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How Can I Avoid a Toothache or Similar Emergency?

June 19, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — wemakeyousmile @ 1:38 pm
a young woman holds her mouth in pain because of a toothache in Fort Myers

Experiencing a toothache, no matter how dull or severe, can be bothersome. While not all are preventable (i.e., sinus congestion, lodged food), many of the cases seen by dentists often relate to poor oral hygiene. The recommendation by your dental professional and the American Dental Association (ADA) is to maintain six-month dental checkups and cleanings. So, if you want to minimize your risk for problems that can lie beneath the surface of your gums, spend a few moments learning why it’s beneficial to keep your scheduled dental appointments twice a year.


Crowns or Veneers: Which Solution is Right for You?

March 11, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — wemakeyousmile @ 5:18 pm
an up-close view of a woman pointing to her new smile that contains veneers

When looking to make changes to your appearance, you may be thinking a new hairstyle, spray tan, or even facial injection can put you one step closer to a more youthful aesthetic. But what about your teeth? Are they the culprits behind your dissatisfaction? If so, you may wonder if either veneers or crowns will lead you toward a new and improved look. A cosmetic dentist is here to weigh in on the topic and provide information that will help you better determine which option you want to replace and transform your flawed smile.


Is There Any Pain Associated with Cosmetic Dentistry?

February 18, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — wemakeyousmile @ 7:26 pm
cosmetic dentist examining patient’s teeth

When it comes to dentistry, anything you’ve never experienced before can seem daunting. Maybe there are things about your smile that you want to change, and perhaps you’re considering cosmetic dentistry as an option for a smile transformation. It’s completely normal for you to have questions, and one of the most common ones is, “does cosmetic dentistry hurt?” The truth is, it depends on what you are having done, but anytime work is done to your teeth, it’s going to cause them to feel different. The good news is, you don’t have to be concerned about pain when it comes to cosmetic dentistry. From sedation options to tips for reducing soreness, your local dentist has all the information you need to know about the different types of cosmetic dentistry, what to expect from each, and how to care for your mouth afterward.


Invisalign Treatment with Crowns, Bridges, and Veneers

January 8, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — wemakeyousmile @ 3:27 pm
Woman with dental crowns about to wear Invisalign

As the years pass, you might have dental work done for any number of reasons. You might get a crown to protect a weakened tooth, a bridge to fill in the empty space in your smile, or veneers to make any number of cosmetic corrections. But what happens if you eventually decide to get Invisalign in Fort Myers to straighten your crooked smile? Will the restorations you already have get in the way? In this post, you’ll learn about the considerations that need to be given to previous dental work before beginning Invisalign treatment.


Is Gum Disease Curable? Find Out!

December 19, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — wemakeyousmile @ 8:25 pm
Woman smiling in mirror after seeing dentist in Fort Meyers

Do your gums ever bleed or feel sensitive? If so, you probably have some form of periodontal disease (known as gum disease), which is a common dental issue that currently affects almost half of American adults. If you’ve noticed some of the normal symptoms like redness, puffiness, bleeding, and discomfort, you probably have lots of questions, including whether or not gum disease is curable. Read on to learn the answer!

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