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What to Expect after Getting a Dental Crown

August 29, 2022

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Illustration of dental crown in Lebanon being placed on tooth

Will you soon attend an appointment to get a dental crown in Lebanon? Your new restoration will protect your tooth, provide benefits for your oral health, and perhaps even enhance your smile’s appearance. Still, you might feel a little nervous about your upcoming procedure. Will you have to go through a painful or lengthy recovery period? Fortunately, most patients enjoy a smooth and relatively easy post-treatment experience. This blog post discusses what you can expect after your crown is placed.

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The Role of Vitamin D in Dental Implant Success

August 15, 2022

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Arrangement of various foods that contain vitamin D in Lebanon

Vitamin D in Lebanon is often extolled for its many health benefits. However, it is not often mentioned in conversations about dental implants, even though it should be. What role does this nutrient play in dental implant success, and how can you make sure that you get enough of it? This blog post addresses those important questions.

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The White Diet: What to Eat after Teeth Whitening Treatment

July 9, 2022

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Potatoes, an acceptable food choice for after teeth whitening treatment

A professional teeth whitening treatment can cost several hundred dollars, so you probably want to do all you can to get as much value as possible out of your purchase. Therefore, you should be careful about what you eat and drink once you achieve your freshly brightened smile. This blog post explains how to prevent new dental stains. It also discusses some foods that whiten teeth in Lebanon.

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Should You Whiten Your Teeth After Braces?

June 9, 2022

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Woman with bright smile following teeth whitening after braces

For several months, or perhaps even a few years, you probably eagerly looked forward to the day when your braces would get removed. You could not wait to see your new smile! However, you might have felt a bit of disappointment when your braces were taken off and you noticed that your teeth looked a little lackluster. Perhaps they had a bit of yellow on them or had spots of uneven coloration. Should you undergo teeth whitening after braces in Lebanon to brighten up your smile? This blog post discusses a few key things you should know before you schedule your cosmetic appointment.

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Get Free Teeth Whitening at Santavicca Dental Professionals!

May 7, 2022

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Woman with beautiful smile after using free teeth whitening kit

Whether you are going on a grand vacation this summer or just plan to stay local, you probably want your smile to look its best for those poolside pics. To get rid of dental stains, you could purchase over-the-counter whitening products, but why not use a professional kit instead? Right now, when you join Santavicca Dental Professionals as a new patient, you can get a FREE teeth whitening treatment that you can use in the comfort of your own home. Read on below to get the details of this special offer.

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A Brief Guide to Flossing with Dental Implants

April 11, 2022

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Person in bathroom, flossing dental implants in Lebanon

If you have dental implants, you likely know that oral hygiene is absolutely essential for preventing infections around your new teeth. You may find it easy to brush your prosthetics, but flossing may be more of a challenge. This blog post discusses the pros and cons of flossing dental implants in Lebanon, and it provides tips on how you can clean around them while posing minimal risk to your oral health.

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Can Invisalign Fix TMJ Disorder?

March 12, 2022

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Smiling woman, trying to fix TMJ with Invisalign in Lebanon

TMJ disorder (TMD) is a common condition that affects the temporomandibular joint (the hinge that connects the lower jaw to the rest of the skull). It can be quite painful and have an adverse impact on an individual’s overall quality of life. Fortunately, modern dentistry offers several TMJ therapy options that can provide relief. A number of patients even find that their symptoms disappear after they complete Invisalign treatment. This blog post discusses how, in some cases, fixing TMJ with Invisalign in Lebanon is possible.

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6 Practical Tips for Cleaning Invisalign® Aligners

February 15, 2022

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Cleaning Invisalign in Lebanon, rinsing aligner under with water

One of the best things about Invisalign treatment is that the aligners are clear, lending them a subtle appearance. However, the aligners will not stay clear if you do not keep them clean. Bacteria and food particles might accumulate on them, leading to discoloration, unpleasant odors, and an increased risk of oral health problems. Fortunately, cleaning Invisalign in Lebanon is not complicated. Here are some tips to help you establish a good routine:

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I Have Sensitive Teeth — Should I Visit My Emergency Dentist?

September 19, 2021

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Man with tooth sensitivity wondering if he should visit dentist

Do you feel a sharp pain in your teeth when you sip on a hot coffee or dig into a bowl of ice cream? Does cold air make your teeth sting? These are classic symptoms of tooth sensitivity. In some cases, it indicates the need to visit an emergency dentist, while in instances, care can be delayed until a convenient time. Below, we discuss how you may be able to tell the difference between those scenarios.

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I Just Had a Tooth Extracted — When Can I Get a Dental Implant?

August 30, 2021

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Woman’s smile with dental implant after tooth extraction

If you just had a tooth extracted — or you will soon undergo one or more extractions — it is understandable if you are eager to fill in the gap in your smile as soon as possible. Your dentist will probably recommend dental implants as the best solution to replace lost teeth due to the many benefits they offer. When can you get them? The timeline for dental implants after a tooth extraction varies from patient to patient. This blog post discusses how long you might have to wait.

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Santavicca Dental Professionals is a 42 North Dental Care, PLLC practice and is owned and operated by dentists Dr. Angela J. Santavicca DMD., Dr. Aditi Gupta, DMD., Dr. Donald Gass DMD., Adrienne Williams DMD, Santavicca Dental Professionals is supported by 42 North Dental, LLC, a dental support organization that provides non-clinical administrative and business support services to the practice. 42 North Dental, LLC does not own or operate the dental practice or employ dentists to provide dental services. Find more information about 42NorthDental, LLC and the dental practices it supports at 42northdental.com.