Tickets For Sale: The Gum Show, Dental Health Beyond A Pretty Smile

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry conducted a survey that found more than half of adults above the age of 50 believe smiles remain the most attractive feature as they age. Cosmetic dentists, emergency dentists, and family dental practices alike would agree that a healthy smile is important for your health and confidence. However, a lot of people think very tooth centric and aren't as concerned about the surrounding areas.

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Jeff Raschka
4 Dental Myths You Should Stop Believing

Most people take their dental health seriously, particularly because it directly affects the quality of their smile. Your smile is important and showing everyone a healthy, brilliant smile is a goal that many people share. Unfortunately, when you're weighed down by the various rumors and myths about how to achieve a healthy smile, it can be difficult to get there.

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Jeff Raschka
3 Ways Dentistry can Improve Your Child's Confidence

Being a kid is hard; whether they're just entering sixth grade or about to graduate high school, it can be difficult to watch your child struggle with self-confidence. Considering the fact 99.7% of adults agree that a healthy smile is imperative to social success, it may be easier than you think to help your child feel more comfortable around their peers. With a little help from a cosmetic dentist, you'll see them grinning in no time. Here are three procedures, performed at most family dental offices, that can make a huge difference:

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Jeff Raschka
Should I replace all of my old silver fillings with the new tooth colored fillings?

Q: Should I replace all of my old silver fillings with the new tooth colored fillings?

A: I like to tell my patients that there are three major flaws with sliver fillings. First, they are ugly. Second, silver fillings are not typically bonded to the tooth and they expand and contract with temperature, thus allowing teeth to fracture. And third, they are just plain ugly (yes, I know I said it this twice). 

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Blake Rossell
Is gum chewing bad for my teeth?

Q: Is gum chewing bad for my teeth?

A:Although some consider gum-chewing a "dirty habit", occasionally chewing on the right kind of gum can actually be a "clean habit." Chewing sugarless gum can have a lot of benefits for your teeth and mouth besides just fresh breath. 

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Blake Rossell
Enter to WINNN!! Fun Floss Challenge...

It’s almost time for back to school, show us your Floss moves and win $500 for your school.

Post a video of your best Floss and tag @aestheticfamilydentalcare.

If your post is public, we will re share on our page and the most likes from the post on our page by Aug 1 will win the $500 for their school.

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Blake Rossell