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What Personal Hygiene Standards Are Dentists Maintaining During the COVID-19 Outbreak?

May 12, 2020

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a dental staff member washing their hands prior to seeing a patient

Do you know how to properly wash your hands? If you didn’t before COVID-19, you likely do now. You might even have your own 20-second song you like to sing to ensure you’re washing for the right amount of time. Whether you’re whistling a tune or not, the truth is that bacteria live on more than just your hands, and your sedation dentist is all-too-aware of this fact. This is why they are taking extreme precautions to ensure proper personal hygiene is practiced among everyone in the dentist’s office. Why? Read on to learn about the importance of this particular prevention method and how it helps to keep you safe.


Discover How Powell Dental Group Uses Advanced Technology to Improve Your Health and Create Beautiful Smiles

April 15, 2020

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a dentist using a digital impression system on a male patient

Dental technology has come a long way over the years. The advancements are happening so quickly that many dentists are working overtime to keep up with the latest tools and equipment designed to improve patient satisfaction. At Powell Dental Group, their dental professionals are no different, as they are constantly looking for the right technologies to improve accuracy, offering greater precision, and provide patients with more detailed treatment plans when addressing sleep apnea or another common dental problem. So, what kind of state-of-the-art care will you receive during your next visit? Let’s find out. 


Chronic Jaw Pain and Inadequate Sleep: What’s the Connection?

February 20, 2020

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middle-aged man asleep with his mouth open and snoring

Do you struggle with sleep apnea? Do you have chronic jaw pain that has been bothering you for years? Did you know that the two might be connected? When attempting to treat sleep apnea, it is often found that temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is commonly experienced by individuals who have difficulty sleeping. As a result, TMJ Treatment in Powell can be a viable solution to treating both problems at the same time. Read on to learn more about this connection and how the right therapy can give you the relief you need.


New Smile, New Year: How to Keep Your Smile Healthy and Beautiful

January 3, 2020

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A woman having her teeth cleaned at the dentist’s office

With the start of the new year, more and more people want to transform their appearance. Whether it is by incorporating more exercise into their daily routine, eating healthy, or improving the look of their smile, changes are being made every day. Fortunately, dental professionals throughout the country are happy to provide useful suggestions and techniques to help patients achieve an optimal level of oral health. If you are one of the many who want to do something about your teeth and gums and are ready to act, read on to find out how these dental habits in Powell can have you smiling brighter in 2020.


Use It or Lose It: What You Need to Know About Your Dental Benefits

November 10, 2019

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The holidays are quickly approaching, which means there is little time to do anything except get ready for family, food, and festivities. While all of this sounds exciting and fun, it’s important that you not forget about your oral health. Even if it’s not something you would think about this time of year, you’ll certainly want to after learning that billions of dollars are lost each year due to unused benefits. Instead of adding to that total, find out how you can take advantage of your insurance before you start ringing in the new year.


Find Out if Cavities Can Occur with Porcelain Veneers

September 6, 2019

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Porcelain veneers are one of the most popular cosmetic treatments available. As a “go-to” treatment for many individuals who have cosmetic imperfections they would rather hide, these ultra-thin shell coverings can transform any smile. But are they fully protected from decay and disease? Can a person end up with a porcelain veneer cavity? These questions can all be answered by a dental professional who is weighing in on the topic. Read on to learn more.


New Smile? How to Avoid Stains and Extend the Life of Your Porcelain Veneers

August 1, 2019

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You and a friend are visiting the Powell Farmer’s Market enjoying the sights and sounds, not to mention the smell of freshly picked fruits and vegetables. You spot the beautifully red strawberries and are provided a sample of this delicious treat. Taking a bite, you are so wrapped up in the sweet taste that you forget about what a colorful fruit like this could do to your new smile. In fact, that is one of the reasons you sought treatment with porcelain veneers is because of the stains on your natural teeth. Will eating a strawberry put your new smile at risk? Find out if discoloration is likely with this type of cosmetic treatment, as well as tips on how you can extend the life of your veneers.


A Dentist In Powell Wants To Share Their New Blog With You!

February 16, 2019

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A woman getting a dental exam

Welcome! Everyone on the staff at Powell Dental Group is excited to share the first installment of our new blog with you. For today’s blog, you’ll get an introduction to the services we offer and find out what you can expect during your visits with a dentist in Powell. But don’t forget to check back in each month, as we’ll be sharing valuable information on new topics such as how to achieve better oral health or what a particular dental procedure will entail. Whether you’ve been a patient of ours for a while or you haven’t scheduled your first visit yet, we look forward to serving your dental needs for many years to come!