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Tooth Sensitivity: Causes, Treatments & Prevention

February 13, 2024 7:49 pm Published by

Tooth sensitivity is a common concern that can make simple activities like sipping hot coffee or enjoying an ice cream cone uncomfortable. Understanding the causes and adopting preventive measures can help you conquer this sensitivity and enjoy a pain-free smile. Read our blog post for a close look at tooth sensitivity causes, treatment and prevention.

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Preventing Sports-Related Dental Injuries: A Complete Guide

January 11, 2024 8:39 pm Published by

Engaging in sports is a great way to stay active and healthy, but it also comes with the risk of dental injuries. Protecting your teeth during sports activities is crucial for maintaining a beautiful smile and your oral health. If you play a sport, check out our blog post for guidance preventing sports-related dental injuries.

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Dental Care for High-Risk Patients: Specialized Solutions

December 15, 2023 6:31 pm Published by

Dental care is vital for everyone, but individuals with certain health and oral conditions may require specialized attention. High-risk patients, including those with diabetes, heart disease, or gum disease, often face unique challenges in maintaining optimal oral health. Check out our blog post where we explore the importance of specialized solutions available for high-risk patients.

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3 New Dental Trends

September 15, 2023 4:53 pm Published by

Taking care of your oral health is not just about routine check-ups and brushing twice a day. The field of dentistry is constantly evolving, with new trends and technologies emerging to enhance the way we care for our teeth and gums. Check out our blog post where we share three new dental trends that you should keep an eye on!

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How to Maintain Your Dental Restorations

August 22, 2023 4:21 pm Published by

Whether you have dental crowns, bridges, veneers, or fillings, it is essential to maintain these restorations to ensure their longevity and effectiveness. Read our blog post for some tips on how to care for your dental restorations and preserve your radiant smile.

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How Long Does Invisalign Take?

July 19, 2023 7:01 pm Published by

Overbites, crossbites, and other tooth alignment issues are very common. In the past, metal braces were the only way to get a straight smile, but today there’s Invisalign! Read our blog post to learn about Invisalign, including how long Invisalign typically takes.

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How to Identify & Prevent Gum Disease

June 14, 2023 6:33 pm Published by

Many people have some form of gum disease, which is an infection of the gums. When it’s not treated, this disease can lead to gum recession, bone loss, and eventually tooth loss! Read our blog post for a look at how to identify and prevent gum disease.

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Should I Get DURAthin Veneers or Traditional Veneers?

May 24, 2023 5:52 pm Published by

Veneers are a popular cosmetic dentistry treatment that can enhance the appearance of your teeth. They are thin, custom-made shells that are placed over the front of your teeth to improve their size, shape, and color. At Southwest Dental Care, we offer traditional veneers and DURAthin veneers! Read our blog post to learn about both options.

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