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How do Dentures Affect Nutrition?

February 18, 2023

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Smiling patient with dentures

One of the biggest things that is missing when people lose teeth is the ability to eat good food. Chewing with even one less tooth can be difficult, and people missing several might need to make serious changes to their diet. That can be a serious problem, as not being able to eat properly can lead to some serious imbalances in nutrition.

When people get dentures, their smile may look a lot like it used to when they had all their teeth, but their relationship to nutrition will probably be a lot different. If you want to learn a little bit more about dentures’ complicated relationship with food, here’s a guide that may be able to offer you a little bit of useful information.


Celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month with 4 Fun, Effective Products!

January 20, 2023

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a mother and child brushing their teeth together

February is quickly approaching. And while the second month of the year is normally associated with Valentine’s Day, it is important for another reason: it’s Children’s Dental Health Month. By teaching your little ones how to implement a great dental routine, you will help keep their oral health in top condition. Essentially, this specially designated oral health month is still about love…showing them how to appreciate their teeth by brushing and flossing! And what better way to celebrate than to buy them cool dental products? Here are four ideas that your children are sure to enjoy (and better yet, use!).


Mouth-Friendly Stocking Stuffers Everyone Will Love

December 21, 2022

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stockings hanging on fireplace

Temperatures are dropping, days are getting shorter, and stores are lining their shelves with holiday decorations. It’s officially that magical time of year! Families across the country are gearing up for the festivities that are yet to come. Are you still brainstorming goodies to put in your loved one’s stockings? Below, you’ll find great ideas that are not only fun but also promote oral health. Read on to learn which mouth-friendly stocking stuffers are perfect for all ages!


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

November 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — moseslakedentist @ 2:26 pm
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!


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.


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

September 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — moseslakedentist @ 7:48 pm
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!


Vitamin D: The Secret to Dental Implant Success

September 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — moseslakedentist @ 6:17 pm
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.


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.


The Top 3 Reasons You Should Wear Your Retainer

July 2, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — moseslakedentist @ 10:32 pm
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.


4 Reasons to Start Invisalign Treatment This Summer

June 2, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — moseslakedentist @ 1:45 pm
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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