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As the new year begins to unfold, many people have goals to achieve and things they want to improve. Whether it involves improving your weight, altering your look or changing your attitude, the new year is always about transformation.

Cosmetic dentistry encompasses dental procedures that are implemented to enhance a person’s appearance and confidence. These procedures focus on restoring the mouth or teeth to their previous function or improving how they appear. For those seeking to enhance their smile, here are some cosmetic dentistry options  to consider.

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sensitive-teeth

Having sensitive teeth can be very uncomfortable. It affects how people chew, eat, drink, or perform any action with the mouth. For many individuals, sensitive teeth cause severe pain and leave them incapable of enjoying daily life.

In most situations, temporary pain is caused by weakened tooth enamel, a visible tooth root, or even a chipped tooth. Overall, many causes can lead to sensitive teeth, but there are things you can try to counteract its effects.

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emergency-dental

A dental emergency is identified as anything that requires immediate dental care. Whether it is to stop incessant bleeding, save a tooth, treat a dire infection, or decrease severe discomfort, urgent care is needed.

Some of the most common dental emergencies are pain resulting from inflammation and broken teeth.

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Do You Have a Missing Tooth? Here Are Options for Tooth Replacements to Consider

Permanent adult teeth are intended to remain in your mouth for your entire life. However, some situations arise that can cause missing teeth. Tooth decay, gum disease, infection, and trauma are just some of the circumstances that can impact a person’s oral health and appearance.

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Your dental and oral health is an integral part of your overall well-being. Without healthy gums and teeth, everything from your ability to speak and eat comfortably to even your sense of self-confidence may be affected. That is why it’s so important to find a good dentist in Lee’s Summit, but how do you make that choice?

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Dental Insurance: Use it OR Lose It

Now that the leaves have fallen and Kansas City has already had several snowfalls, the holidays are upon us and you need to use your 2018 dental benefits before you lose them!

Did you know that your dental insurance benefits expire each year on December 31st? Yep, whether you have used your benefits or not, they expire. (Yes … even though you paid for them!)

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CEREC Crown: Technology That Makes a One-Day Crown Reality

As new technologies, procedures, and materials emerge, dentistry is becoming easier, more painless, faster, and more effective than ever before. Just look at the dental crown, for instance. A procedure that once required multiple trips to the dentist chair can now be performed in a single day at the right office. If you’re lucky enough to live in Lee’s Summit and need a crown, then Dr. Caye’s office is the place to go, because Premier Dental has the latest CEREC crown technology to provide you with same-day crowns.

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Dentures are a kind of removable dental prosthetic that are used to replace natural teeth that have fallen out, decayed, or been extracted. They can be partial (used when you only have a few missing teeth) or complete (if you’re missing all your teeth), and there are different methods for securing them in your mouth.

 

These dental devices are a great solution for some people but not for others, so today we’ll discuss the pros and cons of false teeth and partials, who makes a good candidate for dentures, and potential alternatives for people when dentures aren’t the best option.

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Do You Want a Whiter Smile?

It’s no secret that one of the effects of aging and a lifestyle that includes things like tea, coffee or smoking is stained teeth. It’s also not a secret that most people would prefer to keep their smiles whiter than they are, but don’t often have a lot of success. There are countless over the counter products available at your local pharmacy or grocery store, home remedies that promise to lighten your teeth a few shades and expensive dental procedures, but people want teeth whitening services that are both affordable and effective.

 

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After a root canal, it’s common to experience pain for about three to five days following the procedure. However, if the pain persists for longer than that, it could be a sign that there was a complication during the procedure, or that something else is going on that’s causing the pain. There are many reasons why you may experience tooth pain after root canal, and today we’ll talk about what they are and what you can do about them.

Related Article: Are You Suffering from Root Canal Symptoms?

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