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Let’s Get Everything Lined Up: How Veneers Can Straighten Your Smile

June 13, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — palmdentistry @ 11:16 pm
Lady smiles

Straight teeth are aesthetically pleasing and come with a range of oral health benefits. When teeth aren’t crowded, crooked, or too far apart, they are much easier to clean and less likely to be injured by food debris, uneven chewing pressure, or grinding. While you may think that orthodontic treatments are the only way to address dental misalignments, the truth is that veneers can be an excellent way to straighten teeth in minor cases. Here’s a brief guide to how veneers can help you achieve a beautifully straight smile.


4 Common Questions About CEREC Crowns

May 6, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — palmdentistry @ 3:33 am

Dental crown in milling machineCEREC technology has transformed the process of getting dental crowns. You can receive a high-quality restoration during your lunch break. There’s no need for a temporary crown or a second appointment. However, it’s normal to have a few questions before you’re ready to invest in a same-day dental crown. Here are the answers to 4 of the most common questions about CEREC crowns.


What Can Smiling Do for My Health?

February 13, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — palmdentistry @ 7:45 pm
Lady shows off smile

One of the most common reasons for people to become dentists is because they want to help people smile. While smiling is often an involuntary reflex to a pleasant occurrence, it can also be a conscious action, and smiling more is known to have real and measurable benefits for a person’s overall health. While many people might be anxious about smiling because of perceived flaws in their teeth, cosmetic dentistry has many ways to pretty up a troubled grin. Here’s a brief overview of how making the effort to smile more often can help improve your quality of life.


Dental Technology: Innovations That’ll Make You Smile

December 22, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — palmdentistry @ 6:31 pm
happy patient sitting in a dentist’s chair

Sometimes, it can seem as though new technology comes out every day. While some coding or devices are pretty useless, many innovations genuinely make life easier and better. Take dental visits—nowadays, seeing the dentist can prove to be a positive experience. In this post, learn what dental technology can make your time in the chair better and about a couple of new innovations you should know about.


Tooth-Friendly Holiday Appetizers That Will Have Them Wanting More

December 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — palmdentistry @ 11:09 pm

The holidays can certainly be a sweet time of year, but unfortunately, the plethora of candies, desserts, and treats made available can be rough on your dental health. Food has always been a part of celebration, but if you’re planning a holiday gathering, you might be interested in providing a few appetizer options that will make your guests want more without helping them develop cavities. Here are a few teeth-friendly hors d’oeuvres that they’ll be happy you served!


Straightening It Out: Can You Get Invisalign with Dental Restorations?

December 1, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — palmdentistry @ 4:32 pm
A woman holding up her Invisalign aligner with a smile

With Invisalign becoming more popular than ever before, more and more questions are forming about their capabilities. While no one denies the effectiveness of the treatment, sometimes niche cases come up that require answers. For instance, what if you have dental restorations like crowns, bridges, or veneers?

If this sounds like your situation, continue reading to learn how Invisalign may still be an option for you!


What Should I Do if I Lose a Dental Crown?

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — palmdentistry @ 10:40 pm

Your dental crown falling out is an understandably stressful situation. While losing a dental crown isn’t the worst crisis you can have, it’s still important to get professional care to address the issue as soon as you can. While a lost crown may be able to be repaired in some cases, it may need to be replaced if it is old or considerably worn down. Here’s what to do if your crown ever falls out.


In Honor of National Dental Hygiene Month, Here Are Some Tips for a Healthier Smile

September 27, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — palmdentistry @ 10:51 pm
Smiling dentist

Maintaining a healthy smile requires a lifetime of continuous effort, but the rewards of oral hygiene are great indeed. Healthy teeth allow you to thoroughly chew a wide variety of foods and charm others with a pretty smile, but many people fall short when it comes to their oral care simply because they don’t know how to do it the right way. Since October is National Dental Hygiene Month, here are some oral care tips from your dentist to keep your teeth in smiling shape for decades to come.


How Does Skipping a Dental Cleaning Affect Your Oral Health?

September 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — palmdentistry @ 7:11 am
Dentist using cleaning tool on female patient laying in dental chair

Some people think going to the dentist is only necessary if you’re experiencing tooth pain, but that’s not the case. The best way to protect your smile is preventive dentistry. You might be thinking, why would anyone not go get their tooth troubles fixed early on or get their teeth cleaned, but it’s not always so simple. Recent studies have shown that up to 60% of Americans could be avoiding the dentist out of fear. Others struggle with the cost of care, especially if they’re uninsured. Even so, it’s best to see your dentist sooner rather than later. Here’s how skipping your dental cleaning affects your oral health.


More Than Wrinkles: How Botox Can Put a Stop to TMJ Pain & Headaches

September 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — palmdentistry @ 1:14 pm
woman receiving Botox for TMJ relief

Practically everyone has heard of Botox at this point. It’s a well-known treatment for reducing and even eliminating fine lines and facial wrinkles, but did you know it has another use that is scarcely talked about in the media? For decades, Botox has offered a quick and effective way to relieve jaw pain and headaches associated with TMJ disorder, or dysfunction of the jaw joint. How does this work, and if you’re struggling with these problems, should you consider getting Botox?

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