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Be Your Own Hero: Defending Your Teeth Against Cavities with Invisalign

May 1, 2024

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Wouldn’t it be cool to have a shield that protects your teeth from cavities? Unfortunately, no such thing exists, but you might think that if you wear Invisalign, your teeth are defended against plaque, bacteria, and stains. Sadly, this is not the case, and wearing clear aligners can sometimes make it even easier to get cavities because you can trap food and debris behind your them if you don’t properly care for your teeth.

Here’s what you should do to prevent cavities while wearing aligners, and what you should do if you think you see decay forming!

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Talking about Talking (With Invisalign)

April 3, 2024

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Someone holding an Invisalign aligner

Invisalign has emerged as one of the most prevalent methods of straightening teeth in recent years. Not only are they effective, they’re also incredibly subtle, allowing you to get the teeth that you’ve always dreamed of without the need for bulky wires and brackets.

However, the relative novelty of this treatment means that people sometimes don’t really know what to expect from wearing their clear aligners. For example, you may wonder whether you could struggle with speaking easily after this treatment has been completed. If you’re curious, here’s what you should know about talking with your trays in.

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Aligner Advantages: 5 Non-Cosmetic Benefits of Invisalign

March 14, 2024

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Patient reclined in treatment chair smiling

Hands down, one of the biggest perks of clear aligners is the obvious: the trays are see-through! As a result, patients who choose this orthodontic treatment can smile confidently throughout the entire journey to straighter teeth. In fact, that may even be the reason you’re considering it for yourself. The reality is that this is just one of the many noteworthy benefits of Invisalign. Here are a few non-cosmetic ones!

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I Need an Emergency Dentist Immediately; How Can I Find One?

February 13, 2024

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Woman has oral pain

Dental emergencies have that nasty tendency to happen when you least expect it at the least convenient times. They typically involve pain, so you’ll probably be eager to get help quickly if you have one. Luckily, dentists provide emergency dental services that can relieve pain, address infections, and prevent tooth loss. Here’s a brief guide to help you quickly find an emergency dentist when you need one most.

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What to Expect at an Emergency Dentist

January 3, 2024

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Woman with dental pain at emergency dentistNo one is ever prepared for a dental emergency to interrupt their plans for the day; however, it’s not uncommon. According to researchers, 1 in 6 Americans experiences a dental emergency every year. If the unexpected occurs, you need to see an emergency dentist right away. Don’t worry. Here’s what you can expect on the road ahead.

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How Can I Avoid Dental Emergencies?

December 13, 2023

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Lady thinks something over

The world is full of tripping hazards, harmful oral bacteria, and unadvisable uses for teeth that can cause injuries and infections that require immediate attention from a dental professional. While dental emergencies aren’t completely avoidable, there are certainly ways you can reduce the likelihood of one happening. Here are a few tips for keeping dental emergencies at a comfortable distance.

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What Lifestyle Changes Can Help Keep My Dental Implants Healthy?

November 10, 2023

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Dental implants are considered the pinnacle of tooth restoration because they can replace a lost tooth with an artificial one that looks and works just like the real thing. While they are designed to last for decades, their lifespan depends greatly on the lifestyle and hygiene practices of the person wearing them. Here are a few lifestyle changes you can make to help your dental implants look great and last for the long run.

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Just Wait! 3 Reasons to Rethink Your Visit to an Out-of-Network Dentist

October 12, 2023

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a woman visiting the dentist’s office

You’re long overdue for a six-month dental checkup, so you call your dentist to try and find a time to get in. It isn’t until you are talking with the front desk that you learn they are out of network with your dental insurance. Should you go ahead without much concern or rethink your decision? Here are 3 reasons you should stop and think before visiting a dentist who is out of network.

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Why Ill-Fitting Dentures are a Problem

September 5, 2023

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dentures lying on a table

If you’re missing a lot of teeth, dentures can make an incredible difference in how you look and feel. However, as wonderful as they can be, there’s almost nothing worst than a set of prosthetics that don’t fit well. Not only are they irritating, they can also cause certain health complications if you aren’t careful.

Here are a few reasons why well-fitting dentures are important, and what you can do to make sure that your prosthetic stays in place.

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How Many Oral Bacteria Live in Your Mouth?

July 12, 2023

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dentist talking to patient about oral bacteria

Bacteria are prolific microorganisms found in food, plants, and various body parts, including the mouth. Contrary to the belief that all bacteria are detrimental, some naturally occurring oral bacteria can be advantageous. While specific bacteria contribute to cavities and gum disease, others play a role in preserving your overall health. Keep reading to explore the quantity of oral bacteria typically found in a person’s mouth and their influence on your oral well-being.

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