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Had Braces Before? Invisalign Might be Perfect For You!

April 6, 2024

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Picture of an Invisalign aligner

Invisalign is one of the most versatile dental treatments that there is. Not only can these thin clear aligners straighten out your teeth, they’ll be able to do so with a thin plastic tray that will be almost impossible to see.

Often, adults who have had braces in the past will have seen their teeth come out of alignment, particularly if they’re a little lax with wearing their retainer. This often leads them to wonder whether Invisalign is a viable option for you. If you’re curious, here’s what you should know.

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My Tooth has Been Removed. When Can I Get My Dental Implant?

March 7, 2024

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Someone holding their tooth

Dental implants are a treatment that’s easy to get excited about. When you see the incredible results that they can produce and what they can do for your smile, it’s easy to start thinking about how your life would be different with a brand new tooth.

That’s why, if you have a tooth extraction coming up, you might find yourself wondering how quickly afterward you could expect to get your dental implant. The answer may depend; here’s what you should know.

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A Blueprint for Beauty: Why You Need Good Oral Health for Cosmetic Dentistry

February 9, 2024

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Patient looking at their new cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is an art that dentists provide to help you achieve the smile of your dreams. With it, you can revitalize your teeth and regain your confidence through multiple treatments like dental bonding and Invisalign orthodontics. There’s just one thing you need to do first: improve your oral health! But why? Won’t these treatments keep your smile sparkling and fix the chips and cracks?

Read on to learn why you need to have a great bill of oral health before you get any cosmetic dentistry treatments.

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Understanding the Different Types of Gum Grafting

January 4, 2024

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Model of exposed tooth rootsYour teeth aren’t the only component of a healthy, beautiful smile. Your gums are equally important. Various issues can cause your gum line to recede over time. Although it may not seem concerning initially, it can’t increase your risk of tooth loss and other oral health problems. Not to mention, it can affect the appearance of your smile. Don’t worry. Your dentist can restore a healthy, attractive gum line using a minimally invasive procedure. Gum grafting can treat recession to enhance your dental health.

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5 Celebrities Who Used Invisalign to Create Their Camera-Ready Smile

December 21, 2023

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Celebrity waving at photographers on red carpet

The magazines on newspaper stands are filled with photos of the rich and famous doing everyday things, like going grocery shopping or walking their dog. Oftentimes, these sections are titled something like, “Celebrities, they are just like us.” It turns out that movie stars, reality TV personalities, and musicians also prefer clear aligners to metal braces! Here are five celebrities who used Invisalign to discreetly straighten their teeth.

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What Causes Sensitivity in Dental Implants?

November 3, 2023

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Woman holding coffee cup, experiencing sensitivity in her dental implant

After you receive dental implants, you should be able to look forward to many years of comfortable, pain-free dental function. After all, they are the gold standard of tooth replacement. But what if you start to notice some sensitivity in one of your implants? What does that mean, and what can you do to address the issue? This blog post offers some important information.

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Dental Cosmetic Cures: 3 Ways to Preserve Your Youth

October 10, 2023

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Woman with gray/white hair in a white shirt smiling in front of a gray background

As we age, our bodies go through many changes and our teeth are no exception. It can be difficult to accept many of these transitions because they can impact your abilities, confidence, and appearance. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry provides services that can mend or hide problems that your pearly whites can develop over the years. Keep reading to learn 3 changes you might expect to face, and how your dentist can preserve your youth!

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Red Gums? That Could Be a Red Flag! Here Are Some Warning Signs of Gingivitis

September 13, 2023

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Woman shows her gums

Gum disease is an insidious threat to your oral health that starts small before becoming much worse. Its first stage is inflammation of the gums called gingivitis. While the symptoms of gingivitis can be so mild at first that you don’t even notice them, if left untreated it will advance to the much more destructive phase called periodontitis. Because gum disease is a serious problem that must be treated promptly, here are a few signs that you might need to see your dentist to be treated for gingivitis.

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The Do’s and Don’ts for Preserving Your Dental Implants

August 11, 2023

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A man enjoying a salad with new dental implants

If you’ve recently had dental implant treatment, then you already know about the many benefits they provide. Stability, restored bone density, and an easy care routine are just a few examples.

While dental implants are impressive pieces of dental technology, they’re not immune to the ravages of time or damage caused by unhealthy habits. Continue reading to learn how you can change a few lifestyle choices to help your implants last for decades to come.

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What to Do If You Lose Your Invisalign

July 5, 2023

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person worried about lost Invisalign aligners

After several months of wearing Invisalign to address your smile’s orthodontic concerns, you’ve generally been diligent about their care. However, the day you always hoped you could avoid has arrived: you’ve misplaced your aligners. What should be your next steps? Continue reading to discover how to manage lost aligners and pick up tips on preventing such mishaps in the future.

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