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Why This Summer Could Be the Best Time to Start Invisalign

May 10, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — yenzerdental @ 8:47 pm
Someone holding an Invisalign aligner

Invisalign has risen to become one of the most popular methods of straightening the teeth in recent years, affording patients incredible convenience and freedom in comparison to other methods of orthodontic treatment.

If you’ve ever been interested in the treatment, you should know that Summer is often the perfect time to get started with Invisalign. Here are a few reasons why that is the case.

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4 Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry You Shouldn’t Trust

April 18, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — yenzerdental @ 9:22 am
A dentist assessing his patient’s smile

Knowing what’s true and what isn’t has gotten tricky over the last few years. In today’s digital world, it’s pretty easy to hear rumors and all sorts of untrue ideas. Still, getting the actual facts on cosmetic dental work is always worthwhile. Your smile stands to benefit when you know how dentistry can beautify it! If you’d like to learn this truth, your Chesterfield dentist will gladly help. Here are four myths about cosmetic dentistry and why they’re false.

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Why Do Dental Bridges Fail?

March 12, 2024

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Model of a fixed bridge and crownsA fixed dental bridge has been the go-to solution for consecutive tooth loss for generations. A bridge and crowns are trusted methods to replace lost teeth that can last for years. Although they have a high success rate, they can fail over time. Here are the most common reasons your bridge can fail and how to spot the signs that it is time for a replacement.

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When Are Invisalign Refinements Necessary?

February 14, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — yenzerdental @ 11:16 pm

Close up of woman inserting clear alignerIf you’ve invested in Invisalign to fix your bite and alignment problems, your cosmetic dentist discussed what you could expect on the road ahead. Invisalign offers predictable results, but complications can arise for some patients, which is why it’s important to check in with your provider every few weeks. While monitoring your treatment’s progression, they might find your teeth aren’t moving as anticipated. Therefore, they may recommend Invisalign refinements. Although it may add additional steps to your treatment plan, here’s why it’s time well-spent to ensure the best results.

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The Titanium Advantage: Why it’s Best for Dental Implants

January 12, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — yenzerdental @ 6:36 pm
An example of titanium dental implants

If you’ve suffered from tooth loss, know that dental implants have already given thousands of patients a renewed smile. These permanently attached prosthetics closely mimic the look and function of natural teeth and offer many benefits. And while they can be made from various materials, titanium stands out for its exceptional properties.

If you want to learn more about dental implants and how titanium makes them sturdier and more effective, continue reading.

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Timely Tips: 4 Reasons to Visit Your Dentist Early in the New Year

December 19, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — yenzerdental @ 6:20 pm
Facial close up of a woman having a dental exam

A new year has is around the corner, and everyone is setting healthy new resolutions for a strong start. While daily visits to the gym and eating healthier are both beneficial, you wouldn’t want to forget about your teeth! If you haven’t already, why not resolve to visit the dentist early next year? Waiting won’t do you any good, and there are plenty of benefits to having a prompt examination. Keep reading for 4 good reasons why it’s a great idea to get your checkup sooner rather than later!

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Color Coordination: How Your Dentist Selects a Match

November 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — yenzerdental @ 6:38 pm
Nose to chin view of a woman smiling while a dentist holds a shade guide to her teeth

Have you ever had a root canal or an incredibly decayed tooth? If so, your dentist probably placed a dental crown over the damage after repairing it. These caps bond with your tooth and cover it to prevent further injury. Many patients worry that it will be visibly distinguishable from their natural pearly whites because in the past they were made of metal.

Advancements in dental materials and techniques, however, have led to dental crowns made of porcelain or composite resin that can be customized to match your teeth. If you’re curious about how they ensure it’s the right shade, keep reading to learn about the color selection process.

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Transitioning from Dentures to Dental Implants

October 19, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — yenzerdental @ 8:53 pm

Implant-supported upper dentureIf you’re ready to swap your dentures for dental implants, you’re making a great investment. An implant denture replaces the tooth roots and the crowns to create a prosthetic that closely looks and feels like your real teeth. Not to mention, they have over a 95% success rate and can last for 30 years or more. However, you can expect a brief transition when receiving your new set of chompers. Don’t worry, here’s how to adapt to implant dentures quickly.

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If You’ve Lost Your Invisalign Aligner, Here’s What to Do

September 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — yenzerdental @ 11:15 am
Invisalign aligner lying on a table

One of the first things that people notice when they put on their Invisalign aligner is how imperceptible they are. Once you slip them on, the thin plastic trays almost seem to disappear.

As incredible as that is, if you find that your trays actually disappear, it may send you into a little bit of a panic. Don’t worry—it’s not the end of the world to lose one of your aligners. Here’s what you should do if that happens.

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You Asked, We Answered: How Many Dental Implants Do I Need?

August 17, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — yenzerdental @ 6:42 am
Masked dentist holding dental implant model with glover hand gesturing with his other hand in front of female patient in dental chair

The current gold standard for teeth replacement is dental implants. Whether you’re missing one, a few, or an entire arch of teeth, there’s a durable, lifelike, and long-lasting implant option for you. So, how many dental implants do you need? Do you need one for each of your missing teeth? Read on to learn more about this topic.

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