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All Mouth Guards are Not Created Equal

Imagine you are watching a weekend soccer game when your 12-year-old makes a move to join the fray and go for the ball. “Yes!” you think, “go get it!” You’re full of pride that your kiddo has taken the initiative. There’s simply too many kids going for the ball at once, though, and instead of […]

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Are Teeth Whitening Treatments Really Better Than Store-Bought Products?

Have you used over-the-counter teeth whitening products and been unimpressed with your results? Do you have stubborn stains that won’t go away? It’s a point of fact that teeth aren’t naturally white, but we love bright pearly teeth in America! None of us want “yellow” to be the defining adjective people use to describe our […]

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Ever Dreamed of a Picture-Perfect Smile?

By some miracle of genetics, some people seem to wind up with a picture-perfect smile with zero effort. For most people, however, our teeth are as unique and atypical as our fingerprints. There’s nothing wrong with this, but unique doesn’t always mean you find your smile attractive. If you have lived your life with a […]

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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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