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Understanding Dental Insurance: How to Get the Most Out of Your Benefits!

October 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — rmdental @ 6:22 am
Dental insurance form

Dental insurance is a monthly investment that can help you save on your oral healthcare. By taking all the right steps, you can completely maximize your benefits. However, dental insurance works quite a bit differently than medical insurance, so it can be confusing to understand at first. Continue reading to learn some tips that can help you get the most for your smile while spending the least amount of money.


Will Wisdom Teeth Stitches Dissolve on Their Own?

September 18, 2023

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patient smiling after wisdom tooth extraction

If you’ve recently had your wisdom teeth extracted, you might be curious about whether the stitches used in the procedure are designed to dissolve on their own. The answer is that, in some cases, they are indeed intended to do just that! Continue reading for a comprehensive overview of what you should know about these stitches, as well as some valuable aftercare suggestions to ensure they fulfill their role in aiding your mouth’s healing process.


Is Charcoal Safe for Teeth Whitening? A Closer Look at the Risks

August 24, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — rmdental @ 10:07 am
Someone brushing with whitening toothpaste

Teeth whitening has become a popular trend in recent years, driven in part by the allure of a bright, radiant smile. Among the various methods available, charcoal teeth whitening has gained significant attention. It’s often touted as a natural and cost-effective way to achieve a whiter smile. But is it safe? In this blog, we’ll delve into the world of charcoal teeth whitening, explore the associated risks, and explain why consulting a dentist for professional whitening might be a wiser choice.


Does Teeth Whitening Work on Bonded Teeth?

August 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — rmdental @ 10:03 am
Person with a perfectly white smile

Dental bonding is an excellent way to patch up all kinds of minor dental issues, ranging anywhere from tiny chips to discolored teeth. The procedure is so fast, and the results so seamless, that you might hardly even remember that you’ve had work done on your teeth.

It may come as a surprise that if you’re interested in teeth whitening, your bonded tooth may need to be treated a bit differently. Here’s what you should know.


Tooth Loss May Change Your Facial Structure, What Can You Do?

July 28, 2023

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A woman having her face examined by a dentist for structural issues due to tooth loss

Missing teeth have an impact on self-esteem and confidence for sure, but did you know they could also change the shape of your face? It’s not a process that happens overnight, but the structure of your face can change gradually after tooth loss, especially if you’ve lost more than one tooth and haven’t had them replaced with dental implants.

So how does this happen? Is the damage permanent? Can you prevent it? Continue reading and find out how this process happens, what happens to your face as a result, and what you can do to stop it.


Dental Implants and Time: Is There a Deadline for Replacement?

July 14, 2023

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A hockey player missing a tooth

Many adults suffer tooth loss in their lifetime. It can be an intimidating prospect to get missing teeth replaced. It’s a big decision with many factors to consider and sometimes time isn’t on your side due to day-to-day scheduling or life events.

But can you afford to wait? Is there a timeline for getting a replacement?


When Can You Get Dentures After Having Teeth Pulled?

June 14, 2023

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person with dentures smiling

Have you recently undergone a tooth extraction or are you getting ready for one? There are various reasons, including decay, trauma, and overcrowding, that might make this necessary. If you find yourself with gaps in your smile, the prospect of replacing those missing teeth can be quite promising. Given that dentures are a prevalent solution for this, you might be curious about the timeframe required before you can obtain them. Continue reading to find out when you can get dentures after having teeth extracted.


Why You Should Quit Smoking When You Get Dentures

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person holding cigarette

Both medical and dental professionals vehemently discourage smoking owing to its addictive properties. Although quitting at any point is advantageous, if you’re contemplating dentures, your dentist will strongly advise discontinuing the habit sooner rather than later. Smoking not only endangers the well-being of your new teeth but also significantly elevates the risk of facing grave oral and systemic health complications. Keep reading to grasp the potential consequences of persisting with smoking while wearing dentures, and to explore effective strategies to relinquish this detrimental behavior.


Why Won’t My Lower Denture Stay in Place?

March 14, 2023

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Dental lab working an a dentureProperly fitting dentures should not slip or move around in your mouth. Suction should be all that’s needed to hold them in place. If your lower denture keeps slipping, it can affect your confidence and quality of life. While an adhesive can help hold it in place, it’s not a solution you should rely on long-term. Here are 3 reasons why your bottom denture might be slipping, and what you can do to restabilize your smile.


What to Expect During Your First Month with Dentures

February 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 5:27 pm
a patient holding their dentures

If you’ve just received dentures to restore the gaps in your smile, you’re probably feeling pretty excited to have a full set of teeth once more. However, most patients must endure an awkward adjustment period after getting dentures that typically lasts for about a month or so. Here’s a little more about what you can expect during this process so that you can rest assured your mouth is gradually getting used to your new pearly whites.

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