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Dental Sealants: How Do They Work? How Long Do They Last? And Do They Hurt?

Almost all U.S. adults (99.7%) surveyed by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry believe that a healthy smile is socially important. Unfortunately, achieving and maintaining a healthy smile is much easier said than done. That’s where professional dental care comes in. From teeth cleaning to dental crowns, there are dozens of options available for you to consider in order to …

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Prepping For Dental Fillings: 3 Tips to Keep In Mind

Our teeth are extremely important and should be properly cared for from the time we are young to our elderly years. Unfortunately, not everybody is fully aware of how to keep their teeth clean and strong for extended periods of time. Currently, at least one in five Americans has at least one untreated cavity. One of the reasons so many …

Cracked Tooth vs.Chipped Tooth, Causes and Treatments

Everyone loves having a good smile. We show our smile to people all the time, and we want to be proud of it. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry conducted a survey, uncovering that 99.7% of adults in the United States believe that is is socially important to have a healthy smile. Unfortunately, we do things to our teeth every …

4 Major Advantages of High Quality Dentures

Though proper dental care and regular visits to the dentist are essential when it comes to avoiding serious oral health issues, accidents and illnesses do happen. Fortunately, there are several options to replace missing teeth. Dentures, for instance, can help you regain your confidence and give you back that winning smile. In this short guide, you will learn more about …

What To Ask Your Dentist When Seeking a Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure

If you are interested in getting cosmetic dental work done, Dr. James Schwartz DDS recommends that there are a couple of very important questions that you will need to ask your dentist.   Below are some of the key questions that you will need to ask about cosmetic dentistry services: What Will The Outcome of My Procedure Be? You could end …

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Affordable & Effective Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Do you wish that your teeth were straighter or whiter? Or do you find yourself hiding your smile? If so, then cosmetic dentistry can help you. There are numerous cosmetic dental procedures that can help improve your smile and some of those procedures include porcelain crowns, tooth-colored fillings, porcelain veneers, or even short term cosmetic orthodontics. Tooth-colored fillings are a good …

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The Importance Of Tooth Extraction Site Preservation

When dental cavities or decay become so severe that the tooth is damaged beyond repair, surgical dentists such as Dr. James Schwartz at Carolina Dentistry @ The State Line have to extract the tooth. Although, extraction of a tooth may take care of the temporary problem of a decayed tooth, it can create an even bigger problem of bone withering …

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Dental Insurance, Why Won’t It Pay For This?

First you have to realize that the dental insurance company’s top priority is to end up with a profit. That is true of any business. The insurance company is not truly interested in your dental health. In fact , they profit greatly from people that have dental insurance and fail to visit the dentist to use their dental benefits. That …

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Mouthwash: Is It Right For You?

Should you be using a mouthwash? There are times when our skilled hygienist or dentist will recommend using a mouthwash in conjunction with brushing and flossing. Carolina Dentistry at the StateLine wants our patients to remember rinsing with a mouthwash will not take the place of brushing or flossing. The uses of mouthwash: Most mouthwashes are recommended to freshen breath …