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2022

Why Do Some Teeth Need Modification Before Invisalign Treatment?

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For most patients who need Invisalign, the only preparation work is being measured for the aligner trays themselves. The dimensions of your bite are captured using either a manual mould to create a physical silicone impression or with a digital intra-oral scanning device. But for some patients, additional preparation work is needed to prepare their bite to be realigned by Invisalign. What does it mean when your orthodontist tells you that you’ll need interproximal reduction?…

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3 Signs That You'd Benefit from Complete Dentures

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Complete dentures are dentures that replace all of your natural teeth, or sometimes replace your entire upper or lower teeth. They have many advantages, from a consistent smile to easy upkeep. This article explains three key signs that you may benefit from complete dentures. You Have A Lot Of Partial Dentures If you have a lot of partial dentures and keep needing to get more dentures, getting complete dentures might be a good idea.…

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Scheduled For Teeth Whitening? How To Extend The Brightness Between Treatments

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If you’re scheduled for a teeth whitening treatment, you want the treatment to last for as long as possible. But, some of your daily habits could actually cause stains to develop right away. That means you’ll need to schedule whitening treatments more often. Luckily, there are steps you can take to extend the effects of your whitening treatments. Not sure how to keep your teeth their brightest between treatments? Read the list provided below.…

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When to See a Dentist About a Toothache

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Everyone gets a toothache now and then, and sometimes they indicate you need a dentist’s appointment. Some toothaches can be potentially serious, but many are minor and go away on their own. However, a bothersome and persistent toothache may indicate you have a problem. Keep reading to learn more about common toothache causes and when you should see a dentist. Common Toothache Causes A toothache without a cause is rare, but not all causes mean the same thing.…

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How Long Do Teeth Last After Root Canal Treatment?

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When bacteria enter a tooth because of dental decay or damage, they infect the pulp. Once that happens, the infection will spread and eventually kill the pulp inside the tooth. The best treatment for an infected tooth is root canal therapy. Root canal therapy removes all of the infected tissue within a tooth. Once completed, a root canal tooth can then be sealed to prevent reinfection. But some patients wonder just how long teeth can last after root canal treatment.…

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Is a Chipped Tooth a Dental Emergency, Or Is It Okay to Delay?

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You only get two sets of teeth in your lifetime, so if an adult tooth falls out (or is knocked out), it’s clearly a significant event and requires an immediate visit to an emergency dentist. But what about when only a portion of the tooth is lost? Is a chipped tooth a dental emergency, or is it okay to delay treatment until your regular dentist can see you? The Moment It Happens…

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