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Set Your Child Up for Academic Success with a Healthy Smile

August 25, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — whiteclayteam @ 4:35 pm
Girl in overalls smiling with teeth while holding toothbrush up to teeth model

As a parent, you know how important it is to maintain and establish your child’s oral hygiene routine as early as possible. Whether you’re teaching them how to brush their teeth or taking them to see the dentist, you want their smiles to be healthy and strong. However, there might be more riding on their oral care habits than you think. Keep reading to find out how a healthy smile can actually set your child up for academic success this school year.


4 of the Most Common Oral Health Problems (& How to Prevent Them)

August 10, 2023

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Woman smiling with teeth as dentist puts dental tools up to her grin

Most oral health conditions are largely preventable and curable, especially if they are found and treated in their earlier stages. However, they are still fairly common and can happen to a person at virtually any point in their lifetime. It’s important that, regardless of its severity, you receive treatment to prevent worse dental or other health issues from arising. Here are 4 of the most common oral health problems and how preventive dentistry can help you avoid them.


4 Ways to Look Younger with Cosmetic Dentistry

July 30, 2023

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Smiling middle-aged man in business attire White hair and wrinkles aren’t the only signs of aging. The appearance of your teeth can make you look much older, but you don’t have to live with the results. You can turn back the clock with the help of your cosmetic dentist. You won’t have to worry about a complex treatment plan to restore a vibrant smile. Here are 4 ways you can look younger with cosmetic dentistry.


Summer Foods You Can Enjoy with Dental Implants

July 3, 2023

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Grilled meat cooking on barbeque If you’ve recently invested in dental implants to replace your lost teeth, you don’t have to watch what you put on your plate this summer. A dental implant is unique because it replaces both the root and the crown. Inserting a titanium post into the jawbone to serve as a root gives your restoration unmatched support and stability. You can regain 70% of your natural biting force, so you can enjoy many seasonal favorites. However, there are a few things you should know about 4 common summer foods.


Keep Your Smile Healthy All Summer Long with These Tips

June 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — whiteclayteam @ 4:13 pm
a patient showing off their smile during the summer

Summertime is finally upon us, and you’ve probably got a lot of fun trips and festivities planned for you and your family! But before you kick things off, have you considered the state of your smile? No matter where you’re heading or what you’re doing, your oral health is not something that you should want to neglect. Here are some useful tips from your trusted dentist to help you keep your pearly whites looking and feeling their best so you can focus on enjoying all of your fun in the sun!


4 Must-Know Tips for Seeming More Approachable

June 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — whiteclayteam @ 3:44 pm
two people having a conversation

We live in a society that heavily emphasizes first impressions, and frequently, books are judged by their cover, meaning that it’s always worth making an effort to seem more approachable and presentable. That said, your pearly whites are one of the best assets at your disposal for making this happen—but they aren’t the only advantage you have. Keep reading to learn more from your trusted dentist about a few other ways you can come off as friendlier and more welcoming so that you can light up the room wherever you are!


3 Cosmetic Treatments Perfect For Graduating Students

May 25, 2023

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graduate smiling for the camera

Graduation represents a new start for young students; it means leaving the comfortable world of schooling behind and entering (or re-entering) the workforce.

If you’re graduating this May, you’ve spent the last few years making sure that you’re well-prepared for that transition. But there’s one more thing you can do to shore up your chances: cosmetic dentistry!

Having a smile you’ll be happy to show off will give you an edge in upcoming interviews and help you look your best for your graduation photos. Here are a few treatments that can help you do that.


3 Reasons to See Your Dentist Before Summer Vacation

May 6, 2023

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family playing on the beach in the summer

Summer’s finally here! If you’ve got something planned for you and your family, now is the time to make sure that everything is in order. You may have checked the booking information, the quality of your car, and even that you have everything packed. But have you checked on the quality of your family’s teeth?

If you haven’t, there are a few reasons you may want to make a trip to the dentist’s office before you leave. Here’s why that’s a good idea.


Invest Your Tax Refund to Improve Your Oral Health

April 20, 2023

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Calculator on cashIf you’re like many Americans, your tax refund has already hit your bank account. If it’s burning a hole in your pocket, don’t blow it on a big-ticket item. Instead, invest the extra cash in a healthy, beautiful smile. Money is tight for a lot of people right now, which means dental care can be put on hold. If you’ve been pinching pennies, now is the time to make your dental health a priority. Here’s why you should use your refund to visit your dentist.


April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April 13, 2023

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Examples of oral cancerDid you know tooth decay and gum disease aren’t the only issues that can be hidden in your mouth? Over 54,000 adults in the U.S. will be diagnosed with oral cancer in 2023. Nearly 12,000 people will die from oral or oropharyngeal cancer this year. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month to enhance public education about the importance of regular screenings. You can invest in the power of early detection by having an oral cancer screening at your next routine cleaning and checkup.


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