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What Is A Canker Sore? And How To Prevent It?

December 27, 2021

You might have experienced soreness in your mouth or ulcer formation during exams or before appearing in a competitive job interview. But have you wondered what these sores are and why they develop? These ulcers are called canker sores. Your dentist at Litchfield Smiles, Dr. Moreira, explains everything you need to know about canker sores. In this article

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Litchfield Smiles Celebrates Halloween 2021

November 1, 2021

Litchfield Smiles dressed up as the busy bees and the beekeeper this year for Halloween. We had a great time this Halloween handing out candy to all the children in Litchfield Park, AZ. It is always nice to see how costumes vary from year to year. We dressed up as the busy bees and the beekeeper since Dr. Moreira actually has experience with beekeeping!

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How Does Sugar Actually Affect Your Teeth?

August 30, 2021

We all have a common idea that sugar is bad for teeth, but do you know why it's bad for your teeth? And basically, what happens when you consume sugar daily? How does so affect your teeth and gums? We'll show you what you can do to protect your teeth from the detrimental effects of sugars. No matter usage of what form of sugar takes, such as maple syrup, honey, granulated sugar, molasses, corn syrup, fructose, cane juice, maltose, fruit juice, and so on.

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Why Dental Implants Could Be Right For You

July 30, 2021

Dental implant surgery is a procedure that replaces tooth roots with metal, screw-like posts and replaces damaged or missing teeth with artificial teeth that look and function much like real ones. Dental implant surgery can offer a welcome alternative to dentures or bridgework that doesn't fit well and can offer an option when a lack of natural teeth roots don't allow building dentures or bridgework tooth replacements.

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Veneers vs. Crowns – Which One Is Right for You?

April 21, 2021

Are you looking to enhance your smile? One of the great things about living in today’s world is the fact that you don’t need to settle for a smile that you are less than confident to show off. There are all sorts of cosmetic and restorative options out there to give you the teeth that you’ve always dreamed of. However, making decisions regarding which treatment to get can be difficult. Continue reading to learn some of the pros and cons of veneers and crowns in Litchfield Park so you can decide which one is best for you.

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Composite VS Porcelain Veneers: Which is Right for Me?

February 26, 2021

If you’re unhappy with the way your teeth look, you can transform them and your self-esteem with cosmetic dentistry. You can achieve the picture-perfect smile you desire with an individualized treatment plan. While you have many options, veneers are a popular solution because they can correct several issues using just one procedure. Although you might believe they are all the same, there are many types of veneers in Litchfield. Composite and porcelain veneers are the most common materials, but which is right for you? Here’s what you need to know to make the best decision to reach your goals.

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6 Questions to Ask When Searching for a New Dental Home

February 10, 2021

Recently, a long-time patient of mine here at Litchfield Smiles mentioned that she and her family were going to be moving to Mesa in a few weeks. Naturally, she was looking for recommendations on a new dental practice for her family. Although I never like to see any of my wonderful patients leave my practice, I let her know that she was in luck. We actually have a sister practice in Mesa where I knew she could continue to receive exceptional treatment in a comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere as she did with her Litchfield dentists. After I had given her my recommendation, I started thinking of how common it probably is for patients to move and need to find a new dental home. If you find yourself in that situation, I have come up with several questions that you can ask yourself while looking.

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6 Tips for Caring for Your Invisalign Trays

January 28, 2021

Invisalign aligners have all sorts of benefits over traditional braces. Not only do you not have to show off a mouthful of metal wires and brackets when you smile and talk, but you also don’t have any eating restrictions. However, Invisalign in Litchfield Park won’t stay invisible if you aren’t taking proper care of your trays. It is important that you are taking steps each day to keep your clear aligners in optimal shape. Here are some tips to prevent them from becoming discolored.

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Foods You Should Avoid with Porcelain Veneers

January 4, 2021

Getting porcelain veneers in Litchfield is one of the best ways to improve your smile; they hide imperfections like chips, cracks, stains, and more. If you’ve made the decision to get them, you won’t want your investment to go to waste. Whether you’ve recently started your process or you’ve had your veneers for a while, the foods and drinks you consume will directly affect the look and longevity of your dental treatment. Keep reading to learn what to avoid when wearing temporary or permanent veneers.

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The Step-By-Step Dental Veneer Process

December 22, 2020

Each year, porcelain veneers transform millions of smiles by effectively and effortlessly masking flaws on teeth. Did you know that many well-known celebrities like . In fact, many well-known celebrities such as Ben Affleck and Demi Moore have them? If you’re thinking about enhancing your smile with veneers, keep reading to learn what you can expect from the dental veneer process in Litchfield Park before you decide to make the commitment.

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5 Questions to Ask at Your Cosmetic Dentistry Consultation

November 25, 2020

Veneers are responsible for transforming millions of smiles every year. Did you know that most well-known celebrities, like Tom Cruise, George Clooney, and even Miley Cyrus have them? If you’re considering giving your teeth a makeover, your local dentist has the facts about veneers in Litchfield Park that you need to know.

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