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3 Practical Reasons for Dental Crowns

Diagram of Dental Crown Procedure | Dentist Lake Worth FL

Dental crowns are a standard, tooth-saving procedure in our Lake Worth dental office, but many patients are not aware of how versatile they are and the many solutions they provide when it comes to dentistry.

Here are three ways we use dental crowns at Palms Dental Care.

Repair Decayed and Broken Teeth

Perhaps the most common use, dental crowns repair and stabilize teeth after the structure has been compromised. When too much of the enamel covering teeth is destroyed or decayed, regular chewing may cause a painful breakdown or fractures in an unhealthy tooth. The result may lead to an extraction; something we try to avoid.

Dental crowns cover the entire tooth structure ...

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3 Reasons to Avoid Store-Bought Teeth Whitening Kits

Woman's Smile | Teeth Whitening Lake Worth, FL

With the growing availability of store-bought teeth whitening kits, it can be tempting to purchase them to improve your smile. While they may seem like a small investment, over-the-counter teeth whitening products prove that you get what you pay for.

When you opt for teeth whitening with a top dentist in Lake Worth, you will have the benefit of an experienced dentist to ensure that you have the most brilliant and white smile possible.

#1 Generic Whitening Kits Often Fail to Deliver

While many products claim to whiten teeth up to five shades, you might find that the whitening solutions are not effective on tougher stains. This can cause irregular looking results that ...

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Can You Replace More Than One Missing Tooth with Dental Implants?

Dental Implant

One of the benefits of choosing dental implants in our Lake Worth, FL dental office is that we can replace a single missing tooth or a full arch of teeth with our Done in One™ treatment solution.

Done in One™ is similar to All-on-4 and Teeth in a Day.

Single Dental Implants

A missing tooth leaves a gap in your smile that causes more pressing concerns than just the cosmetics of missing teeth. When a tooth no longer exists, and the bone no longer receives the forces of chewing, it can cause the underlying bone to deteriorate. Your teeth and bone have a dependent relationship.

In addition to bone loss, a gap left in ...

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3 Signs That You Might Need a Root Canal

Diagram of Root of the Tooth | Lake Worth FL Dentist

Few procedures are more dreaded than root canal treatment. You will be happy to know that we can perform this tooth-saving procedure comfortably right here in our Lake Worth, FL dental office.

You Have Pain and Swelling

Pain, pressure, and swelling often indicate an infection. Swelling can occur on the gums near the tooth, in the jaw, or even in the face. Often it feels worse when you lie down or first wake up in the morning. In some rare instances, a severely infected tooth can actually be life-threatening.

It’s best to contact Palms Dental Care at the first sign of a problem so that we can get you feeling healthy again.

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Broken Tooth? Problem Solved!

Man With Toothache | Dentist Lake Worth FL

You are enjoying a relatively soft snack, like a burrito or a bagel and suddenly, you notice that part of your tooth has broken off. You might find it in your mouth, or you may have already swallowed it. What made this happen? Especially with something soft like a bagel or a piece of bread?

Fractures Can Exist Long before Your Tooth Breaks

A small fracture may develop in your tooth, but the tooth stays intact until it can no longer withstand the force from chewing. Then a part of the tooth breaks away leaving a jagged edge to irritate your tongue. It may hurt, but if the break doesn’t affect the ...

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How Properly Fitting Dentures Protect Your Oral Health

Various Dentures | Dentures in Lake Worth FL

When you make an investment, it is nice to have a guarantee that your purchase will pay off. The same is true for dentistry and one of the most common ways to replace teeth – dentures. If you spend money on your new dentures and grow accustomed to eating the foods you love, you might wonder how long you can expect them to last.

Dentures last a long time, but not forever. Some people can have the same set of dentures for 5-8 years, which is what we hope for when designing your smile. Some factors can affect denture fit and may decrease their usefulness over time.

Factors That Can Affect Denture Fit

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Holiday and New Years Wishes from us to you!

Dental Team | Lake Worth Dentists

Happy Holidays to our Palms Dental Care family!
It has been wonderful sharing the 2017 year with you all and we are so excited for all the 2018 year has to bring.
We are pleased to announce we have selected our Holiday Smile Makeover candidates!
Thank you all for your nominations and stay tuned for announcement of our lucky winner!
We wish each and everyone of you a happy and healthy new year!

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