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The Post-Extraction Healing Timeline

Having a tooth extracted at Horizon Dental? Wondering what to expect as you heal and follow the recovery instructions provided to you by Dr. Dan? Read on, and we’ll go over the basics about what you can expect from the post-extraction recovery process.

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Composite Vs. Amalgam Fillings – What’s Right For Me?

Got a cavity? You need a filling from Dr. Dan at Horizon Dental. And you’ve got options! We primarily use composite (tooth-colored) fillings at our office, but we also offer metal amalgam fillings. What’s the difference, and what’s right for you? Read on and find out as we explain the basics and benefits of each type of restorative treatment.

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Should I Replace My Missing Teeth?

If you’ve lost one or more teeth in Charlotte, you may be wondering if you should see Dr. Dan at Horizon Dental to replace them. The answer is yes, and the sooner you replace your missing teeth, the better. Why? There are a lot of different reasons, so let’s take a look at them now.

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How Can I Maximize My Dental Insurance?

Horizon Dental is always here to help you get the most for your money when it comes to insurance coverage. So we've put together a few tips that are sure to help you get more from your dental insurance provider. Read on, and learn everything you need to know. 

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The Dental Implant Timeline

It usually takes at least 6 months to get dental implants in Charlotte, and some patients may need up to 9-12 months to complete their treatment. Wondering what to expect? Here’s an overview of the dental implant timeline, and what to expect if you get dental implants from Dr. Dan at Horizon Dental.

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How Often Should I Visit The Dentist?

One of the most common questions about dental care is “how often should I visit the dentist?” Most patients know that they should see a dentist like Dr. Dan for an appointment every six months. But why is this important? And is it the same for all patients? Find out now in this blog from Horizon Dental. 

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Are Dental Implants Right For Me?

If you’re considering dental implants in Charlotte from Horizon Dental, you may not be sure if they’re the best choice for you.

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Dentists And Coronavirus: Is It Safe To See The Dentist During COVID-19?

Many dental offices around the country are beginning to reopen as the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic begins to slow down. But you may be wondering if it’s safe to see a dentist like Dr. Dan at Horizon Dental for routine dental care during COVID-19. In this blog, we’ll discuss just a few of the steps we’re taking to keep you safe during this time, and to ensure you can get the dental care you need in Charlotte.

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Does A Root Canal Count As A Dental Emergency?

If you think that your tooth may be infected and you need help to restore your smile, you may be wondering if a root canal counts as a dental emergency in Charlotte. Can you get same-day care from an emergency dentist like Dr. Dan Hostrander at Horizon Dental? The answer is yes! A root canal counts as an emergency dental treatment, and you can get a same-day appointment at our office to get help for your condition. Read on to learn why root canals are dental emergencies, and to learn about the most common symptoms of an infected tooth that requires root canal therapy. 

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Why Teeth Whitening Causes Sensitivity

If you’re interested in teeth whitening in Charlotte or recently have had your teeth whitened, you may be wondering why this treatment causes sensitivity. Why does having your teeth whitened make your teeth more sensitive to heat and cold, and why does it cause them to feel slightly sore and tender? In this blog from Horizon Dental, we’ll explore the most widely-accepted theory and explain everything you need to know.

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I’m Having Pain After Dental Implants! What’s Normal?

If you’ve recently had a dental implant in Charlotte and you’re feeling some pain and discomfort in the treatment area, you may be wondering whether this is a normal side effect after implant treatment. At Horizon Dental, we want you to be informed about every step of the implant process, including healing and aftercare. Here’s everything you need to know about oral pain after a dental implant:

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Understanding the Connection Between Ear Pain & Root Canal Therapy

If you have a serious earache and you’re not sure why, it’s possible that you have an infected tooth. Infected teeth can cause a number of serious complications, including earaches and ear pain. The team at Horizon Dental is always happy to discuss everything you need to know about the connections between infected teeth, ear pain, and root canal therapy.

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Sinus Problems After A Root Canal: What Does It Mean?

If you’ve recently had a root canal on one of your upper teeth and you’re starting to experience some sinus issues, the team at Horizon Dental is here to offer advice and education to help you get the care you need.

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National Dentist Day 2019: Get to Know Dr. Hostrander

For National Dentist’s Day, we thought we’d give you a bit more information about Dr. Hostrander to help you get to know the man who maintains your smile!

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Ditch The Braces For Invisalign!

Whether you’re interested in Invisalign for your teenager, or for yourself, come to our dental practice in Charlotte today. Dr. Dan Hostrander can treat patients of all ages with Invisalign, and provide fantastic results.

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Welcome to Horizon Dental!

We are grateful for every new smile that walks through our doors, and we offer a $99 New Patient Special to show our appreciation. Call us today to get started!

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