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4 Reasons to Be Thankful for Your Dental Hygienist

April 8, 2021

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Dental hygienist examining patient's mouth

As you know, going to the dentist consists of much more than just visiting your dentist. A smooth, enjoyable visit requires a friendly front desk team, a knowledgeable treatment coordinator, a talented dental assistant, and, of course, an exceptional dental hygienist. Their essential role in maintaining your happy, healthy smile often goes unnoticed, which is why celebrating Dental Hygienist Week is so important. Keep reading to learn four reasons to appreciate your smile-saving pro!

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How Can Dental Implants Save You Money in the Long Run?

March 4, 2021

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Wallet of money

One of the great things about living in the 21st century is the fact that missing teeth can be a thing of the past. There are several options out there when it comes to filling in those gaps in your smile, with dental implants being a preferred method. Even though the dental implant cost upfront may seem alarming, the truth is that they can actually save you money in the long run. Continue reading to learn more about the benefits of dental implants and how investing in them can save your wallet in the future!

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4 Questions to Ask During Your Cosmetic Dental Consultation

February 28, 2021

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Patient smiling at dentist during cosmetic dental consultation

Is smiling confidently a struggle due to severe discoloration or stubborn stains? Do you wish your teeth were perfectly straight instead of crooked or gapped? Would undergoing a complete smile makeover give you the confidence you’ve always wanted? Then it is time to schedule a cosmetic dental consultation. This appointment gives you a valuable opportunity to speak directly with a skilled, experienced professional about the service you are interested in. To ensure your visit is as informative and successful as possible, here are four questions to ask!

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4 Signs Your Dental Crown Should Be Replaced

October 5, 2020

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Dentist holding dental crown replacement. A dental crown is a popular option in restorative and cosmetic dentistry because it’s a versatile solution to reinstate the health, function, and appearance of a tooth. Modern crowns are made of all-ceramic material, which allows them to look natural without compromising their durability. The average lifespan is about 10 years, but they are known to last for decades with the right aftercare. Even with the best preventive efforts, there will come a time when you will need dental crown replacement. Here are the most common signs you need a new restoration.

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Wondering How Often to Change Your Toothbrush? Read This!

August 13, 2020

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Image of old toothbrush and new toothbrush

Have you ever noticed that your once colorful toothbrush is now discolored? Or that the bristles have become frayed and tattered? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, then you are not alone. In fact, the average American only replaces their toothbrush once per year, which is far too little and can lead to a multitude of dental issues. Fortunately, you can read on for how often it should be replaced, the dangers of not doing so, and tips for helping you remember!

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5 Concerns of At-Risk Patients, Answered

June 17, 2020

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At-risk woman wears mask in COVID-19 as recommended by Marlton, NJ dentist

COVID-19 is a contagious illness that can infect anyone. However, it can cause severe, life-threatening complications for some people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that factors like older age, weakened immune system, and underlying health conditions can put you at a higher risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19. If you or a loved one are considered at-risk, it’s essential that you take every precaution to stay healthy. Read on as your Marlton, NJ dentist answers five common questions about how to stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Are Healthy Gums Good for Your Heart?

May 18, 2020

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Outstretched hand holding healthy heart shape without suffering from gum disease

You probably don’t think about flossing when considering the best ways to keep your heart healthy. However, a growing body of research is beginning to suggest that we should! As experts continue to study the well-known connection between oral and overall health, they are discovering an undeniable connection between gum disease and heart health. Read on as your Marlton dentist explains this important relationship and what you can do to keep your smile and your heart healthy.

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Oral Cancer: Another Reason Not to Skip Your Dental Checkups!

April 16, 2020

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Patient gets an oral cancer screening from their Marlton dentist

Did you know that your biannual dental checkups with your Marlton dentist are about more than just keeping your pearly whites clean? In fact, the main point of these routine visits is to spot and stop a wide variety of oral health issues as early as possible, including oral cancer. This dangerous condition effects more than 50,000 Americans every year, and it can be life-threatening if not caught and treated early enough. Here’s what you need to know about this oral health concern and how regular dental checkups can help keep you and your smile healthy.

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How to Handle the Most Common Dental Emergencies

March 11, 2020

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Pained man with dental emergency should see his Marlton dentist

Do you know what counts as a dental emergency? It can sometimes be difficult to tell if a scary situation involving your teeth, gums, or mouth requires urgent care or not. However, knowing what to do in a dental emergency can make all the difference in protecting your healthy, intact smile. Here are the most common dental emergencies and how to handle them after calling your Marlton dentist.

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Why You Should Take Care of Your Child’s Baby Teeth Even Though They Fall Out

February 20, 2020

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little girl in red shirt holding toothbrush

Your dentist often hears new parents ask, “why should I bother taking care of my child’s baby teeth if they’re just going to fall out anyway?” At first glance, that question makes sense. But in actuality, your child needs their baby teeth for a few reasons. In today’s blog post, let’s go over a few of the reasons why your child’s baby teeth are actually quite important.

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