George T. Philip, DMD Blog

Take Advantage of Tax Season – Restore Your Smile With Dental Implants or Crowns

February 3, 2020

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Man with brown hair having a consultation for dental implants

Natural teeth have an outer layer called enamel that’s very hard and tough. But it isn’t indestructible! Accidents, deep cavities, gum disease and genetics are all potential reasons for damaged or missing teeth. Fortunately, there are excellent ways to restore the health and appearance your smile, and this blog will focus on two of the most popular: crowns and dental implants in Sunnyvale. Keep reading to learn more about these procedures and how your tax return can make it more affordable to restore your smile. 


7 Problems That Invisalign Can Fix

January 23, 2020

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blonde woman taking out Invisalign in Sunnyvale

If your teeth aren’t perfectly straight, odds are you’ve at least considered changing that. Maybe you don’t want to wear metal braces, but luckily there’s an alternative – Invisalign in Sunnyvale. This series of clear plastic aligners is worn over your teeth to discreetly and comfortably shift them into the desired position. Besides making all of your teeth appear more uniform, Invisalign can solve several other problems in your smile. Keep reading to learn seven of them.


How You Can Get the Beautiful Smile You Deserve in 2020

January 2, 2020

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close up smile

When you look at pictures of yourself, do you cringe at the aesthetic flaws in your teeth? Do chips, cracks, gaps, and stains detract from your overall beauty? Have you been meaning to get your smile fixed but just haven’t gotten around to it? Since it’s not only the start of a new year, but a new decade, now is the perfect time to visit your cosmetic dentist in Sunnyvale to achieve the perfect smile you’ve been dreaming of. Here are just a few of the treatments they have available to transform your smile in 2020.


5 Reasons to Get Invisalign That Have Nothing to Do with Cosmetics

December 18, 2019

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woman holding Invisalign in Sunnyvale

If you have crooked teeth or an overbite or underbite, you’ve probably heard of Invisalign as a way to correct these problems without having to wear traditional braces and being called a metal-mouth. However, nearly unnoticeable treatment is far from the only benefit of Invisalign in Sunnyvale. Let’s discuss a few other reasons to get Invisalign that have nothing to do with how it looks.


Why Have Dental Implants Become So Popular?

December 11, 2019

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dental implant in Sunnyvale

Did you know that about 120 million people in the United States are missing at least one tooth? This number is only predicted to grow within the next couple of decades. With all of these people missing teeth, it’s no wonder that tooth replacement methods have improved so much. Dental implants are by far the most popular of these choices. Let’s take a moment to examine why dental implants in Sunnyvale have become so widely desired.  


3 Tips for Enjoying the Holidays and Avoiding a Dental Emergency

November 16, 2019

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Woman in Santa hat with beautiful teeth

Imagine you’re in the middle of your holiday shopping. Maybe you’re on your way from one store to the next, or maybe surfing the internet, in search of the perfect gift. You have a million other things on your mind, but as you take a bite of the peppermint bark your neighbor made, you hear a crunch that’s a little too loud. A cracked or broken tooth would put anyone in a bad mood, but it can really put the brakes on enjoying the holidays. From opening packages, to eating hard candies, to the hustle and bustle of the season, there are a lot of things that can sneak up on you and cause a dental emergency. Here are three tips that your dentist in Sunnyvale wants you to know about avoiding a dental emergency during this time of year.


Your Dental Insurance: Time to Use It or Lose It!

October 19, 2019

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Man smiling

Dental insurance can be so confusing. It’s no wonder that billions of dollars in benefits are wasted every year! But how is this possible? Are you ready to take control of your insurance plan and save on dental care? With the right know-how, it can be easier than you think! Keep reading to learn some pro tips on how to maximize your insurance benefits from a dentist in Sunnyvale.


Don’t Let the Holidays Derail Your Dental Health – Do This Instead!

October 10, 2019

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people smiling at holiday function

It’s that time of the year again, where the leaves begin to change, the air obtains a certain crispness to it and attentions turn to preparation for the holiday season. In the midst of making any plans, a local dentist says don’t overlook any unfinished dental work or the need for restorative care like the placement of dental crowns in Sunnyvale. As you continue reading, learn about some of the available treatment options and why now is the time to act!


How Does Vaping Affect Your Teeth?

September 12, 2019

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man vaping

If you’ve been following the news recently, you may have heard about the latest controversy surrounding vaping – that they are just as harmful, if not more dangerous, than traditional cigarettes. Despite this news, it’s still a popular trend. Is it really safer than smoking regular cigarettes? How does vaping affect your teeth? A dentist in Sunnyvale is here with the answers.


Invisalign 911: 4 Steps to Follow If You’ve Lost or Damaged Your Aligner

August 9, 2019

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person holding Invisalign aligner

After eating your lunch and throwing away your trash, you begin looking around the table for your Invisalign aligner. After you realize there’s no sign of it, you begin to panic because you think you accidentally threw it out. Unfortunately, these kinds of accidents happen more than you may think. Invisalign in Sunnyvale is a great alternative treatment to traditional metal braces, but sometimes trays can become damaged or misplaced when they’re not consistently stored in their case. Here are some tips on what you should do if you find yourself in this situation. <

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