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Four Town Dental Care Blog

Dental Crowns vs. Porcelain Veneers — What Is the Difference?

September 26, 2019

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shade matching for dental treatmentDental crowns and porcelain veneers have a few things in common. For example, they can both improve the appearance of teeth. They are both custom-made to fit with a patient’s unique teeth. However, these two treatments are different in a number of ways. In this blog post, we discuss some of those differences. Armed with the following information, you will have a better idea of what to expect when you visit your dentist to talk about these dental treatments.


Choosing the Right Color for Your Porcelain Veneers

August 29, 2019

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dental shade guideDeciding to commit to porcelain veneers is a big decision — but even after you are certain that you want veneers, you still have an important choice ahead of you. What color should your veneers be? The porcelain comes in a wide variety of shades, and the one that is right for you will depend on a number of factors. In this post, we discuss how you and your cosmetic dentist can settle on the ideal hue for your veneers.


Will My Porcelain Veneers Ever Change Color?

August 6, 2019

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gorgeous veneer smileIf you have noticeable aesthetic flaws in your teeth, you may be thinking about disguising those imperfections with porcelain veneers. Still, you may wonder if this treatment is worth the investment. Can veneers change color and become stained over time like natural teeth, or will they maintain their original beauty for as long as you hope? This article provides the answer to that question.


What Should I Do If I have an Infected Dental Implant?

July 30, 2019

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In the vast majority of cases, dental implants are successful. They provide sturdy tooth replacement that has the potential to last a lifetime. However, some individuals may find themselves suffering from an infection in the tissue around the implant, which can drastically increase the risk of implant failure. How can you recognize such an infection? Is there anything you can do to save the implant? In this blog post, we will discuss these important questions.


Why Summer Is a Convenient Time for Wisdom Teeth Extractions

June 9, 2019

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smiling young woman in summer clothesYou might already have a lot planned for this summer, including a family vacation, household projects, and more. But you may want to consider getting your wisdom teeth removed this season as well, especially if you have been putting off your wisdom teeth extractions because you are afraid that your recovery time will cause you to miss out on school or work. Let us talk a bit more about this procedure and why summer may be the perfect time for you to get it done.


Care for Your Child’s Primary Teeth with Your Family Dentist

May 24, 2019

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Dental care is important for individuals of all ages, including children who do not yet have their permanent teeth. Unfortunately, however, some parents make the mistake of not bringing their child to the dentist for routine care. In this article, we will discuss why caring for primary (baby) teeth is so important and why your family dentist in Enfield is essential for helping your child maintain sound oral health.


The Dos and Don’ts of Cleaning Invisalign Aligners

March 24, 2019

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Invisalign and oral hygiene toolsMany patients value Invisalign for its ability to discreetly and effectively correct orthodontic problems. They also enjoy the treatment’s convenience; the removable nature of the aligners makes it easy to maintain oral hygiene. For the treatment to be successful, however, it is important that you regularly spend time on cleaning your aligners and not just the teeth beneath them. Here is an overview of some of the Dos and Don’ts you should apply in order to keep your Invisalign trays clean, fresh, and functional.


How Does Invisalign in Enfield Move My Teeth?

March 14, 2019

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Do you have misaligned teeth? Orthodontic treatment can do more than improve the way your teeth look. It can also reduce your risk of dental decay, help your jaw joint to function at its best, and prevent premature wear and tear to your teeth. While you may recognize the value of orthodontic treatment, you may still have questions about it — particularly if you are considering Invisalign in Enfield, which is somewhat different from traditional metal braces. This article discusses how Invisalign works and what you can expect during your treatment.


How to Cope with Dry Socket After Wisdom Teeth Extractions

December 8, 2018

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woman with mouth painIf your mouth is a little tender or sore after wisdom teeth extractions, that’s nothing to worry about. In rare cases, however, patients experience significant pain at the surgical site due to a condition known as dry socket. What exactly is dry socket, and how can you cope with it? Let’s talk about these important questions.


Visit Your Dentist in Enfield Before Your 2018 Insurance Expires!

November 1, 2018

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dental appointment on calendar2018 flew by, didn’t it? In just a couple of months, you’ll be putting up your new calendar, making resolutions for 2019, and looking forward to all the adventures of the new year. But before the curtain closes on 2018, it would be wise for you to schedule an appointment with your dentist in Enfield. Doing so will help you make sure that your dental insurance doesn’t go to waste.


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