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How to Care for Your Smile After Dental Implant Placement Surgery

March 30, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbrendagong @ 4:37 pm
Woman using cold compress

One of the great things about living in the 21st century is the fact that missing teeth can be a thing of the past. There are several different options when it comes to filling in those gaps in your smile, with a preferred method being dental implants. After your procedure, it is important that you care for your implants properly so that they are able to heal with ease. Continue reading to learn some dental implant aftercare tips so that your new pearly whites will be strong and healthy!

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How to Keep Up with Flossing During the New Year

January 7, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbrendagong @ 12:15 am
Woman flossing her teeth

Are you consistently told that you need to floss more whenever you go to the dentist for regular cleanings and checkups? As much as you’d like the hide the fact that you haven’t been thorough with your oral hygiene routine, the only solution is to get back on track. Flossing is a crucial step when it comes to maintaining your oral health. Continue reading to learn more from a dentist in Angier about why it is so important as well as some tips to help you keep up with flossing throughout the new year.

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How Do Your Taxes and Dental Implants Relate? Find Out Here

March 9, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbrendagong @ 5:08 am
Young couple with dental implants shaking dentist's hand

The federal tax filing deadline – April 15 – is fast approaching! While some people find this time of year to be a bit stressful, many others are already thinking about how they will utilize their federal tax return money. If you are missing teeth or feel unhappy with the appearance of your smile, consider investing in dental treatment this year! Keep reading to learn how a dentist can help convert your tax return into the beautiful smile of your dreams.

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Use Your Dental Insurance Before It Expires

October 20, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — drbrendagong @ 5:57 pm

insurance coverageBelieve it or not, another year is about to end. As we approach the holiday season, you’re planning family get-togethers and shopping for the perfect gifts. The last thing on your mind is your dental health; however, a trip to your family dentist should be at the top of your priority list. At the end of the year, your dental insurance will expire. You will not be reimbursed if you don’t use all your coverage. Although your schedule may be a bit busy during the next couple of months, take the time to have a cleaning and checkup to start the year with a healthy smile without breaking the bank.

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Your Dentist Explains Why Scheduling Your Child’s Visit is Best During the Summer

August 3, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 8:53 pm
a young girl having her teeth checked

Drop-off and pick-up lines, PTA meetings, football games, choir practice, and even classroom parties. Parents everywhere are getting ready to send their kids back to school for another year full of excitement. While it might seem as if your child is the only one who needs to prepare, that’s not the case at all. As a parent, you might find yourself scrambling to check off all the items on your back-to-school checklist, which should include a visit to your child’s dentist in Angier. Find out why it’s most beneficial to take care of this during the summer months and not after school starts.

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Holiday Stress Causing Jaw Pain? TMJ Therapy to the Rescue!

December 9, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 10:02 pm
older man in pain holding his jaw

How could the holiday season and jaw pain possibly be related? The answer is simple: for many people, the holidays can be really tough times. Thus, it’s not uncommon for stress and anxiety levels to be higher, which can contribute to jaw health problems. Learn about the risks of taking the holidays too serious and how TMJ therapy can help to relieve any discomfort you may be feeling.

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Aetna Dentist Breaks Down the Essentials of Dental Insurance

November 3, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 10:05 pm

A woman shaking hands with a dental employee.With the end of the year around the corner, it’s incredibly important that you understand the benefits provided to you annually. Unfortunately, many individuals who have insurance don’t try to maximize their benefits, whether it be a routine cleaning or more extensive treatment. In other cases, they aren’t as familiar with their insurance plan as they should be.

That’s why an Aetna dentist is prepared to not only explain the most essential terms to know, but how to maximize benefits before they expire.

 

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How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?

October 8, 2018

Filed under: General Dentistry — tntadmin @ 8:46 pm

dentist holding dental implantAre you ready to invest in your confidence and your quality of life with dental implants? That is great! You are choosing to enjoy an option that can last for a lifetime while improving your oral health. Although you are excited to begin your journey to a complete smile, you are a little apprehensive about the cost of the treatment. There are several factors that influence how much you can expect to pay.
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How Do TMJ Problems Start – and Can TMJ Therapy Help? Find Out Here!

September 4, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 9:24 pm

A doctor pointing out the TMJ on a model of a skullMost of us take our temporomandibular joint (TMJ) for granted and don’t give it a second thought. We simply open and close our mouth whenever we want to eat a meal, have a conversation or laugh out loud. Unfortunately, people who have temporomandibular disorder (TMD) often wind up thinking about their TMJ every day. It can be hard not to if you’re experiencing chronic pain, stiffness, or a locked jaw. Fortunately, TMJ therapy can bring relief to anyone suffering from these symptoms. Keep reading to learn more about how TMD develops in the first place and what you can do about it. You’ll be glad you did!

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What are Dental Implants Made of? Your Dentist Explains

August 20, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 1:14 pm

mouth open showing dental implantIf you’re missing teeth, then life can be very hard at times. Thankfully, with dental implants you can regain the function and aesthetics of your smile. There’s a looming question, though: what are dental implants made of? As you read on, your dentist weighs in with answers. You’ll learn how each part plays a pivotal role in making the entire dental implant process successful.

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