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Why Do My Dentures Smell Bad? 

March 4, 2024

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older person with dentures smiling

Dentures can make a big difference in your life, boosting your confidence when eating and socializing. However, if you don’t take care of them properly, they can develop unpleasant odors. To make sure you get the most out of your dentures and keep them smelling fresh, it’s important to clean them regularly and take good care of them. By doing so, you can avoid any unwanted smells and enjoy the benefits of your dentures for a long time. Keep reading to understand why dentures might develop odors and learn some simple steps to prevent this from happening.


Critical Circumstances: What to Expect from Your Emergency Dental Appointment

January 5, 2024

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Dentist holding forceps with patient blurry in background

Try though you might, it’s impossible to predict when a dental emergency might occur. Whether you developed an unrelenting toothache or had an accident that broke a tooth, it’s important to get the right help as soon as possible. Oral issues typically don’t take care of themselves, and your pearly white is at risk until you can see an expert.

That said, it’s difficult to think clearly if you’re in pain or flustered during an urgent situation, and you may be feeling anxious about what comes next. That’s why your dentist has put together this helpful information about what to expect from your emergency appointment. Keep reading to learn more!


Why You Should Quit Smoking If You Wear Dentures

November 10, 2023

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Cigarette smoke and black backgroundDentures are a trusted solution to treat tooth loss. They have been used for generations to rebuild beautiful, complete smiles. Adults of all ages with several or all lost teeth can benefit from dentures. However, they may not be the best option for smokers. Here’s why you should kick the habit if you want to replace your lost teeth.


Is My Teen Too Young for Cosmetic Dentistry?

September 22, 2023

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Group of happy teenagers socializing Unattractive teeth can affect a person’s self-esteem, no matter their age. Teens struggle with embarrassment about their smiles, adding to the daily challenges of the teenage years. You can give your teen the confidence they need with cosmetic dentistry. Here are just a few procedures that can give your child a smile they’ll be proud of.


How Your Dentist Prepares Your Tooth for a Crown

July 2, 2023

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a patient receiving a dental crown

A dental crown is a versatile dental restoration that can significantly improve the strength, function, and aesthetics of a damaged or compromised tooth. But have you ever wondered how dentists prepare teeth for crowns? They aren’t just merely placed on top of teeth—it’s quite a meticulous process, requiring a great deal of skill and precision on your dentist’s part, as well as a keen eye for detail. If you’ve been informed that you’re going to need a dental crown, here’s a little bit more about what you can expect when getting this treatment.


Dental Crowns: What Material Is Best?

November 18, 2022

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dentist talking to patient about kinds of dental crowns

Dental crowns are caps that are shaped like teeth and encircle the entire visible part of a pearly white. They are commonly used to seal off teeth after root canals and can also correct the color and shape of them to offer cosmetic benefits. If you’re considering getting a dental crown, you may be wondering what kind of material is the best option. Read on to learn about different materials used to make crowns so you can determine which one you should get.


Homeschooling Tips to Teach Your Child About Oral Health

September 6, 2022

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parent homeschooling their children in Cherry Hill

Many parents today are choosing to homeschool their little ones to ensure a positive and personal touch in their education. If this is something you’re doing, then you’ll want to do everything you can to help them effectively learn a wide variety of subjects. While topics like writing, math, and science are at the top of their lessons, you’ll also want to teach them about the importance of oral health for kids. Read on to learn several ways to make this process simple and exciting so that you can set them up for a future with a strong and beautiful smile!


The History and Evolution of Teeth Whitening

August 9, 2022

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person undergoing teeth whitening

After years of eating and drinking dark and highly pigmented foods and beverages, you may notice that your teeth are starting to look discolored. Teeth whitening is a treatment that can lift stains from your pearly whites to make your smile look brighter. Though it is a great way to improve the look of your smile, this popular cosmetic treatment has changed a lot over the years. Read on to learn about the history of teeth whitening and how it’s evolved


When Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

July 12, 2022

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Toothbrushes in white cupYour toothbrush is the most important tool you have at home to prevent common oral health issues, like cavities and gum disease. Although brushing is effective for keeping your mouth clean, simple mistakes can put your smile at risk of certain complications, like not changing your toothbrush on time. Research has found that more than 40% of people don’t change their toothbrushes enough. While it may not seem too concerning, you could be placing your oral and general health at risk. Not sure when it’s time to get a new toothbrush? Here’s what you need to know to keep your mouth and body healthy. 


4 Common Myths About Gum Disease…Busted!

April 11, 2022

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a woman struggling with gum disease in Cherry Hill

Have you recently started struggling with moderate to severe discomfort in your gums? If so, then you might be experiencing periodontal disease, which can be detrimental to your smile and overall health. Although you’ll want to seek dental care from your dentist, there may be certain rumors about this condition that can prevent you from getting treatment. Read on to learn the truth behind the four most common gum disease myths!

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