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3 Summer Foods You Can Eat with Dental Implants

July 14, 2022

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Elderly couple eating corn, one of the summer foods

If you’re dealing with missing teeth, you might be feeling annoyed right about now. It was recently the 4th of July, but you probably couldn’t celebrate it with your favorite summer foods. Besides softer stuff like mashed potatoes and baked beans, many of this season’s specialties require intense chewing. However, you can restore your smile and participate in summer cuisine: just get dental implants! These tooth replacements would give you the strength for even the toughest fare. Read on to learn dental implants’ effect on meals and three summer foods they’d enable you to eat.


Can I Get Invisalign on Just My Top Teeth?

June 9, 2022

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Woman with Invisalign

Everyone wants to have a smile that makes them feel confident. There are a variety of different options out there to help you achieve your goals. One technique used to correct misalignment is Invisalign. This treatment uses a series of clear aligners to gradually move misaligned teeth to their new locations, but what if you only want to address a single arch? Can Invisalign make this happen? Continue reading to find out if it’s a viable solution.


The Benefits of Getting Dental Implants During the Summertime

May 3, 2022

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Woman with dental implants on the beach during the summertime.

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants are in a class of their own! These awesome little implants can completely revitalize and restore the look, feel, and functionality of your smile—and they’re built to last. However, you might be wondering about the timeline for such an incredible treatment process; when is the best time to get dental implants, and why? Keep reading to learn about four huge benefits of beginning the dental implant process during the summertime.


3 Tips for Meeting the 22-Hour Wear Time With Invisalign

April 7, 2022

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person wearing Invisalign in Big Pine Key

Invisalign is the quickest and most discreet method for correcting your natural smile. The key to its success, however, is to wear them for the recommended 20-22 hours. While this might sound easy enough, daily life can sometimes make this process difficult. Read on to learn three important tips to help you meet the Invisalign wear time much more easily!


How Your Dentist Gets the Perfect Match for Your Crown

February 18, 2022

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portrait of a woman with dark hair smiling, blurred background

A dental crown is a common restorative solution for a broken or severely decayed tooth. The crown (or “cap”) is a sturdy covering that completely surrounds the affected tooth, bringing back its full strength and function in one to two visits to your dentist’s office. 

If you need a dental crown in Big Pine Key for a tooth that shows when you smile, one of the most important things is getting the color right so that it blends in with the surrounding teeth. Keep reading to learn what your dentist does to get the shade just right. 


5 Reasons Why Teeth Whitening Is a Great Gift

January 13, 2022

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person giving teeth whitening as a gift

From gift cards to electronics to a trip to the spa, there are all kinds of gifts that you can give loved ones on special occasions. Though there’s nothing wrong with sticking to these classic gift ideas, have you ever considered gifting them something more creative like professional teeth whitening? Read on to learn five reasons why teeth whitening is a great gift idea.


5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

December 16, 2021

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New Year's Resolutions list on desk with supplies

According to The NY Times, only 29% of Americans are making New Year’s Resolutions this year. Down from 43% the year prior, it’s believed that this dip is associated with pandemic-related uncertainty. Fortunately, there is one goal you can set and keep despite what’s going on in the world: achieving a healthier smile. With this in mind, here are some New Year’s Resolutions to consider heading into 2022!


How Do I Choose Between Veneers and Lumineers for My Smile?

November 4, 2021

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Woman with porcelain veneers

Do you worry about the status of your smile to the point that it reduces your tendency to share it with people you meet? If so, it doesn’t have to be that way. With modern dental technology, you can transform your grin so that you’ll be looking for reasons to smile.

Speaking of transformations, how would you decide between porcelain veneers or Lumineers? Read on to find out as your cosmetic dentist in Big Pine Key discusses each option and their respective strong points to help you get one step closer to a decision.


3 Ways to Show Off Your Smile This Summer

June 11, 2021

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a young woman smiling after seeing a cosmetic dentist in Big Pine Key

Want your smile to look its best this summer? Maybe you have a vacation you’re planning or a wedding you’re going to be in? Maybe you simply want to treat yourself to a new and improved look that will help you to feel confident? No matter the reason, your cosmetic dentist in Big Pine Key has three unique treatments that will turn heads, boost your self-confidence, and help you achieve your smile goals.


Different Types of Dental Implants

May 24, 2021

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Model showing types of dental implantsContinual advancements in dentistry make it possible to preserve natural teeth for longer than ever; however, tooth loss is still a prevalent problem. If you’re like 120 million Americans, you’ve likely lost a tooth or two over the years. You have more options than ever to fill the gaps. While you could choose a traditional method, you can join over 500,000 people annually who are turning to dental implants to treat their missing teeth. As a nearly perfect replica of your real teeth, you can enjoy results that can last for decades. There are 3 types of dental implants available. Here’s what you need to know to choose the best option for your smile.


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