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Why E-Cigarettes are Just as Bad for Your Teeth as Traditional Cigarettes

November 20, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — parkfieldfamilydental @ 9:55 pm

Cigarette and E-CigaretteWhen e-cigarettes first arrived on the market, they were said to be a safer alternative to regular cigarettes. However, it has become more and more obvious that this isn’t the case, to the point where the CDC and other agencies have begun investigating the connection between vaping and lung injury. Sadly, your lungs aren’t the only part of your body at risk; e-cigarettes pose a threat to your smile as well. Read on to learn more about the devastating effect vaping can have on your teeth.


4 Reasons to See Your Dentist and Use Your Insurance Before the Year Ends

November 15, 2019

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Dental BenefitsHave you been using your dental insurance as much as possible this year? If not, time’s running out; most policies reset on January 1st, causing you to lose any benefits that you haven’t utilized yet. While you might not want to have to worry about a complicated insurance policy during the holiday season, here are 4 reasons why seeing your dentist in Austin before the end of the year could make a big difference to your oral health and your bank account.


A Dentist Shares the Do’s and Don’ts of Whitening Dentures

August 6, 2019

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Senior man brushing teethFull and partial dentures are among the most common tooth replacement solutions available today, helping countless individuals restore several missing teeth or even an entire arch. However, dentures are not made from enamel – like natural teeth – so you should take special care when cleaning and whitening your dental prosthetics. To avoid harming your dentures and your mouth, here is a helpful breakdown of the “Do’s and Don’ts” of whitening dentures.


A Dentist Lets You in On How Smoking Can Put You At Risk of Needing a Root Canal

July 22, 2019

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person turning down a cigarette Quitting addictive habits can be incredibly difficult. Sometimes, people just need a little extra push to help them take the first steps to end a harmful cycle. Seeing a dentist for your semi-annual checkups and cleanings can help you learn how smoking could be impacting your oral health. Not only does this habit cost you money to keep up, but it could also cause you to have major dental health bills down the road. Read on to learn how cigarettes could cause you to need a root canal to save your tooth. (more…)

4 Tips on How to Survive Your First Week with Invisalign

June 20, 2019

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person removing their aligners

You’re interested in straightening your smile with Invisalign. It’s certainly are more discreet and comfortable than braces, which can poke you and come with several dietary restrictions. With Invisalign, all you have to do is wear your clear plastic aligners for at least 22 hours a day, and take them out and clean them whenever you eat, drink, brush, or floss. Sounds fairly simple, right? Let’s take a look at how you can survive your first week of Invisalign treatment.


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