Jasper Dentistry Blog

5 Things to Know Before Transforming Your Smile with Veneers

March 15, 2024

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Four personalized veneers sitting in a row

Everyone wants a smile that they can be proud to show off. If you’re unhappy with the way your teeth look, you might be thinking of asking your cosmetic dentist for veneers in order to hide any aesthetic flaws. Of course, before you undergo the treatment, it’s essential to ensure that you fully understand what it entails. Below are 5 facts about veneers that you need to know before using them to enhance your grin. 


Do Teeth Cleanings Hurt?

January 13, 2024

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Illustration of ultrasonic cleaner removing tartar from teeth

If it has been a few years (or longer) since your last dental appointment, you might be nervous about what to expect. That is completely understandable. Rest assured that your dentist and their support team want you to have a positive care experience. However, you might still wonder if it is painful to get your teeth cleaned. What can you expect during your appointment, and how can you keep discomfort to a minimum? This blog post explains what you should know.


The Fascinating History of Teeth Whitening

November 19, 2023

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Beautiful woman with bright white teeth

In modern times, teeth whitening is both easy and safe. All you have to do is visit your dentist, and in a short amount of time, you can achieve a brighter, more confident smile! In the past, though, people resorted to some surprising (and dangerous) methods in their quest to reach their aesthetic goals. Are you curious about the history of teeth whitening? This blog post will take you back in time. What you learn may enhance your appreciation for the modern conveniences that are so common today!


What Kind of Material Should Your Dental Crown Be Made Of?

July 6, 2023

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Crown made of tooth-colored material being placed

A dental crown is a common type of dental restoration that often plays an important role in building a tooth back up to its natural form. They can be used for a multitude of reasons, like to fix a fractured tooth or to cover a tooth after a root canal. But what sort of crown should YOU get? The available options can vary depending on your unique situation. Below are a few examples of some common materials used to make crowns, as well as the pros and cons of each one.


Flossing: Is it really that important?

May 28, 2019

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We all know that brushing is key… but why is flossing so important?

The ultimate clean for your teeth is to brush twice a day and floss at least once a day. This helps remove the plaque and food that’s beyond your toothbrush’s reach, according to the American Dental Association. It doesn’t matter when you floss. Do it at night, do it in the morning, or do it after lunch… just do it!


Keep Your Athletes Smiling

April 23, 2019

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Imagine what it would be like if you suddenly lost one or two of your front teeth. Smiling, talking, eating—everything would suddenly be affected. Knowing how to prevent injuries to your mouth and face is especially important if you participate in organized sports or other recreational activities.


Drink Water Fight Cavities

April 11, 2019

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Prevents tooth decay. Fluoride in water is the most efficient way to prevent one of the most common childhood diseases – tooth decay. One study has shown that children who live in communities without fluoridation are three times more likely to end up in the hospital to undergo dental surgery.


7 Creative Tooth Fairy Gifts

April 4, 2019

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Today, American children receive approximately $4.13 per tooth, according to the Original Tooth Fairy Poll.

That’s great, but cash gifts aren’t all that creative nor are they always put to good use. Maybe your kid throws their tooth fairy money in their piggy bank and forgets about it. Or they lose the money altogether. (Hey, kids are expensive.)


Natural Teeth Whitening: Fact or Fiction?

January 30, 2019

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When it comes to teeth whitening, you may see many different methods featured online and in magazines—from oil pulling to charcoal, and even turmeric. Healthy smiles come in many shades, though it’s tempting to think ingredients in our own kitchens could hold the key to a brighter smile. Still, just because a method is natural doesn’t mean it’s healthy. In fact, DIY whitening can do more harm than good to your teeth.


Are you storing your toothbrush the right way?

August 6, 2018

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Yes, you use it twice a day and it goes in your mouth… and even the cleanest of mouths are loaded in germs and bacteria. However, as long as you’re properly storing your toothbrush, that quick rinse at the end of your brushing is just fine.

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