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10 Festive Holiday Recipes for the Whole Family

November, December, and January are chock full of holidays. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, or you have your reasons to celebrate, these months are filled with delightful and delectable meals and snacks. Every year, Americans across the country determine to count their calories as Thanksgiving approaches.  But how quickly that resolution fades…
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dental sealants prevent cavities

How Dental Sealants Help Prevent Cavities for Both Kids and Adults

The use of dental sealants among both kids and adults has been on the rise in recent years, and for good reason. Dental sealants are an excellent preventive measure, providing that quick and painless extra layer of protection against tooth decay. However, many of our patients think that dental sealants are only for kids. Though…
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Adult orthodontics has never been more popular.

Adult Braces? 6 Ways Millennials Changed the Status Quo

How did adult orthodontics become so popular? Many adults today likely remember braces as a long-past aspect of their youth—something just for kids. However, as millennials have begun entering the world of adulthood, they’ve brought with them a major shift in that perception. Today, adult orthodontics, including both conventional braces and clear aligners, is more…
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Is a smile makeover permanent

Is a Smile Makeover Permanent?

How Long Your Smile Makeover Results Will Last Smile makeovers are one of the most exciting forms of cosmetic dental care. They allow you to transform your smile into one of your dreams and give a massive boost to your self-confidence. Smile makeovers can even help you maintain a higher level of oral health by…
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Understanding the smile makeover process

An Overarching Picture of the Cosmetic Smile Makeover Process

Understand how the smile makeover process could help you. We often connect our smiles to our identities because they play such a big role in how we present ourselves to others and even how we see ourselves. Despite this, your teeth and your smile as a whole may have a bigger impact on your overall…
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Know all about dental crowns

Dental Crowns: Misconceptions, Complaints, and the Part You Play in Success

Learn what to expect from dental crowns. Dental crowns are one of the most common restorative dentistry treatments out there—and for good reason! They’re often considered the best way to restore and protect teeth that have been severely damaged by decay or an injury such as a major crack or break. They can even be…
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How to avoid tooth extraction

How, Why, and When to Avoid Tooth Extraction

Protect your smile from tooth loss. The American Association of Endodontists surveyed millennials to discover their thoughts about preserving their natural tooth, and the results were quite interesting. While almost all surveyed agreed that saving their natural teeth was clearly important, nearly a quarter of the group ranked their natural teeth as the number 1…
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Teeth whitening or veneers can give you a smile makeover

Discover Your Preference: Teeth Whitening vs. Veneers

If you’re looking for whiter teeth, Parmer Lane Family Dentistry offers various solutions for a smile makeover. As we get older, our teeth can start to show their age and may not be as dazzling white as they were when we were younger. As we age, some people don’t like how the look of their…
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Types of sedation dentistry

3 Sedation Dentistry Options for Stress-Free Dental Care

On the Cutting Edge of Sedation Dentistry When you’re looking for the best Austin dentist to handle your needs, sedation dentistry is one area to consider. Not every dentist offers sedation dentistry, so if you require sedation, you’ll want to ensure that the dentist you choose is experienced and knowledgeable.  There are multiple types of…
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