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3 Tips to Follow for Your First Week of Braces

May 20, 2022

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Patient wearing metal braces

Your first week with braces might feel difficult. You may be adjusting to the brackets and wires sitting on your tooth enamel. The alien force the braces exert on your teeth is also challenging. That they’ll take getting used to is an understatement.

However, you’ll be fine once you get past it. Here are three tips to make this first week a bit easier for you.

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Four Steps to Invisalign Preparation

May 19, 2022

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Let’s say your first Invisalign appointment is coming up soon. Have you done everything to ready yourself? You can do more than just show up to the dentist on time. With the right actions, your teeth-straightening journey would be off to the best possible start.

To know how to prepare for Invisalign with Sachse dentists, try learning the four steps below. Followed correctly, they’ll help you achieve a straighter smile smoothly and effectively!

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3 Ways to Prepare for Your Dental Implant Surgery

May 8, 2022

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woman smiling after dental implant surgery in Sachse

Have you committed to getting one or more dental implants? With this popular and effective treatment, you’ll be able to enjoy a fully restored smile for a lifetime! However, you might be anxious about the surgery itself. Keep reading to learn three ways you can prepare for your dental implant surgery in Sachse.

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3 Ways to Ruin Your Invisalign Treatment

April 13, 2022

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Dentist shows patient an Invisalign aligner tray

Invisalign is almost notoriously straightforward — wear your aligners 22 hours per day to get straighter teeth in a year! It’s to the point that some people think a patient can’t screw up the process. Unless you don’t wear your trays enough, the thinking goes, Invisalign is guaranteed to improve your smile.

Unfortunately, it’s still possible that you might derail your straighter smile. To keep that from happening to you, here are three ways to ruin an Invisalign treatment from your Sachse dentist and what to do instead.

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Can I Drink Coffee with Invisalign?

March 24, 2022

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woman drinking coffee

You can’t imagine getting your morning started without that energizing cup of coffee. There’s a lot of work to be done and you need some pep in your step. If you are beginning treatment with Invisalign clear aligners soon, you might be wondering if your coffee habit is going to affect your smile. You’ll be glad to know that you can still drink coffee with Invisalign, but they just won’t be a pair that go together at the same time. Read on to learn from your dentist in Sachse about why that is, plus tips for enjoying coffee during the process of straightening your teeth.

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Getting Veneers: The Step-by-Step Process

March 10, 2022

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Woman choosing veneers

As a responsible consumer, you try not to jump on every trend and bandwagon that goes by. You learn about it and determine if it’s right for you! Even if you’ve heard that porcelain veneers can improve the appearance of your teeth, you might not be convinced yet. It’s better to know exactly what goes into a process before trusting it, right?

In that spirit, here’s a breakdown of the porcelain veneer process from your local cosmetic dentist in Sachse. Read on and decide for yourself if the procedure reliably produces shinier, whiter teeth!

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Why You Should Be Thankful for Your Dental Hygienist

March 4, 2022

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dental hygienist and patient

Even though it’s called a “dentist’s office,” certainly there are other people at that location who work hard to help your oral health. There’s a friendly front desk team, a knowledgeable treatment coordinator, a talented dental assistant, and, of course, an exceptional dental hygienist. Their essential role in maintaining your happy, healthy smile often goes unnoticed, which is why celebrating National Dental Hygienists Week (April 4-10) is meaningful. Keep reading as your dentist in Sachse explains why dental hygienists deserve recognition.

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8 Popular Myths About Braces

February 16, 2022

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Having an amazing set of straightened teeth is every person’s dream, and undergoing orthodontic treatment is the method to do this. If you’re considering getting braces, you probably have plenty of questions about what you’ll experience while wearing them. You most likely heard the common legends about them, too. If so, your dentist is here to debunk eight popular myths about braces in Sachse!

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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Teeth

February 5, 2022

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kid thinking of facts about teeth in Sachse

Everyone enjoys munching on their favorite meals in their everyday life. They also probably don’t think much about their teeth other than to clean them twice a day. However, there are several interesting facts about teeth that reveal how amazing they actually are. Read on to learn five things your dentist in Sachse has to say about your teeth.

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4 Steps to Follow If You Have Broken Braces

January 31, 2022

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person smiling after having broken braces repaired

Traditional braces are a tried-and-true way to move crooked, gapped, or misaligned teeth into the correct position. They consist of brackets connected by wires and are incredibly durable. As strong as braces are, that doesn’t mean they’re immune to damage. If you have broken braces, follow these four steps to get the situation under control until you can see your dentist.

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