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Is It All Right to Fly After a Tooth Extraction?

May 3, 2024

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patient undergoing tooth extraction

Planning a trip, whether for business or leisure, often brings up various health concerns, especially if you’ve recently undergone a medical procedure. One common worry for many travelers is how a recent tooth extraction might affect their upcoming flight. If you’ve recently had a tooth pulled or are planning to do so, you might be curious about how this could impact your travel experience. Keep reading to learn about the potential challenges of flying after a tooth extraction, along with practical tips to help you prepare and ensure a smooth journey.


Courting with Clarity: What to Know When Dating with SureSmile

February 14, 2024

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a couple smiling and laughing during a date

Are you thrilled about jumping into the dating scene to meet someone special? While this can be incredibly exciting, you might have some concerns about how your orthodontic treatment could affect your love life. Keep reading to learn several tips to keep in mind while dating with SureSmile clear aligners.


Can I Get SureSmile If I Grind My Teeth?

January 19, 2024

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A woman placing SureSmile aligners on her teeth

If you have crooked teeth, perhaps you’ve heard of clear aligners like SureSmile. Wearing these plastic trays will slowly straighten your grin! Still, you may wonder: “Can I Get SureSmile if I grind my teeth?” It’s easy to think your grinding habit would disqualify you from treatment. In reality, the SureSmile process can work for chronic grinders. It’d even help you break the bad oral habit! For more details, here’s a primer on this matter from your Sparks dentist.


Subtle but Stubborn: How Can I Easily Remove My Clear Aligners?

December 13, 2023

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Woman thinks something over

Many people want to have straighter, prettier, healthier smiles but don’t want to deal with conspicuous metal braces or the dietary restrictions they require. Thankfully, SureSmile clear aligners can bring a smile into a better alignment while being virtually invisible and completely removable, allowing the patient to eat whatever they want. However, some people may find it difficult to remove them. Here are a few tips for safely and easily removing your aligners.


Do Your Veneers Need to Be Replaced?

November 10, 2023

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Woman thinks about something

Dental veneers can be a fantastic way to reshape smiles for patients with damaged, stained, or misshapen teeth. You’ve probably seen people wearing them many times without even realizing it. Veneers are the open secret behind the flawless smiles of many Hollywood stars and television personalities. While veneers can last for a few decades with proper care, they will eventually need to be replaced. Here are a few ways to tell that your veneers might need replacement soon and how to keep them lasting for the long run.


3 Things Every Patient Should Know & Appreciate About Veneers

October 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — vistadental @ 8:02 am
a patient receiving porcelain veneers

A confident smile can leave a lasting impression, and many individuals consider veneers to be one of the most versatile and effective means of achieving that picture-perfect grin. They can tackle chips, cracks, gaps, discoloration, and a wide assortment of other issues, and for many patients, they are absolute life changers. Still, other patients are a little hesitant to undergo dental work, even if it’s for the betterment of their smile. Keep reading below to learn about three things that every patient should know about veneers, so that you can make an informed decision that you’re also excited about!


Maybe It’s Natural, Maybe It’s Dental Veneers

September 15, 2023

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Look anywhere on social media and you’ll see endless photos of model-like people with perfect hair and perfect teeth. One might argue that success in the realm of influencers is dependent on how good you look above all else. But how are their dazzling smiles achieved? Are they all born with movie star teeth? Maybe, but they may also be wearing dental veneers!

Continue reading to learn more about dental veneers and see some big names that have had the treatment done.


Do You Have a Loose Tooth as an Adult? Here’s What You Should Do

August 11, 2023

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Man with tooth pain

If you’re an adult, you probably have memories of losing your teeth when you were in elementary school and assume that’s the last you would ever have to worry about it. That said, it can come as a shock to realize that one of your teeth is loose as an adult. While it certainly requires dental attention, it is not the end of the world. Here’s what you should know about having a loose tooth as an adult and what you can do about it.


Does Teeth Whitening Work On Dental Implants?

July 28, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — vistadental @ 6:46 am
Dental implant in someone’s mouth

If you’re someone who cares a lot about how your teeth look and feel, you probably know that dental implants are one of the most powerful methods of tooth replacement. Their realism and stability have made them one of the most popular ways to replace a tooth among both dentists and patients.

You may also know that teeth whitening is an excellent way to brighten your teeth incredibly quickly, producing a smile up to eight shades whiter than it was before. However, if you’re interested in getting both dental implants and teeth whitening, there are some factors that can make that complicated. Here’s what you should know.


How to Get Fit Without Affecting Your Oral Health

July 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — vistadental @ 6:40 am
Portrait of a smiling runner

People tend to think about medicine in little chunks, where the health of the body is one thing and the health of the teeth is another. However, if you’re trying to get fit, that could potentially cause problems for your oral health if you do it improperly.

Just about everyone could stand to think a little bit more about how their general lifestyle choices affect their teeth. Here are a few things you ought to consider if you’re trying to keep your oral health in good condition while working out.

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