Charm Smile Dental Blog

No Rust, Just Trust: Questioning the Corrosion Resistance of Dental Implants

January 12, 2024

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Woman smiling after getting dental implants

Dental implants have revolutionized modern dentistry, providing a fantastic solution for patients with missing teeth. As with any treatment, concerns about durability and longevity are always at the top of a patient’s mind. For dental implants, specifically, they worry about the potential for rust. After all, aren’t they made of metal? How do they stay rust-free in your mouth?

If you’re curious about the nature of dental implants and how they stay sturdy and clean for years, continue reading.

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Dental Implants and the Art of Looking Younger

December 15, 2023

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An older man smiling with his new dental implants

If you’ve lost a few teeth, and you’re starting to look a bit older, dental implants may be a solution. Dental implants have revolutionized tooth replacement, offering not only functional benefits but also cosmetic advantages beyond a restored smile. But the question remains, can they make you look younger?

If you want to explore the age-defying benefits of dental implants, continue reading. You may be surprised by their impact on your appearance!

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Does Dental Insurance Ever Cover Cosmetic Dentistry?

November 14, 2023

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Close-up of woman’s beautiful smile after cosmetic dentistry services

Would you like to make some minor — or major — changes to the way your smile looks? Your dentist can develop a treatment plan to help you get rid of stubborn stains, address dental misalignment, achieve a more even gumline, and more. However, you might have some concerns about cost. Does dental insurance ever cover cosmetic dentistry, or will you have to pay for everything out of pocket? This blog post provides valuable information.

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4 Tips for a Healthier Smile This Halloween

October 5, 2023

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family dressed in Halloween costumes at party

Each Halloween, millions gear up for celebrations, from costume contests to trick-or-treating. In 2022, an estimated $10.6 billion will be spent, with $3.1 billion allocated for candy, according to WalletHub. Amid the tempting treats, it’s crucial to safeguard your smile. To ensure that dental concerns don’t haunt your festivities throughout the Halloween season, explore these four tips for maintaining a healthy beam.

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5 Simple Steps to Handle a Knocked-Out Tooth

September 14, 2023

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Hockey player missing a tooth

Knocking out a tooth can be alarming and very painful! Fortunately, just because your smile was injured doesn’t necessarily mean that you will be walking around with a gap in your teeth. By acting quickly and taking all the right steps, your dentist may be able to reimplant the tooth back into your mouth. It’s crucial that you have the issue addressed ASAP. Continue reading to learn the best steps to take if your tooth has been knocked out.

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Dental Emergency Strikes! Should You Go to the Dentist or the ER?

August 11, 2023

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Man has dental pain

A dental emergency can hit hard and leave you reeling, but you’ll need to act fast if you want relief anytime soon. That’s why you should know ahead of time whether a dentist or the emergency room can provide the best care for your dental crisis. Luckily, there are a few easy ways to understand which healthcare provider is best suited to treating your problem and getting your smile back on track. Read on to learn more about when you should go to the dentist and when you should head to the ER during a dental emergency.

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Answering All of Your Questions About Invisalign Refinements

July 13, 2023

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a dentist showing a patient how to use their Invisalign aligners

You likely won’t start hearing about Invisalign refinements until after you begin your treatment, but they’re an important part of many people’s journeys towards a straighter grin. In order to stay on track with your timeline and make sure that you achieve an aligned, beautiful smile once it’s all over, you may require these extra refinement trays. Learn more about how they work and why your dentist may recommend them.  

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What to Expect During an Emergency Dental Visit

June 28, 2023

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person with toothache who needs emergency dental visit holding cheek

Dental emergencies can strike unexpectedly, necessitating urgent dental care. Whether it’s a broken tooth, a severe toothache, or any other urgent dental problem, understanding what to expect during your emergency dental visit is vital. Becoming familiar with the procedures involved can help alleviate anxiety and ensure that you receive prompt and effective care for your dental emergency. In the following discussion, we will guide you through the process of what you can anticipate when experiencing a dental emergency.

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Should You Go to the ER for a Dental Emergency?

June 15, 2023

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patient with dental emergency holding their cheek

Experiencing a dental emergency can be an alarming and often painful situation, causing distress and disrupting daily activities. This includes having trouble at work, sleeping, and eating. Understanding whether to visit your dentist or the emergency room is vital to ensure prompt treatment. Continue reading to learn when a dental emergency necessitates immediate attention from a dentist and when a visit to the emergency room may be the better option.

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The Answers to the Most Asked Questions About Invisalign

May 31, 2023

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Dentist with blue glove holding Invisalign aligner

To date, Invisalign has helped more than 12 million patients achieve their dream smiles. In many cases, patients struggling with misaligned teeth are drawn to this orthodontic solution because the trays are discreet and removable (which means no dietary restrictions or complicated oral hygiene regimens). But do the aligners hurt? How do you remove them? Is there an easy way to keep them clean? You will learn the answers to these as well as other Invisalign FAQs right here!

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