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What are the Benefits of Invisalign?

August 15, 2020 204 Views

Are you wondering about the benefits Invisalign aligners have to offer you? Let’s take a look at them all! Flexibility Without any second thought, one of the hardest things to get used to with traditional braces is the food restrictions. Because you can remove the Invisalign at mealtimes, you’ll still be able to eat everything …

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Correcting an Overbite with Braces

July 30, 2020 258 Views

Braces can fix the most overbite problems. During the assessment stage, x-rays help determine the type of overbite and the connection between the teeth and jaw. Braces are then attached to the upper and lower arches of the teeth. The archwire first straightens and aligns the teeth. During the second stage, elastics (small rubber bands) …

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What is a Palate Expander?

July 15, 2020 229 Views

A palate (palatal) expander is an orthodontic appliance that creates space in a child’s mouth by widening the roof of the mouth over time. The purpose of the palatal expansion is to widen narrow palates in children and correctly align the upper teeth and jaw. Appliance Types A unique set of expanders is made for …

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Bonded Retainers

June 30, 2020 234 Views

At last, the time has come to say goodbye to your braces, but you are worried because your orthodontist has told you a retainer will be bonded to your teeth? Though the braces were bonded to your teeth, you may be wondering how non-removable retainers will be different. For that, wearing a fixed or bonded …

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Mouth Guards and Mouth Splints

June 15, 2020 235 Views

If you are habitual of grinding or clenching your teeth while sleeping, wearing a mouth guard or mouth splint at night may help. Mouth guards and splints balance the pressure across your jaw and create a physical barrier between your upper and lower teeth. This barrier protects them from further damage. They can also be …

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Pain Under the Dental Crown

May 30, 2020 316 Views

If you have ever undergone a dental treatment, keep in mind that those teeth can start to hurt again. This is because the toothaches you feel aren’t from nerves inside the teeth; they are from the dental nerve in the gums. If you have a dental crown on top of a tooth stub and the …

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Advice for Kissing With Braces

May 15, 2020 121 Views

Braces can be hard to handle, and you may have to make a lot of changes to your lifestyle. But one thing you won’t have to give up for sure is romance. Many people fear that they won’t be able to kiss someone with their braces on. While others worry that it will be an …

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Tips for Proper Denture Storage

April 30, 2020 211 Views

Dentures are your lifesavers during the day, giving you the confidence to smile, eat, and talk like the way once you did before losing your teeth. But at night when it’s time to take them out, what is the right way to store them? Proper denture storage helps to prevent damage and keeps them clean …

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Crown Sensitivity: How Long Does It Last?

April 15, 2020 420 Views

You might be thinking of enjoying a hot cup of coffee on a cold day or lick your favorite ice cream on a sunny day. But if your teeth are sensitive to hotness or coldness, both of your ideas can be painful. The pain can start instantly, and the sensitivity can vary from mild to …

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Do You Have Cavity Under A Dental Crown?

March 30, 2020 136 Views

Cavities are not loyal and can happen anywhere in the mouth. If you notice cavity in hard to reach areas such as under a crown, it is time to act quickly. Taking timely measure is necessary to ensure that the problem does not turn into a big disaster. Ignoring it might then require additional repair …

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