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Electric Toothbrushes – Worth the Hype?

Proper oral hygiene is essential throughout every stage of life. That said, you’ve probably had the electric toothbrush versus manual toothbrush debate more than once. So, are electric toothbrushes worth the hype? In short, yes! We’re here to tell you why. Electric toothbrushes clean your teeth and gums better than manual ones, helping you maintain healthier gums […]

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Relief for TMJ Pain

Over 3 million Americans suffer from TMJ, but what is it and how can it be treated? Keep reading to learn the causes and symptoms of TMJ as well as different ways you can alleviate the pain.  What is TMJ? TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. With one on each side of your jaw, these joints […]

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What to Expect: Dental Implant Recovery Process

Smiling can affect our health in more ways than one, making replacing lost teeth an essential part of staying healthy. Dental implants are the perfect way to restore your smile. They look and feel completely natural, preserve adjacent teeth, prevent bone loss, and promote healthy gums. What are the benefits of dental implants? There are […]

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SMILE, It’s Good For Your Health!

Laughter might be the best medicine, but what’s a laugh without a smile? Believe it or not, turning that frown upside down can positively impact your health. A number of studies have shown that smiling can potentially reduce pain, alleviate anxiety, and even improve your immune system. Don’t believe us? Keep reading to learn the […]

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5 Obvious Signs You Had Botox and How To Avoid Them

Over the past decade, cosmetic and facial treatments have become far more popular and much less taboo than ever before. However, that doesn’t mean that people are interested in making it look obvious that they’ve had some procedures done or regularly do so. If your Botox is done well, it won’t be easy to tell […]

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Is It Time For a Night Guard?

If you’re considering this question, you might already have your answer. However, let’s dive into some common signs that it’s time to add one more step to your nightly routine — that is, putting in a night guard before sleep! What is a night guard? A night guard is a piece that is placed over […]

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Why Replacing Lost Teeth Is Important

Losing a tooth, or more, has the capability to impact your daily life in more ways than one. It might make you avoid eating certain foods, or it might alter your confidence and make you avoid smiling as much as you usually do. That being said, there are multiple reasons why it’s so important to […]

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6 Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Change Your Life

Whether you realize it or not, our smiles play a large role in our everyday life. However, not everyone was blessed with a naturally perfect smile, or even learned the proper way to take care of their teeth. In some cases, someone’s teeth could have been damaged from a disease or an accident, or maybe […]

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Lancaster Dentist Nominated For Top Dentist of America Award

Dr. Shea F. Stevens DMD, FICOI of Smiles by Stevens dental office in Lancaster, PA has been nominated as the representative for the state of Pennsylvania in the 2021 Top Dentist of America awards. The awards are based on peer evaluation and nomination, years of service, academic training, ethics, and services offered for patients. To […]

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