Simply Dental of Lowell Blog

A Pop of Color: 3 Lipstick Shades for a Brighter & Whiter Smile

June 2, 2024

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a person applying red lipstick

These days, more and more people are focused on improving their smiles – in fact, research shows that the demand for cosmetic dentistry has essentially doubled within the last five to ten years! That said, most cosmetic solutions such as teeth whitening tend to need some time to work. However, there are other ways to instantly brighten your smile – some of which can be found inside your makeup bag! Knowing the right lipstick color for whiter teeth can truly work wonders for your confidence. Here are a few ideas to consider.


Is It Okay to Travel Right After Getting Dental Implants?

April 3, 2024

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a person walking through an airport

Dental implants are a popular and effective solution for replacing missing teeth, restoring smiles, and improving oral health and quality of life. However, understanding dental implant surgery requires careful post-op care to ensure successful integration of the implants into the jawbone; otherwise, if things can’t heal, your new smile won’t be as spectacular as it should be! One common question that many patients have is when it’s safe to travel after getting dental implants. Keep reading below to learn a little more about why in most cases, patients have nothing to fear and can continue to travel as long as they’re mindful of the healing process.


Thinking of Relining Your Dentures At Home? Read This First

February 26, 2024

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Dentist holding denture with blue glove

If your dentures are no longer fitting properly – even with a dentist-recommended adhesive – you might be wondering what your options are. For example, can you reline your dentures at home like the instructional videos on YouTube claim? Keep reading for the answer.


Sinus Pressure or Toothache? Here’s How You Can Tell

December 1, 2023

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a patient suffering from a toothache

Nobody should want to needlessly endure tooth pain—but when it happens, sometimes it’s difficult to tell if it’s your tooth hurting, or if sinus pressure is causing you grief! After all, the proximity of the sinuses to the upper teeth often leads to confusion, leaving people unsure about what exactly is happening. Keep reading below to learn a little more about what causes tooth pain and sinus pressure respectively, so that you know when you need to seek help from your trusted emergency dentist.


How To: Participate in National Dental Hygiene Awareness Month

October 9, 2023

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Man smiling at reflection while flossing his teeth

National Dental Hygiene Awareness Month began in 2009, and it’s still just as important well over a decade later! If you are interested in showing your dental team how much you care, one of the best things you can do is implement a solid at-home oral hygiene routine. With this in mind, here are four oral care tips you can implement this October.


How a Healthy Diet Will Set Your Dental Implants Up for Lasting Success

August 3, 2023

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a woman rejecting junk food in favor of an apple

Dental implants are a popular tooth replacement option for many people—in fact, they’re arguably the best possible solution for restoring lost pearly whites. This is because of their unique placement method; by being placed directly into the patient’s jawbone, they restore lost teeth in terms of look and function. The resulting rebuilt smile is both beautiful and capable of enjoying all sorts of foods. However, did you know that it’s best to stick to a healthy diet after receiving dental implants, in order to preserve their overall integrity and promote excellent oral health moving forward? Here’s more about why.


5 Social Media Influencers Who Have Transformed Their Smiles with Veneers

June 14, 2023

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Woman posting video to social media account outside

A decade ago, the job title “social media influencer” simply didn’t exist. Now, it’s a sought-after position that comes with brand collaborations, tons of free products, fun meetups, and celebrity friends. Since the ability to take a great photo is basically a job requirement for these stars, it’s not surprising that so many have chosen to transform their smile with veneers. With this in mind, read on to learn five social media influencers with veneers!


Why Do My Teeth Hurt More at Night?

May 3, 2023

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patient suffering from a toothache

Have you ever suffered a toothache that seemed to become worse at nighttime? Needless to say, this can make it quite difficult to get a good night’s rest—and sometimes the cause isn’t clear at all! Here’s more from your emergency dentist about some of the common causes for tooth pain worsening during nighttime, along with some tips for addressing it and getting back to bed!


Worried That Your Dentist Will Judge You? Here’s Why They Won’t

April 26, 2023

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Female dentist smiling during dental checkup

Unfortunately, there’s an unpleasant cycle of shame and dental care that many patients fall into. Since they are worried about judgment from their dentist, they skip their visits; because they skip their visits, their oral health declines, creating an even bigger fear of going to the dentist. If you’ve found yourself in this trap, it’s important to remember one very crucial piece of information: your dentist doesn’t judge you. Here’s why.