Dentist Blog

What are implant dentures?

What are implant dentures? Dentures that are supported by dental implants are a modern way of restoring the terminal dentition. When teeth are too far decayed/infected to be restored, an implant denture is a wonderful way to get your smile back. Although time goes by and we experience pain and even embarrassment with our smile or…

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What kind of dental crown material is best?

A dental crown can be a wonderful way to restore a damaged tooth. Teeth may be damaged by large fillings with recurrent decay or even fractures. By reshaping the tooth after appropriate anesthesia, a new “cap” or “hat” may be fitted to the tooth. When the final crown is fabricated, it is customary to choose…

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Halloween tips from the Schroeders!

Welcome back to the Schroeder Cosmetic and Family Dentistry Blog with some Halloween tips! As the temperature begins to drop and we see summer wind to a close, it’s important to review a few key elements of proper oral hygiene. From Halloween Candy to holiday treats, it’s easy to forget about healthy habits and we…

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Do I have TMJ?

Hello and welcome back to the Schroeder Cosmetic and Family Dentistry Blog! We love providing the public more dental knowledge and this blog has done exactly that. Today we’ll be discussing the TMJ and risk factors, symptoms and suggested treatments for TMD. “If you want to converse with me, first define your terms.” -Voltaire First, a quick moment of…

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Do I need a filling or root canal?

Do you need a filling or a root canal? We’ll try to answer that question in our latest blog post! Although we love to provide information to our patients, this information is simply to educate the public and in no way negates allowing a professional to make a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. Do you need…

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Prepare your teeth for a wedding!

Hello all and welcome to our blog post about preparing your teeth for a wedding! This time of year we watch wedding season come into full swing and we are so excited to help our patients. It is common for brides and grooms to worry about having that perfect smile for their big day! Here at Schroeder Cosmetic and…

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What causes tooth sensitivity?

Welcome back to the blog and hope you are having a wonderful spring! Tooth sensitivity is experienced by more than 1 in 4 people nationwide. Hot coffee, cold water, or a chilly breeze shouldn’t evoke fear or pain out of you! Let’s discuss potential causes and accepted treatments for excessively sensitive teeth. Common causes of teeth…

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Why would a dentist offer Saturday appointments?

Welcome back to the Schroeder Cosmetic and Family Dentistry Blog! We take great pride in our outstanding reviews and providing a fear-free dental experience for our patients but we wondered what else we could do for this incredible community. Lexingtonians have supported us for over 37 years and we want to provide any service that could fulfill their dental…

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What are dental implants?

Hello and welcome back to the Schroeder Cosmetic and Family Dentistry blog where we’ll be discussing dental implants today! As we transition into the summertime, we’d like to give you some information about replacing missing teeth with dental implants, the pieces of a dental implant and limitations/concerns associated with dental implants. Do you have a…

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