7 Signs it’s Time for a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Although it’s not necessarily a rite of passage into adulthood, the time for the average wisdom tooth extraction usually lies somewhere within the high school and college years. Typically, wisdom teeth start erupting during the mid to late-teens, but did…

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One Patient’s Story: “Dental Implants Changed My Life”

You may have a lot of questions about dental implants, and Summit Dental Center often tries to provide answers to those questions on these pages. What can dental implants do for me? Do I qualify as a candidate? How long…

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The Top 6 Things to Know About Invisalign

For over 20 years, Invisalign has been the leader in clear braces for adults and teens. But even though it’s been around for so long, there are still misconceptions about the treatment and what it entails. At Summit Dental Center…

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Does it Hurt to Get Dental Implants?

If you’ve ever seen a diagram or informative brochure about dental implants, the appearance of these state-of-the-art restorations can seem a little bit intimidating. Although a dental implant looks just like a natural tooth when you’re smiling, the “root” portion…

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Dental veneers in your stocking? It could happen…

A visit to the dentist isn’t usually something you’d give as a gift, but hear us out – because maybe it should be! Studies show that more than a third of all Americans are unhappy with their smile. So why…

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Which Type of Sedation Dentistry is Right for You?

Does going to the dentist make you nervous? Do you feel sweaty or clammy — maybe even have heart palpitations — the moment you sit back in the dental chair? Or perhaps you need to have major dental work done…

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How to Spot Signs That You Need A Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Are you considering a wisdom tooth extraction?  Don’t know what a wisdom tooth is or if you have one? Here’s what you need to know about this “rite of passage” so many people in their teens and 20-somethings are talking…

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How Bad Teeth Can Affect Your Career — and How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help

Exchanging a smile with someone should be a pleasant experience.  It should display confidence and trustworthiness. But important people in your career path (like potential clients or supervisors) may get the wrong impression if your smile is one you’re always…

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Dentures vs. Dental Implants: What You Need to Know

Dental implants are the highest standard of care in prosthodontics and replacing missing teeth. They look like teeth, they function like teeth, and you don’t have to put them in or take them out: no one has to know that…

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Wisdom Tooth Extraction: Things to Know

Remember when your kids were little and they started to get teeth? Their gums were swollen, you made them wear a bib for all the drool, and boy were they cranky! While time has passed, and they have grown, not…

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