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5 Creative Mother’s Day Gifts That Will Brighten Her Day – And Her Smile!

April 30, 2024

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Box of delicious looking chocolates

Some might call you crazy for thinking of dental gifts you can give to Mom on Mother’s Day. But you know her best. Maybe she’s passionate about health and wellness, or the practical sort who wields her purse like a magic suitcase – or maybe you’re tired of giving her jewelry every year. Regardless, the maternal figure in your life deserves the best, so here are 5 dentist-approved gift ideas that she’ll be able to smile about.


Dental Implants Sound Great, but Are They Worth the Cost?

February 13, 2024

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Woman thinks something over

If you already have a set of dentures or are on a tight budget, you might wonder if dental implants are really worth the time, effort, and expense. While they aren’t cheap, dental implants are the best available solution to missing teeth, and they can provide you with significant benefits for your oral and overall health as well as your quality of life. Here’s a brief list of a few of the priceless ways in which dental implants can improve your life.


Give the Gift of Glamorous Grins with These Dental-Themed Stocking Stuffers

December 15, 2023

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A family preparing to exchange dental-themed stocking stuffers by lighting holiday candles

The holiday season is here, and what better way to celebrate than by spreading the joy of healthy smiles? This year, consider giving the gift of grins with dental-themed stocking stuffers. Not only will they delight your family, but they’ll also help them maintain good oral health during the festivities.

If you want a list of great stocking-stuffer ideas for your dental-themed gift exchange, continue reading. There’s something for every member of your family!


5 Thanksgiving Foods That Can Stain Your Teeth!

November 9, 2023

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Cranberry sauce

Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! Whether you are looking forward to catching up with family, having a few days off work, watching football, eating delicious foods, or all of the above, we can all agree that it’s one of the best times of the year. However, you don’t want to start out the holiday season with stained teeth. Here are some dishes that can cause discoloration so you can plan your meal accordingly.


Emergency-Proof Your Smile: Essential Tips for Dental Safety

October 13, 2023

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An emergency dental kit

Dental emergencies are a fairly common occurrence. From slips and falls to sports contact and traffic accidents, your teeth are at risk virtually everywhere you are. While you can’t stop accidents from happening, you can prepare for them and limit the impact they’ll have.

If you want to prepare your mouth for the worst, continue reading. Below are several oral health strategies you can use to help prevent dental emergencies.


4 Minimally Invasive Treatments To Enhance Your Smile

August 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — somersetdental @ 6:37 pm
A woman with brown hair in a dentist chair looking in a mirror while a dentist with purple gloves stands behind her

Celebrities and social media influencers have made perfectly white, straight teeth a popular beauty standard. For those with anxiety over dental visits, though, fixing dental flaws can sometimes feel like an unattainable goal. Fear over intensive procedures can lead a lot of people to lose hope that they’ll ever be able to achieve their ideal smile.

Thankfully, there are ways that cosmetic dentistry can help without extensive surgeries or recovery times. Keep reading to learn 4 ways you can address imperfections without the hassle!


5 Reasons Why Summer Can Be the Perfect Time for Teeth Whitening

June 23, 2023

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Woman in a pool with a bright white smile

Have you been thinking of having your teeth whitened? This cosmetic treatment can do wonders for your confidence. While there isn’t necessarily a bad time to have whitening done, summer could be a great opportunity to ask your dentist about it. Below are 5 good reasons to set up a teeth whitening appointment around this time of the year.


Slipping Lower Dentures? Here are the Possible Reasons & Solutions

May 12, 2023

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a dentist explaining why lower dentures slip using a model of dentures

Completing your smile with dentures has many benefits. Not only do they instantly improve your appearance, but they are also relatively easy to maintain. Additionally, they provide the functionality of having a full set of teeth, such as eating and speaking clearly. However, your lower dentures may sometimes slip and have a hard time staying in place. Read on to learn the possible reasons for the slippage and tips on how to secure your smile!


Dentures Aren’t Just For Seniors— Here Are Other People Who Can Benefit From Them!

March 12, 2023

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young adult with a beautiful smile

Dentures are one of the easiest and most convenient tooth replacement options, and they’re remarkably popular among anyone who is missing teeth. Often, that means that they’re closely associated with seniors, who make up a large part of the people who lose teeth.

However, they’re far from the only ones who can lose teeth, which means that they aren’t the only ones who can benefit from dentures. Here are a few examples of people who could potentially get a lot of use out of dentures.


Are Dental Implants Safe?

January 4, 2023

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a patient during their dental implant consultation

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants are fully capable of restoring lost pearly whites in terms of look, feel, and functionality! However, if you have gaps in your smile that you need filled, you might be wondering if implants are just as safe as they are effective. Here’s why you have nothing to worry about when it comes to getting dental implants.

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