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2 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes That Go with Your Smile

October 31, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — budadental @ 8:17 pm
Some kids in their Halloween costumes with jack o' lantern smiles

So, you’ve been gliding through October taking care of your oral health, enjoying the pumpkin spice, the cinnamon brooms, and the inexplicable spider decor at every turn, but you’ve missed an important detail…Halloween is here!

Before you rush out to buy an expensive costume, give the ones below a look. Each will be made on a budget and with materials you might have around the house!


Why White Teeth Aren’t Necessarily Healthy

September 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — budadental @ 10:37 am
A closeup of a smile with white teeth

For most, a shiny grin is the go-to example of good oral health. That’s only natural – unstained enamel often looks vibrant and robust. Still, whiter teeth aren’t always healthier ones. They can sometimes suffer from major issues, while (slightly) yellowed enamel may still be strong. Your local Buda dentist is happy to tell you more. To that end, here’s how white teeth could be unhealthy, yellow ones could be unhealthy, and some ways to get a bright and healthy smile.


Fact Or Fiction? 4 Myths About Teeth Whitening

August 14, 2023

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Closeup of a smile with a line down the center demonstrating normal teeth and whitened teeth

Teeth whitening is a cosmetic fix that can help you restore confidence in your smile! Not all whitening solutions are created equally, though. With so many options available, it’s hard to know which treatments are safe and what actually works. Keep reading to learn four common myths about teeth whitening and what the facts are!


Why You Shouldn’t Mix Cavities and Teeth Whitening

July 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — budadental @ 5:08 pm
Woman in white tee pointing index finger at her whitened teeth on teal background

Everyone wants to see your beautiful grin, but it can be hard to show off that signature smile if it isn’t as white as you’d like. At-home teeth whitening is very popular right now, but there are better ways to enhance your smile. If used improperly, these products can actually damage your oral health. It can be especially harmful to use such products on teeth that might already have some issues, so coupling cavities and teeth whitening is a surefire route to your dentist’s office. Here are some of the consequences of over-the-counter whitening products and how your dentist can help.


4 Tips for Preventing Dental Emergencies During Summer Vacation

June 9, 2023

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person experiencing dental emergency holding cheek during summer vacation

Summer is a time for outdoor adventures, exciting activities, and making unforgettable memories. However, amidst all the fun, it’s essential not to overlook the importance of dental care. To keep your teeth safe and protected during your summer escapades, your dentist has some valuable advice to share. Continue reading to learn about four ways you can significantly reduce the risk of encountering dental emergencies and enjoy your summer to the fullest without any tooth-related worries.


4 Reasons to Say Good-Bye to Your Fear of Getting Dental Implants

May 9, 2023

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a man smiling in the mirror at the dentist’s office after receiving dental implants

Did you know that millions of people have restored their smiles with dental implants? Considered the gold standard of tooth loss solutions by most dental professionals, they have given back the joy and ease that comes with having a fully functioning set of complete pearly whites. Since they replace the entire tooth from root to crown, they provide incomparable stability and longevity. However, while the procedure is a process, it is nothing to be scared of! Read on to learn four reasons why you can be excited about getting dental implants—not fearful.


Invest You Tax Refund in Your Oral Health

March 29, 2023

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Man counting cashIs your tax refund burning a hole in your pocket? Don’t blow the extra money on a big-ticket item or a vacation. Instead, invest in yourself. Use your tax refund to improve your oral health. Here are 4 ways you can put the money to good use by achieving your best smile.


Are Toothaches Worse at Night?

March 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — budadental @ 11:07 pm

Digital image of a toothacheNothing can ruin your day quicker than a toothache. While you push through the pain during the day, it can be impossible to ignore your discomfort when trying to doze off for the night. If it seems like your toothache gets worse after going to bed, you’re not imagining things. Believe it or not, dental pain can worsen after the sun goes down, but you don’t have to spend the night tossing and turning. Here’s why your pain intensifies and what you can do to keep it under control so you can get some shuteye. 


How Your Smile Affects Your Love Life

February 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — budadental @ 3:41 am
person using dating app

It’s no secret that dating can be tricky. Whether you meet people at bars, book clubs, grocery stores, or on dating apps, finding someone you click with can be hard. For that reason, it’s important to give yourself a leg-up when possible. Having a great smile is one way to do this. Continue reading to learn about three ways that your smile can have an effect on your dating life.


Why Do My Dentures Smell Bad? 

February 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — budadental @ 3:53 am

If you currently wear dentures, then you are aware of what a positive impact they can have on your life. You can once again enjoy a full, realistic-looking smile that allows you to feel confident in social situations and to eat more foods than you could with gaps in your grin. As helpful as these restorations are, what can you do if they start to smell bad? Keep reading to learn what can cause your dentures to take on a bad odor and what you can do to prevent it.

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