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Christine D. Laster, DDS Blog

What Should You Do About a Lost Dental Filling?

December 21, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cdldentistry @ 5:13 pm
a woman covering her mouth due to lost dental filling

It can sometimes feel stressful or overwhelming when losing a dental restoration. While a lost dental filling isn’t always considered a dental emergency, it’s still crucial that you get it fixed as soon as possible. Even so, addressing the issue may seem complicated at first if you aren’t certain what to do to restore your tooth. Read on to learn about the common reasons dental fillings fall out and the steps you should take in this situation.

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How Long Does a Dental Filling Usually Last?

December 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cdldentistry @ 3:59 pm
a dentist demonstrating the process of dental fillings

If you’re struggling with decayed or somewhat damaged teeth, then dental fillings may be the ideal solution for you. Not only will they renew your beautiful pearly whites, but they’ll also help protect them from bacteria and further harm. However, you may be wondering how long your results will last. Keep reading to learn about the usual lifespan of dental fillings, when they need to be replaced, and how you can make the most of them.

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Social Media Stars with Veneers

November 24, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cdldentistry @ 10:16 pm
person smiling while being recorded by camera

Social media has become increasingly more popular over the years. From photos to videos to podcasts to music, there are a range of ways to learn about and support your favorite creators. Many of these creators are known for more than just the niche they fit into. Several also have gorgeous grins that capture the attention of audiences across the globe. If you’ve ever see the smile of one of your favorite social media stars and wished that you could duplicate it, there’s good news! Many of them have veneers to thank. Continue reading to learn about some social media influencers who have veneers and how they can benefit someone looking to start a career online.

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Risks of Using Store-Bought Teeth Whitening Too Often

November 9, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cdldentistry @ 1:50 am
person using store-bought teeth whitening products

Teeth whitening is one of the best ways to give your smile a brighter, more appealing look. There are a wide range of whitening products that are available over the counter. From strips to whitening toothpaste, there are a range of options that are easily accessible at many grocery and drug stores. As easy as these products are to get your hands on, that doesn’t mean that they’re the best option for your smile. Read on to learn about some of the potential harms of overusing over-the-counter teeth whitening products.

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Myth Buster: 4 Common Myths about Gum Disease

October 29, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — cdldentistry @ 10:35 pm
woman showing her sore gums

Oral health is about more than just your teeth. Your gums cover the bones of your mouth and teeth, as well as provide a protective barrier against bacteria. By maintaining a consistent and healthy dental routine, you can protect both your teeth and gums. But what if you are noticing some negative changes in your gums? It’s important to not neglect any signs of gum (periodontal) disease by believing it isn’t that big of a deal. Your dentist is here to bust four myths about gum disease so that misconceptions about it never will keep you from your best smile!

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