Peterson & Cammack Family & Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

5 Things You Should Know Before Getting SureSmile® Braces

December 14, 2022

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closeup of woman holding SureSmile aligner

Do you wish you could straighten your teeth without having to endure the awkwardness of metal wires and brackets? Well, you’re in luck! SureSmile clear aligners are a unique orthodontic treatment that offers optimal flexibility and functionality without affecting your everyday life. They’ll allow you to discreetly and comfortably achieve the smile you’ve always wanted! Before moving forward with treatment, here are a few things you should know about the process.


Want to Save Money? Visit Your Dentist!

November 22, 2022

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Patient sitting in dental chair and smiling

Recently you’ve been going over your annual expenses and wondering whether you could afford to skip dental appointments. Surely you can get the same benefits from brushing diligently and save money at the same time? Unfortunately, this couldn’t be further from the truth; if you don’t visit your dentist every six months, it could end up costing you a lot more in the future. The following post explores why keeping up with your regular dental appointments is the smarter financial option.


Can I Get Dental Implants if I Have Bruxism?

October 28, 2022

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person holding their jaw because they're in pain

Tooth loss can affect anyone at any time, and it can happen due to a variety of reasons, including accidental trauma to the face or as a result of an oral health problem. In any case, replacing the tooth with a lifelike alternative like dental implants can help you maintain a smile that looks and feels natural. The only problem is, if you have certain habits, like grinding and clenching your teeth at night, it could cause problems for your restorations. Read on to learn whether it’s a good idea to get implants if you have bruxism, and what you can do to prevent implant failure.


Can SureSmile Fix Bite Problems?

September 30, 2022

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happy patient with SureSmile fixing bite problems

You’re fed up with your cross bite. Maybe you’ve hidden your full smile because you don’t want anyone to see it. Perhaps you have jaw pain or fragile teeth as a result of it. Regardless of the reason, you want it corrected, but you don’t necessarily want to have a mouth full of metal.

The options your dentist offers branch out beyond traditional braces, but can SureSmile clear aligners address bite problems? Is it really worth undergoing treatment? Keep reading to find out!


3 Simple Ways to Maximize Dental Insurance Benefits

September 13, 2022

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money with dental instruments showing how to maximize dental insurance benefits

Right now especially with inflation, every dollar, every cent matters in your paycheck. But have you considered that part of your checks goes toward dental insurance benefits? You may not think much about it, but since you’re paying for dental insurance, you should use it!

How can you enjoy the most value from your insurance dollars? In what ways can you maximize dental insurance benefits? Keep reading to learn just three things you can do to make sure your money is well spent.


How Many Days Off Do You Need After Dental Implant Surgery?

August 17, 2022

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person resting at home after dental implant surgery

Your dental implant surgery is finally scheduled. You’ve been waiting a long time to replace your missing teeth, and you look forward to having teeth that don’t interfere with your lifestyle like your dentures have. But how much time off will you need to request at work for this procedure?

In this post, you’ll learn what you need to know how soon you can get back to work!


What to Look for When Choosing a SureSmile Provider

July 13, 2022

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SureSmile Lacy provider in dental mask

Do you want a straighter, healthier smile? Then you’re in luck! It’s never been easier to get the orthodontic treatment you need with clear aligner systems like SureSmile in Lacy. However, now that clear aligners are so popular and convenient, how do you choose the best provider for you? After all, you don’t want to put your smile in just anyone’s hands! Here are a few key things to look out for so you can choose the best SureSmile provider for your unique case.


Will SureSmile Clear Aligners Benefit Me Professionally?

March 13, 2022

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person holding clear aligners

The SureSmile benefits are endless. This unique clear aligner system makes it possible for every patient looking to straighten their smile to enjoy greater confidence and a more eye-appealing aesthetic. But what if you work in a certain profession? Can these trays boost your opportunities or simply improve your chances of sealing a deal? Find out how you can excel professionally by choosing to realign your teeth with SureSmile.


Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffers That Promote Good Oral Health

December 8, 2021

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filled stockings hanging off chimney

The temperature is dropping, the days are getting shorter, and the year is quickly coming to an end. Do you know what that means? It’s officially the holiday season, and Christmas is right around the corner! If you’re a parent, you’re probably looking forward to watching your children open their presents and go through their stockings. However, are you looking for ideas of goodies that will promote your loved one’s oral health? Well, we’ve got you covered. Read on to learn which stocking stuffers will have your family smiling.


Countdown to 2022: 3 Reasons to Use Your Dental Benefits Now

November 15, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — pc_dentistry_team @ 8:51 pm
man waiting to see dentist for checkup

Unsure how to maximize dental insurance benefits? You’re not alone. Each year, millions of people forgo valuable components of their dental plans because of time constraints, fear, or just an apathetic mindset. Paying for a policy every month should cause individuals to find ways to improve their oral health while also saving money in the process, but the reality is thousands of unused dollars are returned to the insurance company at the end of the year. How can you avoid falling into this trap? Here are three reasons to get the most out of your plan before 2022 arrives.

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