Distinctive Smiles of Dublin Blog

5 Tips for Maintaining a Great Smile Throughout Summer

June 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 1:25 pm
a woman smiling during summer vacation in Dublin

Have you made plans to go on a vacation this summer? Whether you’re traveling to another state or spending time overseas, you’ll want to make sure you’re in great condition to avoid any complications during your trip. One thing you shouldn’t overlook is your smile, as a dental emergency can easily put a hamper on your plans. Keep reading to learn five tips on protecting your oral health this summer.


4 Reasons You Should Start Invisalign During Summertime

June 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 12:21 pm

If you’ve been wanting to have a straighter smile, then you’ve likely looked into Invisalign treatment. This orthodontic process is incredibly popular and typically takes a shorter time to finish compared to traditional braces. However, you may be wondering when it’s most convenient to begin the process. Read on to learn four reasons you should start Invisalign during summertime.


Show Off Your Smile on Graduation Day with Cosmetic Dentistry

May 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 8:22 pm
a student graduate hugging her mom in Dublin

Every high school or college student wants to look their best when it comes to their graduation day. After all, there will be plenty of time throughout the event to take photos that capture these happy moments. One of the best ways they can improve their overall appearance is by enhancing their pearly whites! Keep reading to learn which cosmetic dentistry treatments your graduating student can undergo so they can show off their beautiful smile on their special day.


Top 3 Reasons to See Your Dentist Before Summer Vacation

May 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 7:16 pm
a woman smiling while visiting the beach

With summer close by, you’re bound to have plans on what you can do for a vacation. Whether you decide to head to the beach or visit another country, you’ll want to make sure you’re in great shape beforehand. One thing that might not be at the top of this list is your oral health. Keep reading to learn three major reasons you should schedule an appointment with your dentist before going on summer vacation!


It’s Oral Cancer Awareness Month! Here’s What You Should Know

April 18, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 1:33 pm
a person with an oral cancer awareness ribbon in Dublin

While April is typically associated with spring break and Easter, it’s also known as Oral Cancer Awareness Month. As one of the most prevalent conditions diagnosed every year, it’s highly important that you know the risk factors as well as the steps you can take to avoid this problem. Keep reading to learn more about oral cancer, the common symptoms to look for, and how your dentist can help you.


Here’s Why Investing Your Tax Refund In Your Smile Is a Great Idea!

April 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 12:32 pm
a man happy about receiving his tax refund in Dublin

If you’ve already filed your taxes, then you’re likely excited about receiving your refund for the year. With the extra influx of cash, you’re bound to want to splurge on things that are fun but not really necessary. Instead of spending your money on things you don’t need, you might consider putting it toward improving your oral health. Keep reading to learn why investing your tax refund in your smile is one of the best moves to make this year.


4 Reasons You Should Be Grateful for Your Dental Hygienist

April 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 2:31 pm
a dental hygienist smiling during a checkup and cleaning

A typical dental visit has much more going on than simply receiving treatment from your dentist. For a smooth and pleasant appointment, you’ll likely meet a welcoming front desk team, friendly dental assistants, and your incredible dental hygienist. Their job involves helping you preserve a healthy and dazzling smile, which is why we celebrate them during the second week of April! Read on to learn four reasons you should be thankful for your dental hygienist.


Top 6 Causes of Yellow Teeth & How to Fix Them

April 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 4:29 pm
a man looking up and worried about yellow teeth

One of the last things people want from their smile is to see yellow teeth in the mirror. While this is a fairly common problem shared by many, there are various reasons why it occurs. The good news is that you don’t have to settle for this situation, as you can undergo cosmetic dentistry to upgrade your pearly whites. Before choosing a treatment, here are the most common causes of yellow teeth and some of the most effective ways to address them.


4 Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Oral Hygiene Routine

March 29, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 8:35 pm
a woman smiling during springtime in Dublin

Do you tend to think of ways to spruce up your living space once spring comes around? While cleaning and reorganizing your house is a nice way to improve your peace of mind, you may want to do the same for your smile. The last thing you’d want is to experience a dental problem that could’ve been avoided with some easy changes to your daily oral care. Keep reading to learn four simple ways to neaten up your dental hygiene routine!


What Should I Expect From the Lifespan of a Dental Filling?

March 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Buck @ 1:11 pm
a dental mirror looking at a person’s dental fillings

Did you know that overindulging in sugary treats isn’t the only reason you could develop cavities? Your teeth can begin to decay due to poor oral hygiene and even a lack of fluoride. The good news is that your dentist can successfully address this issue with dental fillings, which are designed to restore lost tooth structure. Although they are effective and durable, you’ll eventually need to replace them. Keep reading to learn what the lifetime of dental fillings is and ways you can preserve them.

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