Complete Dental Care Blog

The Top 7 Most Common Risk Factors of Gum Disease

March 9, 2022

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person concerned about gum disease poking at gums

Periodontal disease, also called gum disease, is the leading cause of tooth loss in the United States. Though this gum infection is generally easy to prevent with proper brushing and flossing, one in seven adults between the ages of 35 and 44 have some form of it. Read on to learn about seven gum disease risk factors that raise your chances of developing this condition.


How to Tell When It’s Time to Replace Your Dentures

February 8, 2022

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patient smiling with dentures

Extensive tooth loss can affect more than just your appearance – it can impact your quality of life as well. Fortunately, dentures are an excellent way to restore your grin and eat, speak, and smile just like you used to! Although they’re certainly a long-lasting solution for missing teeth, they’re not designed to last forever. With that in mind, here are a few signs indications that it’s time to repair or replace your oral appliances.


Flossing for Your New Year’s Resolution? Here Are Some Tips!

January 6, 2022

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Woman flossing

When you head to the dental office for your regular checkups, are you told that you haven’t been flossing enough? Even though you wish there was a shortcut to avoid being told this, there simply isn’t one. Flossing is crucial in order to maintain excellent oral health. That’s why it makes such a great New Year’s resolution. Continue reading to learn more from your dentist about why flossing is so important as well as some tips to help you get started.


A Guide to Smoothly Transitioning from Dentures to Dental Implants

December 1, 2021

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Closeup of mature woman smiling while on the phone

Dentures have helped millions of patients over the years regain the smile and bite they’ve been missing. While they come with a number of benefits, there are a few drawbacks, such as unwanted slippage and a shorter lifespan. The good news is there is a superior tooth-replacement solution available: dental implants. If you’re interested in making the transition from dentures, then keep reading to learn five must-know tips!


4 Tips Use It Before You Lose It

September 12, 2021

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Dental appointment circled on calendar Your smile relies on more than your toothbrush and floss to stay healthy. The American Dental Association recommends a cleaning and checkup every 6 months, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates one-third of adults haven’t visited a dentist in the past year. The ADA reports 40% of adults don’t schedule appointments because they’re concerned about the cost, but a healthy smile is more affordable than many people realize. 77% of Americans have dental insurance, which provides diagnostic, preventive, and restorative dentistry for reduced rates. Here are 4 tips to achieve a beautiful smile without breaking the bank.


What Are the Dangers of Mail-In Clear Aligners?

August 30, 2021

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woman in shock covering her mouth

A smile is the first thing most people notice when meeting someone for the first time. If you have crooked teeth, you might feel self-conscious and try to hide them every time you speak, eat, or laugh. Luckily, clear aligners can correct any misalignment and give you a straighter smile in no time! However, orthodontists and the American Dental Association (ADA) are sounding the alarm on mail-in clear aligners – here’s why.


5 Tips to Prevent Summer Vacation Dental Emergencies

July 5, 2021

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Prevent dental emergencies while on vacationSummer is finally here! You have your bags packed, and you’re ready to hit the road to take your dream vacation. The last thing you’d expect to ruin your travel plans is a dental emergency. Although you might not believe you’re at risk, 1 in 6 Americans has one annually. While there is never a good time for one to occur, an unexpected trip to your dentist can quickly put a kink in your summer plans. Don’t worry, here are 5 tips to prevent dental emergencies from interrupting your vacation.


Do Implant Dentures Really Make a Difference?

June 29, 2021

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Digital model of implant dentures in BurlingtonIf you’ve experienced significant tooth loss, you likely choose dentures to replace your teeth because they are a tried-and-proven solution. Although you had high expectations, the look and function of your new teeth weren’t quite what you had expected. Dentures have undergone several improvements over the years, but they will always have their limitations. Thankfully, you don’t need to live with their disadvantages. You can enjoy the next best thing to your real teeth with implant dentures in Burlington.


3 Important Facts About Dental Implants You Should Know

May 7, 2021

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a dentist explaining the basics of dental implants in Burlington to a female patient

Are you currently wearing dentures and want to learn more about making a potential switch to a longer-lasting tooth replacement solution? Have you recently lost one or more teeth and are considering permanent prosthetics to restore your smile? No matter the reason for your intrigue, it’s important that you understand the basics of dental implants before moving forward with treatment. To help you get started on your research journey, a dentist shares 3 facts that every patient should know when looking to learn more about dental implants.  


Creating a More Confident Smile with Dental Implants

April 11, 2021

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Man sitting at desk with a confident smile

Whether you’re getting ready for a special event like a wedding or preparing for an important meeting, it always helps to have a smile that you’re fully comfortable showing off. However, it’s hard to feel confident about your grin if you’re one of the 120 million Americans who are missing at least one tooth. With dental implants, not only can you restore and protect your oral health, but there’s a good chance that you’ll also boost your own self-esteem and your overall quality of life. In this post, you’ll discover 4 important ways dental implants improve confidence.

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