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3 Cost-Determining Factors of Dentures

July 19, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dailysmilesmacarthur @ 5:30 pm
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Whether you’re missing several teeth along an arch or an entire row of teeth, dentures are a versatile treatment that can provide you with removable, fixed, and functional convenience, depending on your unique needs. One of the reasons why dentures are so popular among many patients is because they’re widely known as a cost-effective and tried-and-true solution to tooth loss. Read on to learn more about three factors that can affect the cost of your dentures.

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5 Items to Include in Your Braces Survival Kit

July 10, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dailysmilesmacarthur @ 5:30 pm
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Undergoing orthodontic treatment can be daunting, especially if you’re not entirely sure what to expect throughout the process. Getting braces can change your day-to-day life in small ways, but when you’re prepared, you can minimize any inconveniences your treatment may present. Read on to learn about five important items to include in your braces survival kit.

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Trending on TikTok: Living With Dentures At a Young Age

June 28, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dailysmilesmacarthur @ 3:56 pm
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Dentures exist as a treatment for a couple of reasons: 1. Because doing basic daily tasks like eating and speaking can be hard to do without teeth. 2. Living with gaps in your smile can have a heavy impact on your confidence. While it’s true that dentures can change lives, one viral TikToker who goes by Princess Glitterhead on social media is sharing her vulnerable and important story that’s breaking down social stigmas around this common oral issue for younger folks with medical conditions that affect their immune system.

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What Causes Swollen Gums with Braces & How Can You Treat It?

June 26, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dailysmilesmacarthur @ 7:47 pm
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Getting braces can be a big change to your daily life, especially if you’ve never had to undergo orthodontic treatment before. After getting your brackets and wires on, you’ll undergo an adjustment period and may experience a wide array of discomforts. If you notice that your gums are beginning to swell, this side-effect may not necessarily be due to your braces, but a dental condition. Read on to learn more about this problem and how you can remedy it.

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5 Important Questions to Ask About Protecting Your Lips This Summer

June 24, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dailysmilesmacarthur @ 5:12 pm
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The summer sun is as bright as ever this season, and while it may be tempting to go to the beach, do yardwork all day, or go for long hikes, there are some rays that you should be cautious of. While you may be in the habit of putting sunblock on your body, many people forget to protect the frame of their smile– their lips. Read on to learn the answers to five important questions about lip protection against damaging UV rays in the coming summer months.

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3 Summer Activities & Treats to Protect Your Child’s Smile From

May 20, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dailysmilesmacarthur @ 4:29 pm
a child swimming in a pool and smiling

As a parent, you have a lot on your plate to worry about, between your little one getting back home before the streetlights turn on to making sure they have plenty of snacks and food to eat throughout the day as they’re playing with friends and soaking up the summer sun. However, there are a few precautions that you’ll want to take to ensure the health of your little one’s smile this season. Read on to learn what they are and how you can keep your little one’s pearly whites intact while they’re having fun in the sun.

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4 Health Benefits You Can Enjoy When You Invest in a Straighter Smile

Filed under: Uncategorized — dailysmilesmacarthur @ 2:08 pm
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Your smile is the very first trait that people notice about you—it lets them know whether you seem approachable, happy, conversational, and the list goes on. Sometimes, if these first impressions don’t go the way you hope because you’re too embarrassed to smile due to misaligned teeth, you may not make the connection you’re hoping for. It’s no surprise that by receiving porcelain veneers or orthodontic treatment you’ll be able to enjoy a wide array of cosmetic benefits, but did you know that you’ll also experience advantages to your oral and overall health? Read on to learn about four health benefits from investing in a straighter smile.

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3 Factors That Can Determine How Long You’ll Have Braces For

April 22, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dailysmilesmacarthur @ 1:57 pm
 a person who has braces smiling and holding an apple

Braces can be fun to have for a little while, but it’s also no surprise that nobody wants to have them forever. During your initial consultation with your dentist, they’ll examine your mouth and draw up a treatment timeline that estimates when you’ll finally be able to have your brackets and wires taken off. When they do this, they’ll take a few different factors into consideration. Read on to learn what those factors are and how you can stay on-track with your timeline.

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4 Reasons Why It’s Important to Soak Your Dentures

April 17, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dailysmilesmacarthur @ 2:26 pm
dentures soaking in a glass of denture cleaner on a bathroom counter

Your dentures complete your smile and make it easier to eat and speak, and without them, life would be a little harder. That’s why it’s crucial to take proper care of your prosthetics, so they can continue enhancing your daily life and providing you with a dazzling smile that you feel proud to let show. One of the most crucial care steps for dentures is soaking them overnight. Read on to learn four reasons why soaking your dentures helps keep your mouth and the prosthetic in great shape.

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Help! What Should I Do if My Child Knocked-Out a Tooth?

March 17, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dailysmilesmacarthur @ 3:33 pm
a child learning how to ride a bike with their parent

In the midst of a dental emergency, especially one involving your child, it can be hard to think clearly and make the best decision for their oral health! Even if their knocked-out tooth is one of their baby teeth, it’s still important to have a trusted emergency dentist’s phone number on-hand to help guide you through the situation and get your child the care they require. Read on to learn what you should do in this situation to help your little one feel more comfortable and to reduce the risk of them sustaining additional damage.

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