Veneers vs. Crowns: What’s The Difference?

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If you’re looking for dental restoration treatments for damaged and broken teeth or just to brighten your smile, you’ve probably been considering dental veneers or dental crowns. Both of these forms of cosmetic dentistry can improve both the appearance and function of your natural teeth.  Ahead of any dental treatment, you should understand the differences … Read more

How Do Dentists Clean Your Teeth With Braces?

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When patients get braces, they often have a lot of questions as they adjust to life with orthodontics on their teeth – not being able to comfortably eat certain foods (like popcorn or corn on the cob), or having to brush and floss their teeth differently. But they also end up wondering how they’ll get … Read more

How Long Do Composite Fillings Last?

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Dental fillings are often required when a patient has undergone root canal therapy. A dentist will place a dental filling to cap the top of the pre-existing tooth and prevent any new decay. If teeth are left uncovered, bacteria in the mouth erodes the tooth and its surrounding gums, potentially leading to gum disease or … Read more

Will Dental Insurance Cover Crown Replacement?

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Do you have a dental crown that’s been cracked, chipped or broken?  Do you have insurance coverage but aren’t sure if your crown repair or replacement will be covered? Now you’re stressing about how you’re going to pay for it. Dental plans may cover a wide range of dental care procedures, especially those that are … Read more