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Ageless Attributes: How Dental Implants Make You Look Younger

October 17, 2023

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Dentist holding her face in the background and holding a model dental implant in the foreground

If you’re looking for a reliable and long-lasting way to replace your missing tooth, dental implants are an excellent solution. Unlike dentures and dental bridges, they include a support rod that fuses with your jawbone to function like the root of a natural tooth. This means they have some unique advantages over the other options. Did you know that some of these can help you look younger? Keep reading to learn 3 ways that dental implants can preserve a more youthful appearance!


Zirconia Dental Implants: The Benefits of Biocompatibility

August 17, 2023

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a smiling man

Replacing missing teeth can be a wonderful experience, especially if your results look and feel completely natural. Dental implants are a leading-edge treatment that have the ability to restore one, several, or all of your teeth. While they’re typically crafted from titanium, which is a biocompatible metal, modern dentists also offer zirconia implants as a metal-free alternative with countless additional benefits. Read on to learn more about the benefits of biocompatible zirconia dental implants and why they may be a good option for you.


Revitalize Your Smile: The Age-Defying Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

July 11, 2023

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Senior with a youthful smile

When it comes to reversing the effects of aging, most people immediately think of skincare routines, hair treatments, or even plastic surgery. However, there’s one often-overlooked secret to a more youthful appearance: cosmetic dentistry. Beyond just enhancing your smile, these dental procedures can actually take years off your overall appearance. In this blog post, we’ll explore three ways in which cosmetic dentistry can make you look younger and boost your self-confidence.


What You Should Know Before Getting ClearCorrect Aligners

May 13, 2023

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young woman holding a clear aligner

If you’re interested in getting a straighter smile, clear aligners can allow you to do that while avoiding some of the most common drawbacks of traditional braces. They’re comfortable, subtle, sleek, and can often produce results months faster than traditional braces.

If that sounds interesting, it would be a good idea to be prepared for what clear aligners entail. Here are some things you should know before getting them.


5 Ways Dental Implants Improve Confidence

February 3, 2023

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Older man with dental implants smilingEvery tooth is invaluable to your oral health and quality of life. Losing even one can have lasting consequences for your smile and general wellness, but those aren’t the only concerns. Your self-esteem declines with each tooth you lose. You don’t have to live with the weight of an incomplete smile holding you back from feeling your best. Dental implants can turn back the clock to restore a beautiful smile. Here are 5 ways dental implants can boost your confidence. 


The Three Most Common Signs That You Need to Replace your Dental Crown

January 8, 2023

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3-D model of a dental crown on a tooth

When you first get your dental crown, you might feel invincible. After all, you’re probably enjoying a level of comfort and confidence that you might not have had in years, especially if the tooth that was covered was in really poor condition.

However, nothing lasts forever, including your dental crown. Eventually, you’re going to have to think about replacing it. Here are some signs that your dental crown has failed, or that it could soon.


Having Trouble Taking Out Your Aligner? Here Are 5 Tips That Could Help

December 21, 2022

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Young woman holding her aligner

Clear aligners are popular among orthodontic patients because of how convenient they are. Unlike traditional braces, they can be taken out before meals, meaning there are no dietary restrictions for the year or so you’ll be wearing them. Some people, however, have a little bit of trouble removing their aligners when they get them. It can be tricky at first, but taking out your trays will soon become second nature. Until then, here are a few tips that can help you if you’re struggling.


3 Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth in the New Year

December 2, 2022

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Smiling family holding sparklers

When the new year rolls around, it’s good to take stock of the things that are important. If you’re like a lot of people, you may have been putting your oral health on the back burner for a while now. But if you want to look and feel better this next year, a great way to do that is to start properly caring for your teeth.

Of course, like any new commitment, it can be a little difficult to know where to begin with maintaining good dental hygiene. Here are a few simple tips that can make a big difference.


4 Questions You Should Ask During Your Cosmetic Dental Consultation

November 2, 2022

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a patient asking questions during her cosmetic dental consultation

More people than ever before are opting to enhance their smiles with cosmetic dentistry; in fact, according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the demand for cosmetic dental work has doubled within the last five years. That said, if you’re curious about joining the masses in receiving an upgraded smile, you might have a few initial questions. Here are five things you should remember to ask during your cosmetic dental consultation so that you can go into the treatment process with confidence and excitement!


Finding the Best Implant Dentist for You

October 20, 2022

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A man wondering how to find the best implant dentist

So, you’ve finally decided to get dental implants. That’s great news — these prosthetics will restore and beautify your smile! Still, you’re not yet out of the woods: the next step is knowing how to find the best implant dentist. Without this knowledge, you might choose a dental provider who doesn’t do a good job. Luckily enough, though, your local Vero Beach practice can help you out. Here’s a summary of three crucial qualities you should look for in an implant dentist.

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