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Cosmetic Dentistry: The Secret to a Beach-Ready Smile

May 21, 2024

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A happy man smiling on the beach

There’s a good chance you’re planning a trip to the beach, especially since May is nearly over. The weather now is ideal for some well-deserved fun in the sun. Still, you should first master the key secret to a beach-ready smile: cosmetic dentistry! Its many treatments and tips will give you a dazzling grin that’s well-suited to summer. For more details, here’s how cosmetic dental work can prep your smile for the beach.

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Long in the Tooth: What’s Making Your Gums Recede?

April 3, 2024

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A closeup of receding gums

When it comes to your gums, you likely grasp their usual problems. Things like bleeding, aching, and swelling often happen to these tissues. Still, you may wonder what causes gums to recede. Your gumline moving away from your teeth can seem rather strange. Luckily, it’s not hard to learn the ins and outs of this issue. Your local Danville dentist will gladly explain the details. So, here’s a primer on the causes and solutions to gum recession.

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A Quick Guide on How to Give Your Teeth a Spring Cleaning

March 8, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 12:05 am
Bathroom sink with plants, towel, and toothbrush holder

As the winter season comes to an end, you might have your eyes set on warmer weather, sunny days, and everything else that comes with springtime. If you’re looking forward to refreshening your space, you might also have your eyes set on organizing your garage, decluttering your closet, and deep cleaning your kitchen. When deciding what needs your attention, don’t forget about your smile! Here’s how to give your teeth a spring cleaning this year.

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3 Dentist-Approved Valentine’s Day Gifts For Someone Special

February 7, 2024

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Small box and valentine heart

Do you think Valentine’s Day gifts should only consist of candy? Are you the first one to run out and buy your special someone the biggest chocolate-filled heart you can find? While it may be a thoughtful gesture, the reality is that the sugar content of these gifts can lead to cavities and costly dental care. Instead of overindulging your loved one’s sweet tooth, here are three dentist-approved gifts you should consider for the one you love this holiday.

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4 Surefire Tips for Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolution to Start Flossing

January 11, 2024

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Close-up of person smiling and flossing their teeth

Now that the new year has arrived, millions of people are heading to the gym or changing their diets in an effort to improve their health. But there’s actually one small thing you can do at home that makes a surprisingly big difference: turning flossing into a habit. Below is a quick look at why resolving to start flossing can be an excellent choice for your smile – as well as some useful tips from your dentist for making it a part of your everyday routine.

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Toothful Tidings: How to Balance Joyful Eating with Dental Wellness

December 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 8:57 pm
A family celebrating the holidays with great dental health

The winter months bring in cold air and warm feelings as you celebrate the season. Families gather together and exchange smiles and gifts while the weather outside turns frightful. If you plan to indulge in these festivities, just remember your dental health. Sugary treats and delectable dishes will turn your teeth sour if you’re not mindful!

Continue reading to find ways to keep your smile merry and bright this year.

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4 Tips to Show Appreciation to Your Pearly Whites This Thanksgiving

November 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 7:52 am
a family enjoying a Thanksgiving meal together

This Thanksgiving, you probably have a lot of things you’re feeling thankful for, but are your teeth on that list? A healthy and happy smile is worth acknowledging, and knowing how to keep your pearly whites in great shape will ensure that you’re showing gratitude to them each and every Thanksgiving moving forward. Continue reading below for four tips from your dentist that will help you show your teeth that you’re truly thankful for all of the hard work they do and benefits they provide for you!

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Avoid Halloween Oral Health Scares with These Hygiene Tips

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 10:51 pm
Jack-o-lantern

Everyone wants to dress up as a scary monster for Halloween, but every good monster needs a healthy set of fangs. While Halloween is a time-honored celebration of all things spooky, creepy, bizarre, and unsettling, the sheer volume of candy thrown around every year has caused anxiety among dentists for generations. Here are some Halloween dental health tips to make sure your little vampire, werewolf, or ghoul can keep their fangs healthy and terrifying for next year.

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Why Aren’t My Teeth White?

September 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 7:42 pm
5 models of teeth on a white background in various stages of staining in front of white background

Have you ever felt self-conscious that your teeth aren’t as white as they once were? Or perhaps you’ve recently noticed certain areas on your teeth are darker. This kind of discoloration can lead to a sense of self-consciousness over our smile. After all, no one wants to feel like their teeth look dingy or uncared for. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry has methods that can visibly lighten your teeth up to 10 shades! Keep reading to learn more about what causes stains so you can avoid them in the future, as well as how your dentist can help!

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How Does Better Oral Health Lead to Academic Success?

August 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — danvilledental @ 6:35 pm
a little girl brushing her teeth

It may not seem like a logical connection, but did you know that your child’s oral health can either help or hinder their academic success? Making sure they practice good oral habits at home is crucial but so is keeping their regular six-month dental checkups and teeth cleanings. Find out why scheduling a dental visit at the start of the year will give them a better chance of doing well in school.

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