2021

Comfort Measures After Tightening Appointments

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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