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7 Surprising Ways Smiling Makes Your Life Better

August 10, 2020

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Happy, healthy woman smiles after visiting her Orlando dentist

Your smile can say a lot about you—perhaps even more than you realize! Ongoing research has discovered a long list of benefits that come along with showing off your beautiful pearly whites. In fact, studies show that smiling can boost various aspects of your life even when you’re in a bad mood! Read on as your Orlando dentist explains seven surprising ways smiling influences your health, happiness, and quality of life.


6 Reasons to Not Start Mail-Order Braces During COVID-19

July 7, 2020

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Clear, clean professional set of Invisalign in Orlando

To make the most of a bad situation, many people are using their extra time during the COVID-19 quarantine to improve themselves. However, not all of the trends you see on social media are safe. One that’s becoming increasingly popular is mail-order braces. While they may seem like a convenient and affordable way to enhance your smile, they can easily leave you stuck in quarantine with painful and damaged teeth! Here are six reasons to avoid using mail-order braces and wait to visit your dentist for Invisalign in Orlando instead.


Need a Dentist During COVID-19? Here’s How They Keep You Safe!

May 21, 2020

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Woman smiling during visit with dentist in Orlando

As you adjust to living during the COVID-19 pandemic, you’ve probably taken precautions like social distancing, cleaning/sanitizing your home, and paying extra close attention to anyone you may come in contact with. But what happens if you need to visit the dentist? Is it safe to go to their office while the Coronavirus is still a risk? Keep reading to learn some of the ways your dentist in Orlando is keeping their patients and staff safe.


Dental Emergency in Quarantine? Skip the ER & Call Your Dentist

April 16, 2020

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Skip this ER and visit your Orlando emergency dentist instead

Where would you go if you found yourself with a knocked-out tooth or intense toothache? While you should seek urgent care, visiting your local ER for a dental emergency can cost you unnecessary time, money, and grief. In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to know where to go when your smile needs immediate help. Here are four reasons why you should avoid the ER and call your Orlando emergency dentist first if you have a scary situation with your smile in quarantine.


6 Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy During Quarantine

March 13, 2020

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Woman staying inside during quarantine as recommended by her Orlando dentist

To slow the spread of COVID-19, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention encourage society to practice social distancing. Following suit with these recommendations, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued a statewide stay at home executive order that will last until at least April 30th, 2020. Many of us now find ourselves at home under quarantine—including your dentist. Unfortunately, this means that all non-emergency dental care needs to be postponed until these strange times have passed. Here are six tips from your Orlando dentist that will help keep your smile healthy throughout quarantine.  


The Best Ways You Can Refresh Your Smile This Tax Season!

February 7, 2020

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Smiling, relaxed woman at desk with a beautiful smile.

It’s about that time of year again: tax season! If you’re excitedly waiting for or recently received your tax return, have you decided what you’re going to do with it? Instead of making a big purchase or going on a vacation, spend it on something that will improve your life for years to come: your smile! Now is a great time to finally change what you don’t like about your teeth and get the beautiful pearly whites you’ve always wanted. These cosmetic services from your Orlando dentist are an affordable and effective way to invest in your smile.


7 Celebrities Who Have Undergone Cosmetic Dentistry Work

January 13, 2020

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close up smile

Have you ever wondered why all the Hollywood celebrities seem to have perfect smiles? There’s a secret at work here: cosmetic dentistry! Most of these rich and famous people have all the money in the world to invest in the appearance of their teeth. From straightening crooked smiles to whitening their teeth to concealing aesthetic flaws with porcelain veneers, there are all sorts of options available for celebrities and non-famous people alike to perfect their smiles. A cosmetic dentist in Orlando is here to talk about a few celebrities who we know have achieved perfect smiles thanks to cosmetic dentistry.


Do I Need a Certain Number of Porcelain Veneers to Fix My Smile?

December 9, 2019

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beautiful woman with perfect teeth

When you stare into the mirror, are you unhappy with the way your smile looks? If so, then it doesn’t take a complex and lengthy procedure to deliver the results you’re looking for. Porcelain veneers in Orlando provide a way to mask such issues as gaps, misalignment, slight crowding and stains. To rejuvenate your smile, are you required to get a certain number of veneers? Find out the answer and learn how a set of porcelain veneers can remake your appearance and boost your confidence!


Black Triangles Between the Teeth – The Causes and Treatment Options

November 19, 2019

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attractive woman smiling with beautiful teeth

As we age, our bodies go through a series of changes, and our teeth and gums, unfortunately, aren’t exempt. One of the possible issues that can arise is the appearance of dark spaces between the teeth that are referred to as “black triangles.” What’s the cause, and are there any aesthetic solutions? As you read further, you’ll learn more about the condition, some of the factors that can bring it about and how cosmetic dentistry in Orlando can help!


2019 Dental Insurance — It’s Time to Use It or Lose It!

October 14, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — sandlaketeam @ 7:33 pm
December 31 blocks and clock

Dental insurance is one of those things that many people take for granted. They might use it only for emergencies, or perhaps they only occasionally attend a checkup. But if that is all you are doing with your insurance, you are putting both your oral health and your money at risk! A dentist in Orlando is here to talk about how you can use your dental insurance to the full, both at the end of 2019 and on into next year.

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