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David M. Fisher, JS., DDS Blog

Cosmetic Candidate: What Treatment is Right for Me?

April 11, 2024

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Nose to chin view of a woman smiling with a dental mirror in front of her teeth

If you’re feeling self-conscious about an imperfect smile, you’re not alone. Studies show that having dental issues makes you more susceptible to anxiety and depression as well as less likely to want to socially engage with other people. Fortunately, your dentist can mend or mask aesthetic issues with various cosmetic services so that you can finally have the smile you’ve always dreamed of.

Before you can move forward with treatment, however, you must first have a consultation appointment with your provider. They’ll take the opportunity to learn more about your dental concerns and goals to provide suggestions to help you meet them. If you’re not sure what type of cosmetic work you might need, keep reading to learn about 3 popular procedures to get a better idea!

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Want to Look Younger? Try These 3 Cosmetic Dental Treatments

March 21, 2024

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older woman after cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of ways to turn back the clock on aging. A facelift or even BOTOX might be what you initially envision. But have you considered how changing the look of your smile can make a significant difference in your overall appearance? After all, your smile is the first thing people notice about you, so consider these three cosmetic treatments to help you see a younger you.  

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How Long Does Cosmetic Dentistry Last?

March 11, 2024

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Smiling woman laying on a white couchCosmetic dentistry can give you a flawless smile, but it is normal to have concerns about how long your investment will last. Your dentist will use high-quality materials and the latest techniques in aesthetic dentistry to create stunning results. Many factors will affect the duration of your results. Here’s what you need to know to get the most from your new smile.

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Am I Too Old for Cosmetic Dentistry?

February 5, 2024

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elderly patient smiling while speaking with cosmetic dentist

Cosmetic dentistry can transform your smile, making it look uniform and complete. It not only improves the way your teeth and gums look but also boosts your confidence and self-esteem. If you’re considering cosmetic dentistry but are older, you might wonder if it’s right for you. The good news is that these treatments can benefit people of all ages. Read on as we delve into three ways older patients can enjoy the advantages of cosmetic dental procedures.

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 How Long Dental Implant Surgery Takes

January 9, 2024

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dentist explaining dental implant surgery to patient

If you’re considering dental implants, you’re probably excited to start treatment. It’s only natural – completing it means getting back your smile! You might be wondering a big question: “How long does dental implant surgery take?” Knowing this can help you prepare for the procedure. Fortunately, your Greensboro dentist can provide the answers you need. Keep reading for an overview of the dental implant process, including its duration and recovery tips.

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The True Value of Dental Implants: Is the Investment Worth It?

December 15, 2023

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An older man smiling with his new dental implants

What’s the difference between an expenditure and an investment? When you spend your hard-earned money on things that will give you value once, it’s an expenditure. Investments give you their value repeatedly. It can be hard to tell between the two, but for dental implants, it’s the latter.

Even if the cost of a dental implant seems high, remember that you’re getting far more value for what you spend. Continue reading to learn some of the many benefits your investment will get you.

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Reverse the Clock: 3 Ways Dental Implants Make You Look Younger

November 7, 2023

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Woman with long white hair closing her eyes and smiling wide

Dental implants are often considered the preferred method to replace your teeth because they have unique advantages over other restorations like dentures or dental bridges. They’re the only treatment that includes a rod inserted directly into your jaw to function like a root. As a result, patients don’t have to worry about it falling out or associated dietary restrictions. But wait, there’s more! Did you know that dental implants can help you look younger? Keep reading to learn 3 ways they can preserve your youth.

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Do Dentures Prevent Bone Loss?

October 7, 2023

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Illustration of human skull with jawbone highlighted

Tooth loss is a common problem among older adults. Many individuals choose to get dentures to recomplete their smile. Certainly, dentures can look beautiful and restore a measure of chewing power. However, they have some downsides. For example, they might affect the health of your jawbone. This blog post explains the relationship between dentures and bone loss. It also provides information on how you can keep your jaw healthy and strong.

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How Many Hours Per Day Can You Wear Dentures?

September 15, 2023

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Upper full denture in palm of handAdvancements in materials and technologies allow dentures to look and feel more natural than ever before. They’ll fit so well you may never want to take them out. However, wearing your dentures for too long puts you at risk of serious complications for your oral and general health. You will even need to replace your dentures sooner. Here’s how long you should be wearing your dentures to keep your mouth and body healthy.

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Meta-Analysis Reveals the Hidden Danger of Ill-Fitting Dentures

August 11, 2023

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An older man smiling with his dentures

Dentures are a lifeline for many people who have suffered tooth loss. They allow eating, talking, and emoting normally without fear or embarrassment. However, when these important prosthetics don’t sit correctly in your mouth, or if they fall into disrepair, they may hurt you in more ways than one.

A meta-analysis—or a study of multiple studies—of the link between dentures that don’t fit correctly and a deadly disease reveals a surprising result. Continue reading to learn more on this study and signs to look for that might indicate your dentures aren’t in good working order.

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