A smile is the light in the window of your face
that tells people you're at home.

The Real Reason Behind 6 Month Dental Checkups

You’ve always heard how important it is to go to the dentist every 6 months, but have you ever wondered why?

If you’ve ever avoided the dentist because your teeth are fine or because you don’t want to contribute to the dentist “gimmick” you may be for an eye-opener.

The American Dental Association recommends that everyone over the age of one year visit the dentist for a cleaning and checkup twice a year- and with good reason.

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Give Off a Stellar First Impression with a Fabulous Smile

With the help of cosmetic dentistry, you have the option to transform your smile into one that you love and our proud to show off. While a renewed smile can have boost your self confidence and encourage you to flash a big grin more often, having a beautiful smile is more beneficial to you than you may have originally thought.

Studies have shown that your smile is the first thing others notice about you, making it the basis of the first impression you give off. Your smile can say a lot about you, including the way you take care of yourself, your level of success, and your overall image.

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Find Relief for TMJ Pain

TMJ, short for temporomandibular joints, is a nickname for the small joints in front of each of your ears that attach your lower jaw to your skull. When working properly, these joints allow you to perform functions like opening and closing your mouth, chewing, speaking, and swallowing.

The functions of these joints have a large impact on your quality of life, but, unfortunately, TMJ disorder is a very common condition among adults. Headaches, migraines, earaches, and irritating conditions, such as a popping jaw, usually accompany TMJ disorder. If you have any of these symptoms, it’s possible that you are one of the millions of Americans suffering from TMJ disorder.

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It’s All in the Family

The dentists at Grinnell Street Dental are unique. Not only are they family dentists, but they’re also a family of dentists.

We’re Dr. Coon, Dr. Coon, and Dr. Coon…seriously! Our father-and-two-son team is dedicated to giving patients of all ages quality dental care, and part of that means making sure that you’re comfortable in our dental office.

Any good relationship begins with an introduction, so allow us to introduce ourselves.

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Bridging the Gap for a Brand New Smile

The goal of cosmetic dentistry is to give you a complete, beautiful, natural-looking smile, and we take that task very seriously at Grinnell Street Dental.

A large portion of cosmetic dentistry isn’t actually cosmetic, believe it or not. Often, restorative dental procedures are all you need to get a great-looking grin that you are proud to show off. Missing teeth make a smile unattractive, but they also can cause problems with the functionality of your mouth. You may have problems with chewing and speaking, and your remaining teeth may shift to compensate for the missing teeth.

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Porcelain Veneers: The Smile Makeover Procedure

Cosmetic dentistry is really amazing. With today’s modern technology, you can get a brand new, beautiful smile without any surgery in just one day. We offer a number of cosmetic dental procedures at Grinnell Street Dental, but there is one procedure that seems to be a great fit for people with all kinds of cosmetic dental needs.

This procedure is porcelain veneers, and it is often referred to as the smile makeover procedure. Porcelain veneers are the most conservative esthetic restorations available in dentistry today. If you have stained or discolored, gapped, unevenly spaced, short or stubby, or crooked teeth, porcelain veneers could give you the smile you have been dreaming of.

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You Fell in Love with His Smile, So Let’s Bring it Back

It is a proven fact that women tend to smile more than men. In fact, some studies show that women smile up to 8 times more than men. While that number is more equal for men and women in similar careers, a Business Media Networks study shows that female grins greatly outnumber male smiles on social networking websites.

Why are men so hesitant to flash a big grin? Several factors, such as culture and age, factor in to how often someone smiles, but the difference between men and women is due to a psychological factor. Believe it or not, men don’t tend to notice when they are being observed throughout the day. Women notice all the time. Hard to believe, right?

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Smile Quiz

Cosmetic dentistry is an amazing thing. Countless procedures exist that have the ability to give you a brand new smile that you will love.

Here at Grinnell Street Dental, we want to be your cosmetic dental care providers. We want to be here for you through every step of your smile makeover, from consultation to the final, beautiful result.

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Upgrade Old Fillings for a Metal-Free Mouth

Have you ever noticed a bright smile, only to be distracted by black fillings in the person’s back teeth? Unfortunately, if you have traditional fillings, others have probably noticed them on you, as well.

With advanced dental technology as available as it is, there is no reason for unsightly fillings to draw attention away from your smile anymore. These traditional amalgam fillings are a thing of the past at Grinnell Street Dental. We only use fillings and restorations made from natural composite resin and top-of-the-line porcelain.

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Brighten Up Your Pearly Whites

If you had to guess what is the number one thing that people notice about you when first meeting you, what would you choose? It’s not your hair color or style, your clothing, or your body shape. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not your eyes.

Believe it or not, it’s your smile! A bright, healthy-looking smile gives off a stellar first impression. It is proven that people who smile a lot are thought to exude confidence, and statistics show that people with great smiles are more likely to have a quality, high-paying job, as well as a satisfactory personal life.

This is just one of the reasons we are dedicated to giving you a beautiful, healthy smile here at Grinnell Street Dental. We offer a variety of cosmetic procedures that can give you a new lease on a smile that has lost its luster.

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