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4 Reasons Why Teeth Whitening Is a Great Gift

July 18, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 11:40 pm
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In a world brimming with gift options, finding that perfect, memorable present for your loved ones can be a delightful challenge. One option that can bring a bright and confident smile to their faces, quite literally, is teeth whitening. This simple yet transformative gift can offer more than just aesthetic improvements; it can boost self-esteem, enhance personal well-being, and leave a lasting impression. Keep reading to learn why teeth whitening makes a great gift.


6 Tips for Making Dental Care Fun for Your Kids

July 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 11:26 pm
family smiling while brushing teeth together

Educating your child on the significance of oral care can be a challenging task. If your child shows reluctance when it comes to brushing and flossing their teeth, fear not! There are strategies to make this routine more appealing to them. To assist you and your little one in maintaining a healthy smile, continue reading to discover six entertaining and effective tips for transforming oral hygiene into an enjoyable experience.


Can Dental Implants Replace Front Teeth?

June 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 7:46 am
young adult with a beautiful smile

Nowadays, if you’re looking to replace a tooth, a dental implant is typically one of the first things your dentist will recommend. Their strength, durability, and realism compared to other tooth replacement options have made them incredibly popular among both dentists and patients.

However, when people envision dental implants, they tend to picture a bulky titanium rod that can be placed in the jawbone. While this idea isn’t necessarily accurate, it sometimes makes people wonder whether it’s even possible to replace their front teeth. If that’s a question that you have, here are a few things it’d probably be good for you to know.


Can I Receive Braces If I Have Crowns or Bridges?

May 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 11:54 pm
Dentist explaining treatment to a patient

When it comes to orthodontic treatment, it’s important that dentists recognize that they rarely have perfect teeth to work with. In reality, many people have received at least one dental crown in their lifetime. If you have had any dental work completed, including crowns, bridges, or veneers, you may be unsure if braces or Invisalign are possible for your smile. According to a dentist, here’s what you should know ahead of your first consultation for orthodontic care.


Can Veneers Make My Teeth Feel Sensitive?

May 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — laplatadental @ 10:15 pm
Dentist explaining veneer treatment to patient

Dental veneers are designed to cover a variety of imperfections in teeth, making a smile that looks less than ideal transform overnight! In order to accomplish this, however, you’ll need to have a small portion of the enamel removed so the ultra-thin sheaths can properly adhere to your teeth.

If you have an interest in veneers but feel intimidated by the idea of removing enamel or the risk of sensitivity, you’ll want to keep reading. Learn everything you need to know about sensitivity when it comes to your veneers from a dentist!

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