloration in your teeth or a small chip on a tooth, you might be wondering what the best way is to fix the issue. If you want a solution for improving and beautifying your pearly whites, then veneers may be the optimal choice for you! But how exactly does the treatment work? Keep reading to learn about the veneer process and what to expect before beginning your cosmetic procedure.

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Transforming Your Look: 5 Reasons to Get a Smile Makeover

February 14, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 7:31 pm
a man grinning after undergoing a smile makeover

Did you know that about a third of Americans are unhappy with the way their pearly whites look? If this is due to cosmetic dental flaws and/or mild damage to your teeth, then you might consider getting a smile makeover. This versatile treatment is designed to both fix and improve your grin, depending on what you need to create your dream appearance. Keep reading to learn five incredible reasons you should consider a smile makeover.

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New Year, New Teeth: 5 Ways to Improve Your Oral Health

January 9, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 4:30 pm
a woman writing down her New Year’s resolutions

With 2024 finally arriving, plenty of people are coming up with New Year’s resolutions to improve their quality of life. While there are numerous things to consider, such as traveling abroad or changing certain habits, one simple way to enhance your well-being is to practice steps for avoiding oral health issues, such as gum disease and cavities. Read on to learn five easy resolutions for a healthier smile this year and beyond!

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Holiday Havoc: Is This the Worst Time of Year for Dental Health?

December 18, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 3:39 pm
a woman covering her mouth

If you’re looking for magic, festivities, and joy during the year, the holidays are the surest time to expect them. However, these months may not be so exciting for your teeth. After all, there are plenty of oral habits this time of year that can leave your smile susceptible to issues like cavities and bacteria. Even so, this doesn’t mean you’ll have to forego the festivities altogether. Keep reading to learn factors that make the holidays bad for your smile and ways to preserve your pearly whites.  

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Easy On the Cheers: Holiday Drinks That Aren’t Too Smile-Friendly

November 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 3:08 pm
people enjoying and toasting holiday drinks

Are you excited to enjoy the holidays with your family and loved ones? During this month, you’re likely looking forward to munching on your favorite foods and sipping delicious beverages. However, some drinks might not be very friendly toward your smile. Keep reading to learn a few holiday beverages that could negatively impact your oral health and how you can avoid complications.

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What Specific Traits Define a Beautiful Smile?

October 16, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 5:20 pm
a woman with a beautiful smile after cosmetic dentistry

Have you ever noticed how a dazzling set of pearly whites can single-handedly light up a room? While everyone is unique, there are particular kinds of traits that many people associate with making a smile “beautiful.” If you’ve always wanted to upgrade your grin, then cosmetic dentistry may be the solution for you. Read on to learn some of the characteristics that make up a dazzling smile and how your dentist can help you achieve one.

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Want a Halloween Fright? Check Out These Scary Dental Stats!

October 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 3:31 pm
a mother and child looking surprised at a tablet

Halloween is all about the spooky stories, ghouls, and fun scares! However, you might be surprised about some of the teeth-clattering statistics revolving around oral health. The good news is that you can effectively prevent some of these issues from haunting your smile by practicing certain tips. Keep reading to learn some bone-chilling oral health facts and how to maintain a healthier grin in the long run.

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Are There Ways to Fix Gaps Between My Two Front Teeth?

September 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 2:45 pm
a man with sunglasses and smiling with gapped teeth

Do you have a gap between your two front teeth that you aren’t comfortable with? If so, you aren’t the only one. Numerous people face the same situation and feel similar insecurities about it. The good news is that you don’t have to settle for a smile you aren’t proud to show off. With cosmetic dentistry, you can upgrade your grin and improve your oral health simultaneously. Read on to learn how gaps in your teeth can occur and the treatments that can beautify your pearly whites.

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