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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!


What to Expect If You Haven’t Seen Your Dentist in a While

November 7, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — wemakeyousmile @ 2:01 am
Fort Myers dentist and patient discussing oral health habits

Has it been a little while since your last dental checkup? Whether it’s due to cost, time constraints, or anxiety, sometimes you might end up not seeing your dentist for several months or years. However, taking control of your oral health is essential for keeping your smile happy, healthy, and intact for a lifetime. Thankfully, learning more about what to expect during your appointment can help you feel a lot more prepared and confident about your visit. Read on as your friendly Fort Myers dentist goes over what your next dental checkup will look like if you haven’t been in a while.


The Basics of Dental Insurance Coverage

October 17, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — wemakeyousmile @ 6:57 pm
Dental insurance form on desk next to glasses

As the end of the year approaches, your 2020 PPO dental insurance may be on the verge of expiring. Before that happens, you should certainly consider how you can use your plan to your greatest advantage! To help you do that, we are providing a basic overview of how your policy might apply to various services. Keep in mind that every dental plan is different, so you will have to check the specifics of your coverage to discover the best way to use it.


Should You Swap Dentures for an Implant-Retained Solution?

September 21, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — wemakeyousmile @ 6:55 pm
A diagram of an implant-retained denture.

While a denture can be used to replace several teeth quickly and affordably, there are many caveats and tradeoffs that need to be made when you choose this option. Alternatively, those who have been wearing a denture for a long time may already know the pitfalls that often accompany them. Today, you can learn why traditional dentures are not always ideal for everyone and why an implant-retained solution from a dentist may be the way to go instead.

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