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Get the Most Out of Your Next Thanksgiving with Dental Implants!

November 16, 2022

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family sitting at table eating a Thanksgiving meal

Have you been having trouble chewing delicious Thanksgiving foods because of your missing teeth? Whether you’re dealing with an unreliable denture or simply leaving the gaps in your grin empty, tooth loss can really take a bite out of your overall quality of life – especially during the holiday season. Fortunately, there’s a tooth replacement option that looks and feels like your teeth never went missing at all – dental implants. Keep reading to learn what dental implants are and how they can help you get the most out of next year’s Thanksgiving and many more to follow!

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3 Reasons Why Dental Implants are Worth the Cost

October 15, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — moseslakedentist @ 11:50 pm
Dentist pointing to a model of dental implants

If you had tools you used every day—every time you talked, ate, laughed, or smiled—they would be pretty important. You’d probably do a lot of research when you had to replace them to make sure you were getting the best model possible. Well, those tools exist; they’re your teeth!

Your teeth play a part in just about every aspect of your life. Any investment you make in them is bound to pay off. If you’re looking to replace missing teeth, you’ve almost certainly heard about dental implants. They’re great, but some people may go for other options because they’re worried about the cost. Here are a few reasons why you should still consider getting them.

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When Can I Receive a Dental Implant After My Tooth Extraction?

September 4, 2022

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Illustration of a dental implant replacing a missing tooth.

If you’ve recently undergone a tooth extraction, you’re probably wondering what to do about the new gap in your smile—and chances are, you’d probably like to replace that missing pearly white sooner rather than later! One of the best ways of doing this is with a dental implant; they’re considered the premier option for replacing missing teeth, as they’re able to replicate them in terms of look, feel, and functionality. But how soon after a tooth extraction does a dental implant in Moses Lake become a viable option? Keep reading to learn more!

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Vitamin D: The Secret to Dental Implant Success

September 3, 2022

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A person enjoying the sun’s rays to increase their vitamin D intake.

Dental implants are considered the gold standard when it comes to replacing missing teeth, and rightfully so! These awesome little implants can fully restore the look and feel of your lost pearly whites, providing you with an unparalleled increase in bite power and self-confidence. But if you’re set to receive dental implants to restore your smile, you might be wondering if there are any secrets to ensuring their success. Keep reading to learn more about how vitamin D can greatly benefit your oral health and in turn, your dental implants in Moses Lake.

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Tips for Meeting Your 22-Hour Wear Time with Invisalign

August 3, 2022

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Woman holding her Invisalign aligner.

If you’ve just started Invisalign treatment, a straighter and healthier smile is on the horizon—but only if your treatment is successful! And the biggest factor when it comes to Invisalign’s success is your willingness to wear the aligners for 22 hours every day. However, some patients encounter difficulties when it comes to wearing their Invisalign trays so frequently. Here’s more about why the 22-hour rule is so crucial along with some tips for ensuring that you’re able to follow it and keep your treatment right on track.

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The Top 3 Reasons You Should Wear Your Retainer

July 2, 2022

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Woman holding her retainer.

If you’ve just reached the end of your orthodontic treatment, congratulations! You can see the light at the end of the tunnel and the smile of your dreams will be here before you know it. However, in order to maintain your new smile, it’s important to wear your retainer as instructed by your dentist. Read on to learn about the top three reasons why wearing your retainer following orthodontic treatment is essential.

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4 Reasons to Start Invisalign Treatment This Summer

June 2, 2022

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smiling woman holding an Invisalign aligner in Moses Lake

Have you been considering Invisalign to fix your crooked teeth? If so, you’re in luck; now is the best time to start the treatment process! Although Invisalign in Moses Lake is a major commitment at any point in the year, summer makes the process much simpler. Here are four benefits that you can look forward to when you get started with Invisalign this summer!

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4 Signs of Dehydration & How to Respond

May 5, 2022

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Dehydrated woman holding water bottle

Temperatures are up, which means the risk of dehydration is rising as well. Assuming you want to have fun in the sun, that means you’ll need to be extra careful in the weeks ahead. After all, you don’t want to deal with health scares over the summer, right?  Your dentist certainly doesn’t!

Below are four sneaky signs of dehydration and some tips so you can stay well-hydrated this season!

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Why Should I Use My Tax Refund to Invest in My Smile?

March 24, 2022

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wallet of money

If you’ve received or anticipate receiving a tax refund this year, you are probably excited to see a little bit of extra cash on hand that doesn’t need to be devoted to your normal expenditures. There are all sorts of things you could spend it on, but many people tend to blow it on items they don’t really need. One option you could definitely benefit from is investing in your oral health. Continue reading to learn from your dentist in Moses Lake a few reasons why you should put your tax refund into your smile!

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How to Protect Your Teeth from Harm this St. Patrick’s Day

March 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — moseslakedentist @ 3:54 pm
Friends celebrating St. Patrick's Day together at a bar

There is shamrock décor everywhere and bars are infusing their drinks with green-colored dye… St. Patrick’s Day must be right around the corner! While this celebration is often filled with good food and plenty of time with friends, many people are unaware that it’s also a time when dental practices see an uptick in dental emergencies. To prevent you from spending the day after at your dentist’s office, keep these dental care best practices in mind.

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