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Looking Young Again: The Anti-Aging Power of Cosmetic Dentistry

May 17, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — wesmilearling @ 9:16 pm
Patient smiling after cosmetic dentistry

Aging has been a concern for people for thousands of years, and science has struggled to fight against it. While there are many modern solutions that can “turn back the clock” on your appearance, cosmetic dentistry is one of the most effective. As you age, your teeth will naturally undergo changes that can affect how young you look. Cosmetic dentistry is the answer to these changes and can help you reclaim a youthful smile. Read on to find some great ways your dentist can help you look younger!


Invisalign Issue: Why Doesn’t it Fit Correctly?

March 4, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — wesmilearling @ 6:34 pm
Nose to chin view of woman with brown hair inserting Invisalign

Invisalign continues to gain popularity as a clear alternative to traditional braces with good reason. Patients love that the transparent trays are less visibly noticeable than bulky metal brackets. Plus, it can often be completed in 12 months as opposed to several years with the tried-and-true method. This option relies on customized plastic trays that are placed over your teeth to gently reposition them over a designated period. If your aligners don’t fit well, however, it can interfere with your treatment timeline. Keep reading to learn why this might be happening and what you can do about it!


4 Reasons You Should Trust Your Dentist to Reline Your Dentures

October 1, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — wesmilearling @ 8:05 pm
a closeup of a patient holding their dentures

A confident smile is a powerful asset, and for those who wear dentures, it plays a significant role in their everyday lives. This unique tooth restoration solution allows patients with lost pearly whites to eat, speak, and laugh with ease once more. However, over time, dentures may lose their snug fit, causing notable discomfort and affecting one’s oral functionality and overall livelihood. Fortunately correcting this is possible through what’s known as a denture reline—but is this something you can do yourself, or should you rely on your trusted dentist? Here’s what you need to know.


Can Dental Insurance Cover Your Emergency Visit?

May 25, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — wesmilearling @ 8:57 am
Patients discussing dental insurance with a dentist

If you see your dentist often, you may rely on dental insurance. The right policy, after all, can cover many oral procedures and services. Still, you might need to find out where things stand with dental emergencies. Can you trust dental insurance to cover emergency care? Fortunately, the answer to this question usually is “yes.” If you want to learn why, your Arlington dentist will happily tell you more. Here, then, is a summary of dental insurance and how it relates to emergency oral care.