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5 Tips to Know When Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist

April 18, 2021

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Do you wish your smile were just a little bit brighter? With the help of personalized cosmetic dentistry, getting the smile of your dreams is not only possible, but closer than you think! However, you’ll want to make sure that you’re receiving your treatment from a cosmetic dentist that has your best interests in mind. As you begin looking for a dentist and team to complete your cosmetic enhancement, keep these five tips at the forefront during your search.

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Ouch! All About Tooth Sensitivity

March 10, 2021

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woman drinking coffee with tooth sensitivity

You’re grumpily waiting for your coffee maker to finish brewing. You haven’t had your morning coffee, and you’re almost late for work. Finally, you get your cup and make your way to the office. But when you take your first sip, you immediately feel a shooting pain in one of your teeth. A million questions run through your mind: what is causing your tooth sensitivity? Is it serious? What should you do? Do you need emergency dental care?

In this post, you’ll learn where this sensitivity comes from, what you can do about it, and when you should consult a professional for help.

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The Little-Known Connection Between Mental and Oral Health

January 11, 2021

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Mental health issues can come in many forms, whether it’s depression, anxiety, heightened stress or loneliness. With the uncertainty that has been caused with the outbreak of COVID-19, these problems have become even more prevalent. Recent studies suggest a connection between poor mental wellness and oral health problems. As you continue reading, a dentist in Bedford explains how the two relate and what can be done to protect your teeth and gums.

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How to Enjoy the Holidays While Healing from Oral Surgery

December 12, 2020

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Woman in Santa hat smiles after visiting Bedford dentist

Are you considering getting oral surgery completed over the holidays? Many people choose to schedule procedures like tooth extractions and dental implant placement during their break from work or school. While recovering from oral surgery takes time and a few extra precautions, you should still be able to enjoy nearly all your favorite aspects of the season! Read on as your Bedford dentist shares a few tips for enjoying your holiday season as your smile heals.

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Can I Travel After Having a Root Canal?

November 12, 2020

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young person waiting in an airport to get on their plane

With the holiday season right around the corner, you were so excited to get on a plane to visit the family members you haven’t seen since last year. However, a wrench was recently thrown into your plans. At your latest checkup, your dentist told you that you needed to get a root canal – and soon. You’ve heard that you shouldn’t fly after having dental work done, so now you’re considering cancelling your trip. Is this necessary? Continue reading to find out whether it’s safe to fly after getting a root canal in Bedford.  

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The Fastest Way to Improve Your Smile for the Holidays

October 4, 2020

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Teeth whitening

Is your smile feeling dull and discolored as the end of the year is approaching? This is a common complaint among dental patients regarding the cosmetic appeal on their smile. Even though discoloration is a natural part of aging, there are other daily activities, like drinking coffee, that can cause it to happen more quickly. Fortunately, with teeth whitening, you can reverse staining quickly and leave yourself with a brighter smile just in time for the holiday season. Your cosmetic dentist explains the benefits of teeth whitening and your different options.

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Have You Been to the Dentist This Year? Here Are 4 Reasons You Should Go!

September 30, 2020

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Woman smiling in treatment chair at the dentist

Have you ever postponed your dental checkup due to a hectic schedule? Or put off your routine appointment due to a dental phobia? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, then you are not alone. In fact, the American Dental Association shared that roughly 50% of Americans don’t visit their dentist twice a year. However, it is important to remember that your regular appointments play a crucial role in your oral and overall health. If you haven’t visited your dentist yet this year, here are four reasons you should go!

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Why Choose Peaks View Dental for Your Dental Implants?

May 21, 2020

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older woman happy with her new gorgeous dental implants

Having a full set of teeth is about more than just being able to smile with confidence. It also impacts your overall wellness, because you need your teeth to properly chew food to get the vital nutrients your body needs. Receiving dental implants can allow you to regain some normalcy in your life. To find out why this is the best form of tooth replacement available, to discover how it can impact your well-being and why you should choose Peaks View Dental to serve you, continue reading!

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How Often Do I Need to Replace My Toothbrush?

April 29, 2020

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Toothbrush and toothpaste at dentist office.Your teeth can last for a lifetime with the right care over the years. The foundation for a healthy smile starts at home with your oral hygiene habits. The biggest tool at your disposal to keep your teeth and gums healthy is your toothbrush. Your smile relies on your toothbrush to remove plaque and bacteria. Unfortunately, your toothbrush can lose its effectiveness, and it will need to be replaced, but how often do you need to change it? Here’s what your dentist suggests to prevent tooth decay and gum disease.

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Why You Should Get a Dental Implant Instead of a Bridge

March 31, 2020

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man holding magnifying glass to his smile

If you’ve been missing a tooth or two for a while, you may be pondering the options you have to replace it. Maybe you’ve narrowed it down to a dental bridge or an implant. While a dental bridge might be the cheaper and quicker option, there are a few reasons why you should choose an implant instead. Here are just a few of the reasons why dental implants are superior to bridges.

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