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4 Additional Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

May 16, 2022

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Woman relaxed at the dentist

For most people, it is recommended that you see a dentist every six months for regular cleanings and checkups. This may seem like an easy task, but the truth is that this is easier said than done for patients with dental anxiety. Dental phobia keeps many people from attending their routine visits. In fact, approximately 36% of the population is affected by dental anxiety while a further 12% are impacted by extreme dental phobia. Thanks to sedation dentistry, more and more people are able to seek dental care despite dental anxiety. Here are some other additional benefits.

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3 Cosmetic Treatments Perfect for Summertime!

May 2, 2022

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Woman smiling on beach

Are you excited for these upcoming summer months? As you’re preparing for the warmer weather, you may be planning a beach getaway, an adventure to a new location, or a trip to see your family. No matter what you have in store, you will make some beautiful memories. When the camera comes out, you want to be feeling your best and showing off a smile you’re proud of! Continue reading to learn about a few cosmetic dental treatments that are perfect for summertime.

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4 Reasons to See Your Dentist Before Summer Vacation!

April 20, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drprather @ 2:46 pm
friends smiling during summer vacation

Summer vacation is still a couple months out, but it’s still thrilling to think of all the fun things you can do! You might be thinking of going to the beach or planning on traveling. Whatever you choose, you should try to make sure you’re in good health prior to heading out. But what about when it comes to your smile? Read on to learn four reasons you should visit your dentist before your summer vacation.

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Is It Possible to Whiten My Bonded Teeth?

April 6, 2022

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person smiling with bright bonded teeth

Have you already gotten direct bonding treatment? If so, then you’re likely enjoying the benefits of restoring your pearly whites from minor imperfections. However, you might also wish to brighten your entire smile for an enhanced appearance. But can you whiten bonded teeth like natural ones? Read on to learn how they respond to teeth whitening treatment and additional options you should consider!

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Here’s How to Keep Your Smile in Egg-cellent Condition This Easter!

March 31, 2022

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Easter candy lying on table

Eggs are being dyed, pastel colors are everywhere, and Peeps are flying off the shelves… it must be Easter time! This sugar-filled holiday is known for the endless amounts of jellybeans, Cadbury Eggs, and other delicious treats that your tastebuds love and your teeth hate. Don’t worry – you don’t have to miss out on all the fun for the sake of your oral health. Here’s what Easter candy to indulge in and what to avoid for a cavity-free Spring.

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How to Get Rid of the 3 Types of Tooth Stains

February 6, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drprather @ 9:43 pm
person smiling with different colored teeth in Green Hills

Everyone wants to have a bright celebrity smile they can show off. The more dazzling your pearly whites, the better the possibilities for your social and professional life! However, many people experience their usual day with discolored teeth. If you’re in the same boat, you’ll probably want to know what causes this and how to remove it. Read on to learn the three types of tooth stains and how you can get rid of them.  

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9 Benefits You Can Get from Veneers

January 25, 2022

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woman smiling with porcelain veneers at Green Hills

You might have considered veneers and so far, the results sound like they would be amazing. However, you still aren’t certain why veneers should top your other cosmetic options. If you’re still on the fence, that’s okay! Your local cosmetic dentist can help you understand the benefits of porcelain veneers at Green Hills.

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Dazzle Your Valentine’s Day Date with a Bright Smile

January 11, 2022

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couple smiling on Valentine’s Day

When you’re on a date with someone, what’s the first thing you notice about them? Many people will say a smile as it’s the most memorable feature when recalling an encounter, especially when it comes to meeting someone for the first time. As a result, that means teeth are the number one dealbreaker. So, if you’re dating or trying to find someone to date, don’t take your grin for granted. It can go a long way in attracting others, whether it’s to date or just as friends. That said, here’s what you should know about the importance of teeth whitening in your dating and social life.

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In 2022, Make New Years Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

December 21, 2021

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older couple looking at flame at holiday time

A new year is a great time to renew your commitment to yourself – and starting with your oral health is a wise choice. Having healthy teeth and gums will help you avoid serious issues like tooth loss and gum disease, both of which can take a toll on your overall well-being. So why not resolve to take better care of your smile in 2022?

Find 4 New Years’ resolutions for Green Hills below. 

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Cosmetic Dentistry – Not Just for Celebrities!

November 9, 2021

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woman with nice smile in Nashville thanks to cosmetic dentistry

No one is born with a flawless smile, not even celebrities! Most of those award-winning smiles look as good as they do thanks to cosmetic dentistry. Though cosmetic dental treatments are popular among celebrities, you don’t have to be famous to achieve a red carpet-ready smile. Read on to learn about a few common treatments your cosmetic dentist in Nashville can use to improve the overall look of your pearly whites!

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