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Don't Make These Mistakes When Using Invisalign

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Have you decided to use Invisalign dental treatment to correct your crooked teeth? This form of braces will help align your teeth using a method that is practically invisible to others. However, there are mistakes that can be made when using Invisalign that you need to be aware of. Removing the Trays for Too Long One of the nice things about Invisalign is that you have the flexibility to remove the alignment trays if you need to.

23 October 2019

What's A Solution And What Isn't For Sensitive Teeth?

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Having sensitive teeth can be quite a pain, literally. It's understandable if you want to do whatever you can to avoid this discomfort. However, the decision you make about how you address the issue will ultimately determine whether it continues to be a problem -- potentially an even bigger one -- or goes away for good. Here's what you should know about the leading methods of caring for this problem.

25 September 2019

Your First Dental Visit And Reasons To Make An Appointment

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If you need to go to the dentist for an exam and it's been a while since your last visit, then you may want to know how to best prepare. When you know what to expect at your first appointment, you will feel more at ease going into the office for that exam. Here is some information on what to expect as a new dental patient. Also, this article will cover some of the reasons why you want to go to a dentist and not put off that exam.

24 August 2019

Aftercare For Dental Implants

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You will undoubtedly leave your dental office with some post-surgery instructions, but it might help to know what to expect ahead of time. Dental implants have been performed for years with great success, and many people only regret they waited so long to have them installed. Read on for a primer on what to expect after dental implant surgery and how to care for your mouth as it heals. What to Know About Bleeding

28 June 2019

When Your Dental Implant Involves A Bone Graft

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Dental implants provide a permanent and attractive solution for those with missing teeth. Implants consist of the visible part that looks like your natural tooth and the implant that is meant to attach to the bones beneath your teeth. There has to be healthy bone in the jaw so that the implant can be properly secured. There are options, however, for those that lack the necessary bone density. Read on to learn about how bone grafting can be the solution that allows many to take advantage of a dental implant.

28 June 2019

How Durable Are Dental Crowns?

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When teeth become heavily damaged due to decay or some other issue, they'll need to undergo a restorative procedure if they're not to be extracted. There are a few restorative procedures that can be used but crowns are more popular than the alternatives. Durability is the main concern of many patients who are considering getting dental crowns. This procedure can be pricey depending on the type of crown being put in.

29 May 2019

What To Know Before Going To The Dentist

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When it comes to healthy teeth and gums, there's more to it than just daily brushing and flossing. While proper oral hygiene habits are key, visits to the dentist are also an essential part of keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Nearly 91 percent of Americans between the ages of 20 and 64 have dental decay. Regular checkups and cleanings can help identify the signs of decay and put a stop to it before it leads to major damage.

3 May 2019

Do You Have An Infected Tooth? Let's Find Out

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It is very important to make sure that you are not letting an infected tooth go without proper professional treatment. If you do, you are putting yourself at risk for having to experience an intense amount of pain. You could also be putting yourself in a lot of danger. Therefore, you will want to review the following signs that may indicate that you have an infected tooth that needs to be examined by a general dentist as soon as possible.

27 March 2019

Should Your Child Have A Root Canal On A Baby Tooth?

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If your child has a serious cavity in a baby tooth, their dentist may recommend a root canal and crown to preserve the tooth structure and prevent future orthodontic problems. But does it always make sense to have a crown placed on a tooth your child may lose soon? When is an extraction the preferable option? Read on to learn more about these two dental options and what you should consider when scheduling your child's next dental procedure.

28 February 2019

Potential Risks Of In-Home Whitening Systems

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If you have always wanted a brighter smile, then you have probably considered using one of the many in-home whitening systems that are available at most drug stores. While effective in bleaching your teeth, these products do not come without potential risks. It is for this reason that you should make an appointment with a cosmetic dentist, who can offer you safe and effective in-office treatment options for whiter teeth. Here are some potential risks you may face as a result of in-home whitening systems.

30 January 2019