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Get a Beach-Ready Smile with Veneers

May 19, 2024

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Smiling woman enjoying the beachAs you hit the gym and work on your tan to get your body ready for summer, are you forgetting about your smile? Tooth discoloration, chips, and other issues may prevent you from looking and feeling your best while soaking up the sun. You can get your smile beach-ready with porcelain veneers. In as few as 2 appointments, you can refresh your pearly whites and boost your self-esteem just in time for summer.

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Don’t Panic! Look for These Four Things in an Emergency Dentist

April 27, 2024

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A dental emergency can happen to even the most careful people. If you’re suffering through a severe toothache or panicking over a broken incisor, odds are you’re not feeling very calm, cool, or collected. Naturally, this can make finding a reliable emergency dentist near you much more difficult! Reduce the stress by focusing on four simple concepts – timing, relief, quality, and payment options.

To learn more details about what exactly you should look for in an emergency dentist, keep reading.

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Dental Danger: 4 Foods That Get Stuck In Your Teeth

March 8, 2024

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Man in tan shirt picking at his teeth

If you’ve ever gotten something stuck between your teeth, you’re already aware of just how frustrating the sensation can be. Did you know, however, that it can also damage your dental health? Leftover pieces of food can attract harmful bacteria that contribute to tooth decay and gum disease. On top of that, many people accidentally injure their mouths by using inappropriate tools to try to clear their gums and end up with a dental emergency. You can prevent a potential problem by avoiding these 4 foods that commonly get wedged in your pearly whites!

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Loving & Lovely Smiles: 4 Dentist-Approved Valentine’s Day Gifts

February 8, 2024

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A smiling woman hugging a man while outdoors

As you’ve likely noticed, it’s now the month of February. The odds are good that you’ll celebrate your sweetheart in a few days. That said, maybe you don’t want to get them something that would harm their pearly whites. Well, you’re in luck – your Portage dental practice has some smile-friendly present ideas. Our team will gladly help and share them with you! To that end, here are four great dentist-approved gifts for Valentine’s Day.

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4 Reasons to Schedule Dental Checkups Early in the Year

January 3, 2024

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calendar with reminder to visit dentist and toothbrush

Following the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, many individuals relish a moment of respite. While this period offers opportunities to unwind with shows, books, or simply embracing relaxation after months of hosting, cleaning, and cooking, it’s also an ideal time to prioritize your dental health. Discover four compelling reasons why scheduling your dental checkup early in the year is beneficial.

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These Teeth-Friendly Stocking Stuffers Will Have Them Smiling Bright

December 13, 2023

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Gingerbread man

The holidays are a wonderful time of year to celebrate, feast, give gifts, and reunite with friends and family. While leaving an oversized sock hanging on the mantle is a time-honored tradition, the conventional treats left in them can be a lot to be desired for your loved ones’ oral health. In addition to some candy and fun knick-knacks, why not include a few gifts that can help someone keep their smile shiny and healthy? Here are a few smile-friendly stocking stuffers that will help your family and friends have beautiful teeth for the new year.

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Sweet yet Safe: Enjoy These Smile-Friendly Thanksgiving Desserts

November 10, 2023

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Woman has curious expression

Dessert has long been a part of the traditional Thanksgiving feast. Pumpkin, apple, and pecan pie have long been celebrated as the ideal follow-up to a well-prepared turkey. Unfortunately, these pastries are full of sticky sugars that can get stuck to your teeth and feed the oral bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease. Here is a list of teeth-friendly holiday dessert options to make sure your smile gets through Thanksgiving unscathed.

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Must-Know Tips for Keeping Your Halloween Sweet Tooth at Bay

October 4, 2023

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a closeup of Halloween candy

Halloween is one of the most widely celebrated holidays around, and when most of us think about this spooky holiday, one word comes to mind: candy! However, all of the sweets and treats that are regularly enjoyed during the holiday can be quite problematic for one’s dental health. Fortunately, your trusted dentist is here to help; with a little knowledge and some careful consideration, you can easily keep your sweet tooth at bay and ensure that Halloween doesn’t put a damper on your bright smile. Keep reading to learn more.

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4 Important Facts About Gum Disease

September 12, 2023

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Nose to chin view of a woman with brown hair pulling her gum back with her finger to reveal swollen gums

September is National Gum Care Month, and that means there’s no better time than now to promote awareness of healthy oral hygiene! We often think of dental care only in terms of our teeth, but our gums are just as important. Your dentist would tell you that our gums are essential to our well-being and without them, our teeth would be unprotected and unsupported. That’s why it’s so important to understand these 4 facts about gum disease you might not have known. Keep reading to learn more!

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Prevent Dental Emergencies with These Back-to-School Safety Tips

August 11, 2023

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Laughing schoolchildren

It’s time to return to school again, and you’re probably rushing to make sure everything your child needs for a successful school year is in order. While you’re stocking up on supplies and scheduling that physical, don’t forget about scheduling their next dental appointment because dental emergencies can still happen at school. Here are some tips to set your kid up for a successful year of academics and dental health.

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