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Bell Road Dental Care Blog

I Smoke – Can I Still Qualify for Dental Implantation?

June 15, 2021

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woman learning about smoking and dental implants

If you have any number of teeth missing, dental implants are considered to be the best way to replace them. Each cylinder-shaped titanium post is extremely sturdy and durable, attaching to the jawbone to mimic the stability of the original tooth root. While dental implantation has a 95% success rate, its longevity ultimately comes down to the post-surgery care. For tobacco users, what are the effects of smoking and dental implants? Continue reading to find out if it can impact the overall success.

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5 Important Oral Health Tips for Your Summer Vacation

June 1, 2021

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woman learning summer oral health tips

Summer’s almost here, and you’re looking forward to going on vacation so you can “let your hair down.” While enjoying some free time, you still want to be sure to maintain your oral health. What can you do to ensure the protection of your teeth and gums? Continue reading to get 5 simple summer oral health tips!

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4 Cosmetic Dentistry Myths You Shouldn’t Fall For

May 29, 2021

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Woman smiling

Are you looking to enhance the gorgeous features of your smile? With modern dentistry, you have all sorts of different cosmetic dental treatments to choose from to help you feel more comfortable about showing off your teeth. However, there is a bunch of misinformation floating around out there about cosmetic dentistry. Continue reading to learn about some common cosmetic dentistry myths that you shouldn’t fall for.

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What to Do About a Loose Dental Implant

May 2, 2021

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Woman covering her mouth

Dental implants are one of the best tooth replacement options out there too choose from. They have numerous benefits, including being long-lasting, natural-looking, and having an amazingly high success rate of 95% or even higher! However, dental implants failures can still happen from time to time. Continue reading to learn why dental implants can become loose and what you should do if it happens to you.

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3 Fad Diets That Are Harmful for Your Smile

April 22, 2021

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Juice fad diet

Are you trying to reach goals regarding your health? Fad diets are a way that many different people try to get there. When they are done properly, they can be very useful, but they can also be harmful for your oral health. Whether you are looking to drop a few pounds or you are just trying to be healthier, a fad diet may not be the best choice for your entire body. Continue reading to learn which ones you should be especially careful of for the sake of your oral health.

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The Dangers of Mouth Breathing

April 7, 2021

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Woman breathing

By brushing twice and flossing at least once a day, you are taking huge steps to maintain excellent oral health. But have you ever thought about how the way you breathe affects your smile? You have the ability to breathe through both your mouth and your nose, but one of them is more harmful than the other when it comes to your oral health. Continue reading to learn about the causes of mouth breathing, why it’s an issue, and what you can do to discontinue this habit.

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5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Smile

March 23, 2021

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new and old toothbrush

Now that winter is coming to an end and spring is commencing, there is no better time to clean up the area around you. Whether you are deep cleaning the carpets, throwing away some of the clutter laying around, or just removing dust from those hard-to-reach places, you are improving your surroundings for the better. Why not do the same for your smile?  A dentist in North Phoenix shares some tips for spring cleaning for your teeth.

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How to Avoid Three of the Most Common Oral Health Problems

January 28, 2021

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man with oral health problems in phoenix

You may be shocked to hear that over $120 billion are spent on dental treatments each year in the United States alone. Moreover, studies estimate that more than 80% of people will develop at least one cavity prior to the age of 34. This means that if you’ve struggled with oral issues, or are currently dealing with one, you’re far from alone. There are plenty of different problems that people face with their teeth and gums, but your Phoenix dentist has a list of the top three most common ones and what you can do to avoid them.

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How Does the Feel of Dentures Compare to Dental Implants?

November 30, 2020

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a retired person smiling with dental implant in Phoenix while on a hike

Unlike dentures, adjusting to dental implants in Phoenix shouldn’t take too long, and you can expect the process to be different. Dental implants don’t utilize suction or denture adhesive to stay in place, and since your new teeth are going to be anchored in your mouth, you shouldn’t have to struggle with them moving around or having to try to control them like you did when you first got dentures. Read on to learn a few factors that are going to be different as you adjust to your dental implants.

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Why Your Dentist Takes X-Rays of Your Smile

September 15, 2020

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Smiling dentist with dental X-ray on a screen

Your dentist in Phoenix has been trained to look for the warning signs of a vast array of dental issues, from relatively common cavities to potentially life-threatening oral cancer. But simply performing a visual examination won’t necessarily give them all the information they need to catch dental problems as early as possible. Fortunately, today’s dentists can use X-rays for more thorough, detailed checkups. In this article, you’ll learn how this technology has become an invaluable tool for protecting smiles.                        

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