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Can I Get Dental Implants If I’m a Smoker?

June 22, 2021

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Woman smoking a cigarette

Tooth loss is a common problem across the country. Millions of Americans are missing teeth. Fortunately, just because you have gaps in your smile doesn’t mean that you need to go the rest of your life without them. You have several different tooth replacement options to choose from. Dental implants have become a preferred method because of their numerous benefits, but what if you’re a smoker? How does this affect your ability to get implants? Read on to learn more about the relationship between smoking and dental implants.


Will My Dental Implants Set Off Metal Detectors?

May 2, 2021

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Airport security

Do you have a summer vacation planned for this year? It is always an exciting time to look forward to, but many people find the hassle of going through airport security rather stressful. There is always that fear that you will be stopped and spend all day trying to get to your terminal. After all, you have a plane to catch and a prepaid vacation on the other side. When you have dental implants, you may feel extra anxious about going through the security checkpoint. You are going through a metal detector with titanium in your mouth, so what happens if you set off the metal detector? Read on to learn more about how metal detectors work and what you can expect when you are going through one when you have dental implants.


Canker Sore vs. Cold Sore: What’s the Difference?

April 30, 2021

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Woman pointing to mouth sore on her upper lip

OUCH! You wake up to a burning sensation as you take your first sip of coffee. One glance in the mirror shows the culprit: a white lesion on the inside of your lip. As you inspect the area, a million questions flood your mind. Is it a cold sore? How can I help it heal? Should I go to the doctor? If this sounds all too familiar, keep reading to learn everything you need to know about handling mouth sores!


Want to Avoid a Root Canal? Use Your Preventive Coverage!

October 21, 2020

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Root canals certainly aren’t anyone’s idea of a good time. According to the American Association of Endodontists, 59% of people are afraid of getting a root canal. This fear is more common than the fear of public speaking, spiders, and being trapped in an elevator. Fortunately, there are a variety of different steps you can take to reduce your chances of needing a root canal in Covina, including using your preventive coverage to keep your teeth in good shape. Continue reading to learn which steps you can take in order to keep your smile healthy.


4 Factors to Look for in an Emergency Dentist

August 9, 2020

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young man who needs emergency dentist in Covina to treat toothache

No one ever thinks that a dental emergency will happen to them. Unfortunately, one out of every six Americans will be faced with one every year. Because these situations are fairly common, it helps to be prepared before worst comes to worst. You should know which dentist you’re going to call before an emergency strikes. To make that process easier, here are four factors to consider when searching for an emergency dentist in Covina.

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