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Revitalizing Discolored Dental Bonding

April 5, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nichols @ 8:30 pm
Man examining his stained teeth and frowning

Once upon a time, you visited your dentist for a dental bonding treatment. They mixed together some tooth-colored resin, sculpted the material over a minor flaw in your tooth, and bam! Just like that, you could enjoy a picture-perfect smile.

This simple process can yield fantastic results, which is why you and many others absolutely love it. However, some time has passed, and you swear the bonding material is yellowing. Is that even possible? And if it is, how do you whiten it? Can you whiten it?

For answers to these questions and more, just keep reading. Per usual, you’ll find that your dentist has you covered.

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Makeup Magic: Colors That Make Your Teeth Look Whiter

February 9, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nichols @ 1:15 pm
Woman looking at her teeth whitening in a mirror

Teeth whitening is basically magic. It can remove decades of staining in as little as an hour with a single in-office treatment. So, you can say goodbye to stubborn yellow stains and hello to glistening pearly whites. However, there is still the matter of how best to show off your results. For example, which colors of makeup should you use?

Read on to learn which makeup colors will brighten your smile and which to avoid if you want to really dazzle your friends and co-workers.

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Denture Discussion: 4 Ways to Elongate Their Lifespan

December 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nichols @ 4:16 pm
Someone holding their dentures under running water to brush them

Tooth loss can impact your daily quality of life because without them, it’s difficult to form certain words or to consume their favorite foods. Many adults feel frustrated or embarrassed when they can’t have normal conversations or enjoy meals with family or friends.

Fortunately, dentures can help you eat and speak more normally which can improve your daily quality of life. They’ve become the tried-and-true method for refurbishing your mouth because of it. That said, it’s important to care for them properly so that you get the most benefit out of them. Keep reading to learn 4 ways to lengthen the life of your dentures!

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How to Tell When Your Veneers Need to Be Replaced

October 19, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nichols @ 6:22 pm

Close up of woman having a veneer replacedVeneers are an excellent investment because they address many issues at once. They provide natural-looking results that can last for years. Unfortunately, veneers aren’t permanent. They’ll need to be replaced, eventually. Here are the most common signs that it’s time for new veneers.

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Diet Choices That Could Have Adverse Effects on Your Oral Health

August 18, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nichols @ 12:24 pm
A woman enjoying her vegetarian diet with some fruit

Dieting could come about in your life for many reasons. Class reunions, photo shoots, weigh-ins for sports, or even medical necessity could dictate a diet switch. While many diets offer benefits for your body and your teeth, there are some negative aspects to some of the trendier diets that need to be addressed.

If you’re curious about which diets hit this list and what effects they have on your teeth, continue reading.

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How to Handle a Dental Emergency on Vacation

June 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nichols @ 4:30 pm
3D render of a fractured tooth

Summer is finally here, which means that it’s time to kick back, relax, and take a trip somewhere. However, while you might be happy to take some time off, your teeth don’t have the same luxury.

The truth is that dental emergencies can strike at any time, so it never hurts to be prepared for the worst to happen. In the interest of planning ahead, here’s what you should do if you have a dental emergency when you’re on vacation.

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What to Expect During My First Month with Dentures

May 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nichols @ 1:40 am
person with dentures smiling

For many, missing teeth cause their confidence to take a hit. fortunately, dentures offer a solution. They can replace several of a person’s teeth or their entire smile for a full, realistic look. If you’ve recently started to wear dentures or are considering them, they will be quite an adjustment. Keep reading to learn about what patients can expect during the first month of wearing dentures as well as some tips for a smooth transition to their new smile.

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5 Steps to Follow If You Knock Out a Tooth

February 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nichols @ 5:11 pm
person with knocked-out tooth covering their mouth

Did you just knock out one of your pearly whites? If so, it can be difficult to know what to do next. You may find yourself panicking about how to quickly get the situation under control. Fortunately, your emergency dentist can help. Continue reading to learn about the steps you should take if you knock out a tooth until your emergency dentist is able to remedy the situation.

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Ouch! Chipped a Tooth? Here’s What You Can Do About It

November 7, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nichols @ 8:03 pm
a man worried about a chipped tooth in Rockledge

Although enamel is the hardest material in the human body, it doesn’t mean it’s indestructible. One wrong bite or sudden impact on the face, and you can end up damaging or chipping a tooth. Even if you aren’t feeling any discomfort, this situation can be unsettling and you’ll want to seek treatment as soon as possible. Read on to learn a quick guide on how to handle a chipped tooth and restore your smile to good health!

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Should I Go to the ER for a Dental Emergency?

August 18, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nichols @ 9:20 am
Dentists treating a dental emergency

You probably think an ER is best for most medical emergencies. If so, you’re right —this hospital department has experienced doctors and nurses who can treat all sorts of things. However, things change when you’re facing a dental emergency. In that scenario, you should see your emergency dentist as soon as possible. Compared to a hospital, they’d give you a higher quality of oral care. To learn more, here’s a summary of why an ER isn’t ideal for dental emergencies and why to see a dentist instead.

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