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March 1, 2024

How Can You Extend the Lifespan of Your Dental Crown?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 8:25 pm
a single dental crown

When receiving a dental crown for a recently treated decayed or damaged tooth, you learn about its many benefits, which range from its functionality to its aesthetics. You may also discover how long this restorative solution is meant to last. Although not designed to be a permanent fixture inside your mouth, keep reading to find out the average timeframe for a custom dental crown and what you can do to extend its lifespan for longer-lasting protection.


December 8, 2023

Can Forgetting to Floss Put Your Overall Health at Risk?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 8:24 pm
man flossing his teeth

Flossing is not commonly viewed as most people’s favorite activity. Brushing teeth seems to be universally accepted and practiced, but running a small piece of dental floss through teeth seems tedious, so many often “forget” or simply refuse to do it. Unfortunately, neglecting to clean between teeth can harm more than just your smile. It can also spell disaster for your overall health. Discover what problems can arise when you don’t floss and why you shouldn’t wait to start taking better care of your teeth.


August 10, 2023

3 Questions to Ask During Your Smile Makeover Consultation

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 2:31 am
smile makeover consultation

Discovering there is a solution to address your severely flawed smile might be a relief. Your eagerness for a newer, more beautiful smile may cause you to want to skip the formalities and simply get started with treatment. But undergoing a smile makeover shouldn’t be a quick or easy decision. This is your smile you’re looking to improve, which means visible results that will be seen by more than just you. As you prepare for your consultation, here are three questions you’ll need to be sure that you ask your cosmetic dentist.


July 7, 2023

Do I Have a Cavity Between My Teeth?  

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 10:44 pm
woman with cavity

Just like everyone else, you like to enjoy a sweet treat now and then. The summer months are filled with cookouts that serve everything from potato chips and hamburgers to cobblers and cake. When visiting the dentist for a checkup, you may discover that your indulgence in these sweet and starchy snacks has caused a cavity between your teeth. But how can one form in such a small area? A dentist is here to explain how to know if you have one and what you can do to prevent them in the first place.  


May 9, 2023

3 Cosmetic Dental Treatments to Consider for Summer 

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 8:35 pm
two women smiling on the beach

Summer is right around the corner, which means you are like most people and probably have plans to travel, spend time with family and friends, or even relax around the pool. No matter what your days will look like over the next several months, it’s likely that you want your smile to look its best, especially if cameras are around. To ensure you are pleased with what you see, here are three cosmetic dental treatments to try.


March 15, 2023

4 Unique Benefits of Dental Implants

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 7:30 pm
couple with dental implants

Think dental implants are just the same as all other tooth replacement solutions? You’ll be surprised to learn that they offer far more than any other restorative option, and they can give you back years that you missed as a result of tooth loss. If you want to learn how to boost your confidence with dental implants, a dentist is here to share four unique benefits that come with these permanent prosthetics.


January 9, 2023

It’s Time to Debunk These 3 Common Myths About Gum Disease

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 5:12 pm
gum recession

When you begin to notice that your gums appear red and tender, or they begin to bleed after brushing and flossing, you may enter into panic mode as you scramble to determine the underlying cause. But not everything you read or hear is true, especially when it comes to dentistry. To help you avoid any miscommunication or outright lies, here are three common myths about gum disease your dentist is here to debunk.


December 13, 2022

4 Tips to Help You Commit to Flossing in 2023 

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 5:09 pm
woman flossing her teeth

You may already be starting your New Year’s resolution list for 2023. If you’re like most people, you may desire to lose weight, find a new job, or even move to a new city, but have you considered adding flossing to your list? You know it is important and necessary if you want to avoid gum disease and tooth decay, but how can you stick to it? Here are four tips to help you commit to and enjoy a healthier smile in the new year.


November 9, 2022

Don’t Let Thanksgiving Damage Your Smile

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 5:07 pm
Thanksgiving foods

If you’re like most people at Thanksgiving, you can’t wait to dig into the delectable dishes around your grandmother’s table. From turkey and mashed potatoes to yams, green beans, and homemade pecan pie, it’s the one time of year that you can feel guilt-free when it comes to eating. But can you? Have you considered how certain holiday foods might put your teeth at risk for cavities and decay? If you want to make sure your smile looks and feels its best throughout the holidays, consider how you can better care for your teeth and gums while enjoying some of your favorite seasonal treats.


October 17, 2022

What is Recovery Like After a Root Canal? 

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 8:12 pm
patient undergoing root canal

Undergoing a root canal is one of the most beneficial procedures you can receive, especially if you’re experiencing significant tooth pain. Although there are many misconceptions about root canals, you can rest assured that your oral health will be in much better shape after the completion of this procedure. To better prepare for your upcoming surgery, a local dentist shares what you can expect during recovery and when you might need to see a professional for additional help.

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