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Signs You Need A Dentist Appointment

Top 5 Signs You Need To See A Dentist

January 25, 2018 | Comments Off on Top 5 Signs You Need To See A Dentist

Along with regular dental checkups, there are times when it’s important to see the dentist. The signs may seem small or you may not want to admit that you have a tooth problem, but the impact of waiting could be a much more painful and costly procedure.  Here are five signs that that your tooth […]

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Don’t Let Fear Stand In Your Way Of Dental Services

Don’t Let Fear Stand In Your Way Of Dental Services

January 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Don’t Let Fear Stand In Your Way Of Dental Services

It’s not uncommon to have a measure of fear and trepidation when going to the dentist, but for some the fear can be almost paralyzing. They know they need dental help and either never call or make an appointment and cancel at the last minute. Dr. Ed and the staff at Lifetime of Smiles want […]

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Diabetes and your teeth

Does Diabetes Impact Your Teeth?

January 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Does Diabetes Impact Your Teeth?

Diabetes is a disease running rampant through our society and along with a myriad of health effects from blindness to organ failure, people often forget that it can impact your teeth as well. Diabetes is when your body is unable to process sugar effectively and is associated with insulin resistance. The most common type of […]

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Right age for braces

When is the Right Age for Braces?

December 20, 2017 | Comments Off on When is the Right Age for Braces?

When you notice a child’s teeth coming in crooked or just want to make sure everything will look good and straight as they grow, you might consider getting the child braces. Many people are unsure when they should start seriously talking about braces. Let Dr. Ed and A Lifetime of Smiles shed a little light […]

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all on four dental implant

Dentures Don’t Need To Be A Source of Embarrassment

November 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Dentures Don’t Need To Be A Source of Embarrassment

Dentures have never been portrayed as a positive in popular culture. They’re usually associated with the elderly who either take them out or they fall out. Dentures are an important part of dentistry and can be needed at any age. There’s no reason to be embarrassed of denture implants because odds are some people you […]

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Top 5 healthy dental habits

Five Healthy Dental Habits For The Illinois Valley

October 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Five Healthy Dental Habits For The Illinois Valley

Nobody wants dental problems, and you can decrease the risk by taking care of your pearly whites. You want a smile that you can be proud of your entire life and that means making sure you’re doing these five healthy dental habits. Brush Your Teeth Our parents told us from childhood to brush our teeth […]

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chocolate and Illinois Valley dental health

The Truth About Chocolate And Your Teeth

October 20, 2017 | Comments Off on The Truth About Chocolate And Your Teeth

Thousands of pounds of candy are handed out in the Illinois Valley every Halloween and young children, and adults, eagerly scarf it down until their bellies ache. We’ve long been told that chocolate is bad for your teeth and is a leading cause of cavities, but how true is that old adage. It has nuggets […]

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