Wedgewood Complete Dentistry Blog

Discover the Common Symptoms of Sleep Apnea and How Your Dentist Can Help

April 4, 2019

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a man snoring

If you’re feeling chronically fatigued, have frequent morning headaches, or you sound like a buzz saw throughout the night, you are probably suffering from sleep apnea. This common sleep disorder affects millions of adults in the United States, and if left untreated, it can lead to serious health conditions such as heart attack, stroke, or even sudden death. If you are unsure about its symptoms, let a dentist tell you what to look for and how you can receive treatment and start getting a restful night’s sleep.

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When Dental Trauma Happens, Your Emergency Dentist Says Do This

March 11, 2019

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The last thing you want to deal with on a warm, spring day is a dental emergency. Unfortunately, you can’t always control when one will happen. Thankfully, there are some steps you can take in such a situation to encourage the fastest recovery possible. As you read on, your emergency dentist explains how to respond to some of the more common types of dental trauma.

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Looking for a Way to Fix Your Bite? 5 FAQ’s About Invisalign Answered!

February 18, 2019

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At a first meeting, one of the first traits a person will notice about you is the condition of your smile. Therefore, if you have gapped, crooked, crowded or misaligned teeth, you could make a poor initial impression. Thankfully, you’re no longer limited to just metal braces to correct your bite. You now have the option of Invisalign, but what should you expect from the process? Keep reading to get the answers you’re looking for!

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Tooth Sensitivity: What You Can Do on Your Own and with Your Dentist

December 14, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — wedgewood @ 9:12 pm
woman Popsicle tooth sensitivity

Ouch! That hot coffee just hurt one of your teeth. Maybe you also avoid eating ice cream, even though you love it, because of your sensitive teeth. Is it really something to worry about? It could indicate something more serious. Whether you’re in a dental emergency with a severe toothache or you just have sensitive teeth, you can do something about it both on your own and with your dentist.

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Get a Beautiful Smile for the New Year with Full Mouth Reconstruction

November 16, 2018

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woman with gift boxes

Your smile says a lot about you and influences how others view you. If your teeth are damaged or less than perfect, it could say the wrong thing. It is easy to feel insecure about your appearance from cosmetic imperfections while missing or compromised teeth hurt your quality of life. You do not need to live with the results. This year, give yourself the gift of confidence with full mouth reconstruction in Powell. Using a combination of restorative and cosmetic treatments, your dentist rebuilds your teeth to give you a healthy, functional smile.

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When Should You Get a Same-Day Crown vs. an Extraction?

October 28, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — wedgewood @ 11:10 pm

A man with tooth pain.If you’ve had a toothache over the past few days, you may have been avoiding the dentist because you fear they’ll tell you the tooth needs to be extracted. However, tooth pain does not necessarily guarantee that the tooth is beyond saving. Dentists only perform tooth extractions as a last resort; saving the tooth is always a more ideal option.

With the help of a same-day crown, you don’t have to settle for the worst-case scenario. Learn what could be the cause of your toothache, when a crown is sufficient and why it is typically a better solution overall.

 

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Why You Should See Your Dentist before the End of 2018

October 15, 2018

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woman receiving dental careSeeing your dentist before 2018 ends is a great way to get your money’s worth from your dental insurance plan. Checkups, cleanings and standard treatments like fillings and root canals are all easier to afford when you have coverage.

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FAQs about Dental Insurance

August 20, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — wedgewood @ 12:55 am

dental insuranceWhen it comes to promoting your overall well-being, you eat a balanced diet, exercise, and visit your doctor regularly, but what about your dentist? You know that your medical insurance makes it easier for you to see your doctor by reducing your healthcare costs. Did you know that dental insurance provides you with the same opportunity? Even though you know that you can benefit from a dental policy, it can be very confusing. Below, we are going to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about dental insurance.
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Dull Smile? There are a Couple Types of Teeth Whitening

July 19, 2018

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry,Uncategorized — Tags: — wedgewood @ 8:06 pm

Smiling womanIf your teeth are making your smile look dull, there is a solution. Actually, there are two solutions. Teeth whitening can be done in the office for fast results, or you can use an at-home whitening kit for convenience and control. These two types of teeth whitening are available at a cosmetic dentist in Powell. Read on to learn more about each treatment option so you can decide which one is best for you.

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Cosmetic Dentist in Powell Discusses the Cost of Common Procedures

June 29, 2018

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — wedgewood @ 2:17 am

woman looking at smile in mirrorWhen you look in the mirror, do you see a dull discolored smile? Maybe your teeth are shorter than average, or you have chips and cracks? No matter the imperfections, you often find yourself hiding your teeth when you speak and smile. Although you would like to improve their appearance, you have heard that cosmetic dentistry is expensive. While this may have been true in the past, it is now more affordable than ever. Your cosmetic dentist in Powell will create a customized treatment plan that meets your needs and your budget.
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