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McComb Family Dental Blog

How Long You Can Expect Your Dental Crown to Last

January 4, 2021

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Even though tooth enamel is the hardest material in the human body, there are plenty of ways you may find yourself with a weakened or broken tooth. Thankfully, a custom dental crown can help restore your smile’s function and appearance while preventing future problems. But how does the durability of these restorations compare to natural enamel? In other words, how long do dental crowns last? With the right care, you can expect to enjoy your newly repaired smile for many years to come! Here’s everything you need to know about the lifespan of your new dental crown.


What You Need to Know to Maximize Your Dental Benefits

October 24, 2020

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A young female patient smiling while her dentist prepares to administer a regular checkup

Have you scheduled your second dental checkup this year? Are you putting off that recommended root canal until 2021? Are you worried about visiting the dentist because of the continued threat of COVID-19? While you might think 2020 is a wash when it comes to your oral health, it’s time you realize that the dental insurance policy you’ve been paying for this entire time isn’t changing because of a pandemic. In fact, with only a few months left before the new year, it is in your best interest to find ways to maximize your policy before it’s too late. A local dentist shares what you can do to avoid losing your hard-earned money and why it’s safe to get back into the dentist’s chair.


Is Laser Dentistry the Most Hygienic Option?

September 19, 2020

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Man undergoing dental laser treatment.Cleanliness and safety are top priorities in any dental office as we combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Your dentist uses strict protocols and the latest techniques to ensure effective, safe solutions to help you reach your oral health goals. Among the many innovations in modern dentistry are hard and soft tissue lasers. Dental laser treatment is more common than ever, but is it the most hygienic option? Yes! Laser dentistry offers many amazing benefits, including a reduced risk of spreading coronavirus.


How Does Smiling Decrease Stress?

June 13, 2020

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Woman after smile makeover

Smiling is usually done when you’re feeling joyful or find something amusing. But did you know that there are many benefits to smiling that can improve your quality of life? Not only does it reduce your stress, but it can boost your immune system and change your mood for the better. Your cosmetic dentist shares the benefits of putting on a grin and what you can do to feel more confident about your smile.


Tooth Sensitivity – A Minor Issue or Dental Emergency?

April 24, 2020

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woman holding jaw suffering from severe toothache

Lately, have you bitten into something cold or hot, only to feel a sharp pain radiate throughout a tooth? If so, how can you figure out whether it’s a minor problem or a warning sign of a dental emergency? With COVID-19 disrupting the normal flow of life in America, it’s important to be able to determine what is a dental emergency so you don’t break quarantine unnecessarily. Here’s how to tell whether you need emergency care for your sensitivity or not.


Is Your Dental Implant Failing? How to Spot the Signs

December 2, 2019

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Have you recently undergone dental implant treatment? Congratulations! You are joining the millions of Americans who enjoy a rejuvenated, full smile thanks to dental implants. As one of the most effective solutions to replace missing teeth, you can likely expect your implants to last for many years to come. However, you should be aware that there is always a slight chance of implant failure. Knowing the signs of failed dental implants is important in order to know when to seek proper dental care. Today’s blog will cover everything you need to know about dental implant failure.


How Do You Know if You Should Get Invisalign or Traditional Braces?

July 29, 2019

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person holding Invisalign and braces

You want to learn how to appreciate your smile, but your misaligned and crowded teeth make it hard to do that. You feel like you have to make a decision to either sacrifice your professional image by getting metal braces or live with a mouth riddled with cosmetic imperfections. Lucky for you, your dentist offers a modern orthodontic treatment called Invisalign that will allow you to straighten your teeth without the cumbersome look and feel of wires and brackets. Read on to learn if Invisalign is right for you.


How Your Routine Teeth Cleanings Can Help Save Your Life

May 23, 2019

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Your mouth can give you a window to your overall health; some research shows that over 90% of all systemic diseases (a disease that affects the entire body) have some form of oral symptoms. When you go in for routine teeth cleanings, your dentist is doing more than just keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Here’s how issues in your mouth may signal issues in the rest of your body – and how a routine dental check up can be key in staying healthy.


Enjoy a Night Out to Celebrate a Straighter Smile with Your New Invisalign Aligners

April 14, 2019

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You just received your new Invisalign aligners and are looking to celebrate investing in a better smile! All your friends are ready to take you for a fun night out, but you wonder if eating and drinking will affect your new trays. You’re looking forward to the short treatment time and want to make sure you don’t do anything to jeopardize that. Taking care of your new aligners is easier than you thought. Just follow these 4 tips below and get ready to celebrate a straighter smile and a more confident you!

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