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5 Signs That Your Dental Crown Should Be Replaced

April 6, 2021

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man looking at his dental crown in the mirror

When you first got a dental crown, you probably felt like it was invincible. After all, crowns can’t get cavities like your natural teeth can. As durable as this type of restoration is, though, it was not designed to be permanent. Most dental crowns last between five and 15 years, but bad habits like smoking and teeth grinding can shorten its lifespan. If you’re not sure when you should talk to your dentist in Upper Arlington about dental crown replacement, here are five signs to look out for.  

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4 Reasons You Should Floss More

March 15, 2021

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Woman flossing her teeth

The American Dental Association recommends flossing at least once per day, but that is merely the bare minimum. Most dentists would suggest flossing as often as you eat. Not flossing can put your smile at risk for many dental issues that are easily avoidable. Here are 4 reasons you should improve your oral health by flossing every day.

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How Diets Can Affect Your Oral Health

March 1, 2021

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A pile of fresh vegetables

Diets have been a huge topic of conversation lately. Whether the focus is weight loss, popularity or serious health conditions, there are many diet plans to choose from. But can certain diets damage your teeth? Here is a quick look at 3 popular diets and how they can affect your oral health.

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Is There an Age Limit for Cosmetic Dentistry?

February 18, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 12:16 pm
Senior couple smiling on a golf course

Out of all Americans, retired seniors have the most active lifestyles. This is the group that is focused on living life to the fullest and wants to look and feel great while doing it. Most people want a bright, beautiful smile, but does it make sense to even explore cosmetic dental treatments after the age of 50? Keep reading to see what your cosmetic dentist in Columbus can do to restore your smile as you progress in age.

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Is Your Dental Checkup Years Overdue? Here’s How Your Visit Will Go

February 2, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 12:11 pm
Woman wearing a striped top nervously biting her fingernails

Is your dental checkup years overdue? Are you dreading your appointment because you’re not sure what your dentist will find? Try not to worry too much. The only goal your dentist has is to help you get your dental health back on track. Keep reading to find out what you can expect once you climb back into the dental chair.

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Add a Healthier Smile to Your List of New Year’s Resolutions

January 5, 2021

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smiling woman eating a salad

After the whirlwind of a year that was 2020, it’s safe to say that most of us are striving to make 2021 a much better year. Maybe you’ve heard the phrase, “new year, new me,” a few times, but you’re not exactly sure how to apply it to yourself. Before you finalize your standard list of New Year’s resolutions, like “work out more often,” a dentist in Upper Arlington invites you to consider these four easy tips for keeping your smile healthy throughout 2021.

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What Makes a Smile Beautiful?

January 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 11:44 am
Woman with brown hair wearing a white sweater smiling

Typically, the first thing people notice about you is your smile. A white, confident smile can make you appear younger, put others at ease and even help you to look more attractive. But what are the deciding factors that make a smile beautiful? Here are 4 traits that give a smile its beauty and how your cosmetic dentist in Upper Arlington can help you achieve one.

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6 Tips for Choosing the Best Cosmetic Dentist

December 17, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 3:29 am
Woman smiling

Are you considering cosmetic dentistry? It’s a great way for patients to feel more confident about the smile that they are showing off every single day. However, cosmetic treatment can be quite an investment, so you want to make sure that you have a cosmetic dentist in Upper Arlington that you can trust. Continue reading to learn a few tips that will help you to pick out the best cosmetic dentist to help you reach your smile goals.

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4 Treatments for a Gummy Smile

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Woman showing off gums

Are you self-conscious of your gummy smile? This is one of many reasons that a lot of people are insecure about their teeth. It is more common than you may think. Approximately 10% of young adults consider their smile to be on the gummy side. There are all sorts of reasons why it occurs, but the good news is that you don’t need to live with it. Read to learn more from your dentist in Upper Arlington about gummy smiles and different treatment options out there that could make you feel more confident.

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True or False: The Holidays Are the Worst Time for Your Teeth

November 27, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drcourtney @ 5:16 pm
Festive display of gingerbread cookies

Did you know that the average American consumes over three pounds of candy during the Halloween season and more than 4,000 calories on Thanksgiving alone? Therefore, it isn’t surprising that many patients wonder if the holidays are the worst time for their waistband and their teeth. If you’ve had the same sneaking suspicion, then you’d be absolutely correct. Fortunately, a dentist in Upper Arlington is sharing the biggest culprits of cavities and gum disease, as well as how to prevent it from happening to you.

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