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Retainer Regimen: Your Guide to Post-Invisalign Retainer Wear

January 12, 2024

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A man with his Invisalign

Completing your Invisalign treatment marks an exciting milestone in your quest for a straighter smile. However, the journey doesn’t end there. You need a way to maintain your newly aligned teeth and prevent them from shifting back into their original positions. This is where wearing a retainer comes in.

If you’d like to know more about retainers and how they fit into your Invisalign treatment, continue reading.

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3 Reasons Why Invisalign Might Not Fit and What to Do About Them

December 18, 2023

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Close-up of hand holding an Invisalign aligner

The aligners used for your Invisalign treatment are each designed to fit snugly over your teeth. Sometimes, though, you may try to put in an aligner only to discover that it doesn’t seem to fit like it should. What can you do to make sure that this problem doesn’t disrupt your treatment? Below is a quick look at 3 reasons why your Invisalign aligners may not fit and what you can do to solve the issue.

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Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Root Canal Treatment

November 8, 2023

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person holding their cheek in pain

If you’re grappling with a tooth harboring a severe infection, your dentist may propose a root canal as the optimal solution for saving and restoring the tooth. Despite its unwarranted reputation for discomfort, root canal therapy is, in fact, a nearly painless procedure. The urgency of addressing an infected tooth through a timely root canal cannot be overstated, as delaying this treatment can have detrimental consequences for your overall oral health. Delve into the details of root canals and the reasons why seeking prompt intervention is crucial for maintaining your oral well-being.

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Is it True that Root Canals Cause Cancer?

October 5, 2023

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3D render of a root canal

Dentistry as a whole unfortunately is often maligned, and no treatment more so than root canals. For some reason, this treatment has an incredibly bad reputation, one that it frankly hasn’t earned.

While most people have heard the myth that root canals are painful, there are other untrue things that are maybe a bit less well-known, but even more harmful.

One that’s surprisingly widespread is that root canals will somehow increase your chances of developing cancer. Here’s where that belief may have come from, and why you shouldn’t pay much mind to it.

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Are Root Canals Painful?

September 12, 2023

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person who needs root canal holding cheek

Are you concerned about the pain associated with root canal therapy? Let’s debunk the myths and explore the reality of this dental procedure. Root canal therapy is designed to address issues like infected or damaged pulp within a tooth’s root, providing relief from pain and preventing further infection. Despite common misconceptions, the truth about root canals may surprise you. Read on to learn more about the pain, or lack thereof, associated with this dental treatment.

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Why Not to Be Embarrassed by Your Dental Implants

August 23, 2023

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If you suffer from missing teeth, odds are you know about dental implants. These prosthetics act as some of the best possible tooth replacements. Still, you might hesitate to try them for your own smile. Perhaps the idea of doing so seems upsetting. In reality, however, you shouldn’t feel embarrassed to get dental implants. The treatment’s upsides far outweigh any awkwardness. That being said, here are four reasons why implants shouldn’t inspire embarrassment.

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Are Dental Implants Stronger Than Your Teeth?

July 12, 2023

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patient holding model of a dental implant

Functioning as synthetic tooth roots, dental implants provide a robust and enduring answer for filling the gaps left by missing teeth. With adequate maintenance, they grant substantial biting strength that can last for extensive periods. Despite natural tooth enamel being the most resilient substance in the human body, it remains susceptible to harm. Astonishingly, dental implants can outperform the strength of natural enamel. Continue reading to uncover the factors contributing to their extraordinary durability.

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4 Things That Make Dental Implants So Great

June 2, 2023

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dentist holding out a model of a dental implant

Dental implants are a revolutionary approach in restorative dentistry. These titanium posts, which are carefully inserted into the jawbone, serve as artificial tooth roots, providing a strong foundation for replacement teeth. With their remarkable array of advantages and their ability to produce aesthetically pleasing results, dental implants have garnered significant recognition. Continue reading on as we discuss the remarkable world of dental implants and unveil the numerous benefits that they offer.

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Sedation Dentistry—Not Just For Anxiety!

May 4, 2023

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patient wearing a nitrous oxide mask

When dentists talk about sedation dentistry, it’s ordinarily in the context of patients with severe dental anxiety who have trouble making it to the dentist’s office on a regular basis. For sure, sedation can put even the most anxious patient at ease, turning difficult procedures into a joy to experience.

However, that isn’t the only use of sedation dentistry—even people who aren’t particularly afraid of the dentist can benefit from it. Here are a few examples of how.

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3 Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help Your Career

April 7, 2023

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young professional with a beautiful smile

When you think about the things that your teeth can do for you on a daily basis, there are a few that quickly come to mind—eating, talking, and smiling, for example.

However, your teeth do more than just those things; they’re a vital part of how the world sees you and, in many cases, how you feel about yourself. If you’re unhappy with the state of your smile, it could even affect your career.

Thankfully, cosmetic dentistry allows your dentist to address just about any aesthetic issue you could have with your smile, which could actually improve how people treat you at work. Here are a few ways that cosmetic dentistry can advance your career.

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