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Invisalign

A Clear Look at the Invisalign Pros and Cons

Having trouble determining which kind of braces would suit you the best? Here, we’re listing a few of the advantages and disadvantages of Invisalign®, invisible aligners, and conventional braces to help take the confusion out of your search for the right route to a straighter, stronger, more radiant smile. Advantages

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Dental Implants

5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding on Dental Implants

Every single year, more than 5 million dental implants are placed in the United States alone. While this number is high, it doesn’t come close to meeting the need of the 178 million Americans that have missing teeth. Implants are a successful solution to the missing teeth problem, and we

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Why You Never Want an Alcohol-based Mouthwash

Using mouthwash everyday not only improves your oral health because it prevents bad breath, but also because it prevents bacterial build up which causes cavities and the possibilities of having tooth decay in the long run. It is also important to understand the consequences of using an alcohol based versus

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What Dental Implants Do to Help You Appear Younger

Apart from helping you regain that beautiful smile, dental implants will actually make you look younger. If you are missing some teeth, you don’t smile as often. While there’s a study that says smiling can physiologically make you older due to the wrinkles created around the eyes, we always equate

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What Happens When Dentures Dry Out?

When you get new dentures, your prosthodontist will tell you what you need to do to properly care for your dentures. This means when to wear them and when to take them out, and when you need to clean them. Part of the process is soaking your dentures at the

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You Never Want to Clench Your Teeth!

It is very important that you never intentionally clench your teeth. It can cause a lot of harm to your teeth to do that, especially if you are doing it consciously. If you notice that now and again you are clenching your teeth subconsciously, then you need to make an

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