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4 Dos And Don’ts For Teens With Braces

Dental technology has improved dramatically over the years, like virtually every other industry. And while clear braces are suitable for children in some cases, traditional metal braces are still the best solution for most situations. Thankfully, crooked teeth or a severe overbite are usually corrected within 18-36 months. Your teenager may not fully embrace this stage of their adolescence, but they will appreciate the final results. It is important, however, that they follow simple guidelines while wearing their braces. Read More 

What Does It Mean If You Have an Abscessed Tooth?

If you suddenly start feeling pain in your mouth with a tooth, or just in general, there is a good chance you may have an abscessed tooth. Anyone can develop this type of problem, and it is almost always a painful experience. If you have pain in your mouth, you should visit a dentist to find out if you have an abscessed tooth. The symptoms First of all, an abscessed tooth is likely to have symptoms, and these can often include swelling, bad breath, a bad taste in your mouth, and pain. Read More 

Here’s How Invisible Braces Can Break The Bad Habits That Made Your Teeth Crooked

Not everyone is born with crooked teeth. Many people develop them over time due to bad habits, like sucking thumbs, biting nails, or chewing on things like pencils. If these habits go on for long enough, it can leave your teeth looking tremendously crooked and even affect the appearance of your jawline, as crooked teeth can give you an uneven resting bite. Breaking these habits can be hard, but they don't have to be. Read More 

3 Things Dental Veneers Can Do For You

If you have a mouth full of teeth that you aren't happy with, then you may just think that you have dental whitening and braces to help you out. One thing that you may not be thinking of, however, is dental veneers. Dental veneers are thin pieces of porcelain that you can glue over the top of your teeth to help give you the smile of your dreams. Once your existing teeth have been sanded down so they are thin enough, your dentist will glue the dental veneers on top. Read More 

What Preparations Are Required Before You Get An Amalgam Filling?

You may understand the basic gist of an amalgam filling procedure: the dentist will remove the decay and restore the missing enamel with a silver restoration. However, if you are going in for an amalgam filling, you may wonder why this procedure may take half an hour or more. There are many important steps besides just placing the filling. Here are just a few steps you may encounter. Dental Dam Placement Read More