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How Does Invisalign Work?

Perhaps you have heard of Invisalign aligners, a breakthrough treatment when it comes to straightening the teeth. Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign does not require any brackets, and are even removable, while still offering an improvement in your smile over time. However, how does something like this work to offer the same results as braces? How […]

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The Importance of Flossing

While everyone knows that brushing twice a day is a part of a healthy oral hygiene routine, many people skip a step that is just as important: flossing. Flossing is important in helping to reduce gingivitis and plaque for a healthy mouth. Read on to learn more about the importance of flossing. What Happens if […]

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Caring For Your Dentures

Receiving dentures can be life changing, allowing you to speak, bite, chew, and smile normally! Whether you have partial or full dentures, your device will require special care to ensure it is long lasting and looking its best. Here’s how to properly care for your dentures: Cleaning your dentures Properly cleaning your dentures is important […]

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Improve your Smile with Invisalign

Invisalign is an effective alternative to braces, allowing patients to improve their smile without uncomfortable metal in their mouth! Using a series of clear aligners, you can achieve straighter teeth. Here’s what to expect when you choose to improve your smile with Invisalign. Initial Consultation The initial consultation is the first step to improving your […]

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What is a Root Canal?

A root canal is a treatment to repair and salvage a damaged and/or infected tooth. The term “root canal” originates from the action of cleaning the canals within the tooth’s root. The process involves eliminating the damaged area of the tooth (known as the pulp), filing and shaping the root canals to prevent reinfection, and […]

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When is Tooth Extraction Necessary?

There are two different types of tooth extraction, referred to as simple extractions and surgical extraction. When teeth no longer have a functional place in your mouth or are damaged beyond repair, your dentist may recommend that you have them removed for your comfort and health. What are the Indications for Tooth Removal? Wisdom Teeth […]