The Entire Invisalign Treatment Process in 5 Steps

April 25, 2024

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Closeup of woman smiling while holding clear aligner

Are you interested in straightening your teeth with Invisalign, but you haven’t signed on the dotted line yet because you’re not sure what to expect? Don’t worry – this is something many patients are interested in learning more about. Plus, it’s helpful to do plenty of research on the topic so the transition to life with braces is as smooth as possible. With all of that said, keep reading for a step-by-step breakdown of the Invisalign treatment process.

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How Can I Make My Next Dental Checkup More Pleasant?

March 13, 2024

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Dentist smiles

Seeing your dentist regularly is a crucial part of maintaining your oral health. The American Dental Association recommends having a dental appointment at least twice a year for routine exams and cleanings that allow your dentist to catch and correct issues in their early stages before they become major oral health issues. Here are a few tips on etiquette and preparation to make your next dental visit more pleasant for you and your dentist.

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What Can I Do Now That SmileDirectClub is Bankrupt?

February 13, 2024

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Lady thinks something over

SmileDirectClub recently announced the shutdown of its global operations. Since the company served more than two million clients since its founding, closing its doors has left many people not sure how they can continue to straighten their teeth. Luckily, your local dentist is trained and equipped to get you the orthodontic services you need to enjoy a beautiful and healthy smile. Here’s what you should know about the SmileDirectClub closure and how you can continue your treatment.

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Chewing the Fat: The Keto Diet and Your Teeth

January 12, 2024

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Man enjoying the keto diet while working out

The keto diet has recently gained popularity for its potential weight loss benefits. In fact, it’s estimated that around 12.9 million Americans are following the diet right now! Its simplicity and results make it a great way to melt away body fat, but is that all? What other effects could it have on your oral health, for example?

If you want to learn more about the ketogenic diet and how it affects your teeth, continue reading.

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Unraveling For the Holidays: What Happens to Your Dental Health Under Stress?

December 15, 2023

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A stressed woman in a holiday sweater thinking about her dental health

Are you stressing as you try to complete your multitude of tasks to make this the best holiday ever? If so, you may not be thinking about how it’s affecting your teeth. The festive season is often associated with joy, but sometimes all you seem to get is a shot of cortisol. However, it’s important to manage your holiday stress for the sake of your dental health.

If you want to learn the unexpected impact of holiday stress on your teeth and gums, continue reading.

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Preserving Your Snowy Whites: Holiday Foods to Avoid with Dental Health in Mind

November 30, 2023

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A family enjoying a holiday meal with good dental health

Holidays are coming, and with it, a cornucopia of sights, smells, and good food. Many times it’s hard to think about your dental health when you’re caught up in the spirit of the season. However, to preserve your teeth and keep your smile cheerful and sparkling you’ll need to avoid some of these traditional treats.

To learn which foods made the naughty list this year, continue reading. You’ll learn exactly why they’re bad for your dental health!

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Frightening Facts About Dastardly Dental Dilemmas

October 10, 2023

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3 small jack-o-lanterns with fake vampire teeth with 3 paper bats on the wall

October is here with all its excitement! Whether you’re putting out jack-o-lanterns or finding the perfect costume, it’s fun to get into the spooky spirit this time of year. That said, some scares aren’t very amusing and poor dental health is one of them. The festive fall spirit happens to coincide with Dental Hygiene Awareness month, which means there’s no better time than now to share information that’s bound to send shivers down your spine. Keep reading to learn a few terrifying statistics in honor of the season!

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3 Ways to Deal with Gapped Teeth

September 5, 2023

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closeup of gapped teeth

For better or worse, gapped teeth can completely change the way that your smile looks. If you’ve had them your entire life, you may be a little bit insecure about the way that they affect your appearance. In that case, any treatment that could help you would be a welcome relief.

You’ll be pleased to learn that there are actually several dental treatments that can repair this kind of issue. If you want to learn more about them and get some information about which is best for you, here’s what you should know.

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The 5 Most Common Oral Health Concerns

August 11, 2023

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A woman talking with her dentist about her oral health

If you’ve ever attempted to self-diagnose your oral health, you know that it’s a complex issue. It’s so complex, in fact, that dentists must study the subject for several years to gain the necessary experience to work on your teeth. There are many things that can go wrong in a mouth, making it crucial to rely on the expertise of trained dental professionals.

Read on to discover some of the most common issues facing your oral health and learn how dentistry has risen to meet the challenges.

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3 Reasons to Start Invisalign Treatment This Summer

July 13, 2023

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person holding Invisalign aligner and smiling

Having gaps in your smile is a common occurrence, but worries about misaligned teeth can dent your confidence in showing off your smile. Fortunately, Invisalign addresses these concerns, giving you the smile you desire. Invisalign is a discreet orthodontic treatment that employs clear aligners to gently reposition teeth into their correct alignment. While it’s beneficial at any time, continue reading to find out why starting your journey in the summer can offer extra advantages.

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