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Why Is There A Bitter Taste In My Mouth?

June 6, 2023

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It’s expected to have a bitter flavor in your mouth leftover after consuming food or drinks that are supposed to taste that way. But what if the sensation persists or occurs when you haven’t eaten anything? There are many reasons you might experience this and some of them can be an indicator of a more serious health concern.

By paying attention to the symptoms, you have a better chance of handling problems before they become a major issue down the road. After all, you wouldn’t want to ignore a seemingly inconvenient taste in your mouth just to end up in an emergency! Continue reading to learn more about what causes this and what you can do.


Visiting an Emergency Dentist without Dental Insurance

April 11, 2023

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Facing a dental emergency without dental insurance can be a daunting situation. It can be hard to not feel stressed about how you’re going to pay for treatment. This can lead to people putting it off, therefore leading to more issues. However, understanding what to expect when visiting an emergency dentist can help you navigate the process with confidence. Keep reading to learn about the options available and for guidance on how to handle an emergency dental visit without insurance coverage.


Why Does My Toothache Hurt More Before Bed?

February 8, 2023

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If you have a toothache, it can be hard for the pain not to completely dominate your focus. You might have even noticed that your toothache gets more uncomfortable at night, making it hard to sleep.

As it turns out, you may not be imagining it. There are a few reasons why your teeth could be hurting more while you’re lying in bed. Even after you call your dentist about an emergency appointment, you may have to try and get some sleep before you see them. If you’re wondering, here’s why lying down could make the discomfort from your toothache more intense.


Dental Bonding or Veneers: Which Is the Best Choice for You?

January 2, 2023

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a woman smiling at her new teeth with her dentist

Are you wanting to transform your smile? Modern advancements in cosmetic dentistry have made it more possible than ever to improve your pearly whites. There are two main options that can provide natural and long-lasting results: dental bonding and veneers. However, you want to choose the best one for your personal smile goals. Read on to learn about the difference between dental bonding and veneers and the factors you should consider when searching for the right solution for your grin.


How Will Veneers Change My Diet?

November 1, 2022

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Close-up of a woman’s smile

Getting veneers can transform your smile nearly overnight, but it’ll take a little bit of planning to keep them in top shape. It’s natural to wonder if your diet will have to change and, if so, how. You might have the same question about your temporary veneers, which will require a little bit more care to protect. Here’s everything you need to know about how you should change your diet after getting your veneers.


Do You Really Need to Wear Temporary Veneers?

October 14, 2022

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A dental patient who's about to receive temporary veneers

So, you’ve decided to get porcelain veneers for your teeth. You’re probably feeling pretty excited! After all, the procedure’s ceramic layers will cover your dental flaws and make your smile beautiful. Still, you’ll have to be patient — you need to wear short-term versions before you can get the final ones. As for why that’s the case, your Pearland dentist is here to give you some answers. Read on to learn why temporary veneers are essential to your overall treatment.


4 Key Steps for Handling a Lost Dental Filling

September 15, 2022

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Dentists fixing a lost dental filling

If one of your dental fillings falls out of your mouth, you might feel scared. In fact, it wouldn’t be surprising if you wanted just to panic. However, it’s important that you calm yourself and work to protect the affected tooth. In particular, you’ll want to take the proper steps as soon as possible. As for what those steps are, your local dental practice has you covered. Here’s a summary of four things you should do to handle your lost dental filling.


5 Helpful Tips for Traveling with Invisalign

August 18, 2022

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Do you have a trip or vacation planned? Whether it’s a relaxing staycation or an adventurous trip abroad, you may have one important question on your mind, “How do I stay on-track with my Invisalign treatment plan away from home?” To help, here are five must-know tips for traveling with Invisalign.


Can Dentures Diminish Taste?

July 5, 2022

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hand holding upper dentureYour tongue is covered in thousands of little taste buds that allow you to savor your favorite flavors. However, tooth loss can affect your diet because many foods become too difficult to eat. Dentures are a tried and proven method of treating missing teeth, allowing you to enjoy a wide variety of foods. Unfortunately, dentures have a reputation for affecting your sense of taste. Here’s what you need to know about dentures and taste loss.


Why You Don’t Have to Worry about Dental Implants Staining

June 17, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — ecodental @ 6:50 pm
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Dental implants are an investment in your smile – and they’re actually the best choice you can make for tooth replacement. There are a number of benefits to this option, not the least of which is they don’t stain like your natural teeth. That means you can say goodbye to white strips and bleaching toothpastes. 

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