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Can You Drink Coffee With Veneers?

May 20, 2022

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Hot cup of coffee on bookVeneers are a great investment because you can achieve the smile of your dreams using one procedure. Stains, chips, and gaps are hidden instantly, creating a bright, beautiful smile that can last for a decade or more with the right maintenance, like watching what you eat and drink. Drinking too much coffee or eating blueberries can tarnish your pearly whites. Although veneers are considered stain-resistant, that doesn’t mean your radiant smile can’t lose its shine. If you can’t skip a cup of coffee in the morning, here’s what you need to know to keep stains at bay.

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Should I Go to the ER for a Dental Emergency?

May 5, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drSaati @ 2:17 am

Woman with toothache at dentistNo one ever expects to experience a dental emergency, but 1 in 6 Americans are in this situation annually. Dental emergencies often occur without any warning, but don’t panic. Whether you have a toothache, a broken tooth, or another issue, your smile relies on getting treatment quickly. Although instinct may tell you to head to the closest hospital, that may not be the best move. Instead, here’s why it is better to call your emergency dentist

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Things to Know for Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April 8, 2022

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month illustration

If you didn’t already know, April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a time when many reflect on this disease’s toll on the global population. For instance, it’s estimated that 54,000 new cases will be diagnosed in the U.S this year. Among those new cases, 43 percent will not survive longer than five years.

As people remember those lost to oral cancer, they’d be wise to consider how to prevent it as well. In that spirit, here’s a guide that explains oral cancer’s nature, risk factors, and symptoms, as well as how to have your dentist check for it.

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Why You Should See Your Dentist Before Summer Vacation

April 5, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drSaati @ 1:18 pm
Tooth wearing sunglasses and swim trunks

Dental care might be the last thing you’d consider when it’s time for a summer trip. You’re finally getting days away from the office, and your kids are excited to be school-free for a few months. Why start this glorious opportunity for fun with a trip to the dentist’s office?

There’s actually a good reason for it. To learn more, here are three significant benefits to seeing your dentist before your summer vacation!

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Teeth Whitening – the Perfect Gift for Your Loved One

March 17, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drSaati @ 5:35 pm
White tooth with gift.

Let’s face it: dads are difficult to shop for. Some dads like fishing, others like football, most like grilling—yet, when Christmas or Father’s Day rolls around, many are left completely stumped, unsure of what to buy for a man who seemingly has everything and needs nothing at all. Rather than settling for a gift card, collared shirt, or some nifty gadgets that will sit unused in the garage for years to come, why not buy him something that he will use every day? Teeth whitening is the perfect gift for your dad—or any other loved one for that matter. Here is what this treatment entails and why you should consider gifting it.

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How Did We Start Whitening Our Teeth? A Brief History of Teeth Whitening

March 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drSaati @ 4:05 pm
Illustration of teeth whitening.

You’ve just come home from the dentist’s office after having your teeth whitened—you smile into the bathroom mirror and can’t look away! Your teeth are dazzling, with no signs of coffee staining anywhere; but how did your dentist perform this magic transformation in such a short period of time? In-office teeth whitening hasn’t always been such a quick and straightforward process—there is no magic wand involved, but rather, an interesting history riddled with trial-and-error that has gradually transformed teeth whitening into what it is today.

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Are Root Canals Expensive?

February 25, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drSaati @ 12:55 pm
woman with toothache talking to dentist about root canal cost

Has your dentist recently told you that you need root canal therapy? If so, you might be tempted to put off scheduling the procedure. This is not only due to fear that it will hurt, but also that it will be expensive. Thanks to modern anesthetic techniques, your root canal shouldn’t be painful. But should you be worried about root canal cost? Not at all! Continue reading to learn some of the factors that influence how much root canals cost, and how this treatment could actually save you money in the long run.

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6 Steps to Be Extra Kissable on Valentine’s Day

February 6, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drSaati @ 10:06 pm
Valentine’s Day couple hugging in Peabody

This month is all about Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air! Whether you’re planning a date or simply want to look your best, there are plenty of ways to make yourself more kissable this season. However, the most essential asset is to have a fresh smile! Read on to learn six steps to becoming irresistible by maintaining great oral health.

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What’s the Truth When It Comes to Root Canal Myths?

January 24, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drSaati @ 12:22 am
root canal 3D illustration

A root canal may sound scarier than trying to babysit two-year-old sextuplets for the weekend, but if it does, you probably just need to learn more about it. Why does the term “root canal” elicit fear in so many people? It’s important to remove the fiction and present the facts about root canal therapy. Keep reading to learn from your dentist in Peabody about root canal myths and get more information about a procedure that has helped a lot of people through the years.

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What’s the Connection Between Crohn’s Disease and Dental Health?

January 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drSaati @ 12:14 am
Woman with Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract. It can be caused by an autoimmune reaction in your body when the immune system mistakes the bacteria in the digestive tract, causing your body to attack healthy cells. As a result, there are many gastrointestinal symptoms. What many people don’t know is the connection between Crohn’s disease and dental health. Continue reading to learn from your dentist in Peabody about the different oral symptoms you could be experiencing if you have Crohn’s and what you can do to prevent them.

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