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How Tooth Loss Can Affect Your Appearance

February 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 7:08 pm
Man missing a tooth

If you’ve recently had a tooth extracted, you’ve been able to free yourself from a burdensome problem that you may have had for a long time. Now that the procedure is complete, you might wonder if you can just go through life with one less tooth.

You can, but doing so could have some pretty negative consequences. For one, tooth loss will actually affect the shape of your face, negatively impacting your appearance. If you want to know why that is, here’s a guide that can tell you more.


On a Budget? Here’s How You Can Still Get Your Dream Smile!

January 24, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 10:06 pm
woman smiling while visiting dentist

Do you find yourself hiding your teeth every time you laugh, speak, or smile? You’re not alone. Many people are unhappy with their grins for several different reasons, including discoloration, misalignment, gaps, cracks, or crowding. Luckily, you don’t have to live with a set of pearly whites you’re unsatisfied with! Cosmetic dentistry will help you to achieve your dream look in no time. If you’re worried about the cost, rest assured – your dentist offers many budget-friendly treatments and financing options. Read on to learn more!


Dental Anxiety: Possible Causes & How Your Dentist Can Help

January 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 10:57 am
a dentist smiling and helping with dental anxiety

An important part of keeping your smile whole and healthy is visiting your dentist for a checkup. These exams and cleaning are a vital part of your oral health—not only do they keep your pearly whites beautiful, but they can also prevent any future dental problems. Unfortunately, dental anxiety can cause you to avoid these important appointments. The good news is there is a solution! Read on to learn the possible root of your fears and how your dentist can help.


Causes and Solutions for Tooth Discoloration

December 12, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 10:59 pm

Before and after teeth whiteningA person with a bright smile is perceived as youthful, confident, and successful; however, not everyone has white teeth. Various factors affect their color, like genetics and the foods you eat. You don’t have to hide stained or discolored teeth. You have multiple options to revamp your pearly whites, depending on different types of tooth stains.


The Lifespans of Cosmetic Dental Treatments

November 15, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 3:14 pm
A patient reflecting on how long cosmetic dentistry lasts

As you might know, cosmetic dental work can improve your smile’s looks. Whatever your dental imperfection, it’ll make your teeth seem like those of a Hollywood star! That said, you may have a pressing question: “How long does cosmetic dentistry last?” After all, you’d likely want your procedure’s effects to endure for a while. Well, your Sarasota dentist can answer your concern. Here are the lifespans of common cosmetic dental treatments and ways to extend them.


3 Reasons You Should Try to Find Oral Health Problems Early

November 11, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 9:30 pm
Woman receiving a dental check-up

Most people know that you should try to prevent a problem instead of dealing with it once it’s in full force. The reason you change your car’s oil routinely is so your engine doesn’t blow up on the highway—one problem is easier to deal with than the other. The same principle applies to your teeth. Early detection of oral health problems makes them much easier to solve. Here’s why you should be proactive about your dental care.


Do You Make a Good Candidate for Cosmetic Dentistry?

August 30, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 11:37 pm
Woman smiling

Have you thought about the changes you’d like to make to your smile if you were given the opportunity?  Pretty much anyone you meet wants to feel great about how their teeth appear. Fortunately, if you aren’t comfortable with your current smile, there are a variety of cosmetic options out there that can transform how your teeth look. Continue reading to learn more about cosmetic dentistry and what you should know before making the commitment.


Why Do I Need a Bone Graft to Get a Dental Implant?

August 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 8:48 pm
illustration of bone graft

Approximately 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. While that figure may be shocking, the good news is that losing a tooth doesn’t mean you need to go the rest of your life with a gap in your smile. Dental implants are a preferred tooth replacement option because of their numerous benefits. However, some patients need a bone graft before they can have dental implants placed. Continue reading to learn from your implant dentist in Sarasota about why this is sometimes necessary.


4 Questions to Ask Before Complex Aesthetic Rehabilitation

July 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 2:25 pm
Man smiling after complex aesthetic rehabilitation

A complex aesthetic rehabilitation is a major dental procedure reserved for patients who have multiple dental problems that need to be fixed. Before you commit to such extensive treatment, you should make sure that you have all the facts and that all of your concerns have been addressed. Below are 4 questions that you should ask your prosthodontist or cosmetic dentist during your initial consultation for rehabilitation.


How Quickly Can I Return to Work After Dental Implant Surgery?

June 21, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Ben Tindal @ 1:49 pm
man back to work after dental implant surgery in Sarasota

Are you missing one or more pearly whites? One of the best ways to replace them is with dental implants. While they provide the ultimate support for preserving your smile, you’ll need to take some time off to heal from the procedure. But how soon can you return to work after your appointment? Read on to learn about the factors that can affect your recovery period after dental implant surgery and tips to help make this process as smooth as possible!

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