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Tips for Flossing Your Dental Implants

May 10, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwinarick @ 9:28 pm

Woman flossing dental implantsIf you’ve replaced your lost teeth with dental implants, you’ve made a wise investment. They can last for decades with the right aftercare, so you don’t want to do anything that will compromise the success of your beautiful smile. You can safeguard it from preventable complications by committing to your oral hygiene. Although you might believe brushing is enough, here’s why flossing dental implants is also important and how to do it properly.

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Keeping Your Heart Healthy Starts with Caring for Your Smile

February 2, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwinarick @ 4:33 pm
man holding a red paper heart to his chest for American Heart Month

According to the CDC, one out of every four deaths in the U.S. are due to cardiovascular problems like heart attack or stroke. Because heart disease is so prevalent, it’s important to learn all you can about keeping it at bay. February is American Heart Month, making now the perfect time to learn about safeguarding your health. One way to do so is by preventing gum disease, which greatly increases your risk of heart disease. Let’s talk about the link between gum disease and heart disease – and how you can keep your heart healthy by caring for your smile.

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Are Dental Implants Better at Preserving Jawbone Than Dentures?

October 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwinarick @ 9:57 pm
A dentist explaining jawbone preservation to a patient.

When you’re missing teeth, especially many or all the teeth in your smile, you may be unsure which method to replace teeth is the best option based on your needs. Considered to be one of the most common forms of tooth replacement, dentures do provide a quick and effective solution. However, it’s worth it to give dental implants a second look, especially if you are concerned about jawbone preservation. Here’s what you should know moving forward as you go over your options.

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Are School Lunches Bad for My Child’s Oral Health?

September 20, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwinarick @ 10:56 pm

School lunches with an apple for young boy.As your child heads back to the classroom, the foods packed in their lunch or provided from the cafeteria are fuel for their mind and body. Not only are they essential for their general health and school performance, but they are also crucial for their dental health. You don’t want their lunches to leave a lasting mark on their smile throughout the school year. Here are a few tips to keep in mind to promote a healthy smile.

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What Makes a Good Dental Implant Candidate?

August 25, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwinarick @ 8:52 pm
Woman looking into a mirror and smiling

For patients with missing teeth or a weak bite, dental implants can be a life-changing treatment option. With an impressive 95% success rate and the ability to be 100% customized to your smile, it’s not surprising that over 3 million patients worldwide have dental implants. Plus, the procedure grew by over 6% between 2019 and 2020 alone, and it doesn’t show signs of slowing down anytime soon. However, this popular restorative dentistry method isn’t for everyone. If you are wondering which traits make someone a good dental implant candidate, then keep reading!

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The Method Behind a Safe and Clean Dental Office

May 3, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwinarick @ 6:49 pm
a dental team member wearing gloves, protective eyewear, and a face mask in preparation for a new patient

As dental offices begin to slowly reopen throughout the United States, you may be asking yourself, “When it is truly safe to go back?” While only you can answer that question, your dentist in Waco wants to reassure you that their office is one of the cleanest places you can visit during this time. Because they must adhere to the strictest sanitation guidelines, you can trust that the recent events surrounding COVID-19 have only increased their health and safety efforts. If you are still somewhat skeptical about the idea of stepping inside your dentist’s office, find out just what steps are being taken to ensure you remain virus-free during your visit.

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How to Care for Your Invisalign Aligners

April 7, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwinarick @ 1:45 am

Woman smiling and holding aligner for Invisalign in Waco.Have you made the decision to invest in your oral health and confidence using Invisalign in Waco? The clear aligners are the sophisticated solution adults need to move their teeth without drawing added attention to the mouth. Invisalign offers exceptional benefits when compared to metal braces, which is a leading reason 1 in 5 orthodontic patients are now over the age of 18. While on your journey to a straight smile, it’s essential you care for your aligners correctly each day. Here’s how you can protect your investment to ensure nothing stands in the way of your dream smile.

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Can You Correct Your Bite with Invisalign?

April 2, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — drwinarick @ 6:13 pm

Woman in white sweater holding Invisalign in Waco.Poor positioning of your teeth can be a leading source of embarrassment, but aesthetic concerns aren’t the only issues. If your teeth are misaligned, it can also cause an improper bite. This can make it difficult and even painful to perform simple tasks, like biting or chewing. It can also lead to dental problems, like uneven wear on your enamel. Traditionally, metal braces are used to correct bite and alignment problems, but they aren’t right for everyone because they are very noticeable. If you need a sophisticated solution to fix your bite, Invisalign in Waco may be the answer. Here’s what you need to know to determine if clear aligners can help you.

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4 Reasons Patients Prefer Dental Implants

December 7, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwinarick @ 2:20 pm
person doing research on their laptop

Are you on the fence about getting dental implants in Waco? There’s a reason why this modern restorative procedure comes so highly recommended by patients and professionals alike. Unlike traditional restorations, implants replace the entire structure of missing teeth from the root up to provide you with the closest substitution to your home-grown pearly whites. Read on for four reasons that patients prefer dental implants over traditional restorations, so you can make the decision that’s best for you.

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4 Tips For Your Smile After Professional Teeth Whitening

October 30, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwinarick @ 6:10 pm
person smiling

After years of being discouraged to smile because of your discolored and stained teeth, you’re ready for a change. Professional teeth whitening offers safe, reliable, and fast results, unlike store-bought kits that can contain ingredients that may irritate your oral tissues. Once you brighten your smile, it makes sense that you’ll want to make sure the results last. Read on for four tips to keep your teeth looking beautiful after your procedure.

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