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Charcoal for Whiter Teeth?

A beautiful smile is often achieved with whiter teeth.  However, the whitening method you choose could actually harm your teeth.  The latest whitening method trending on social media is the use of charcoal toothpaste.

This method claims that scrubbing your teeth with an activated charcoal paste will bring a shine back to your smile. 

Fact:

There is no evidence that shows dental products with charcoal are safe or effective for your teeth, according to the September 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association.

Also, using materials that are too abrasive on your teeth can actually make them look more yellow. Enamel is what you’re looking to whiten, but if you’re using a ...

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Thinking about a Partial Denture? 3 Advantages of This Classic Treatment Option

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If you are missing one or a couple of teeth, you might have considered getting a partial denture. Partial dentures are different from full dentures, which are designed to take the place of a mouthful of lost teeth. Partials are also removable like dentures.

If you’re considering partial dentures in Jonesboro, AR, you can talk to us at Anthony Bartels, DDS to find out if this is a good option for missing teeth replacement. There are several advantages to this classic treatment option.

Why Missing Teeth Need to Be Replaced

When you are missing even one tooth, you are putting the healthy teeth in your mouth at risk. Not only will your ...

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Which Clear Braces Option Is Right for You?

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You might have heard of clear braces and wondered if they would be right for you. Perhaps you are an adult who has been living with crooked or misaligned teeth, and you think now could be the right time for you to make a change. One thing you know for sure is that you do not want to live through years of metal brackets and wires to straighten your teeth.

Invisalign clear braces are offered in Jonesboro, AR by Anthony Bartels, DDS. They are an excellent choice for older teens and adults who don’t want to commit to traditional orthodontics.

What makes Invisalign clear braces such a great option?

They Are Virtually ...

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3 Signs That Might Mean Gum Disease

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Did you know that over half of American adults suffer from periodontal (gum) disease in some form? It's likely that many of those patients don't even realize they have it. This is because the progression of periodontal disease is typically slow and there aren't very many symptoms or much pain, to begin with. Here are some of the early signs to be aware of that may be indicating you have gum disease.

Your Gums Bleed When You Brush Your Teeth

Have you ever noticed blood in the sink when you're brushing your teeth? This can be an early indicator of gum disease, and it's normal that you may not feel any pain. ...

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Thankful

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We are thankful for our wonderful patients!  We will be closed November 23 and 24 for Thanksgiving but have opened another day over Christmas break to accommodate those off school and work:)

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It's Kathy's Birthday

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Kathy got more than one CROWN today!  That's what you get for coming to the dentist on your birthday.  Happy Birthday Kathy!

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