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Take the Trick out of the Treat! 4 Tips for a Healthier Halloween

October 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentcare @ 12:52 am
child holding up Halloween candy

Gooey candy apples. Sweet lollipops. Crisp chocolate bar. Everyone has their favorite Halloween treat! Taking part in the tasty festivities is so much fun, but it isn’t always good for our teeth. Fortunately, you can have your cake and eat it too (pun intended). Here are four tips from your dentist in Sunnyside for a healthier Halloween for you and your family.

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4 Things to Remember About Dental Insurance

September 2, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentcare @ 11:54 pm
Dental insurance form

Dental insurance doesn’t work the same way as the medical insurance that you’re used to. This can lead to some confusion. However, this monthly investment is still incredibly useful if you know how to navigate it properly. Fortunately, with a few tidbits of information, you can grasp a better understanding of your dental insurance benefits. Continue reading to learn some helpful tips.

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Dentures: How Do They Affect Your Sense of Taste?

August 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentcare @ 10:27 pm
woman smiling after getting dentures in Sunnyside

Taste. Although you may not think of this sense often, it’s essential to enjoying your overall quality of life. Not being able to taste your food properly will make eating less enjoyable, primarily because you’ll be missing out on a variety of flavors. Over time, people can naturally lose their sense of taste because of aging. While dentures can make that worse, it doesn’t have to be that way! Read on to learn more about the impact and how you can improve your taste of sensation.

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4 Foods to Avoid After Whitening Your Teeth

June 15, 2022

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Smiling woman eating salad

After you get teeth whitening from your dentist, it’s easy to feel as if your new smile will last forever. Your pearly whites finally live up to their nickname and look so shiny and clean — how could they return to their former yellow color? Even so, they can and will get stained again if you’re not careful. In fact, whitened teeth are more vulnerable to discoloration in the first 48 hours after treatment. That said, don’t eat these four foods for a while so your white smile will stay longer.

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The 4 Step Process to Flossing With Invisalign

April 5, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentcare @ 7:47 pm
man smiling and getting ready to floss

Most people have been taught to brush and floss their teeth twice a day to maintain their smile. But what about if you’re undergoing the Invisalign treatment? If you’re going through this procedure, then cleaning between your teeth might be more essential than you realize! Keep reading to learn why flossing with Invisalign is vital for your dental health and how to do it properly.

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5 Questions to Ask at Your Dental Implant Consultation

February 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentcare @ 8:07 pm
woman asking questions during dental implant consultation in Sunnyside

Dental implants are a great investment for replacing teeth, and you should feel confident before going through with the procedure. For this reason, be sure to express any concerns to your dentist beforehand, especially when you first talk about the treatment. But what should you ask them when you visit? Read on to learn the five questions you should ask during your dental implant consultation in Sunnyside!

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Can Dental Implants Make Me Look Younger?

December 3, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentcare @ 3:55 pm
Older couple with dental implants smiling.

There’s nothing like a gap in your smile to make you feel embarrassed about your look. Missing teeth are a problem that many people must deal with; in addition to the blow to your confidence, your abilities to speak, bite, and chew are greatly reduced, and additional oral problems can develop as a result. Although solutions like dentures and bridges are viable when it comes to restoring some of that lost functionality, they do very little to negate the aging effects of certain dental problems—and they need to be replaced often. However, dental implants offer a more permanent solution that can also do a lot to turn back the clock and give you a more youthful appearance. Keep reading to learn more!

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How to Meet Your 22-Hour Wear Time with Invisalign

October 13, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentcare @ 8:43 pm
person holding Invisalign aligner

You finally did it! After months of debating whether or not you should get Invisalign, you decided to go for it. It’s an excellent alternative to traditional metal braces, allowing you to discreetly and comfortably get the straight smile you’ve always wanted. If you want to ensure successful treatment, you must wear your clear aligners for at least 22 hours a day. Although that may sound impossible, here are some tips to help make that wear time more realistic.

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Want to Find the Best Invisalign Provider? Check Out These Tips!

September 15, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentcare @ 7:05 pm
dentist making a heart with Invisalign aligners

Many adults and older teens are hesitant to seek orthodontic treatment because they want to avoid the hassle of metal wires and brackets. Well, Invisalign is a modern solution that can help you discreetly and comfortably get the straight smile you’ve always wanted. Since there is no room for error when it comes to your smile, it’s incredibly important that you find the best Invisalign provider for you. Read along to learn some tips and tricks that’ll help you select the right person.

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Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

August 12, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentcare @ 6:56 am
Teen after wisdom tooth removal

The placement of each of your teeth serves a purpose. For instance, our front teeth are in the position to rip apart food so it can be chewed by smaller molars. So, if all of the teeth matter, why do the wisdom teeth need to be removed more often than not? Why do they even exist? Continue reading to learn what their purpose is and why they need to be extracted so often.

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