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Temple Choice Dental Blog

Want a Healthier Smile? Here Are 5 New Year’s Resolution Ideas

November 18, 2021

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New Year's resolutions on notepad and desk

With a fresh start right around the corner, there is no time like the present to write down some goals for the coming months. Exercising more, eating healthier, and achieving a better work/life balance often make the list, but why not add some smile-related New Year’s resolutions as well? Here are a few ideas for a healthy, happy smile in 2022!

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5 Dangers of Ill-Fitting Dentures

October 5, 2021

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patient with slipping dentures in Temple

If your dentures don’t seem to be sitting in your mouth properly and are causing you discomfort, this is more than just an inconvenience. Slipping dentures can pose a serious threat to your oral health, so it’s vital to have them replaced or repaired as soon as possible. To help you better understand the importance of having your dentures looked at by your dentist promptly, here are five ways they can cause serious complications and how your dentist can help.

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What to Do When You Have Something Stuck Between Your Teeth

September 15, 2021

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young woman picking her teeth

While eating lunch, did you suddenly get something stuck between your teeth? Don’t worry – it happens to everyone from time to time. Although you can usually get it out by brushing or flossing, there are some cases where you can’t dislodge the object no matter how hard you try. Your dentist in Temple shares a few tips and tricks to get the object out of your teeth safely.

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Is a Broken Denture an Emergency?

August 10, 2021

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person holding a broken denture in their hands

Even though your dentures aren’t your natural teeth, you rely on them every single day. They help you eat, speak, and – of course – smile like normal. So, when your denture breaks one day, you’re not quite sure what to do. Does a broken denture count as a dental emergency? It may not seem like it, but the answer is a resounding yes! After all, you’d seek emergency dental care if your natural teeth were broken. Here’s what you need to know about what to do if your denture is broken.  

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4 Tips for Back-to-School Success

July 22, 2021

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Young girl at school after seeing children’s dentistChildren across the country are getting ready to head back to the classroom, which means you’re busy getting the necessary school supplies to ensure they succeed during the year ahead. Did you know they need more than pens and pencils for academic success? A healthy smile is equally important as the supplies they have in their backpack. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry reports half of children will have at least 1 cavity before the age of 5, which can lead to an unexpected trip to their children’s dentist. You can ensure they spend more time in the classroom and less in the dental chair by using 4 simple tips.

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Why Summer Is the Best Time to Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

June 29, 2021

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Dentist showing patient X-rays of their wisdom teeth

Do you need to have your wisdom teeth removed? You’re certainly not alone. In fact, the large majority of patients have at least one impacted tooth, necessitating an extraction. While your initial reaction may be to put off treatment until absolutely necessary, there are numerous benefits that come with undergoing the procedure during the summertime. Keep reading to learn what they are!

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Dental Implants 101: The Basics You Need to Know

May 13, 2021

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dental implants 101: the parts of a dental implant

Your teeth were designed to last your whole life, but even with the latest innovations in dental technology, that doesn’t always happen. In fact, over 120 million Americans have lost one or more permanent teeth. These days, there are more options than ever before to treat your tooth loss, but dental implants are quickly becoming the most popular. It’s not hard to see why; they provide benefits that other tooth replacements cannot. But what exactly are they? Here’s a quick “Dental Implants 101” featuring all of the basics of dental implants that you need to know.

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5 Myths You May Have Heard About Dental Implants

April 28, 2021

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Dentist pointing to smile and holding model of dental implants

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, you have several options to choose from nowadays. However, one is quickly becoming the most popular among patients and most recommended by dentists: dental implants. This state-of-the-art tooth loss solution is the only way to replace the entire structure of a missing tooth, not just the visible crown. Choosing to rebuild your smile with dental implants is a big decision, so it’s important that you have all the right information about them! Read on as we debunk 5 common dental implant myths that you may have heard.

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