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What Are Invisalign Clear Aligners?

What Are Invisalign Clear Aligners?

It seems that almost everywhere you go, there is an advertisement for straight teeth. Whether it be magazines, posters, or television commercials, odds are you have seen an ad for braces recently. Straight teeth are everywhere! They’re so popular it’s sometimes hard to believe we’d want our smile to look any other way. But do we need to straighten our teeth? Straight teeth have more function than just being purely cosmetic.

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Why do you need a night guard?

Why do you need a night guard?

Life is full of daily stressors. Stress, anger, sleep apnea, acid reflux, and a focusing habit are just some of the causes that can lead to dental trouble. These stressors cause you to clench and grind your teeth as you sleep at night. This condition is known as bruxism, and jaw pain and headaches can arise as a result. Studies show that around 70 percent of the population grinds their teeth to some degree, and roughly 25 percent grind to such an extent as to cause severe dental damage. Those most likely to experience bruxism include smokers, heavy alcohol or caffeine users, and people suffering from depression. An occlusal guard (also known as a nightguard or mouthguard) made by your dentist can help protect your teeth from various types of grinding-related damage.

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What is the Dental Implant Placement Process?

WHAT IS THE Dental IMPLANT PLACEMENT PROCESS

What is the Dental Implant Placement Process? Here are the common steps for placing the Dental Implant. The initial examination with the dentist/specialist to determine if you are a good candidate for placing an implant. The dentist will examine the patient and collect all the medical and dental history. If an implant is placed after…

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What is a Dental Implant?

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What is a Dental Implant? Single Tooth Restoration Despite the advanced dental care available, people can still lose their teeth. The main cause is the following: Tooth decay and advanced periodontal disease, teeth that cannot be salvaged with root canal Injuries, accidents, and blunt trauma When a tooth or more teeth are lost, you can…

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Teeth Whitening: A New Year, a New YOU!

Do you have a new year’s resolution to look better? Then why not focus on your teeth! The things we eat and drink every day affect the color of our teeth over time. Don’t let tooth discoloration ruin your smile. Teeth whitening – when done by your dentist – is a safe, easy and effective…

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How Do Conventional Dentures Work?

Full and Partial Dentures Dentures are removable prosthetic devices constructed to replace missing teeth, and are supported by surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity. A full denture, also called a complete denture, replaces all of the natural teeth and provides support for cheeks and lips. By replacing missing teeth, dentures not only…

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