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How to Care for Your Dentures

May 14, 2024

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person caring for dentures

If you’re missing multiple teeth or even an entire set, dentures could be the solution for you. They’re a popular choice for replacing missing teeth and can typically last between five to ten years. However, to ensure they stay in good shape for as long as possible, proper care is essential. Here are four simple tips for cleaning and maintaining your dentures.

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Aesthetic Upgrades: 3 Cosmetic Procedures to Perfect Your Grin

March 4, 2024

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Woman with brown hair pointing to her smile with two fingers

When you’re anxious about how others will perceive you, it’s hard to feel good about yourself. Having flaws in your teeth can leave you feeling so self-conscious that you try to remain tight-lipped or avoid interacting with others. Fortunately, your dentist can address aesthetic imperfections with cosmetic dentistry to boost your confidence. Before you can move forward, though, it’s important to establish what you’d like to improve so you can pick the right treatment. If you’re not sure where to start, keep reading to learn about 3 popular procedures that can upgrade your grin!

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Invisalign and Teeth Grinding: Can They Mix?

February 10, 2024

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Someone holding their Invisalign aligner

In recent years, Invisalign aligners have advanced considerably. These clear aligners have always been sleek and subtle, but for a long time they fell short of traditional braces in dealing with many common conditions. Bite problems, for example, could once only be solved by traditional braces; now, Invisalign aligners are capable of handling them with the help of specialized attachments.

However, many people who have bite issues also tend to grind their teeth at night, which leads them to be concerned about whether this could interfere with their Invisalign treatment. If you’re curious, here’s what you should know about that prospect.

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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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