Dooley Dental Blog

The 4 Best Benefits of Getting Veneers

February 17, 2023

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a patient smiling after receiving veneers

If you’re self-conscious about the appearance of your smile and ready for a solution that can provide incredible results, you should consider veneers. These incredible coverings can be used to correct all sorts of minor aesthetic issues, and they also come with several awesome benefits! Continue reading below to learn about four of these notable advantages.


A Healthy Smile Will Benefit Your Heart!

February 3, 2023

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a person holding a paper heart over their chest

Both the American Dental Association and the American Heart Association have acknowledged the link between gum disease and heart disease—meaning that prioritizing your oral health is a great way to promote a healthy heart! Keep reading to learn more from your dentist about the connection between oral and cardiovascular health, along with some ways to ensure that both your heart and your smile are happy and healthy.


5 Questions to Get You Started Toward a Smile Makeover

January 27, 2023

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a woman smiling after her smile makeover

There’s more to a smile than meets the eye. Research has found that the simple act of showing your pearly whites releases feel-good chemicals in your brain, resulting in a happier mood! It also impacts people around you, causing a ripple effect by making them grin too. Unfortunately, you may not feel confident in your teeth, which makes you feel self-conscious to show them. If you are considering a smile makeover, you might not know what to ask your dentist. These five questions will help you get the ball rolling toward your new, radiant smile!


3 New Year’s Resolutions for your Oral Health

January 6, 2023

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family holding sparklers and smiling

The new year is here, which means that it’s a good time to check in on some things you may not have thought much about in a while. For example, if you’re like many people, you might not be as considerate of your oral health as you ought to be.

Your teeth support you when you eat, drink, talk, and for many of the other important things in your life, so it may be a good idea to take on a new year’s resolution that can support your teeth. Here are a few ideas for resolutions that can help you do that.


3 Things That Contribute to the Success of Dental Implants

December 29, 2022

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dentist talking to patient about dental implants

If you have ever lost a tooth, you know how much it can affect your confidence. You might find it difficult to feel good about your smile and maybe self-conscious talking or laughing with others. Fortunately, there are several tooth replacement options that can help. Dental implants are one of the most popular since they have such a high success rate. But what is it about dental implants that makes them so successful? Read on to learn three reasons why this treatment is so dependable.


5 Stocking Stuffers That Are Smile-Friendly

December 12, 2022

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Christmas scene with tree and stockings

Are you excited for the holiday season? It’s finally here! That means treats galore, but it also means that your smile is going to be at a higher risk of oral health issues than usual. Fortunately, the holiday season doesn’t have to mean bad news for your beam. Dentist-approved stocking stuffers will help you keep your smile in check. Read on to learn about five stocking stuffers that your family is sure to love.


How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

November 28, 2022

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3D model of a dental implant

Dental implants have become the standard in tooth replacement, and for good reason. They’re natural-looking, feel great, and don’t require excessive maintenance to take care of. They’re also incredibly durable. That said, while most people know that they tend to last, they may not be sure about how long they’re actually likely to stick around. If you want to know a little bit more about dental implants’ lifespan, here’s a little guide that can help you.


3 Ways to Show Your Teeth You Appreciate Them This Thanksgiving

November 10, 2022

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Cartoon tooth holding a sign that says, “thank you.”

When you bite into a leg of turkey, a piece of pie, or a spoonful of stuffing, you might not take the time to appreciate the teeth that let you do that. However, the holiday season is all about being thankful for things we often take for granted. You should try showing your gratitude for your teeth, and the best way to do that is by preventing oral health problems. Here are a couple of things you can try.


How Does Visiting My Dentist Save Me Money?

October 25, 2022

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patient visiting her dentist in Spring Lake

Since it’s that time of year for all the holidays, you might be starting to feel a pinch in your wallet. Whether it’s for house decorations or gifts for your family members, it can easily seem like you’ll have to cut back on certain expenses. However, the last thing you’ll want to do is cancel any essential appointments, especially your upcoming dental checkups. Read on to learn how visiting your dentist can save you money in the short and long term!


How Can I Keep My Halloween Sweet Tooth At Bay?

October 10, 2022

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Halloween candy from a dentist in Spring Lake

Now that the skeletons and jack-o-lanterns are all about the neighborhood, you know it’s that spooky time of the year. With Halloween around the corner, you’re likely to collect a chunk of tasty candy this season that may last the winter (hopefully). While these sweet treats may be fun, they can also wreak havoc on your pearly whites. Keep reading to learn a few tips from your dentist in Spring Lake on protecting your smile during the spooky season!  

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