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Get a Great Smile With Invisible Braces

Wearing braces used to involve large, ugly metal pieces stuck to your teeth. Many adults have rejected the idea of wearing braces because they felt they would look unprofessional or unattractive. Now there is a better way. I have been using invisible braces in my dental clinic for many years, and this blog will show you the variety of options you have for getting straighter teeth without traditional braces. Braces can now be completely clear, can be adhered to the back of you teeth, or can be used in the form of an invisible tray that fits over your teeth. Find out here how invisible braces can work for you.


What Dental X-Rays Reveal And Why They Are Important

When you visit a family dentist for a checkup, he or she will probably want to take x-rays of your teeth. While this is not usually needed at every appointment, it is something that most dentists like to do at least once a year. In addition to taking x-rays, your dentist will also carefully examine your mouth during your visit. The purpose of x-rays is to locate problems the dentist cannot see with his or her eyes, and here are several different things you should understand about x-rays. Read More 

Why Adding A Second Filling To A Tooth Might Be A Bad Idea

When you visit a dentist for a routine examination and cleaning, one of the main things the dentist will look for in your mouth is tooth decay. Tooth decay occurs when acid eats away at a tooth. If the decay is not removed, it will continue damaging the tooth until there is no tooth left to damage. If your dentist finds decay on a tooth that has already been filled in the past, he or she may not be able to perform a regular filling on the tooth; however, it must still be fixed, and a dental crown is often the solution for a tooth in this condition. Read More 

Chronic Dry Mouth With No Explanation? It Could Be Sjogren’s Syndrome

Chronic dry mouth is a common concern among adults. Many times, it is caused by medications such as antihistamines and pain relievers, tobacco use, or a head injury that has resulted in nerve damage. But what if none of these explanations fit for your case of dry mouth? If this is the case, it's time to consider the possibility that your dry mouth has a more sinister underlying cause: Sjogren's syndrome. Read More 

Tooth Trauma: 4 Reasons To Choose A Root Canal Over A Dental Implant

Injuring your tooth can create a lot of pain for your mouth and gums, especially when eating or drinking. As you seek professional help for your tooth injury, you are typically presented with multiple options. For a single tooth injury, you may choose between getting a root canal or a dental implant. Both options can help heal your mouth, but there are multiple advantages of choosing a root canal procedure over the implant process. Read More 

2 Mouth Conditions Your Dentist Can Discover During Your Checkup

At each dental checkup, your dentist checks not only the health of your teeth and gums, but also the health of your entire mouth. This includes inside your cheeks, the roof and floor of your mouth, and all sides of your tongue. It is important to schedule and keep each of your dental checkups because there are many mouth conditions and diseases that your dentist can discover. Here is information about mouth sores and growths your dentist can find and some of their causes and treatments. Read More