Claybrooke Dental Blog

Here Are Some Foods to Avoid After Teeth Whitening

November 22, 2022

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Getting teeth whitening can make you feel great, and it’s the perfect time to start taking your oral health more seriously. After your procedure, your enamel is a little bit more permeable than usual, which means that stains can penetrate deeper than they can under normal circumstances. You need to take special care around foods that can discolor your teeth in the days after your cosmetic treatment. Here are some you should watch out for.

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What is a Dental Crown’s Lifespan?

October 7, 2022

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Patient being fitted for dental crowns

Sometimes dental crowns can seem like magic. It’s incredible that something applied over the course of two appointments can have such a positive effect on your quality of life. What makes them even more magical is how long they’ll last. If you’re wondering about dental crowns’ lifespan, here’s a guide that should tell you everything you’ll need to know.

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What Kind of Denture Adhesive Is Right for You?

September 12, 2022

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dentures and denture adhesive

Whether you’re missing several or all of your teeth, it can be difficult to adjust to. Things like eating, speaking, and laughing that used to be simple can now feel more challenging. Fortunately, there are several solutions to missing teeth, including dentures. These restorations have been around for a very long time and are one of the most popular ways for patients to replace missing teeth. for those who wear full dentures, sometimes a little help is necessary to get them to adhere as intended. Read on to learn about a few different types of denture adhesive so you can determine which one is right for you.

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Are Dental Implants Safe for Teens?

August 26, 2022

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model of a dental implant

Teeth are meant to last for a lifetime, but decay, disease, and trauma can result in tooth loss. While you might expect to lose a tooth or two over the years, you probably never thought your teen would lose one. Unfortunately, tooth loss can affect people of all ages, including teenagers. Thankfully, there are several methods to treat missing teeth, like dental implants. Although they are a great option for adults, can teenagers get dental implants? The answer might surprise you.

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Can a Knocked-Out Tooth Be Placed Back Into the Socket?

July 2, 2022

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One moment you’re playing sports with your friends or taking a relaxing walk outside with family, the next you’re lying on the ground and gripping your mouth because you sustained a sporting injury or a bad fall. While most dental emergencies occur as a result of tooth decay or gum disease, they can also happen in situations like these. In some cases, the tooth can be completely knocked out! If you’ve ever wondered if you can place a knocked-out tooth back into your mouth before heading to a dentist, the answer is yes. Learn the best tips to keep in mind in the event of the worst-case scenario!

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What Are the Dangers of DIY Teeth Whitening?

June 15, 2022

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example of DIY whitening in Gahanna

Are you struggling with discoloration or stains on your teeth? This can often feel embarrassing or frustrating when talking or smiling, which can lower your self-confidence in the long run. To address this, you may be tempted to buy store-bought products or try DIY whitening treatments to brighten your smile. However, these methods may not be as beneficial to your teeth as you might think. Read on to learn about the dangers of DIY whitening and why you should see your dentist for treatment instead!

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The Risks of Frequently Using OTC Teeth Whitening Products

May 9, 2022

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person using teeth whitening strips in Gahanna

Are you unhappy with your smile? If so, then you’ll probably want to consider getting teeth whitening treatment! By choosing one of several options from your dentist, you can enjoy having brighter teeth for months to come. However, some people might try store-bought products to whiten their smiles. While these may provide valuable results, they can also be detrimental if used too often. Read on to learn how OTC teeth whitening kits can be risky for your smile.

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Learn the Lifespan of Dental Bridges

April 15, 2022

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Dental bridge model

If you’ve gone to the trouble of getting a dental bridge to replace missing teeth, then chances are that you want a solid return on your investment. That means not only that the bridge looks like a real tooth or teeth, but that it lasts a long time. You don’t want to spend hard-earned money on a fix that will only last you a few months or years. That said, is there anything you can do to make sure your own dental bridge lasts you the required time?

As a matter of fact, with proper maintenance, a dental bridge can work for many years with normal functionality. To help those wanting to learn how, here’s a guide to the types of dental bridges, the average dental bridge lifespan, and the best ways to care for them.

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What Is the Best Dental Crown Material?

February 4, 2022

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dental crown 3D illustration

Teeth can become damaged in many ways. Whether you have suffered from tooth decay or experienced dental trauma, having an injured tooth doesn’t necessarily mean you have to lose it. Dental crowns are used to protect structurally compromised teeth, so they don’t need to be extracted. They can be comprised of various materials. Read on to learn about some of the most common options for dental crowns in Gahanna.

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How Your Dentist Gets That Perfect Shade for Your Dental Crown

January 9, 2022

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close up of woman having teeth shade selected with color matching guide

For total confidence in your smile, you want healthy, dazzling teeth that look completely natural. A dental crown is a common restoration that completely covers the exterior of a damaged tooth. Often made out of porcelain, your dentist can customize the shade of the crown to ensure it matches perfectly with the teeth that surround it. Keep reading to find out how this color-matching works! 

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