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Gum Disease: What Every Diabetic Should Know

If you are diabetic, you’ve probably been warned by your dentist that diabetes puts you at greater risk of developing gum disease. Likewise, you’ve probably been warned by your doctor that gum disease can make it difficult to control your blood sugar. Between these two warnings, it’s clear that this is a condition you want to avoid! […]

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How Your Heart and Smile Are Connected

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American females and males. Roughly 70 percent of Americans have or will develop gum disease at some point in their life. How are these two statistics related? Poor oral hygiene fails to remove harmful bacteria in your mouth, which leads to gum disease. Research has shown a […]

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Is Gum Pain Trying to Tell You Something?

If you’re experiencing bleeding when you brush or floss your teeth, you may have one of the two forms of gum disease. Gum disease (periodontal disease) is a very common dental condition that affects roughly 50% of Americans. When gum disease plagues your mouth, it can negatively affect your gums, teeth, and bone. It’s extremely […]

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Restorative Dentistry Explained from Fillings to Implants

At Family Dentistry and Aesthetics we want all our patients to have smiles that are healthy and bright, so we specialize in both restorative and cosmetic dentistry. These two types of dentistry may be commonly confused, so we’ll explain the different ways they contribute to a strong and beautiful smile. For more information about the […]

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5 Tips to Keep Your Teeth for Life

Want to hold on to your teeth for life? Of course, we all do. It’s a goal that more and more Americans are able to achieve nowadays. There’s no reason why you can’t take steps now to prevent needing unwieldy dentures one day. Visit Fort Wayne dentist, Family Dentistry and Aesthetics for more tips on healthy teeth […]

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A Fort Wayne Dentist for the Whole Family

At Family Dentistry and Aesthetics, we look forward to caring for every member of your family. From the youngest to the oldest, and everyone in between, we provide the treatments you need to protect, restore and beautify your smiles. Drs. Teel and Gilbert are licensed dentists and ADA members, whose professional dedication translates to excellent care for the ones you love. If […]

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Envision a New Smile with Cosmetic Imaging

At Family Dentistry and Aesthetics, we believe everyone should be able to smile and laugh with confidence. This may sound easy, but for many, life brings heavy wear and tear to our smiles. Teeth become rough, yellowed, chipped, and eroded by years of hard use. Thanks to the innovations of cosmetic dentistry, we offer a way […]

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Avoiding Dental Care?

Don’t Let Dental Anxiety or Aversion Stop You At Family Dentistry and Aesthetics, we know that going to the dentist is not at the top of everyone’s “fun things to do” list. But most people know that six-month visits are the best way to avoid dental pain and emergencies in the future. Regular oral care […]

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Top Dental Technology for Patient Comfort

Your comfort and care are a priority to Dr. Teel , Dr. Gilbert  and the team at Family Dentistry & Aesthetics. Part of prioritizing your care is using the latest tools in dentistry technology, such as diode laser therapy. Our doctors also believe in continuing education and staying up-to-date with the latest dentistry techniques, to […]

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What Happens as Dental Implants Heal

When you choose to replace a lost or irreparably damaged tooth with a dental implant at Family Dentistry & Aesthetics, our team will make sure you are well taken care of, every step of the way. Dental implants can last for the rest of your life, so the brief outpatient surgery is cerainly worth your time. Part […]

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