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How to Effectively Respond to a Dental Emergency in Ridgefield

April 15, 2019

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man holding jaw in pain

On a warm spring day, the last thing you want is to have to face a dental emergency. Unfortunately, this isn’t always something you can prevent. A local dentist says it’s best to have some strategies for how to respond. Here are some simple yet effective ways to handle a dental emergency in Ridgefield.

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Treat Yourself to a Visit with Your Cosmetic Dentist this Holiday Season

November 25, 2018

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smiling patient in dentist's chairLooking for the perfect gift to give yourself this holiday season? How about a trip to your local cosmetic dentist?  There are lots of ways to give your smile a beautiful face lift, including veneers, whitening, bonding, crowns, and bridges.

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Cosmetic Dentistry in Evansville: Can Whiter Teeth Brighten Your Holidays?

November 19, 2018

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woman with bright smileTeeth whitening is one of the most common services that people want to know about when they’re researching cosmetic dentistry in Evansville. Professional whitening treatments from a cosmetic dentist can enhance your smile, boost your self-confidence, and allow you to enjoy the holiday season with a smile on your face.

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Use It or Lose It! Visit Your Dentist Today

September 15, 2018

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dental insurance formThe end of the year is quickly approaching. As you make plans for family gatherings and the perfect holiday gifts, do not forget to schedule an appointment with your dentist. If you have dental insurance, your benefits are about to expire if you do not use them. On average, less than 3% of Americans meet or exceed their coverage every year. Therefore, you likely have many savings opportunities still available to help you achieve a healthy, beautiful smile.
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Dealing with Canker Sores? Your Dentist Can Help

August 28, 2018

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Woman covering her mouth because bad breathMost people think of their dentist as the person to see when they’re suffering from a toothache. But did you know that a dental professional can also help you to enjoy relief from canker sores? Make an appointment today if you need help dealing with this nagging ailment.

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What Should I Do in a Dental Emergency? Your Dentist Weighs in

July 12, 2018

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woman holding jaw in painYou’re having a perfectly fine day when suddenly you find yourself having a serious bout of pain from a toothache or you’re in shock from a dislodged tooth. Either situation is considered a dental emergency, but you’d like to know how you can determine for sure when you have one. As you read on, your local dentist weighs in to explain what a dental emergency is and what you should do if one arises.

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Is Diet Soda Kind to Your Teeth? Your Dentist Has the Answer!

June 28, 2018

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glass of dark colored sodaWhen it comes to tips for improving your health, there’s no shortage of information on what you should and shouldn’t consume. Furthermore, with so much information available, it’s hard to sift through it all to determine what is factual. One myth that you may have heard is that diet soda is less harsh on your teeth than a regular soft drink. As you read on, your dentist will explain why that idea is inaccurate and will provide ways to improve your oral health.

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Your Local Dentist Says Flossing Does More Than You May Think!

May 24, 2018

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young man flossing his teethIn an attempt to maintain your oral hygiene, you are sure to brush at least two times a day. Thus, you feel confident that you have really clean teeth, but is that the case? Your local dentist is weighing in to explain the benefits of flossing and how it does more than just clean food out of your teeth. Read on to learn how it factors greatly into your preventive care.

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So Many Choices, So Little Time! A Dentist Talks Toothbrushes

April 25, 2018

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A variety of toothbrushesBelieve it or not, the earliest version of a toothbrush was actually just a wooden stick with frayed ends. Then in 1498, the first bristle type of toothbrush was invented in China and was made from hog hair. Good thing dental care has come a long way since then!

Today we have seemingly countless options of toothbrushes, which can make it overwhelming when you’re trying to choose the right one for you and your family. We know how important it is to your oral health to find the best tools, so we thought we’d write a blog about which ones are dentist recommended. Keep reading to learn more!

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Believe It or Not, Your Dentist Could Save Your Life!

February 4, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwhite @ 6:11 pm

Hand holding a maroon ribbon When you think of going to the dentist, you probably think of the usual things, like having cavities filled or getting your teeth cleaned. You may not realize that your dentist is performing a potentially life-saving exam each time you have a checkup: an oral cancer screening.

Sadly, oral cancer has been on the rise in recent years. The American Cancer Society estimates that around 50,000 people will be diagnosed with the disease in 2018. As with all types of cancer, early detection is crucial to the prognosis. But with oral cancer that can be easier said than done. Most people simply don’t inspect the nooks and crannies of their mouth on a regular basis! Thankfully, your dentist can do that for you. In this blog, we’ll talk more about the risk factors for this life-threatening condition as well as signs and symptoms.

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