Sunset Avenue Dental Blog

Do’s & Don’ts of Caring for Implants

August 3, 2023

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A dentist explaining dental implant care to a patient

When you first get dental implants, you might assume they won’t need upkeep. After all, they’re artificial – they use titanium and porcelain instead of enamel. However, implants actually require daily maintenance to work well. They’ll suffer from early failure without it, forcing you to get expensive replacements. Luckily, you learn how to better care for your dental implants. Here’s a summary of the “do’s” and “don’ts” of caring for these prosthetic teeth.


Preventing Dental Emergencies During the Summer: 5 Helpful Tips

July 11, 2023

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Woman with straw hat smiling outside during summer

Urgent dental issues can strike at any time – including during your summer vacation. Naturally, the last thing you want is to bring your family’s fun to a screeching halt because you need to make an emergency dental appointment. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do to make dental problems less likely to happen. Make sure you’re following these 5 tips for keeping your smile safe during the summer.


4 Summer Foods to Be Careful While Eating with Your Dental Implants

June 6, 2023

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a summer barbecue spread of food

For some people, the best part of summer is spending time with family and friends at cookouts. There’s nothing as warm and satisfying as hanging out with all of your loved ones while barbecuing and snacking on the most delicious homemade foods and drinks. From corn on the cob to freshly smoked ribs and chicken, every part of these summer events is fulfilling, from socializing to eating. However, if you have dental implants, you’ll want to tread carefully before enjoying all of these treats because they could impact their health. Read on to learn four popular summer treats that could put your implants at risk and how you can be more conscientious about your replacement teeth while eating them.  


3 Possible Procedures that Help Prepare You for Dental Implants

May 6, 2023

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a dentist showing a replica of a dental implant

Out of all the possible ways to restore your missing teeth, dental implants are considered the gold standard of tooth loss solutions. By replacing your pearly whites from root to crown, they give you back a fully functioning and natural-looking smile. However, not everyone is a candidate right away and may need some preliminary procedures to prepare their mouth for them. Read on to learn three of the most common preliminary procedures patients may need before completing their grins with dental implants.


A Quick Q & A on Invisalign Treatment

March 1, 2023

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a woman smiling and showing her Invisalign aligner

It’s estimated that over 14 million people have straightened their smiles with Invisalign treatment! This advanced orthodontic allows you to be free from the pitfalls of metal braces by wearing clear, removable aligners. As Invisalign has grown in popularity, many people have grown more curious about possibly using it to align their pearly whites. Here are the answers to four common questions that you may have as you seek orthodontic treatment for a brand-new smile!