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Dental Care and COVID-19: What You Should Know Jul 13th, 2020

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic is no longer new, but its consequences linger in every facet of society. Even as many businesses and medical practices reopen, some questions likely remain about COVID-19 and safety concerns. This is especially true regarding medical and dental treatments. Benedict Kim, DDS, and the caring staff...

5 Reasons Dental Implants Are Superior to Other Teeth Replacement Options Jun 17th, 2020

Teeth are strong, stable, and meant to last a lifetime. Yet, they’re vulnerable to damage and decay, making tooth loss a common occurrence. In fact, it’s estimated that close to 180 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and roughly 40 million Americans are missing all of their natural...

Act Quickly and Do These Things When Your Tooth Gets Knocked Out May 28th, 2020

Teeth are incredibly strong, but they can get knocked out. It’s important to know that getting a permanent tooth knocked out — whether in a fight, a recreational activity, or just a terrible mishap — is a dental emergency and should be treated as such. More than 5 million teeth...

Are Dental Implants Painful? Mar 13th, 2020

No one likes pain, so it’s natural to be cautious about procedures that seem like they could be painful. But don’t let an unnecessary fear of dental pain keep you from improving the look and overall health of your smile. Dental implants are a permanent way to replace missing or...

Discover Why Veneers Might Be Right For You Feb 1st, 2020

Maybe you’ve only thought of veneers as a way to remedy stained or damaged teeth. Well, they can do that, and so much more. Dental veneers are thin, tooth-shaped shells made of porcelain that are bonded directly to the front of your teeth to hide cosmetic problems and create a...

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Dentures Jan 3rd, 2020

Your smile is more than an aesthetic benefit. Teeth play an important role in nutrition and health. From speech to food digestion, teeth have a big job to do. Teeth are meant to last a lifetime, but dental problems can set in for various reasons. In fact, 178 million people...

Don’t Ignore the Warning Signs of Gum Disease Dec 1st, 2019

Gum disease is no laughing matter. The onset of gum disease tends to be gradual, which means that it can be reversible with proper dental care if caught early enough. The earliest stage of gum disease is called gingivitis. For some people, the early stages of gum disease can go...

Shape Up Your Smile Just in Time for the Holidays With Dental Veneers Nov 1st, 2019

Yellowing teeth can often be handled by professional whitening, but what do you do when your teeth are also chipped, gapped, or misaligned? Dental veneers are a simple, easy solution, and they provide protection for your natural teeth in the process.   If you're interested in getting veneers before the holiday...

5 Signs That You May Need a Root Canal Oct 1st, 2019

Most of us have had cavities filled at some point in our lives, but occasionally teeth get damaged to the point that they need additional care. If your tooth is deeply infected or irritated down to its roots, a root canal may be needed to save the tooth. Here at...

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Sep 1st, 2019

Whitening your teeth is one of the best investments you can make in your appearance. Few other dental improvements have such a dramatic effect on your smile for relatively little money. When your teeth are white, you can feel more confident and attractive. Unfortunately, the results of teeth whitening do...

Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign Trays Aug 1st, 2019

The Invisalign® system is a smart choice for straightening teeth. The aligners are clear, removeable, and easy to use. So how should you take care of them? At A Caring Dental Group, in Cleveland, Ohio, Benedict Kim, DDS, offers this popular teeth-straightening option. In this blog, Dr. Kim explains how...

How Soon Can You Eat? Answers to All Your Post-Dental Implant Surgery Questions Jul 1st, 2019

Once you make the decision to have dental implants, you’ll be anxious to begin the process so you can enjoy the look and function of a full set of teeth. Your first step involves dental implant surgery. During this procedure, the dentist inserts the artificial tooth root into your jawbone....

5 Dental Flaws Veneers Can Help Remedy Jun 1st, 2019

Veneers are thin strips of porcelain that mask dental imperfections, including gaps, chips, cracks, stains, and more. Dr. Benedict Kim at A Caring Dental Group fits veneers over your tooth’s existing enamel to enhance its color and shape. Veneers can correct multiple flaws at once, so they can save you...

You're Never too Old for Straight Teeth and Other Reasons to Consider Invisalign® May 8th, 2019

Do you long for rows of straight, even teeth and wish you had worn braces when you were younger? Don’t look back any longer. Today’s modern dental technology has a better answer for you: the Invisalign® system of clear aligners. Invisalign aligners offer you an alternative to traditional braces, and...