The Dental Blog of Homestead Dental

Get dental tips & hints as well as the latest news and information from your dentist in Centennial, CO.

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Why is Dental Care So Expensive?

It’s not a secret: Dental healthcare is expensive. But why? In this blog, you’ll find the answer to that very question and we’ll fill you in on how to reduce the costs of your care. Let’s dive in. Why are dental procedures so expensive? Of course, the cost of every dental procedure varies. But the […]

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Botox for TMJ: Everything You Should Know

You’ve heard of Botox®. Right? According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons… This text opens a new tab to plasticsurgery.org…, it’s the number one minimally invasive cosmetic procedure in the United States! But what you may not know is this wildly popular treatment may also be used to alleviate pain for TMJ disorders (TMD). […]

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Which Should You Choose: Botox or Dysport?

  Have you been longing for a younger appearance? Maybe you have a few fine lines or wrinkles you wish you could erase. If you’ve been researching your options, you’ve probably seen two of the most common treatment names pop up repeatedly: Botox® and Dysport®. But: Do you know what the difference is between the […]

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Can You Eat With Invisalign?

Why is Invisalign so popular? The Invisalign treatment system has so many benefits that make them stand out from traditional braces and their clear aligner competitors. Invisalign aligners: Are nearly invisible Allow for more predictable results than competitors Are more comfortable than braces and all the other clear aligner brands But one of the most […]

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How Long Does Botox Last? (A Realistic Timeline)

First, a quick background on what Botox is: Botox is a cosmetic treatment used to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It’s also used therapeutically to treat painful TMJ symptoms. The main ingredient is botulinum toxin, which, when injected into your skin, blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles. This causes your […]

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6 Ways to Improve Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

Want to improve your smile? Start here! The first step to improve your smile is to learn about the different cosmetic dentistry treatments available and what ones are best suited for you. In this blog, you will find the most popular cosmetic procedures with details like timeline, costs, benefits, and details you need to know. […]

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Does Invisalign® Work? (Is It as Good as Braces?)

Modern braces have been around since the 1970s and are a proven method for straightening even the most complex of teeth. Growing up, you likely either knew someone with metal braces or had them yourself. They were sort of like a rite of passage in childhood. Braces were the household name for orthodontics… That is […]