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Veneers vs. Dental Bonding: Which Is Best For Me?

Interested in cosmetic dentistry? We compare two popular options, veneers and dental bonding, to help you decide which option is best for you.

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Dentures

How To Adjust to New Dentures

Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to adjust to your new dentures and reduce discomfort after denture placement. 

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Smoking after root canal

Can You Smoke After a Root Canal?

Curious if you can smoke after a root canal procedure? Our dental office explains how to properly take care of your teeth after a root canal.

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Dental implant in jaw bone

How Dental Implants Support Jaw Bone Health

What is the link between dental implants and jaw bone health, and how do they influence each other? Here's what you need to know. 

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Early signs of gum disease

4 Signs of Early Gum Disease

Catching gum disease early is key to treating it effectively. Williamson Dental explains four common signs of early gum disease in this blog.

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Missing tooth patient

Dental Issues Caused By Missing Teeth

Missing teeth can cause problems like bone loss and difficulty with chewing or eating. Here are five dental issues caused by missing teeth.

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Dental crown falling out

Dental Crown Fell Out? Here's What To Do

Over time, dental cement can weaken, leading to your dental crown falling out of your mouth. When this happens to you, it can come as quite a shock! Here's what to do.

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Tooth Extractions

Dos and Don'ts After Tooth Extractions – What You Should Know

If you’re having a tooth extracted in Festus at Williamson Dental, you may be wondering what tips to follow to heal properly, reduce pain, and minimize your risk of complications. If so, you’re in the right place! Read on to learn about the top “dos” and “don’ts” after tooth extractions!

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Using your dental insurance

How Can I Get The Most From My Dental Insurance Policy?

If you’ve got dental insurance, you probably want to make sure you’re getting the most out of your plan. After all, your monthly premium payments shouldn’t go to waste! But how can you maximize the benefits you get from dental insurance? Find out in this blog from Williamson Dental.

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Dental implant consultation

The Dental Implant Timeline – How Long Does It Take?

If you’re getting a standard single-tooth dental implant at Williamson Dental, and you do not require any additional surgeries like tooth extractions or bone grafting, the process will usually take 6-8 months.

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Dental consultation during covid-19

How Healthy Teeth Can Help You Resist COVID-19

Did you know that your immune system can be boosted if your mouth is healthy? If your gums and teeth are free of common oral health issues like gum disease and severely decayed/infected teeth, your immune system will be able to respond to threats like COVID-19 more effectively. Learn more below in this guide from Williamson Dental.

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How Often Should I See The Dentist?

If it’s been a little while since you’ve seen the dentist for a teeth cleaning, you may be wondering how often you really need to see a dentist like Dr. Nathan Williamson for an oral exam and teeth cleaning

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Dental visits during COVID-19

Is It Safe To See The Dentist During COVID-19?

As we begin to enter the “new normal” of the COVID-19 outbreak, dental offices all throughout Missouri are reopening, and that includes Williamson Dental. But is it really safe to see the dentist for emergency dentistry or routine dental care? Read on, and see how we’re keeping you, your family, and our team members safe at our dental office in Festus.

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Welcome to Our New Website!

We hope to always provide you with the best patient experience and highest-quality services, and we want our website to be a reflection of that! Our new site may look a bit different but we are still offering the same great dental care from the team you know and love.

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