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3 Reasons To Choose Invisalign For Your Teen

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From correcting a misaligned bite to straightening a few crooked teeth, orthodontic care is a great option for improving a person’s smile. Even though traditional metal braces are most common, clear orthodontic aligners are a system that many people are choosing for their orthodontic care. Of course, you may be wondering is investing in Invisalign is right for your teenager. This guide will give you a few good reasons why the orthodontic aligner system is right for your teen. Read More»

Learn About One Cause Of Thin Enamel

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Enamel hypoplasia is a dental issue that can cause a number of issues for those that have it. This condition happens while the teeth are still forming and it can be caused from many different things. One of the things that can cause some people to have the condition is through genetics. If it runs in their family, then they have an increased risk of having it themselves. Also, there are other factors that can cause it, such as being born early, a pregnant mother taking certain medications before learning she is pregnant, certain bacterial infections and certain viral infections. Read More»

Understanding Some Dental Bridge Complications

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A missing tooth can be replaced in several different ways, including with the placement of a dental bridge. Dental bridges are far less invasive than dental implants, but they do have some complications associated with them. Keep reading to learn about a few, why they happen, and how you can avoid them. Decay Underneath The Bridge Traditional bridges are the most common bridge devices, and they require the presence of one healthy tooth on either side of the missing one. Read More»

Ways To Encourage Your Kid To Practice Good Brushing At Home

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Do you encounter resistance with your children when it eventually comes time to brush their teeth? If so, you may be struggling with what you can do to encourage them to brush regularly. While it it worth asking your child’s dentist about their problem during their next appointment, here are some things you can do right now. Establish A Brushing Routine Part of the problem with getting a child to brush their teeth is not establishing the proper routine. Read More»

3 Signs You'll Like Lingual Braces

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Even though a lot of people don’t think about lingual braces, the braces that are put on the back of your teeth can be beneficial for many people who are looking for orthodontic correction. Three signs that you might like lingual braces for your orthodontic correction are listed below. 1. You Want Braces That Aren’t Too Obvious The entire reason why lingual braces are placed on the back of the teeth is so that they aren’t so obvious. Read More»

3 Tips To Help You Protect Your Porcelain Veneers

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An attractive smile is something that many people feel is important. Porcelain veneers can be used to correct cosmetic issues within a patient’s smile. These veneers give patients a straight, white, and healthy looking smile that they can be proud of. If you are planning to invest a significant amount of money in porcelain veneers to improve the attractiveness of your smile, it’s essential that you know how to protect these veneers against damage once your dentist has put them into place. Read More»

3 Things To Know If You Need Scaling And Root Planing

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One of the only reasons dentists perform scaling and root planing is to treat gum disease. Gum disease is not something you should ignore, as it will worsen over time if left untreated, and scaling and root planing is typically the first type of treatment a dentist will use to address gum disease. If you find out you need this dental service, here are three things you should know about it. Read More»

When Should A Child Get Braces?

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If your child has a bad bite, misaligned teeth, or other types of tooth-related problems, he or she may need braces. Many kids will start asking if they can get braces as soon as other kids in their class do, and you might be wondering when the right age is for braces. While there is no magical answer for this, you can visit an orthodontist to find out, and he or she will base this decision on the child’s teeth and overall development. Read More»

The Effects Of Juice On Children's Teeth

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Juice often seems like a good, healthy beverage to drink, simply because it comes from fruit; however, this is not really the case. Juice is loaded with sugar, and giving it to your child might increase your child’s risk of developing cavities. Here are several important things to know if you want to give juice or other sugary beverages to your young children. Sugar feeds bacteria When you give a child anything that contains a lot of sugars, it can lead to decay on teeth. Read More»

Tips For Successful Periodontal Disease Treatment

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If you visited your dentist today and they broke the news to you that you have developed the first signs of periodontal disease, then it is important you do everything you can to reduce its long-term effect on your teeth and gums. As your dentist may have told you, periodontal disease is a chronic infection that takes hold in the gum tissue surrounding your teeth. The infection worsens when bacteria and food get trapped around your teeth just under the gumline. Read More»