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A Healthy Mouth is Necessary for Cosmetic Dentistry

April 14, 2023

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A dentist assessing a patient for cosmetic dentistry

Occasionally, you may not go to the dentist for preventive care. Instead, you visit them to receive cosmetic dental work for your smile. Many dental providers, after all, can give you a white, straight, and downright gorgeous grin! Still, your dentist may need to address other health issues before transforming your teeth. You see, a healthy mouth is often crucial to cosmetic dentistry. As for why that’s the case, here’s a summary of the matter from your Annapolis dental practice.


Why Do I Need Temporary Veneers?

March 14, 2023

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Veneer next to woman’s toothThe smile of your dreams is possible with porcelain veneers. Although there are more cosmetic treatments than ever before, veneers continue to rank among the most common procedures annually. They can address many imperfections using one quick, minimally invasive solution that produces long-lasting results. However, you will need temporary veneers along the way. While they’re only needed for a couple of weeks, they are a crucial step in your treatment plan, and here’s why.


Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry You Shouldn’t Believe

March 11, 2023

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Myths vs facts on chalkboard If you’re not happy with the way your teeth look, a picture-perfect smile is possible with the help of a qualified cosmetic dentist. However, there are a lot of rumors about cosmetic dentistry, but as with most myths, many aren’t true. Whether you’re embarrassed by tooth discoloration or chipped teeth, here are 5 facts you need to know to turn the smile of your dreams into reality.


13th Annual Donated Dental Day

February 22, 2023

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In January, Goodman Dental Care held its 13th annual Donated Dental Day. With the support of many of our supply vendors, we completed a full range of dental procedures for our local undeserved residents. The recipients of our care were very grateful for the services provided, and our team felt that we received more than we gave.

Can I Get Invisalign Treatment If I Have Bruxism?

February 18, 2023

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Young woman holding her Invisalign aligner

Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is an incredibly common oral health condition. Most people who grind their teeth do it in their sleep, which means that many people aren’t even aware of how much pressure they’re putting on their teeth.

If you’re considering Invisalign aligners as an orthodontic option, you might wonder if bruxism could stand in the way of getting this treatment. Here’s a guide that may be able to answer that question for you.


What Do I Do If My Invisalign Aligner Doesn’t Fit?

February 6, 2023

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Young woman holding her Invisalign aligner

Invisalign aligners have become an incredibly popular orthodontic treatment, and when you see them it’s easy to understand why. They’re remarkably discreet, and their removability means that they don’t come with any dietary restrictions.

Your Invisalign aligners have been specially designed by a lab technician to fit your mouth, but when you actually get your trays, you may find that they don’t fit as well as you’d like. If that happens to you, here’s why that might be, and what you can do about it.


How Long Does Cosmetic Dentistry Last?

January 22, 2023

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Smiling patient being fit for veneers

On some level, everyone wishes they could have their perfect smile. If you’re getting cosmetic dentistry soon, that means you’re about to make that dream a reality. Modern dental technology has become so advanced that there are hardly any aesthetic imperfections that your dentist won’t be able to deal with.

Once you get your cosmetic dental treatment you’ll want the results to last. Unfortunately, however, nothing is forever. Here are some of the most common cosmetic dental treatments, along with their expected lifespan.


3 Reasons Why DIY Aligners Aren’t as Good as Invisalign

January 2, 2023

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Young woman wearing an Invisalign aligner

Invisalign is wildly popular among orthodontic patients, and it’s easy to see why. It’s much more discreet than traditional braces, and the fact that the aligners are removable means they don’t require the same dietary restrictions.

Given its popularity, it’s no surprise that there are imitators. Recently some companies have begun offering DIY clear aligner kits that claim to straighten your teeth just as effectively from the comfort of your home. That can be tempting, but Invisalign treatment can offer a lot that DIY aligner kits can’t. Here are a few examples.


Dentures or Implants: Which are Better for Your Jaw?

December 28, 2022

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A dentist explaining how implants preserve your jawbone

As you might know, dentists have various ways to replace the teeth in your mouth. The most popular of these restorations, though, are dentures and dental implants. Most people consider those two treatments when they picture a restored smile. Even so, were you aware only implants offer jawbone preservation? Indeed, that feature marks them out as the better option. If you’d like to learn more, your local dentist can help. Here’s a summary of how tooth loss degrades your jaw and implants preserve it.


Is It Safe to Get Dental Implants?

December 23, 2022

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A dentist explaining how dental implants are safe

If you suffer from tooth loss, chances are you’ve heard of dental implants. These prosthetic teeth are famous for restoring smiles! You may wonder, though, whether implants are a safe solution for missing teeth. After all, you can’t really commit to them if you don’t know their health effects. It’s a good thing, then, that your local Annapolis dentist can settle the matter. Here’s a summary of why implants are perfectly safe, especially given their low risks.

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