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How Smiling Affects Your Health and Your Quality of Life

Woman Smiling | Smile Makeovers in Indianapolis

When you look at the smile of your partner or child, you likely feel warmth and love. A smile is a powerful thing, and a recent 30-year study completed at UC Berkely reveals exactly how smiles impact our lives.

Measuring smiles in photographs combined with standardized tests revealed that people who smile more freely live longer, have happier marriages, and report a greater sense of overall wellbeing.

At German Church Road Family Dentistry, helping people feel confident in their smiles is one of the most satisfying aspects of our profession. If you feel dissatisfied with the way your smile looks, it weighs down your day—every day. Finding an experienced cosmetic dentist ...

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3 Reasons Why Professional Teeth Whitening Outperforms OTC Options

Up Close Bright Smile | Teeth Whitening in Indianapolis

Teeth whitening is a million-dollar business, and, if you have any doubts, take a stroll down the oral care aisle at your supermarket. You’ll see a vast array of products that claim to whiten your teeth, so choosing one can be overwhelming.

How do you decide which is right for your needs? And are over-the-counter whitening products even a good idea? It’s not that they won’t produce results, but you can spend a lot of time and money and still not see the level of whitening that will give you a “Hollywood smile.”

Let’s take a look at three reasons you should consider professional teeth whitening in Indianapolis to achieve the ...

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Charcoal Toothpaste and Oil Pulling: Do They Really Work?

Couple smiling | Cumberland Teeth Whitening

It's natural to want to take control of your own dental care by looking for natural solutions that can save you a trip to the dentist's office. But trying any home remedy before you understand the effect they have on your teeth can negatively impact your oral health. 

Two Popular DIY Approaches

Recently, two do-it-yourself treatments have gained popularity: charcoal toothpaste and oil pulling. How effective are they? Are they safe? Let's take a look at what these treatments are supposed to do and if they deliver.

  • Charcoal toothpaste – Everyone benefits from a bright, beautiful smile, but you may prefer to skip a professional whitening treatment and opt for this home remedy. ...

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