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5 Commonly Misunderstood Dental Insurance Terms Defined

Are You Confused With Dental Insurance? Sometimes reviewing and understanding your dental insurance policy can seem like you’re trying to decipher the tax code. If the terminology of your dental insurance benefits confuses you, you’re not alone. While it may help to have a dental dictionary on hand, it’s not too practical to carry with […]

4 Ways To Pull A Child’s Loose Tooth

Do You Remember Pulling Your First Loose Tooth? Losing your first baby tooth is one of many childhood experiences that was both terrifying, then relieving. Whether your parents chose the old-school handkerchief grip & rip extraction, or one of the more popular tooth removal methods you’ve surely seen on social media, losing your baby teeth […]

How Missing Teeth Affect Your Health & Appearance

Are You Missing One or More Teeth? If you have experienced tooth loss, you already know how this can make you feel about your appearance. When you’re teeth & gums are in great shape, you have no problem smiling. But when you’re missing one or more teeth smiling is not something you want to do, and […]

When Kids Get Cavities…Here Is What To Expect

Kids & Cavities Do you remember when you had your first cavity? Maybe you’ve always been super diligent with your daily dental hygiene regimen and managed to get through your childhood without experiencing a cavity, or the filling to repair it. If so, you deserve a lollipop! Just remember to rinse your mouth out with […]

DIY Teeth Whitening: Facts Vs. Fiction

DIY Teeth Whitening Have you ever considered undergoing some teeth whitening to shape up your smile? If so, then you know there are plenty of options available to you. Teeth whitening may very well be one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments, in particular around the Holidays, on Valentine’s Day, and for Prom season. […]

4 Ways Seeing Your Dentist Saves You Money

Going to the Dentist Can Save You Money? Your dentist can help you save money, but first, you have to actually schedule – and keep – your appointments. The American Dental Association recommends visiting your dentist at least once every six months. Depending on the condition of your teeth & gums, existing health issues, habits, […]

National Tooth Fairy Day Happens Twice A Year

When Is National Tooth Fairy Day? National Tooth Fairy Day is actually observed twice a year, on February 28th & again on August 22. But why is the Tooth Fairy so special, and does she really deserve two entire days of national celebration? If you’ve been a loyal reader of our blog then you’re already […]

4 Times Teeth Whitening Doesn’t Work

Teeth Whitening Is Very Popular Teeth whitening is one of the most popular Cosmetic Dentistry procedures at our office, hands down. A recent survey showed 80% of Americans aged 18 to 49 want whiter teeth, with women leading in this area at 85%. And 6 out 10 people believe a whiter, brighter smile would boost […]

FDA Issues Benzocaine Warning for Parents With Teething Babies

Benzocaine Puts Teething Babies At Risk Got a teething baby? Don’t give your baby anything that contains benzocaine! According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, “The FDA is committed to protecting the American public from products that pose serious safety risks, especially those with no demonstrated benefit,” said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. “Because […]

4 Benefits of Root Canal Treatment

When Is A Root Canal Necessary? Despite the fear-inducing reputation, root canal treatment preserves the dead or infected tooth. Root canal therapy is recommended when there is a need to repair and preserve a severely damaged or infected tooth. Here at Advanced Dental Arts, we perform non-surgical root canals when there is a need to […]