Research shows that an estimated 32 percent of people claim to be concerned with the look of their teeth. From discoloration to crookedness, to chips and gaps, there are many reasons you may not be happy with your smile?and you may even be part of the 99.7 percent of all surveyed adults who reported to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry that a clean, healthy smile is important when it comes to social life. One way to combat self-consciousness and keep teeth healthy at the same time may be to invest in teeth replacement, depending on your particular needs. Partial dentures, a kind of teeth replacement recommended by some dentists, have a proven success rate of 98 percent in wearers, and the many benefits of dental implants could prove they?re the right fit for you.
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Americans put a high premium in having a nice smile but many of us are not happy with how ours look. Part of the problem is that many of us have phobias about going to the dentist. Most adults do not go to their dentist as recommended (every six months). This could be one reason that at least 15 million people across the United States have crowns or bridgework that has been done to replace missing teeth. It has been estimated that almost half of the people in the country are not happy with the way their teeth look. At least 48% say their teeth do not look good (64% of that number say the reason their teeth are ugly is because they are discolored). Moreover at least 20% (one in five) American adults has untreated cavities. If you want your kids to have a better experience with the family dentistry office, Continue reading
Have you ever practiced your smile in the mirror before a big job interview or important meeting? Most of us have. In fact, nearly 75% of Americans think that the quality of a smile can help or hurt career success. If you’re like 1 in 5 Americans without a perfect bite, however, you might think it’s too late for the kind of smile that leaves a lasting first impression.
When many adults think of braces, they think of middle school, of food getting stuck in the brackets, of a smile full of metal. In the adult world, braces don’t always seem to fit. They’re a time-consuming process, often painful, and sometimes an eyesore. But orthodontics aren’t just for pret Continue reading
Waiting for your dentist appointment sometimes isn’t an option.
Sometimes the pain is just too much and you need to figure out what’s hurting your jaw and fast. Other times you have an unexpected event coming up and you really want to get your dental crowns in so you don’t risk greeting new people with a lackluster smile. Emergency dental services are a resource you need to tap into for those treatment plans that just can’t wait. Digital x-rays can be provided for serious pain, implants can be offered for lost teeth and even teeth cleaning can be done if you’re on the cusp of a cavity.
You know about urgent care and the emergency room. Let’s look at the dental side of things.
It can be easy to continually put off dental care, month after month. Before you know it, the year has flown by, and you have yet to see a dentist this year. If possible, you want to get into your dentist before the end of this year to take advantage of your insurance benefits. Most health insurance plans come with some type of dental insurance and you lose that each year that you skip the dentist. In order to quickly use your benefits this year, you need to find a dentist. These tips will help you choose one that you trust and one that you will actually keep your dental appointment with.
Do some research on local dentists
If you have not been to the dentist in years, you probably don?t know a whole lot about the local dentists in your area. Fortunately, the internet gives you ea Continue reading