When Can I Travel After Receiving Dental Implants?
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by drgeller
2M ago
Dental implants are the finest solution to tooth loss available because they look and behave just like real teeth. Since they are surgically placed within and naturally fused to the jawbone, they have a sturdy foundation that allows them to chew powerfully while keeping the bone structure that supports them stimulated and healthy. However, they need some time to heal after being placed, and strenuous activities can disrupt the recovery process. Here are a few tips about traveling after receiving dental implants so they can serve you well for decades to come. When Can I Travel After Dental Imp ..read more
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Your Guide to the Holidays with Invisalign
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by drgeller
6M ago
If you’ve started your journey to a straight smile with Invisalign, the holidays will look a little different this year. You must follow a few modifications throughout your day to keep your treatment on track. Simple mistakes can add delays to your journey. You don’t have to skip the festivities to avoid complications. Here are 5 tips to help you navigate the holidays while benefiting from Invisalign. 1. Manage New Aligner Discomfort If you have recently received your aligners, it’s normal for your mouth to be a little tender for a few days. Discomfort is also common when changing to the next ..read more
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Smile-Friendly Swaps for Your Thanksgiving Feast
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by drgeller
6M ago
As you head into the holiday season, you’re planning your menu for Thanksgiving dinner. Besides remembering to take your turkey out of the freezer and baking delicious desserts, don’t lose sight of your loved one’s oral health. We all know that the holidays can result in a few unwanted pounds, but it can also lead to dental health problems. You can ensure your dinner plans don’t come back to haunt your family’s smiles with 4 tooth-friendly swaps. 1. Fresh Cranberries VS Cranberry Sauce Cranberries are a staple on many holiday tables. The tiny berries are excellent as a sweet sauce for turkey ..read more
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How Long Will It Take To Get My Dentures?
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by drgeller
6M ago
Dentures are a popular way for those with missing teeth to refurbish their smile. After all, they help you speak and eat normally like you did prior to losing your pearly whites. If you haven’t had dentures before, you might have questions about how to get started. Many patients wonder how they’re made and how long it takes to create them to plan in advance. If this sounds familiar, keep reading to learn more about the 4 steps your dentist takes to create your dentures.   Step #1: Examination The first thing that will happen is an examination with your dentist. They’ll evaluate your oral ..read more
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What to Keep in Mind About Denture Relines
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by drgeller
9M ago
Dentures are an excellent tooth loss solution because they are incredibly comfortable and so lifelike that most people won’t notice that you have them. However, they will probably require periodic adjustments as your mouth changes and develops over the years. Here’s why you might need a denture reline and what to expect during and after the procedure. Why Would My Dentures Need a Reline? The jaw needs exercise to stay healthy and strong. Most of this exercise usually comes from the natural teeth as they work within the jaw during the chewing process. When these teeth are lost, the jaw will sl ..read more
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How Cosmetic Dental Treatments Can Take Years Off Your Smile
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by drgeller
1y ago
As the years go on, you may notice changes in your physical appearance. Not only can your skin and body age but so can your smile. This can make you feel self-conscious and dream of having a bright grin again. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry can restore your teeth’s youthful look! Read on to learn about what causes your smile to appear older and the cosmetic treatments that can help. What Causes a Smile to Age? As time passes, your teeth can become more lackluster. They lose their bright and shiny appeal and can even begin to look grayish. Even if you consistently care for your teeth with bru ..read more
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Protect Your Smile from St. Patrick’s Day
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by drgeller
1y ago
St. Patrick’s Day is known for epic celebrations, which often include a lot of alcohol. It’s easy for things to get a little out of hand as you join Irish pride festivities. However, a hangover isn’t the only thing you should be worried about. Although it’s only one day out of the year, St. Patrick’s Day can be bad news for your smile. You don’t have to skip celebrating or risk your pearly whites. Here’s how you can enjoy the holiday while safeguarding your smile.    Alcohol and Your Oral Health You know that drinking a lot of alcohol can inhibit your actions and mental state, but it ..read more
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Am I Too Old for Dental Implants?
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by drgeller
1y ago
500,000 people annually are investing in dental implants to replace their missing teeth because they provide predictable and reliable results. Most people with good oral and general health can benefit from them, but can you be too old for dental implants? No! Age is just a number if you are interested in the most successful solution for tooth loss; however, there are a few things you should know about potential risks if you’ve reached your Golden Years.   Dental Implants are Unique Traditional tooth replacement methods only replace the surfaces of teeth above the gumline. Dental implants ..read more
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What Thanksgiving Foods Might Stain My Teeth?
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by drgeller
1y ago
The meats, the sides, the desserts – what a feast! For many people, Thanksgiving is one of the best eating days of the year. Especially if it’s a large family gathering, there can be an overwhelming number of foods to try. One thing to be aware of is how some Thanksgiving foods and beverages can stain your teeth. Keep reading to learn some foods to watch out for, different ways your teeth can become discolored, and how you can whiten your teeth. These Thanksgiving Foods Can Stain Teeth Whether you’ve recently done teeth whitening treatment or you just want to look out for your pearly whites in ..read more
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How Can Slipping Dentures Potentially Be a Life-Threatening Problem?
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by drgeller
1y ago
Unfortunately, nearly 54,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year and almost 10,000 will die because of it. Despite medical advances, these numbers have not significantly improved in decades. One of the biggest risk factors is actually slipping dentures! Although your dentures in Larchmont Village will not cause oral cancer, loose restorations combined with poor oral care can lead to damage that causes the cells in your mouth to become cancerous. Fortunately, many signs let you know it is time to act, as your dentist explains. What Are the Visible Signs Your Dentures Need Adj ..read more
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