Halloween Screams and Smile Dreams: How to Get Over Dental Anxiety

October 27, 2023

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A woman covering her mouth at the dentist due to dental anxiety

As the haunting season approaches and the temptation of candy looms, you may be wondering where you could go to escape the ravages of sugar-filled treats. Your dentist may offer a solution that is both comforting and good for your oral health. Many Americans don’t go to the dentist regularly enough, and many times it’s due to dental anxiety.

Continue reading to learn about dental anxiety and ways that you can alleviate it to help your teeth survive a night of Halloween fright.


Get Ready for Round Two: 3 Reasons for Braces Retreatment

October 13, 2023

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A man smiling with his second pair of braces

Braces are a great way to realign crooked teeth at any age. Most people think that they are a one-time treatment, and they can be! However, there are reasons some patients get braces twice, or even multiple times throughout their lives on their dentist’s recommendation.

If you’re curious as to why someone might need to re-treat their teeth with braces, continue reading. Below are the top three most common reasons for retreatment.


5 Essential Dental Tools for Your Braces Survival Kit

September 21, 2023

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Lower half of person with braces' face showing them using an interdental brush on their braces

If you’re wearing braces for orthodontic treatment, you’ll need to put in a little extra work to maintain your investment and keep your pearly whites clean. Whether you’re at school, work, or on vacation, it can be helpful to have everything you need to take care of your braces on hand. To keep your oral health and orthodontic devices in pristine condition, here are 5 essential dental tools for your braces survival kit.


Which Professions Can Benefit from Invisalign?

September 7, 2023

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Woman smiling with teeth shaking hands with man in suit across table from her in office setting

A beautiful smile is the key to making a great first impression. This can be especially important in the workforce. From interviews to presentations, you may have to make a good impression on new people every day that you’re on the job. If crooked or misaligned teeth are making you self-conscious about your smile, your pearly whites could be holding you back from career success! Thankfully, with the help of Invisalign, you can straighten your teeth with minimal disruption to your daily life. Here are some professions that can benefit from Invisalign.


Tips for Wearing Braces at Work

August 28, 2023

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Woman pointing to her bracesIf you’ve invested in traditional braces to fix your bite and alignment, you’ve made an excellent decision for your oral health and confidence. However, life will be a little different over the next year or two. Not only will you need to make adjustments at home, but you’ll also need to follow your orthodontist’s instructions while you’re at work. Here are 5 tips to help you get through the workday while adjusting to braces.


Braces with Baby Teeth

August 11, 2023

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Model of braces on dental moldYour child’s primary teeth are only in place for a few short years before it’s time for a visit from the Tooth Fairy. However, they are invaluable to your child’s oral health and development. They help them learn how to eat and speak through proper oral functions. They also act as placeholders for their adult teeth. Since they fall out eventually, you might not think your little one needs braces, but their dental health and functions might rely on early orthodontics.


3 Minimally Invasive Solutions to Enhance Your Smile

August 6, 2023

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Happy female dental patient looking in mirrorAre you embarrassed by stained, chipped, or decayed teeth? You can have a stunning smile without needing complex dental work. You have more options than ever before to address common aesthetic flaws, so there’s a solution to fit your needs and budget. Here are 3 minimally invasive ways you can revamp your pearly whites with cosmetic dentistry.


How to Tell If You Can a Cavity Between Your Teeth

July 8, 2023

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Female patient looking in dental mirrorDid you know that tooth decay is almost 100% preventable? However, 92% of adults have had at least one cavity. Most occur on the chewing surfaces of molars because cavity-causing bacteria can get trapped in the crevices, but that’s not the only area where decay can develop. A cavity can also form between two teeth, which can make them difficult to detect. Here’s how to spot the signs of an interproximal cavity.


Seeking Cosmetic Dentistry? Here’s Why Your Mouth Needs to Be Healthy First!

June 8, 2023

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young woman smiling in dental mirror

Achieving a beautiful smile is undoubtedly a desirable goal, and cosmetic dentistry can help you reach it. However, it’s important to note that the foundation of any radiant grin lies in good oral health. Before you move forward with the smile transformation process, your dentist will examine you for any existing dental issues. A healthy mouth can drastically improve the results of cosmetic work! Read on to learn more about why good oral health is essential for cosmetic dentistry.


5 Interesting, Lesser-Known Facts about Braces

June 2, 2023

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a patient with braces smiling while visiting her dentist

Braces have an unfair reputation; despite being perhaps the most effective orthodontic treatment around, when most of us think about them, we think about the awkward, embarrassing metal brackets and wires that are permanently worn for the entire duration of treatment—not the beautiful results that we’re working towards! That said, it’s not always easy to give braces the credit they’re rightfully due. Here are a few interesting, little-known facts about braces that your dentist wants you to know about so that you can better appreciate them!  

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