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Do You Have To Care For Teeth With Veneers
04/02/2018
At Macon Smiles, our mission is to help our patients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles through quality dental treatment. But in addition to providing treatment in our office, we strive to be a comprehensive resource for all you dental questions and needs. Dental veneers are among our most popular cosmetic dental treatments, but often, our patients aren't sure what the care and maintenance procedures are after getting veneers. If you're wondering if you still have to take care of teeth after getting veneers, we can help answer this question for you.
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Should I Do Charcoal Teeth Whitening?
12/05/2017
If you notice some discoloration in your teeth, the likelihood is that you’re not alone. Discoloration and staining are extremely common, since many foods and drinks have pigment that can stain our teeth, and our teeth will also naturally become discolored over time. Despite it being a natural process, we can’t help but want to have a whiter smile, because having a radiant smile is a big self-confidence booster.
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Will Flossing Help Bad Breath?
11/16/2017
At MaconSmiles, our mission is to help our patients maintain strong overall oral and dental health. We're proud to offer a variety of quality dental treatment to patients throughout the Macon, GA area, and we can help to treat a variety of dental problems – including bad breath. But treating bad breath, also called halitosis, usually requires more than just in-office care. Patients often ask us what they can do at home to fight bad breath – and one of the most common questions is whether flossing will help with bad breath.
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Should I Replace My Toothbrush After Being Sick?
07/18/2017
At Macon Smiles, we’re glad to offer comprehensive dental treatment for patients of all ages with the goal of getting them a healthier smile. We place our patients first and we’re always willing to listen to any and all of your questions and concerns. As your trusted Macon dentist and dental team, we’d like to take the time to discuss one of these questions that we commonly get asked. That question is – “Should I replace my toothbrush after being sick?”
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Dental Veneers Vs. Braces
06/15/2017
If you want a perfect smile, you have plenty of options out there to get it. The question is, which treatment option is the best fit for you? Some of the most popular treatment options that people choose for fixing their smiles are dental veneers, and braces. Both are vastly different in terms of the treatment itself, but they both have fantastic results for those looking for a better, healthier smile.
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Come Out From Hiding... Show the World Your Smile!
03/01/2017
Are stained, chipped, discolored, or misaligned teeth causing you to want to hide your smile? If so, you're not alone. Many people experience a lack of confidence due to issues with their teeth. You’ll often find them covering their mouths when they laugh, speak or simply grin. Do you find yourself perhaps doing that as well?
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Treat Your Teeth Well This Thanksgiving
11/22/2016
As holiday season comes into full swing, here at Macon Smiles, we are dedicated to making sure that your smile remains healthy and beautiful. Our commitment to your oral health knows no bounds, so we are here to offer some helpful and healthy Thanksgiving tips for your teeth.
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Tips For A Tooth-Safe Spooktacular Halloween
10/24/2016
The vampires, the ghouls, the warlocks, the ghosts, the witches, the wizards, and the zombies, among others, come crawling out on Halloween. This holiday is usually a crowd-favorite and can be quite fun for kids and adults! Though we typically advocate for a very limited sugar load, we understand that this rule often gets broken on Halloween. With this, we want to prepare you with some tooth-safe candies for Halloween.
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Why You May Need To See A Dentist More Frequently
07/28/2016
Dr. Shah recommends that patients visit the dentist at least twice per year for a thorough oral exam to check the health of the teeth and gums. At these important visits to our office, Dr. Shah also looks for any early signs of oral cancer and our hygienist cleans the teeth professionally to remove stubborn deposits to make the teeth look and feel great.
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Teeth Whitening At Home vs. The Dentist's Office
05/17/2016
For a truly great smile that shines, it's important that your teeth are white and bright. However, many people cannot obtain bright, white smiles without the help of a cosmetic dentist. While there are a number of over-the-counter teeth whitening products which all claim they can do wonders, some work better than others at whitening and brightening smiles.
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Get the Help You Need with Headache Therapy & TMJ Relief
01/20/2016
It is never pleasant to experience headaches or TMJ symptoms as your quality of life is affected. Fortunately, there is help available for people suffering from headaches and symptoms of TMJ so they can get the relief they need to live pain-free, normal lives.
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