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Cedric C. Chenet DDS Blog

How Dental Implants Can Prevent Facial Collapse 

February 16, 2023

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closeup of patient smiling after receiving dental implants

If you have gaps in your grin, this does more than just impact the way your beam looks. It can also make it difficult for you to feel confident in the way your smile looks, which can make social situations less enjoyable. Missing teeth can also lead to facial collapse. Continue reading to learn why this is as well as what dental implants can do to prevent it.


How to Protect Your Teeth During Your Fitness Journey

December 29, 2022

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A smiling woman pursuing fitness and oral health

It’s a new year soon, so you probably have some New Year’s Resolutions — things like learning a new language, improving your job prospects, etc. Whatever else is on the list, though, chances are fitness is a goal too. In that case, you’ll need to ensure your physical activity doesn’t conflict with your smile. Your teeth could suffer otherwise! Thankfully, your Melbourne dentist can help you. Here’s a summary of four helpful tips on safely maintaining physical fitness and oral health.


Why Do I Have Morning Breath?

November 14, 2022

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a couple experiencing morning breath in Melbourne

After waking up from a restful sleep, you go to have breakfast with your family. When trying to say, “Good morning,” you suddenly notice an unpleasant smell coming from your mouth. Although brushing your teeth and tongue helps, you might wonder why this started in the first place. Read on to learn the common causes of morning breath, several prevention tactics, and how your dentist can help!


3 Ways You’ll Save Money by Visiting Your Dentist

October 4, 2022

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A dental patient saving money thanks to their dental insurance

If you have dental insurance, you’ve wisely chosen to invest in your smile—but it’s completely up to you to take advantage of your benefits! After all, visiting your dentist always results in great things for your smile. But did you know that it can also greatly benefit your wallet? Here are three ways how!


4 Ways That Smiling Can Improve Your Overall Health

September 26, 2022

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Woman smiling and enjoying several health benefits.

Your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you, so you should smile as often as possible! But according to research from Yale University, men smile an average of eight times a day, with women smiling around 62 times daily. That said, men and women alike should consider smiling frequently, as the habit actually comes with several awesome health benefits! Here’s more from your dentist in Melbourne about four of them.


Can Tooth Infections Be Fatal?

September 24, 2022

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Patient visiting her dentist for a severe toothache.

Few things in this world are as aggravating as a toothache! And almost everyone experiences tooth pain now and again—but can these pesky little aches ever become life-threatening? In some cases, the underlying causes for the pain can progress into serious or even fatal problems! Keep reading to learn more from your emergency dentist in Melbourne about toothaches and when they can potentially become deadly, along with some tips for safeguarding your smile.


Use It Or Lose It

September 16, 2022

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Dear Chenet Dental Family,

 It is hard to believe that we are at the end of the year already! Time has certainly gone by fast. You are receiving this letter because our records indicate you have dental insurance and you currently have a balance left in your “insurance account” that has not been used. Many of you also participate in a FSA “Flexible Spending Account” or HSA “Health Savings Account” with your employer as well. In most cases any benefits left in these accounts at the end of the year will be LOST.


Interproximal Cavities: How Do They Develop & How Can You Treat Them?

August 23, 2022

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a computer illustration of a cavity between teeth

A survey published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2016 found that over 90 percent of adults in the nation have had a cavity. When people think about getting cavities, they often imagine opening their mouth and finding a dark splotch on the visible surface of their tooth. While this can be the most noticeable sign of a cavity, sometimes they can be sneakier and form between teeth, hiding from plain view. Read on to learn more about how cavities between teeth develop and what your dentist can do to treat them.


How Can You Correct Your Teeth on a Budget?

July 20, 2022

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Woman surrounded by credit cards

Are you eager to enhance your smile? Fortunately, in this day and age, you don’t need to settle for teeth that you aren’t happy showing off. There are a variety of cosmetic treatment options available that can improve the appearance of your pearly whites. However, one concern you may have regarding cosmetic dentistry is the cost. The truth is that there are many affordable cosmetic treatments out there, and there are a variety of financing options available. Read on to learn more.


How Long Do Dental Fillings Last?

July 6, 2022

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Tooth-colored filling

Do you have teeth that are decayed or otherwise damaged? Dental fillings are likely an ideal option when it comes to restoring the integrity of your smile. In addition to protecting your teeth from further harm, dental fillings appear perfectly natural, as they blend in with the rest of your tooth. However, you may be wondering how long you can expect your fillings to last. Continue ready to find out.

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