Benefits of Having a Beautiful Smile

June 7, 2020

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Girl smilingSmiling is something most of us do when we’re feeling happy or find something funny. But did you know that there are many other benefits to smiling. Not only do you look more approachable, but it can actually make you healthier. Your cosmetic dentist in Horsham shares a variety of reasons that you should be showing off your beautiful, happy smile to the world.

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5 Ways COVID-19 Stress Can Damage Your Smile in Quarantine

April 24, 2020

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Stressed man in quarantine at risk of bad dental habits

With all the serious changes the current COVID-19 pandemic has had on society, it’s completely natural to feel somewhat stressed or anxious. This feeling can help us stay alert and cautious in uncertain situations. However, stress can also negatively influence our physical, mental, and oral health. Your local Horsham dentist explains five bad dental habits you may develop while stressed and how to protect your smile in quarantine.

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Experiencing Tooth Pain? Here Are 5 At-Home Remedies

April 4, 2020

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grimacing man holding jaw

It started as a dull pain that you could ignore, but over the past couple of weeks, your toothache has become more and more unbearable. The last thing you want to do is make an unnecessary trip to a packed grocery store for medicine right now, so utilizing some at-home remedies until you can visit your dentist is the best option. Here are 5 ways to use items you already have in your home to treat your toothache during COVID-19.
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5 Ways Your Brushing Habits Are Hurting Your Smile

February 7, 2020

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Pained woman holding toothbrush with bad bushing habitsIt’s common knowledge that regularly brushing your teeth is an important part of a healthy smile. But did you know that your daily dental routine may be doing more harm than good? Unfortunately, there are plenty of common unconscious behaviors and regular habits that can hurt your oral health instead of improve it. Read on to find out from your Horsham dentist if your brushing habits are damaging your teeth and gums.

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Why Should Optimizing Your Oral Health Be Your New Year’s Resolution?

December 30, 2019

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friends celebrating the new yearAfter years of being diligent about brushing and flossing your teeth, you’re wondering what new dental habits could benefit you. The turn of the decade is the perfect time to commit to a healthier version of you. With routine visits to your dentist, upgraded dental hygiene tools, and a more nutritious diet, you can keep your teeth and gums in the best possible shape. Read on to learn the importance of your mouth and why making a promise to optimize your oral health this new year is worth it. (more…)

3 Reasons to Take Advantage of Your Insurance

November 11, 2019

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dental insuranceBelieve it or not, the year is almost over. As you shop for the perfect gift and enjoy the festive decorations, you’re probably not thinking about your dental insurance; however, it should be a primary focus. Your dental coverage is going to expire at the end of the year. If you’re like 97% of Americans, you haven’t reached your annual limits, which means you’re about to lose hundreds to thousands of dollars that could have been spent on maintaining your oral health. Don’t throw money down the drain. Here are 3 reasons to take advantage of your insurance before it expires.
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Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month By Perfecting Your At-Home Routine

October 18, 2019

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parent and child brushing their teeth togetherIn 2009, dental hygienists came together from around the nation to dub October as National Dental Hygiene Month. They believed that patients and professionals needed a time to dedicate themselves to learning about the importance of their oral hygiene routine and how they can make it more efficient and effective. Maintaining fresh and healthy teeth and gums isn’t limited to visiting your dentist for teeth cleanings and dental checkups, it also requires effort at home. Read on for some ways you can celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month and make your local hygienist proud. (more…)

Everything You Should Know About Living With Invisalign

September 1, 2019

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Invisalign trayInvisalign is a discreet and more comfortable alternative to traditional metal braces. Instead of having to sacrifice your professional image at your workplace by dawning cumbersome brackets and wires, you’ll be able to straighten your teeth without your coworkers ever noticing. If you’re ready to start improving your smile and oral health with this modern solution, there are some things you’ll want to know before you get your first set of trays. Adjusting to life with Invisalign is easy, especially after you read these need-to-know facts about what you can expect in the first week of wearing your trays. (more…)

Don’t Believe These 4 Common Myths About Root Canals

August 21, 2019

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Woman at dentist holding jawDo you feel nervous when you hear the phrase “root canal”? The procedure has a very negative reputation, to the point that 15% of Americans will avoid the procedure every year even if they’re told it’s necessary. However, a lot of the fear toward root canals is based on misconceptions, and the truth is that the surgery will do far, far more good than harm. Learn the truth between 4 common myths behind this highly misunderstood treatment.

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Get a New and Improved Smile with Porcelain Veneers

July 19, 2019

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dentist putting veneers on molds of teethAs you’re getting ready to enjoy a fun night out with your friends, you catch a glimpse of your misaligned, crooked, and stained teeth in the mirror. In just a split second, your self-esteem crashes and you start to doubt whether you even want to go out anymore. Your smile shouldn’t keep you from forming new connections and doing what you love, but you’re not sure there’s a single treatment that could fix the variety of cosmetic imperfections in your mouth. Porcelain veneers can improve and conceal practically all of your issues with your smile! Read on to learn how you can boost your confidence and make your grin one of your new favorite traits. (more…)

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