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What’s So Important About Children’s Dental Health Month?

February 13, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ryan Weldon @ 7:19 pm
Little girl smiles

You only need to watch TV or observe the billboards passing by on the highway to see how sugary candies, sodas, and other dental health hazards are aggressively marketed to children. Unfortunately, these sweet treats can cause long-term damage to your child’s smile if you’re not careful. Luckily, February is Children’s Dental Health Month, making it a great time to educate your child on the importance of a good diet and proper oral hygiene! Here are a few tips to help your child get their oral care up to par this month.

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How to Make Yourself Kissable on Valentine’s Day

January 18, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ryan Weldon @ 6:25 am
A smiling woman receiving a Valentine’s Day gift

Well, it’s early February now. Odds are you’re prepping for one of the year’s first big holidays – Valentine’s Day! Perhaps you’ve gotten your sweetheart some candy and flowers, or maybe you have a romantic meal planned. Either way, don’t forget: this day often involves kissing. You’ll need to ensure your mouth is ready to smooch. Luckily, your local Rome dentist can help you out. Here’s how you can have a kissable mouth on Valentine’s Day.

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How to Make 2024 The Year of Your Perfect Smile

December 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ryan Weldon @ 4:03 am
Someone with a nice smile

The New Year is just around the corner, and if you’re like most people, you’re probably thinking a little bit about what you want to do for your resolutions. It can be all-to-easy to pick something ambitious and get overwhelmed, and to wind up in March not having made any progress.

This year, you may want to pick something simple, achievable, and that can make a massive difference in how you feel. As it turns out, there are several ways that you can try to improve your oral health that are easy enough for anyone to be consistent with. Here are a few you may want to try.

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5 Holiday Foods to Avoid if You’re Looking Out for Your Dental Health

November 30, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ryan Weldon @ 9:29 pm
A family enjoying a holiday meal while looking out for their dental health

The holiday season brings joy, laughter, and a variety of delicious treats. While indulging in festive foods is a tradition, it’s important to be mindful of your dental health. Many popular holiday foods can pose a risk to your teeth if consumed without moderation. Some can even cause dental emergencies.

If you want to enjoy the season’s delights while safeguarding your smile, continue reading. You’ll find five foods to avoid for a cleaner ho, ho, holiday grin.

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4 Tips to Keep Your Sweet Tooth Under Control This Halloween

October 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ryan Weldon @ 6:22 am
Happy Halloween Jack-o-Lantern

A sweet treat now and again doesn’t usually do too much harm. However, now that Halloween is here, you can’t get away from all of the candies available. Consuming too much added sugar can be harmful to your overall health and the health of your smile. As you are getting ready for the big night, you should be mindful of the dietary decisions you are making for the sake of your pearly whites. Here are some tips that can help!

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4 Questions to Ask at Your Dental Implant Consultation

September 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ryan Weldon @ 5:17 pm
patient at dental implant consultation

Are you missing teeth? If you’re facing the decision of replacing one or more missing teeth and your dentist suggests dental implants as an option, it’s essential to be well-informed. This will allow you to make the right decisions for your beam to promote excellent oral health down the line. To help you make an informed decision, here are four crucial questions to ask during your dental implant consultation.

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Minimally-Invasive Ways to Beautify Your Smile

August 31, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ryan Weldon @ 6:34 am
A young woman admiring the results of non-invasive cosmetic dentistry

At this point, you may want prettier teeth. Perhaps you’re bothered by smile flaws you want to get rid of. Still, there’s a good chance you want to avoid intrusive dental work. Fair enough – those sorts of treatments can get lengthy and burdensome. Fortunately, your local dentist in Rome has a solution: non-invasive cosmetic procedures. These options can beautify your smile without much hassle. To learn more, here’s a summary of non-invasive cosmetic dentistry and three of its examples.

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Are Dental Implants Vulnerable to Cavities?

July 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ryan Weldon @ 9:54 pm
Woman with questioning expression

Dental implants are considered the best way to replace missing teeth because they look, feel, and work just like the real thing. Because they do their job so well, they provide the jawbone with the same exercise as natural teeth, keeping it healthy and strong. Just as they work like genuine teeth, they also require the same maintenance of brushing, flossing, antibacterial mouthwash, and regular dental visits. Some people might ask, since dental implants are so much like real teeth, can they get cavities? Read on to learn what you need to know about dental implants and tooth decay.

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Dental Emergencies on Vacation: What to Do and How to Prevent Them

June 29, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ryan Weldon @ 1:51 pm
woman dressed in beach attire with a toothache

You’ve been looking forward to this vacation for months, and it’s finally here! You are more than ready to relax and soak in your time away from your regular routine, but then a severe toothache crashes the party. You can’t enjoy your vacation because you’re in pain! What should you do? Is your vacation ruined?

Dental emergencies can strike during inconvenient times, but they don’t have to disrupt your vacation. Here are the steps you should take beforehand to prevent it from happening or during your vacation if this does happen to you.

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Summer is the Perfect Time to Get Dental Implants

May 30, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ryan Weldon @ 3:52 am

Model of a single dental implant500,000 people per year are choosing dental implants to replace their lost teeth and for good reasons. With over a 95% success rate and a life expectancy of 30 years or more, they are a wise investment. However, replacing a tooth with a dental implant involves multiple steps that can take several weeks. There isn’t any better time than now to start your journey to a complete smile. Here are 5 reasons why summer is the best time to get dental implants.

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