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Can You Have Coffee with Veneers?

June 17, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Remmers @ 12:24 pm
3D illustration of veneers

If you have dental veneers, you’ve likely heard about their durability. In fact, they’re made of porcelain that won’t decay like tooth enamel! However, you may still have concerns. For instance, will veneers darken from a daily drink of coffee? It’s important to know — after all, you wouldn’t want to get your newly-shiny teeth stained. Luckily, it’s easy to find the answer. To learn more, here’s a summary of how coffee affects veneers by Louisville dentists.

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Dealing with a Dental Emergency During Summer Vacation

June 1, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Remmers @ 11:14 am
People enjoying summer vacation

Dental emergencies can happen when you least expect them; and they often happen when it’s very inconvenient! In fact, 1 in every 5 people suffer some sort of dental trauma every year. That said, these situations can possibly unfold during summer vacation, of all times! But knowing what to do and being prepared can help to ensure your well-being and prevent the derailment of your fun. Here are some tips from your emergency dentist in Louisville for handling a dental emergency during summer vacation, along with some ways to stay prepared for one.

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4 Tips to Smarten Up Your Dental Hygiene

March 23, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Remmers @ 8:44 am
couple brushing teeth in Louisville

March is a time for refreshing yourself for the year, and part of it is to throw out the old and bring in the new. Other than reorganizing your closet and living room for a spring cleaning, you might consider a change to your dental hygiene as well. Read on to learn four ways you can smarten up your oral health routine this month!

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4 Ways Dental Implants Can Boost Your Confidence

March 9, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Remmers @ 4:44 pm
person with dental implants smiling

Missing teeth can do more than just make your smile look incomplete. It can also cause you to feel self-conscious and insecure about how you look. This may take away from the enjoyment of spending time with loved ones and may keep you from flashing a smile in photos. Fortunately, dental implants offer an excellent way to complete your smile and boost your self-esteem. Read on to learn about five ways that getting dental implants may help improve your mental health.

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3 Things to Do After Your Dentist Places a Crown

February 17, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Remmers @ 2:35 pm
Work involving dental crowns in Louisville

Once you’ve gotten your dental crown, you may think there’s nothing more to do on your end. The affected tooth has been ‘capped’ now, so it’ll be healthy and beautiful from here onward! However, that isn’t the case. You’ll need to perform good after-care as well. You don’t want to deal with complications following the procedure, right? That said, remember to do these three things for dental crowns from Louisville dentists — you’ll be glad you did!

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How Do You Find a Good Emergency Dentist?

February 9, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Remmers @ 2:42 pm
patient visiting emergency dentist in Louisville

Even if you take every safety precaution possible, a dental emergency can still strike when you least expect it to. Whether it’s the result of unchecked decay or an accidental injury, you’ll need to act quickly. Do you know who to call in case anything happens? If not, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Read along to learn how to find a top-rated emergency dentist in Louisville to help you get out of your stressful situation.

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5 Ways to Have a Tooth-Healthy Thanksgiving

November 10, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Remmers @ 11:45 am
family enjoying a healthy Thanksgiving in Louisville

Thanksgiving is fast approaching. Wouldn’t it be great to make it through the season with your oral health intact? It may be difficult to abstain from eating some holiday classics this season, but it’s worth it to keep your smile healthy and problem-free. To help you make your way through the Thanksgiving buffet with your teeth where they belong, here are five ways to have a healthy Thanksgiving in Louisville.

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Don’t Have a Scary Smile for Halloween

October 24, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Remmers @ 10:31 pm

Woman carving pumpkin smilingIt’s fun to wear vampire or zombie teeth to add the perfect touch to your Halloween costume, but you wouldn’t want to walk around with a scary smile every day. If you take a minute to think about your oral health, the spooky time of year includes plenty of threats to your oral health, like candy. Halloween doesn’t need to haunt your smile. Here are 4 tips from your cosmetic dentist to keep your teeth and gums healthy, no matter what you choose to wear.

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How Does an At-Home Sleep Test Work?

August 30, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Remmers @ 9:04 pm

Comfortable bed in modern bedroomIf your dentist or physician suspects you have sleep apnea, you’ll be relieved to know you don’t need to stay the night at an unfamiliar facility to get a diagnosis. Instead, you can benefit from an at-home sleep apnea test. Here’s what you can expect during the night.

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Sleeping Pills and Sleep Apnea a Dangerous Combination

July 16, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Remmers @ 12:40 pm

Woman taking sleeping pills with waterIf you have sleep apnea, chronic snoring isn’t the only challenge you deal with. You might struggle with daytime fatigue despite sleeping the recommended 7-9 hours each night. The interruptions in your breathing affect your sleep cycles because you’ll be jarred awake every time your oxygen levels drop too much. Sleep apnea can also cause insomnia, making it even more difficult to get a good night’s rest. Sleeping pills might seem like the ideal solution but mixing certain medications with sleep apnea might just be a recipe for disaster.

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