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What is Invisalign and It’s Benefits

Invisalign consists of exceedingly lightweight aligners which are manufactured from clear plastic and made in a specialist laboratory specifically for each individual patient. Invislaign braces are genuinely virtually invisible once you’re wearing them and they shift your teeth over a period of time in a manner which is painless and gradual. As each set of…

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Options and Treatments for Adults Dental Braces

Braces are made of metal bands that are cemented to the molars and metal brackets that are directly glued to the front teeth. Orthodontists use this treatment to move a patient’s teeth or underlying bone. It’s no longer surprising when an adult contemplates on getting dental braces. Traditionally, this procedure is done when a person is…

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What is Gum Disease?

Gum disease is an inflammation of the gums that can progress to affect the bone that surrounds and supports your teeth. It is caused by the bacteria in plaque, a sticky, colorless film that constantly forms on your teeth. If not removed through daily brushing and flossing, plaque can build up and the bacteria infect not only your gums…

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How Do I Help My Children Care for Their Teeth and Prevent Cavities?

Tooth decay (dental caries) affects children in the United States more than any other chronic infectious disease. Untreated tooth decay causes pain and infections that may lead to problems; such as eating, speaking, playing, and learning. The good news is that tooth decay and other oral diseases that can affect children are preventable. The combination…

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Tips for Taking Care of Porcelain Veneers

You have made an investment to achieve that picture-perfect smile with porcelain veneers, but those amazing results won’t last forever without the right care plan. You will need to take extra good care of your teeth and gums after getting veneers because any dental problems can take their toll on the veneers. Since veneers are…

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Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity is due to the exposure of dentin, the part of the tooth which covers thenerve, either through loss of the enamel layer or recession of the gums. Temperature changes and certain foods (acidic or sweet) can cause the tooth or teeth to be painful. The pain usually subsides after a short period of time. The…