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Dental Excellence Melbourne Blog

Use It Or Lose It

September 16, 2022

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Dear Chenet Dental Family,

It is hard to believe that we are at the end of the year already! Time has certainly gone by fast. You are receiving this letter because our records indicate you have dental insurance and you currently have a balance left in your “insurance account” that has not been used. Many of you also participate in a FSA “Flexible Spending Account” or HSA “Health Savings Account” with your employer as well. In most cases any benefits left in these accounts at the end of the year will be LOST.

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How Long Does Cosmetic Dentistry Last?

August 23, 2022

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a person smiling against a light blue background

There are several different cosmetic dental treatments out there that all offer solutions to different imperfections, like discolored teeth, malocclusion, crowded and gapped teeth, and even dental decay and damage. Each of these procedures uses different materials to patch up your smile, meaning the results all have different lifespans—especially depending on how you care for your teeth after treatment. Read on to learn how long cosmetic dentistry lasts and how you can extend the lifespan of your restored smile.

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Can Cosmetic Dental Treatments Help Your Career?

July 4, 2022

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When you have a job interview coming up or a potential promotion on the line, it can be an exciting or anxious time because it can significantly impact your life. It makes sense you would be considering every possible thing to maximize your chances of success.  While having a positive attitude is important, you might be surprised to know how impactful a confident smile can be. Read on to learn from your dentist in Melbourne some ways cosmetic dental treatments can boost your career opportunities!

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3 Reasons Why Summer Is the Perfect Time to Get Your Teeth Whitened

June 2, 2022

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Woman wearing a sun hat and smiling during summertime.If you’re unhappy with your smile because of stained and discolored teeth, you aren’t alone! And your situation is far from hopeless—teeth whitening is a viable option that has helped many patients achieve brighter and whiter smiles that they absolutely love. That said, did you know that summertime is actually one of the best times to seek out this type of treatment? Here are three reasons why you should consider seeking teeth whitening this summer to enhance your pearly whites.

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Can Some Drinks Actually Fight Against Tooth Decay?

May 1, 2022

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Woman drinking a cup of coffee.Are you a coffee person or a tea person? Do you prefer a warm cup (or pot) of Joe before kicking off your day? Or would you rather relax on your couch and unwind after a long day with a cup of green tea? Maybe you enjoy both; there is no wrong answer! These beverages are widely popular for their propensity to make us feel good, but have you ever thought about the effects they have on your teeth? Evidence shows that both coffee and green tea actually have certain benefits that can protect us from tooth decay. Keep reading to learn more from your dentist about these benefits and why you should still be a little careful.

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4 Things to Remember When Choosing Adult Braces

January 10, 2022

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adult woman with bracesMetal braces are only for teenagers, right? Wrong! While you may envision a 15-year-old with a mouth full of brackets and wires, they’re not the only patients who can benefit from this form of traditional treatment. Braces as an adult have many unique advantages that you may not realize. Although clear aligners might seem like an ideal path, your dentist may view your case as more serious, requiring extensive care. If you’re considering regular metal braces to straighten your teeth, keep these four things in mind when talking with your dentist.

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New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Smile in 2022

December 14, 2021

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We’ve officially made it to December! The holiday season is in full swing, and the end of the year is approaching rather quickly. Do you know what that means? 2022 will be here before you know it! It’s time to start working on your list of New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like most, you’ll probably make yours revolve around increasing your health and wealth. Well, choosing to make your resolutions around your oral care will create a win-win situation for both your oral health and financial situation. Read on for some ideas that’ll help you keep a healthy smile all year long!

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How Dental Implants Can Give You a Better Thanksgiving

November 7, 2021

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family eating Thanksgiving dinner with dental implants

For most Americans, the holiday season truly is the most wonderful time of the year. But if you’re struggling with tooth loss, it may be hard for you to enjoy the holidays to the fullest, as smiling and eating certain foods can feel next to impossible. If an incomplete smile or an unreliable denture is making you dread Thanksgiving, consider dental implants. Often considered the gold standard of tooth replacement, dental implants look, feel, and function just like natural teeth. Here are three things dental implants allow you to do that can improve your Thanksgiving!

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3 Ways to Use Your Insurance Benefits Toward Dental Implants This Year

October 9, 2021

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older man receiving dental implantsKnown as the most superior form of tooth replacement, dental implants offer greater advantages and benefits than traditional prosthetics. If you are eager to replace your missing teeth with these permanent implant posts, you can prepare to join the millions of people who are already living with and enjoying life with a longer-lasting smile. But are you fully aware of the cost associated with dental implants? Are you prepared to pay for your upcoming treatment? Find out if your dental insurance plan offers coverage for these prosthetics and how you can use these three ways to maximize your benefits before they expire.

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Can Dental Implants Increase Your Lifespan?

September 17, 2021

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Woman smiling with dental implants in MelbourneTooth loss affects the lives of millions of Americans across the country. However, losing a tooth doesn’t mean that you need to go the rest of your life with an unsightly gap in your smile. Dental implants in Melbourne are an excellent option for replacing your missing teeth, as they have so many unique benefits that you can’t get anywhere else. They look natural, are long lasting, and may even be able to increase your lifespan! Continue reading to learn more about the numerous health benefits of dental implants.

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