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Which is Better — Teeth Whitening or Veneers?

January 5, 2023

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A Covina dentist placing veneers

If you have discolored teeth, you likely want to brighten them. Doing so, after all, would make your smile look clean and beautiful! Still, cosmetic dentistry has several ways to achieve this result. One obvious option is teeth whitening, but porcelain veneers can also do the job. That being said, you might not know which treatment is right for you. Thankfully, your local Covina dentist can help you decide. Here is a summary of whitening and veneers’ features and how to weigh them when choosing your procedure.

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Tips on What to Expect During an Emergency Dental Visit

August 4, 2022

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woman with severe toothache

Because life is so unpredictable, when you think about it, the list of potential dental emergencies is quite lengthy. However, the seven most common situations emergency dentists face are bleeding or pain after a tooth extraction, an abscess, broken orthodontics, a lost filling or crown, a knocked-out tooth, a chipped or broken tooth, or a toothache. When you need urgent oral care for any of these reasons, how is your dentist in Covina going to respond? Keep reading to learn more about what to expect during an emergency dental visit.

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Can Dental Implants Help Me Live Longer?

March 4, 2022

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mature woman smiling outdoors

If you’ve heard that dental implants look great as an option for tooth replacement, you heard right. But there’s also the benefit of a tremendous smile for more years – as in living longer! Tooth loss opens the door to an array of health problems. That’s why it’s important to decide on a tooth replacement method and act as soon as possible. Keep reading to learn from your implant dentist in Covina how choosing dental implants can raise your life expectancy and make sure you look your best as you enjoy the ride.

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5 Bad Habits to Avoid with Dental Implants

January 11, 2022

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person opening a bottle with their teeth as friends watch

Some people bite their nails when they’re anxious or bored. Others use their pearly whites to open bottles or packages. Though these things may seem harmless enough they can do some serious damage to your teeth. Additionally, if you have dental implants to replace missing teeth, using them for these purposes puts you at risk of breaking or otherwise harming your restorations. Read on to learn about five bad habits that should be avoided to prevent damage to your natural teeth and your dental implants.

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Get Your Dental Fillings!

October 14, 2021

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Tooth colored filling

Fillings aren’t necessarily something that anyone looks forward to, but the treatment certainly isn’t meant to be a punishment. Fillings are sometimes necessary in order to prevent additional oral health problems in the future, like tooth loss. If you’ve been told that you are needing some additional fillings, you should strongly consider having this done before the year comes to an end. This way, you can prevent additional issues and fully maximize your dental insurance benefits. Read on to learn how this works.

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