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Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Disqualify Me From Getting Dental Implants?

June 9, 2022

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person with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Are you missing one or more teeth? Do you want to regain a complete smile that is fully functional and long-lasting? While there is the option to choose a dental bridge or denture to restore your appearance, you likely want something more stable, right? But is it possible to receive dental implants with rheumatoid arthritis? If you’re worried that the inflammation in your joints will negatively affect your ability to receive a permanent smile, hear from a dentist who can explain what you must do to ensure successful results.


What to Expect When Visiting an Emergency Dentist

May 18, 2022

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Woman visiting her Coatesville emergency dentist

Whether you’re dealing with a knocked-out tooth, a searing toothache, or a lost dental crown, dental emergencies are stressful. Not only are they alarming and potentially painful, but not knowing how to handle them can compound the anxiety surrounding them as well. Fortunately, you can reduce distress by conquering your fear of the unknown and learning what to do in a dental emergency! Here’s what you can expect when you call your Coatesville emergency dentist.


Can Teenagers Get Dental Implants?

March 7, 2022

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teenage girl looking at her smile in mirror

Tooth loss can lead to more than oral health problems – it can also hinder self-esteem. This is especially the case when a teenager has one or more gaps in their grin. If you’re the parent of a teen who is missing at least one tooth, you might be wondering whether they qualify for dental implants. Although implants are certainly the most lifelike tooth replacement available, most dentists would recommend against teenagers getting dental implants. Keep reading to learn why and alternatives for your teen to rebuild their smile.


3 Things to Remember When Wearing Invisalign While Dating

February 3, 2022

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couple on a date

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you may be wondering how you’ll avoid the awkwardness that can come with wearing clear aligners. While they’re virtually transparent, making them difficult to see, you’ll need to take them out before you start eating or drinking. When it comes to dating with Invisalign, here are three things to remember that will help you enjoy your evening out without compromising your smile or special time with your significant other.


4 Reasons to See Your Dentist Early in 2022

January 7, 2022

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a woman receiving a dental checkup in Coatesville

The new year has arrived, and if you’re like many who have a list of New Year’s Resolutions, you may be getting ready to start marking some off your list. From losing weight and embarking on a new career to moving to a new city and meeting someone special, the possibilities are endless. But have you considered adding a dental checkup to your list of to-dos in early 2022? Here are four reasons you’ll want to schedule that appointment as soon as you can.


3 New Year’s Resolutions to Keep for a Healthier Smile

December 20, 2021

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a woman with a healthy smile

Losing weight, starting a new job, moving to a new city, and focusing on self-care may be on your list of New Year’s Resolutions, but that shouldn’t be all. If you are looking to take control of your appearance and better care of yourself in 2022, why not focus on improving your teeth and gums too? Before you prepare to start checking items off your list, go ahead and add these three items to ensure a healthier smile this year.


How Dental Implants Can Help You Enjoy the Holiday Season

November 25, 2021

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Closeup of friends toasting over holiday dinner

If you’re one of the 120+ million Americans struggling with tooth loss, then you may dread the holiday season. After all, greeting relatives and seeing a festive display of holiday foods just isn’t the same when your smile and bite are incomplete. Luckily, there is a solution: dental implants. This state-of-the-art tooth-replacement option preserves your youthful face shape, is custom-made, can last for 20+ years, and can help you enjoy seasonal festivities to the fullest once more. Read on to learn how you can enjoy the holiday season with dental implants!


4 Ways to Ensure a Hauntingly Healthy Halloween Smile

October 3, 2021

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Woman holding bucket of Halloween candy

There’s nothing more fun than dressing up in your favorite costume on Halloween. Whether you’re trick-or-treating with your kids or attending a party with friends, there’s bound to be plenty of pictures taken, and you’ll want to make sure your smile looks and feels it best. But how can you do this with so much available candy around? A cosmetic dentist shares four ways to better maintain a healthy smile while enjoying the haunting festivities this year.


Does Dental Insurance Cover Orthodontic Treatments?

September 6, 2021

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woman’s braces in Coatesville

Does your child need braces? Do you have dental insurance but are unsure if orthodontic treatment coverage is part of your plan? When it comes to orthodontia, it’s important that it is included in your policy, so you don’t run the risk of having to pay upfront for your child’s full treatment. Read on to learn how dental insurance and orthodontics work together to keep more money in your pocket.


Why Age Doesn’t Matter When It Comes to Invisalign

August 7, 2021

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older woman pointing to her Invisalign aligner

Living with crooked teeth can be problematic no matter your age. Whether you’re a teenager, young adult, or more mature professional, everyone wants a smile they are confident showing off. If you’re wondering, “Am I too old for Invisalign,” the answer is that age is ultimately not a factor when it comes to receiving treatment. Read on to hear from a local orthodontist who explains why wearing clear aligners as a senior can have its advantages.

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