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Get the Most Out of the Holiday Season with Dental Implants

November 17, 2021

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celebrating holidays with family

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, everyone’s preparing for all the festivities to come. Unfortunately, those who suffer from extensive tooth loss may not be so excited to partake in these holiday events. If you’re a part of that group, you’re probably thinking about all of the food you can’t eat during the upcoming celebrations. Luckily, you don’t have to live that way forever. Read along to learn how investing in dental implants can help you make the most out of this season!

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Are Dental Implants Covered By Dental Insurance?

October 1, 2021

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woman using dental insurance to visit dentist

Choosing dental implants to replace your missing teeth? Not only is this an excellent choice, but you’ll enjoy their many great benefits for a lifetime! But before you start the implant placement process, it’s normal to wonder if your dental insurance will help cover the cost. Because all plans are different, you’ll need to do your research or have a member of your dental team help you navigate the details of your policy. Read on to discover whether these permanent prosthetics are covered all or in part by your dental insurance and why you should use your benefits before they expire at the end of the year.

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Will My Dental Insurance Cover an Emergency Visit?

August 15, 2021

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dental instruments and paperwork reading “Dental Care”

You take a tumble while riding your bike and accidentally knock out a tooth. Your child takes a hard hit while playing a game of football, causing significant injuries to their smile. A nagging toothache causes much pain that is now making it difficult to eat. All of these are considered dental emergencies and require immediate care. While you may plan to use your dental insurance to pay for your appointment, you may begin to wonder if these unexpected visits will be covered. Read on to hear from a local dentist who shares what you can expect when using your plan to pay for urgent treatment.

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How to Prevent Dental Emergencies from Ruining Your Summer Vacation

July 28, 2021

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three kids eating watermelon on the beach to prevent dental emergencies

After waiting all year for your summer vacation, the last thing you need is a family member getting a toothache or breaking a tooth. You’d have to take time away from relaxation and worry about finding the right care for your loved ones and relieving their pain. While some dental emergencies are unavoidable, there are several precautions you can take to reduce your family’s risk. Here are five easy things you can do to prevent dental emergencies from ruining your summer vacation.

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Get Your Smile Summer-Ready With These 3 Cosmetic Dental Treatments

April 30, 2021

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Woman with white, straight teeth smiling on the beach

The temperature is rising, the days are getting longer… it must be summertime in Florida! Before long, it’ll be time for backyard barbeques, days on the beach, and late nights roasting s’mores. Plus, if you are less than enthused about the appearance of your smile, summer is the perfect time to straighten, whiten, and otherwise perfect your grin. Keep reading as a cosmetic dentist shares three popular treatments and why they are ideal for this time of year!

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How To: Find an Emergency Dentist When You Need One ASAP

April 9, 2021

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Closeup of woman experiencing tooth pain

If you’ve lost a filling, cracked a tooth, or sustained some form of dental injury in the past, then you are all too familiar with just how painful a dental emergency can be. Perhaps the worst part, however, is not knowing where to turn for fast, effective relief, especially if it happens outside of your dentist’s typical office hours. With this in mind, keep reading for tips on how to find an emergency dentist when you need one right away!

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Are Weighted Blankets a Potential Treatment for Sleep Apnea?

February 10, 2021

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White weighted blanket with a feather on top

You might be considering getting a weighted blanket after seeing some of your online friends talk about how great they are for enjoying a good night’s sleep. Typically, weighted blankets are recommended for people with anxiety, ADHD, or other conditions that make it difficult to settle down for the night. But what if you’re being kept up by sleep-disordered breathing? Could a weighted blanket make a difference in your particular case? Read on to learn more about how this sleep aid works and how it can potentially benefit those with sleep apnea.

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Eating with Sleep Apnea: The Do’s & Don’ts

January 21, 2021

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Woman soundly sleeping with sleep apnea

You may know that the foods you eat can affect your oral health, but your diet can surprisingly impact your sleep—both positively and negatively. Of course, this is a big deal if you have sleep apnea because you want to give yourself your best chance at restful sleep each night. But what foods should you avoid? Are there any items that can help you catch some more Zzz’s? Read on to learn the answers!

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Can a Neglected Tooth Infection Actually Kill You?

December 17, 2020

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Closeup of young man suffering with toothache

For years, toothaches were often dismissed as common, leading many patients to wait until the pain was nearly unbearable to seek treatment. That all changed when headlines like “Tooth Infection Kills 26-Year-Old-Man” hit the internet. Practically overnight, people began to wonder whether their oral pain could actually turn fatal. Have you wondered something similar? An emergency dentist shares the answer!

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How to Avoid Dental Emergencies During the Holiday Season

November 4, 2020

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Woman brushing teeth

There is a lot to look forward to this holiday season. Whether you are going to see extended family, are excited to get cozy by the fire, or are eager to whip up some delicious family meals, the holiday season never fails to liven up the mood. However, you certainly don’t want to be spending extra time in the dental chair dealing with a dental emergency. Your emergency dentist in Viera shares some tips that are likely to help you avoid an urgent dental visit in the coming months.

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