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Invisalign: What You Need to Know

April 15, 2021

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Dentist answering male patient's Invisalign questions during consultation

Are you thinking about straightening your teeth with Invisalign? You have a lot to look forward to! This treatment is effective, convenient, and discreet. Still, it is understandable if you have some Invisalign questions that you would like to have answered before you embark on your treatment. Below, we discuss some of the top FAQs about Invisalign.

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4 Tips to Help You Enhance Your Smile on a Budget

April 4, 2021

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Woman holding piggy bank, used dental financing for cosmetic services

Countless individuals would like to improve the way their teeth look. The idea of visiting a cosmetic dentist appeals to them, but they hesitate because they assume that the cost will be prohibitive. That’s an understandable outlook, but you might be surprised by how affordable cosmetic dentistry can be if you apply a few simple tips. Let’s talk about how taking advantage of dental financing and taking other practical steps can help you achieve your dream smile on a budget.

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When Should You Replace Your Dentures?

March 4, 2021

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Dentures soaking in glass

Are you missing teeth? One of the great things about living in today’s world is the fact that you don’t need to settle for missing teeth. Gaps in your smile can be a thing of the past. There are a few different options out there to replace your missing teeth, like dentures. This tooth replacement option can be lifechanging for people who are missing most of or all of their teeth. While they have become quite durable over the years, they are not indestructible. They need to be replaced over time. Here are some signs that you may need to take them to your dentist to be evaluated.

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Dental Implants vs. Dentures: Which Is Best For Jawbone Preservation?

February 23, 2021

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Dentist showing smiling woman her X-rays

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 adults over the age of 65 is missing all of their teeth. Plus, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons recently shared that a whopping 70% of adults between the ages of 35 and 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth. Fortunately, there are two tried-and-true, lifelike tooth-replacement options available today: dentures and dental implants. But which one can address the aesthetic of your smile while also providing jawbone preservation? Read on for the answer!

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4 Reasons You Can Be Thankful for Your Dental Implants

December 5, 2020

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an up-close view of an older woman’s smile and her hands holding both sides of her face

If you are someone who is living with dental implants in Torrance, you are probably enjoying the plethora of benefits these restorations provide that are unattainable with other forms of tooth replacement. But do you know someone who is starting the new year unhappy with their smile? Do you want them to have the same great experience and better quality of life? Share with them the following four reasons dental implants can make a difference in their life.

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Look Out! 6 Habits to Avoid with Dental Implants

November 24, 2020

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Closeup of woman biting her nails

Dental implants in Torrance are a life-changing tooth replacement option for patients missing one, a few, or an entire arch of teeth. After all, they can prevent your jawbone from deteriorating, restore your bite force, and don’t come with a long list of food restrictions. However, to ensure they last 20+ years, it is important to avoid the below harmful habits.

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Can Dental Implants Save You Money in the Long Run?

October 19, 2020

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Man smiling at dental implant appointment

Did you know that 120 million Americans are missing at least one of their teeth? Plus, roughly 36 million U.S. adults are missing all their teeth! So, if you are missing one, a few, or an entire arch of teeth, you are not alone. Fortunately, thanks to advancements in dentistry, there are a number of safe, durable, effective tooth replacement options available. But which is best for your smile and your wallet? Read on for what to think about when considering the dental implant cost in Torrance.

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Want To Save Money? Visit Your Dentist!

October 5, 2020

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Piggy bank in a row of cardboard teeth

Have the tumultuous events of this year put you on a strict budget? Is the rapidly approaching holiday season causing you to cut expenses where you can? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, then you may be considering canceling your routine dental appointment to save money. However, according to the Journal of Dental Medicine, every dollar invested in preventive care can save you between $8 and $50 on cosmetic and restorative treatment in the long run! Wondering how? Here are three reasons to visit your dentist every six months and how dental insurance can help make your trips affordable!

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4 Issues That Can Keep You from Getting Dental Implants (+ How to Fix Them!)

September 24, 2020

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Dentist talking to patient about dental implants

Are you missing one, a few, or an entire arch of teeth? Then you are not alone. In fact, 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth! Years prior, dental issues like this would involve restorations that were high maintenance and obvious. Fortunately, patients today can opt for the latest dental implants that are durable, natural-looking, and prevent your jawbone from deteriorating. However, potential candidates need to meet a few qualifications to be eligible. Read on for the issues that can keep you from getting dental implants in Torrance and how your dentist can help!

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Will Getting Veneers Make Your Teeth Sensitive?

September 17, 2020

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Woman smiling with porcelain veneers

Do unsightly stains, small cracks, or misaligned teeth negatively impact your smile? If so, then you may be considering veneers! Not only can they fix a multitude of cosmetic issues in a single treatment, but they also can last 20+ years and have a low-maintenance cleaning routine! However, many patients considering this popular cosmetic treatment wonder if the small amount of enamel that is removed during the preparation process will lead to tooth sensitivity. If you have found yourself wondering something similar, then read on for the answer!

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