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Mouth-Healthy Foods That Benefit Your Teeth and Gums

April 5, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 7:55 pm
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Having a healthy smile means being mindful of what you consume on a daily basis. The foods you eat can (and do) play a major role in whether your teeth and gums remain free of decay or are plagued by cavities and gum disease. To help you better maintain your pearly whites and prepare for a showstopping smile this summer, here are four healthy foods that benefit your oral health.

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Why Whiter Smiles Don’t Always Equal Healthy Ones

March 22, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 2:28 pm
woman with a whiter smile

It’s easy to assume that just because you have white teeth, your smile is free of decay, infection, and damage. Concealing stains and discoloration is certainly helpful, but it doesn’t eradicate underlying issues that may still exist. In this article, we’ll look at what problems can remain even after teeth whitening treatment and what you can do to ensure your brighter smile aligns with optimal oral health.

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4 Reasons Having a Tooth Removed is a Good Idea

February 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 8:59 pm
an extracted tooth

When hearing it is necessary to have a tooth removed, you might assume there is nothing good that can come of this situation. Although losing your pearly whites can pose significant oral and overall health problems if left untreated, there are actually many great benefits of tooth extraction you may not realize. To help you better understand why your dentist may be suggesting this type of procedure, here are four reasons it is a good idea to say goodbye to one or more of your teeth.

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How to Combat Gum Disease Caused by Alcohol Consumption

January 6, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 8:57 pm
a glass of alcohol

You might assume alcohol consumption only affects your body, but this is a common misconception. The reality is that alcohol’s effect on teeth can lead to serious problems related to your gum health. Periodontal disease is one of the most common problems seen by dentists throughout the country, so to shed some light on how alcohol and your soft oral tissues are connected, a local dentist explains the research and what you can do to combat this problem before it even begins.

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What You Can Expect Your Dental Implants to Feel Like

December 10, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 9:12 pm
Woman with dental implants in Arlington

When it comes to receiving dental implants in Arlington, you may be wondering exactly what it will feel like once they are in place. After all, they’re made of titanium and mimic the natural tooth root, but there’s no way they can feel exactly like a regular tooth, can they? In preparation for your upcoming procedure, a local dentist shares what you can expect once your dental implants are in place.

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3 Reasons to Have Your Dental Crown Placed Before the End of the Year

November 5, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 5:32 pm
a dental crown in Arlington

If you recently learned you need a dental crown in Arlington, you may be contemplating putting it off until next year. After all, the holidays are right around the corner and these customized restorations can be costly. Surely it won’t hurt to wait a few more months to fix your vulnerable tooth, right? A local dentist shares three reasons why it’s best if you go ahead with treatment now instead of waiting until 2022.

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How Preventive Dentistry Coverage Can Reduce Your Chances of a Root Canal

October 10, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 1:34 pm
woman receiving a dental checkup in Arlington

Are you one of the many Americans who fear root canals more than spiders or snakes? According to the American Academy of Endodontists (AAE), nearly 59% of people are more afraid of this common procedure than speaking in public. While the idea of undergoing any kind of dental work sounds unappealing, the truth is you can evade complex and timely procedures with the help of preventive dentistry in Arlington. Learn how your available dental coverage can minimize your risk for severe decay and help you avoid any future root canals.

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Is Enamel Wear Something I Should Worry About?

September 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 9:27 pm
woman pointing to her tooth in Arlington

Your tooth enamel is the outer layer that protects against bad bacteria and harmful acids that try to penetrate and cause tooth decay, cavities, and serious infections. Known for its strength and durability, it can withstand the normal pressure placed on it while eating and chewing; however, just because it is the strongest substance in your body doesn’t mean it’s indestructible. Over time, enamel wear can occur and cause future oral health problems to develop. If you want to minimize your risk and keep your teeth better protected, a dentist shares what you can do to ensure this outer layer doesn’t wear away.

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Teeth Whitening or Veneers: Which Will Brighten My Smile?

August 10, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 1:31 pm
cosmetic dentist in Arlington using shade guide on patient

Are you ready to say “so long” to your stained and discolored teeth? Having the opportunity to enjoy a healthy, whiter smile is a dream many aspire to achieve; however, with teeth whitening and veneers being two viable options for treatment, which one works best for your needs? Fortunately, you don’t have to make this decision alone. A cosmetic dentist in Arlington is here to share why an initial consultation can help determine how you plan to transform your smile and overall appearance.

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3 Factors That Will Determine How Much Your Dental Implants Will Cost

July 5, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drbaldwin @ 7:50 pm
a mouth mold with an implant bridge

Every patient suffering from tooth loss can expect their dental implant cost to be different. These permanent prosthetics require patients to go through a lengthy process to obtain, and each case is vastly different from the next. If you are thinking about replacing your missing teeth with these titanium posts but feel unsure about how much you can expect to spend, here are 3 contributing factors that your dentist will consider when formulating your finalized price tag for treatment.

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