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Cooper Owens, DDS Blog

5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dental Implants

October 18, 2021

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Family enjoying Thanksgiving dinnerAfter not being able to gather with friends and family last year from the COVID crisis, the upcoming holidays are a reason to be excited. While you count your blessings, you have a few more than usual to add to your gratitude list because you’ve replaced your missing teeth. Here are 5 reasons to be thankful for dental implants as you celebrate the holidays with your loved ones.

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5 Benefits You Can Expect from an Intraoral Camera

September 3, 2021

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Many advancements in dental technology have made some of the most essential dental services (such as checkups) that much easier to complete. One of these technologies is intraoral cameras, a relatively affordable device that’s become more common in dental offices around the world. If you’ve always wondered how these devices can make your dental checkup better in almost every way, learn from a dental practice that uses an intraoral camera every day to serve their patients!

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Teeth Whitening & Cavities: A Recipe for Disaster

August 16, 2021

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Do your pearly whites not look as pearly or white as they used to? You’re not alone; tooth discoloration happens to almost everyone for many reasons, like poor dental hygiene, smoking, a coffee habit, or even the natural aging process. If you’re insecure about the color of your teeth, you may have avoided seeing your dentist for routine checkups, which means you could have untreated oral health issues you may not even notice. Purchasing over-the-counter teeth whitening products might seem like the answer, but whitening teeth that are unhealthy can actually damage your smile! Read on to learn how.

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Can You Brush Your Dentures Like Your Natural Teeth?

June 17, 2021

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a person brushing their dentures in a sink

After investing your money and time into restoring your smile with dentures, it makes sense that you’re wondering how you can make them last longer and continue functioning as best as they can. You won’t be able to take care of your dentures like you would your natural teeth. Instead, they require unique maintenance that’s important to stay on top of to prevent them from becoming damaged, discolored, or causing other oral issues. Read on to learn whether you can brush your dentures while they’re in your mouth and a variety of other care tips for your new teeth.

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What is a Diastema and How is it Treated?

April 22, 2021

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There’s a good chance you’ve met someone before who had a gap between their two front teeth. Perhaps that person is even you! It’s more common than you may think, but did you know there is an actual name for the condition? It’s called a diastema, and if you’re not a dentist, you’ve likely never heard that word before. Keep reading to learn what causes a diastema and how your dentist can treat it.

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Tired of Your Dentures? Consider Getting Dental Implants!

March 20, 2021

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If you have suffered extensive tooth loss, you might have purchased some traditional dentures. Such prosthetics offer many benefits. They can look quite natural, and they can restore your ability to eat a wide variety of foods. However, they do come with some significant downsides, such as their tendency to slip out of place during eating and speaking. Fortunately, most people are eligible for a better form of tooth replacement: implant dentures. Let’s talk about what they are and how they can change the way you think about your prosthetic teeth.

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Mask Mouth: What It Is, Prevention Tactics, and How Your Dentist Can Help

December 11, 2020

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Over the last nine months, the novel COVID-19 virus has impacted nearly every aspect of our lives, from following stay-at-home orders and practicing social distancing to wearing face masks daily. But now dental teams are beginning to realize another consequence: mask mouth. Fortunately, Dr. Owens is an expert on the matter. In fact, you might have seen him on the local news discussing this prevalent issue. Read on to learn what it is, effective prevention tactics, and how your dentist can help.

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Why It’s Important to Maximize Your Dental Benefits Before They Expire

October 20, 2020

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Are you using your dental insurance regularly? Are you taking advantage of the many benefits provided to you through your policy? Do you understand that the money you’re allotted by your insurer cannot be rolled over into the following year? If you answered “no” to these questions, you’re not alone. Each year, insurance companies receive billions of dollars in unused benefits. In fact, less than 3% of patients meet or exceed their annual maximum. To avoid becoming a statistic and losing your hard-earned money at the end of 2020, a dentist explains what you need to do to maximize your plan.

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Welcome to Our Geneva Practice!

September 20, 2020

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Drs. Cooper Owens and Darlyne Frazee are proud to serve the residents of Geneva, both as dentists and as active members of the community. They would love to care for your smile! But before you decide to partner with them to safeguard your oral health, you may want to get to know more about them, our practice, and the services our team offers. In this blog post, you’ll learn some basic facts about who we are and how we show that we genuinely care about our patients and the world at large.

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