JMG Dentistry Blog

How Can Dentures Affect My Sense of Taste?

April 12, 2024

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Taste is an important sense that helps people tell if food is safe to eat while also making eating more pleasurable. The loss of this sense can diminish the joy of eating as well as leave a person less motivated to eat nutritious meals. The sense of taste dulls with age, and dentures can sometimes make it more difficult to enjoy food. Here’s why you might not taste food as well while wearing dentures and how you can make sure you are getting the most pleasure out of your meals.


How Can Dental Implants Improve My Appearance?

March 13, 2024

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Lady smiles

If you’ve lost one or more teeth, dental implants are the best way to replace them. These artificial teeth are surgically placed directly into the jawbone, creating a sturdy hold that prevents bone loss and maximizes chewing power. While the health benefits of dental implants are well-documented, it’s also important to consider how much they can improve a patient’s appearance. Here’s a brief overview of the cosmetic perks that come with dental implants.


Is Getting a Dental Crown Painful?

February 29, 2024

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Dental crown, mold of mouth, and dental instrumentsMany people fear pain while in the dentist’s chair, but don’t let that stop you from getting the dental crown you need. You won’t have to worry about a painful procedure. Your dentist will keep your comfort as their top priority. It’s normal to have temporary tenderness after your treatment, but it’s easy to manage. Here’s what you can expect when getting your restoration.


Tough Breaks: 4 Foods that Can Harm Your Teeth

January 8, 2024

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Did you know that teeth are harder than bone because enamel is the toughest substance in the human body? Although your pearly whites are incredibly strong and durable, that doesn’t mean they’re impervious to harm. In fact, it’s possible to chip or crack them just by eating certain things. Keep reading to learn more about 4 foods to avoid if you don’t want to end up with a dental appointment!


What Does Pro Teeth Whitening Offer That DIY Doesn’t?

December 7, 2023

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Someone having teeth whitening done

Dentistry has advanced considerably in recent years, especially those treatments designed to address aesthetic issues. With all that modern cosmetic dentistry has to offer, people are flocking to it more than ever— which has created a market for all kinds of DIY substitutes.

Professional teeth whitening, for example, is famed for its ability to do incredible things for the look of people’s smiles. As a result, over-the-counter teeth whitening has become equally popular, despite the fact that the results it produces aren’t quite the same.

Here’s what you should know about the differences between these two styles of teeth whitening, and why one of them can be a bit more dangerous than the other.


5 Stocking Stuffers That Are Smile-Friendly

November 17, 2023

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Wool stocking hung over a fireplace

From chocolate-covered toffee to peppermint candies, many popular stocking stuffer gifts have something in common: they are loaded with sugar. Since the last few weeks of the year are already packed with Halloween candy, pumpkin pie, eggnog, and the like, it’s a good idea to opt for smile-friendly alternatives in order to stay on your dentist’s nice list. With this in mind, read on for five stocking stuffer ideas that won’t leave your loved ones with a mouthful of cavities heading into 2024!


6 Interesting Facts About Gum Disease You May Not Know About

September 20, 2023

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man pointing to inflamed gums

As the leaves begin to change and the air takes on a crisp edge, September indicates not only the arrival of autumn, but also a crucial reminder – it’s Gum Care Month! Shockingly, nearly half of American adults over 30 suffer from gum disease, a statistic that calls for attention and action. In this blog post, we’ll shed light on some lesser-known facts about gum health, emphasizing the significance of preventative care.


Social Media Influencers Who Have Veneers

August 22, 2023

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Smiling young woman taking a selfie with a cellphoneEverywhere you turn, it may seem like you’re surrounded by flawless smiles, even when browsing TikTok and other online platforms. Many popular social media influencers have stunning teeth, like Huda Kattan, Tana Mongeau, and Gigi Gorgeous. Did you know that their memorable smiles aren’t natural? They transformed their teeth using porcelain veneers. You don’t have to be rich or famous to invest in a red-carpet smile. Here is how you can achieve a picture-perfect smile without needing extensive dental work.


Celebrating Graduation with Cosmetic Dentistry

May 18, 2023

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When you or one of your loved ones finally graduates, it’s always an event worth celebrating. Plenty of families head out to fancy restaurants or hold their own parties after the ceremony. But there are other ways to commemorate the occasion as well. A beautiful smile often makes for a great gift – especially for someone who is getting ready to take the first steps in their career. Find out more about the benefits of cosmetic dentistry and how it can be a great choice for graduates.