Meadowvale Family Blog

4 Important Facts About Dental Insurance

June 20, 2024

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A dentist reviewing dental insurance coverage with a man and woman.

With open enrollment just months away, it’s time to start thinking about your dental insurance coverage again. Dental insurance is an important way to safeguard your mouth in both sickness and in health. Whether you’re looking for a new policy or don’t quite know if you should stick to your old one, here are a few facts to help you select the right dental coverage for you and your family.


Quick Fix or Financial Hit? Will Dental Insurance Cover Emergencies?

May 17, 2024

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Patient looking at their dental insurance

Dental emergencies can strike at any time, turning a normal day into a stressful ordeal and frazzle your nerves. Whatever your emergency, knowing how your dental insurance handles emergencies can save you from unexpected financial surprises. So, before the next dental emergency comes your way, here’s what you need to know about dental insurance and emergency visits.


5 Things You Should Know Before Getting Invisalign

April 18, 2024

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Are you considering becoming one of the millions and millions of people who have straightened their teeth with Invisalign? Since this revolutionary orthodontic treatment is discreet, comfortable, and versatile, it’s not hard to see why! That said, it’s always a good idea to do as much research as possible before signing on the dotted line. That way, the transition to life with braces is considerably smoother. With that in mind, read on to learn five things you should know before getting Invisalign.


Why Shouldn’t I Replace My Healthy Teeth with Dental Implants?

March 13, 2024

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Lady thinks something over

Dental implants are the finest way to replace missing teeth. In addition to looking and working just like the real things, dental implants are immune to tooth decay and will never give a patient a toothache. This may make some people think that replacing their healthy teeth with dental implants may be a smart investment for their health and comfort. Here’s why healthy natural teeth are still preferable to dental implants and why you shouldn’t replace them unless it is necessary.


Dental Implant Don’ts: Bad Habits to Avoid for a Healthy Smile

February 9, 2024

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Woman with a dental implant biting her nails

A dental implant offers a fantastic permanent and sturdy solution for a missing tooth. However, the success of the treatment largely relies on your ability to properly care for and maintain it. To ensure your dental implant stands the test of time, it’s important to steer clear of some bad habits.

If you’re curious about the definite “don’ts” when it comes to caring for dental implants, continue reading.


Dental Implants: Key Terms You Should Know

January 8, 2024

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Dental implants are the best form of tooth replacement, and if you are thinking about getting them, you can be confident that good times await you! However, the implant treatment process is a bit complex; during your consultation, you might hear your dentist use some words that you are unfamiliar with. Of course, you can always ask for clarification if you do not understand something they say. You can also use this brief glossary of important dental implant terms: