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How to Fix Chipped Teeth
Added on: August 31, 2019
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Tooth enamel is strong…but it isn’t unbreakable. Most people have at least one or two very small chips on their teeth. These occur during normal day-to-day activities like eating, talking, or even sleeping. Typically, these chips are too tiny to be noticeable but, in some cases, they can be larger…. Read More…

Vote for Dr. Bobbi in the 2020 Maggy Awards!
Added on: August 29, 2019
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That time of the year is here again: Maggy Awards season! To vote for Dr. Bobbi for best dentist, go to bit.ly/vote-for-bobbi, go to the third page, and type in “Bobbi Stanley” under the dentist category. Every year, our amazing patients come out in the hundreds to support Stanley Dentistry… Read More…

What is the Difference Between an Endodontist and a Periodontist?
Added on: August 27, 2019
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There are so many different kinds of doctors that it’s easy to get them confused. Nephrologists, ophthalmologists, and pulmonologists all kind of sound the same to people who don’t work in the medical field. In dentistry, we don’t have quite as many strange titles as general medicine, but we still… Read More…

Get KöR Whitening & Change a Child’s Life
Added on: August 27, 2019
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If you’ve been considering getting your teeth whitened, now is the time to do it. From now till the end of September, we’re giving 100% of the proceeds from KöR whitening treatments to a charity that’s been close to my heart for years: Smile Train.  Smile Train is an international… Read More…

What is Dental Bonding?
Added on: August 22, 2019
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Dental bonding (also called “tooth bonding”) is the practice of using soft composite resin to fix minor chips or cracks on teeth. The composite resin is pliable, allowing the doctor to mold it into any shape and polish it to any shade. Once the doctor is happy with the resin,… Read More…

What is the Best Way to Clean Dentures?
Added on: August 22, 2019
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Getting dentures can be both an exciting and stressful time for patients. It’s exciting because patients are gaining a better bite and a brighter smile. It can be stressful because dentures require a few different appointments and, after the final try-on, the patient has to become familiar with a new… Read More…

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The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Teeth
Added on: August 18, 2019
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Every other week, there’s a new diet fad that promises a healthier lifestyle or dramatic weight loss. Every day, thousands flock to their local grocery store in search of diet shakes and “organic” veggies. After the new year, gyms become flooded with newly health-conscious people. Society has an ingrained interest… Read More…

Posted In: Family Dentistry
What’s a Snap-on-Smile?
Added on: August 16, 2019
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You have a wedding, graduation, or birthday party coming up and you want everything to be perfect. From the outfit to the decorations to the guests, you have everything planned out and ready to go. Still, there’s one thing that keeps bothering you: your smile. With only a few weeks… Read More…

Use or Lose it: Take Advantage of Dental Insurance
Added on: August 12, 2019
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We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: if you have dental insurance, the best way to save yourself a lot of money is to remember the “use it or lose it” principle. Every year, we run a campaign encouraging our patients to schedule their cleanings, fillings, and other… Read More…

Why Do Babies Need to Go to the Dentist?
Added on: August 7, 2019
pediatric dentistry

Most children don’t go to the dentist for the first time until they’re two and a half years old. To some parents, this number might sound a little young. After all, if a child is still losing their “baby” teeth (also called primary teeth), do they really need to go… Read More…

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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?
Added on: August 2, 2019
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When a doctor does them right, dental implants are a lifelong investment. Unlike veneers or dental bridges, dental implants (as in the implant itself and not the crown) do not normally need replacing. If you’ve had complications with your dental implant it could be because of: Poor placement Smoking Poor… Read More…

Posted In: Dental Implants
Why You Shouldn’t Use Alcohol-Based Mouthwash With Veneers
Added on: July 26, 2019
mouthwash and veneers

If you want a perfect smile, veneers are definitely something you should consider. Prep and no-prep veneers can give almost anyone the smile of their dreams in just a few quick visits to the Stanley Dentistry office. Post-procedure, all of our veneers patients want to keep their smile looking great… Read More…