5 Ways To Make Your Braces Less Noticeable

May 8, 2024 By Serene Dental

So, you've embarked on the journey to straighter teeth with braces, but perhaps you're feeling a bit self-conscious about their appearance. Fear not! While braces may be noticeable at first, there are several tricks and techniques you can employ to make them less conspicuous and boost your confidence along the way.  Want to know if braces are the right option for your smile? Contact our dental team today to discuss your options!  Here ...

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Shining A Light On Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer

April 8, 2024 By Serene Dental

April is a month that carries significant importance in the realm of healthcare, particularly for dentists and oral health professionals. It's designated as Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Month—a time to raise awareness about these often overlooked yet critical forms of cancer. We feel compelled to shed light on this important topic and emphasize the importance of early detection, prevention, and support for those affected by these diseases. Understanding Oral, Head, and ...

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Celebrating Dental Assistants

March 11, 2024 By Serene Dental

Dental Assistant Recognition Week is an annual celebration dedicated to honoring the invaluable contributions of dental assistants to the field of dentistry. These unsung heroes play a crucial role in the smooth functioning of dental practices, providing essential support to dentists and ensuring the well-being of patients. Without our dental assistants, we would be lost! We are so thankful for how they support our dentists and patients every day. Keep reading to learn more about ...

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How To Take Care of Your Dental Veneers

February 12, 2024 By Serene Dental

Veneers are a popular cosmetic dentistry solution that can transform your smile by concealing imperfections and enhancing the appearance of your teeth. While veneers are durable and designed to withstand everyday wear and tear, proper care is essential to ensure they remain in optimal condition for years to come. Here are seven key steps and practices to take care of your veneers, preserving the beauty of your smile and maximizing the longevity of this cosmetic ...

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Understanding Tooth Sensitivity After Dental Crowns

December 8, 2023 By Serene Dental

Dental crowns are a common and effective solution for restoring damaged or decayed teeth. While these restorations offer durability and functionality, some individuals may experience tooth sensitivity after the placement of dental crowns. In this comprehensive blog, we'll discuss the factors that can lead to tooth sensitivity after dental crown placement and explore potential solutions to address this common concern. Dental Crown Basics Purpose of Dental Crowns Dental crowns, also called caps, are prosthetic ...

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TMJ Awareness Month: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

November 8, 2023 By Serene Dental

November is a special month for us because it's TMJ Awareness Month. Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, commonly known as TMJ, affects millions of people around the world. Yet, it often goes undiagnosed or misunderstood. Our team of experienced and trusted dental professionals aims to help patients of all ages live healthy, comfortable lives. If any of the TMJ symptoms listed below resonate with you, call us today to schedule an initial consultation. Our goal in ...

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How To Avoid Dry Sockets After Wisdom Teeth Removal

October 15, 2023 By Serene Dental

Wisdom tooth removal is a common dental procedure that can lead to a speedy recovery when handled with care. One of the potential complications, however, is the development of dry sockets.  After a tooth extraction, a dry socket can occur if the blood clot dislodges or dissolves too soon, exposing the bone and causing pain and delayed healing. In this blog, we'll explore effective strategies to prevent dry sockets and ensure a smooth recovery ...

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Revitalize Your Smile With Natural-Looking Dental Crowns

September 1, 2023 By Serene Dental

A captivating smile reflects confidence and healthy teeth play a pivotal role in achieving it. However, life's wear and tear, accidents, or dental issues can sometimes leave our smiles in need of restoration. Enter dental crowns – versatile and natural-looking solutions that can revitalize your smile while ensuring both functionality and aesthetics. Let’s explore the world of dental crowns and how they can transform your smile into a work of art. We guarantee you ...

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The Benefits of the All-on-4 Treatment Approach

August 1, 2023 By Serene Dental

Hey, denture wearer! What if your dentures never slipped or wobbled? What if you didn’t have to use denture adhesive, ever again? And what if you could eat any food you like, whenever you like, without worrying about how your dentures may respond? You can live the way you did when you had a full mouth of healthy teeth. You can enjoy high-quality living and a well-rounded, nutritious diet that’s not based on ...

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Am I Too Old to Have My Wisdom Teeth Extracted?

June 18, 2023 By Serene Dental

As humans, we are typically equipped with a third set of molars. Dentists frequently refer to these bonus molars as wisdom teeth. While earlier iterations of humans relied on these molars to help them grind their food enough for proper digestion, today’s world of easy-to-process foods makes wisdom teeth largely vestigial.  This means that wisdom teeth may cause more problems than good if left in the mouth past adolescence. Subsequently, wisdom teeth extractions are ...

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