Papageorgiou Dental Associates Blog

Cosmetic Benefits of Dental Implants

April 11, 2024

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Dentist holding a dental implant model Teeth are supposed to last for a lifetime, but that does not happen for many adults. 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. If you’ve lost a tooth or two over time, your confidence was probably lost along with them. You have several options to fill the space, but only one treatment looks and feels like a real tooth. Dental implants offer unmatched cosmetic benefits. Here’s why they are worth the investment.

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The Power of Fluoride: Armor for Your Pearly Whites

February 9, 2024

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Man smiling after his fluoride treatment

Ah, fluoride, nature’s natural tooth armor. This strange naturally occurring chemical works silently to strengthen and protect your pearly whites from demineralization. You may remember as a child getting the flavored treatments every time you went to the dentist, but are they good for everyone?

Read on to learn how fluoride works and why it’s great for all ages as a way to keep your oral health in check.

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3 Tooth-Friendly Appetizers Guests Will Love

December 5, 2023

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charcuterie board

It’s that time of the year again – the holidays are here, and people worldwide are gearing up for festive get-togethers with loved ones. If you’re hosting a holiday party and want snacks that everyone will enjoy, but also worry about keeping teeth in good shape, we’ve got you covered. Check out these tooth-friendly appetizer ideas that will be a hit with your holiday guests.

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Don’t Panic: Here’s What to Do After Losing a Dental Crown

November 10, 2023

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Frightened woman

Maybe you were eating your lunch and realized that you had something strange, hard, and lumpy floating around in your mouth. Perhaps you fell on your face while playing basketball. In any case, losing a dental crown is a stressful situation, and while it isn’t as urgent as a cracked or dislodged tooth, you will still need to make an appointment with your dentist to have the issue addressed. Here are some steps to take and some things to avoid while waiting for your dentist’s appointment after your crown falls out.

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Celebrate Oral Hygiene Month with these 7 Habits

October 20, 2023

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A woman celebrating oral hygiene month by brushing her teeth

October is a special month in the world of dental care – it’s Oral Hygiene Month! If you’ve been lax in taking care of your oral health recently, now is the perfect time to get back on track. Oral hygiene not only affects your teeth, but can make your whole body feel happier and healthy!

If you’re looking to up your dental hygiene game this month, continue reading to find the top seven ways you can build an oral care routine.

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Get That Dental Filling

September 1, 2023

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a patient attending their dental consultation

As the end of the year approaches, your to-do list is probably starting to grow quite large. However, before you find yourself too busy with the hustle and bustle of the autumn and winter seasons, you should take a moment to stop and consider your oral health—particularly if your dentist has recently informed you that you’re going to need a dental filling to address a pesky cavity! Leaving a cavity untreated can have some pretty severe consequences down the road, for both your oral health and your wallet. So why not have the cavity filled with a dental filling sooner rather than later, especially when you can take advantage of your dental insurance? Here’s what your dentist wants you to consider.

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3 Easy Treatments to Help You Improve Your Smile

August 8, 2023

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close-up of a beautiful smile

Are you in search of ways to elevate your smile without delving into invasive treatments? It’s crucial to find a dentist who understands the importance of a confident and dazzling smile. While some procedures may entail a degree of invasiveness, there are also a multitude of cosmetic dental options at your disposal to help you attain your desired outcomes. In this article, we will delve into a selection of non-invasive enhancements that can enhance your smile.

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Reasons to See Your Dentist Before a Trip This Summer

June 10, 2023

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woman smiling on the beach

This summer it may be nice to get away from everything, enjoying the fresh sights and sounds of travel. However, no matter where you go, your teeth are always going to be right there with you.

That’s why most dentists recommend coming in for a checkup before leaving on any kind of vacation. Here’s why that’s something you should keep in mind this summer.

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The Difference Between Dental Crowns and Fillings

March 7, 2023

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Dentist discussing dental crown with female patientDental crowns and fillings are two of the most popular restorative procedures. However, they are two very different treatments. Although both can fix damaged teeth, only one may be right for you. Here’s what you need to know about the difference between fillings and dental crowns to make the best decision for your smile. 

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4 Common Myths About Gum Disease – Debunked!

January 25, 2023

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Gum disease spelled out in wooden blocks

Do you have achy red gums that bleed easily? Gum disease is fairly common, but just like many other conditions, people don’t tend to know much about it. There are all sorts of misconceptions floating around the internet, so you shouldn’t always believe what you read. It pays to be well-informed about some of the most common myths out there and why they are incorrect. Read on to learn about the most popular misinformation.

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