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Comfort Measures After Tightening Appointments

Dentist Blog

After your child gets braces, the kid's orthodontist will need to periodically tighten the brackets so that the teeth can gradually shift into their proper placement. These adjustments are typically recommended every month or so, however, every patient is different and because of this, the orthodontist will schedule adjustment appointments based on the patient's treatment progress. While getting the braces tightened is not especially painful, mild discomfort may be experienced for a couple of days after the appointment.

14 September 2021

Handling Dental Sensitivity

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Having sensitive teeth can make it difficult to enjoy your favorite foods and drinks. People with dental sensitivity commonly complain about their discomfort when their mouth encounters a hot or cold item. Here is a bit of information about dental sensitivity and how to treat it. Why Do the Teeth Feel Sensitive? Your teeth are made up of multiple layers. The outside layer, which gives the tooth its white appearance, is the enamel.

3 August 2021

4 Reasons To Get Dental Crowns

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Your dentist may recommend a dental crown for a variety of reasons. First of all, they extend the lifespan of your tooth by giving it a fresh lease of life. Even though many people fear dental procedures, dental crowns are painless and help boost your overall appearance. They can also imitate the appearance of your original tooth, and therefore no one will notice the difference. If your doctor mentions dental crowns, it's all for good reasons.

23 June 2021

What Advantages Do Invisalign Braces Offer?

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People who are hoping to achieve straight teeth without an overbite or underbite can take advantage of orthodontic treatment. When you see your orthodontist for a consultation, they will tell you all about your options. Primarily, you will have the choice between Invisalign braces or traditional metal braces. Here are four advantages that Invisalign braces can offer over traditional braces: 1. Less Soreness Traditional braces can sometimes abrade the sensitive skin of a patient's mouth.

13 May 2021

3 Questions About Getting Dental X-Rays

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Has your dentist told you that you need x-rays? Since this is not something that is done every single visit, you likely have some questions about x-rays before you move forward with getting them. Are Bitewing X-Rays Still Required With A Full-Mouth X-Ray? One of the advantages of taking a full-mouth x-ray is that it gives the dentist a full view of your mouth in a single image. However, this does not give the dentist the same level of detail that the bitewing x-rays provide.

23 March 2021

4 Dental Concerns That Can Be Fixed With Cosmetic Dentistry

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A beautiful smile is a wonderful accessory. However, many people feel self-conscious about smiles that are less than perfect. If you have stained or damaged teeth, there's no need to worry. A dentist can easily beautify your smile. Here are four common dental concerns that can be treated with cosmetic dentistry. 1. Stained Teeth When your teeth first emerge, they're pearly white. As you age, the enamel of your teeth begins to thin, allowing the yellow or gray color of your dentin to be seen.

17 February 2021

Why Choose A Special Needs Dentist For Your Child With Sensory Seeking Needs?

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When you have a child who has sensory processing disorder, or SPD, you know that every day poses a potential new challenge or adventure for your young one. Commonly, children with sensory processing disorder have either sensory avoidance or sensory seeking tendencies, and many children have both. Going to the dentist can be a trying time for anyone with SPD because there are many sensations, sounds, sights, and feelings going on in the dentist's chair.

30 December 2020

2 Reasons to See a Specialist Dentist After an Accident

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If you have been in a severe accident, then you might have had some serious dental damage that you need to get repaired. Trying to repair this kind of damage means that you are going to need to go to a dentist who is familiar with cosmetic and restorative dentistry. There are several reasons why you should go see a specialist dentist to get any restorative work done on your mouth and jaw.

19 November 2020

Addressing The Dental Issues Your Child May Face

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A child's mouth will undergo extreme changes as they age. These changes can make it a reality that children will typically have different dental care needs than adults. As a result, it is important for a parent to be prepared for the types of dental problems that their child can experience. Orthodontic Treatments Orthodontic treatments can be a part of childhood and adolescence for many people. As a child's teeth grow and develop, they can come out of alignment, which may lead to crooked teeth, gaps, and crowding.

31 August 2020

Are You A Good Candidate For Invisalign Dental Treatment? Take This Quiz And Find Out!

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Invisalign dental treatment represents the state of the art of orthodontic technology -- but is it right for your individual needs and goals? While you're waiting for a consultation on the subject with your orthodontist, here's a quick quiz you can take to give yourself a better idea about Invisalign's suitability. Question 1: Will Traditional Braces Make You Feel Self-Conscious? If you answered "No," you may be one of those lucky folks whose self-confidence remains intact even when wearing traditional braces.

23 December 2019