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can dentists do Botox

Can Dentists do Botox?

Botox injections are one of the most popular cosmetic treatments for people who aim to maintain a more youthful appearance. Along with tooth whitening, botox is a non-surgical procedure that helps many people feel more confident and less self-conscious. In fact, some patients ask us, can dentists do Botox?

The answer is yes! Dentists have joined the ranks of other healthcare professionals who offer Botox services. In fact, our own Dr. Kelly is one of the dentists qualified to perform Botox injections. A more important question to ask is why a patient may prefer receiving their injections from a dentist.

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types of teeth whitening treatments

What are the Different Types of Teeth Whitening Treatments

If you are like most people, you want a sparkling, bright smile. Many patients opt for teeth whitening treatments to make that dream a reality. These days there are so many different at-home and professional options, so patients often ask about the types of teeth whitening treatments and the pros and cons of each. 

As dental health professionals, our primary goal is the health and safety of our patients. When appropriate, we also offer safe and effective cosmetic treatments like teeth whitening. We know that for many people the radiant smile gives them the confidence to live their best lives. However, safety is our biggest concern.

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pros and cons of charcoal toothpaste

What are the Pros and Cons of Charcoal Toothpaste?

If you follow beauty and personal care trends, chances are you heard of charcoal toothpaste. Whether your friend recommended it or you found it on Pinterest, you may be curious about the pros and cons of charcoal toothpaste. But does it live up to the hype?

We aim to provide objective, helpful information for our patients. As dental professionals, we have concerns about the charcoal toothpaste trend, but recognize some have positive experiences using it as a supplement to their dental care program. Keep in mind the following is not medical advice, it is just basic information about the pros and cons of charcoal toothpaste.

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Why is My Tooth Sensitive to Hot and Cold

Why is My Tooth Sensitive to Hot and Cold?

Often patients ask us, why is my tooth sensitive to hot and cold? Temperature sensitivity can range from mild to very painful. You may experience a sudden jolt of pain triggered by cold water, hot food, cold air, and even spicy foods. 

Since there are multiple possible causes of temperature sensitivity in teeth, the treatment options vary depending on the cause and severity of the pain. Learning common causes also empowers you to prevent future tooth sensitivity. 

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