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Can Invisalign Fix My Bite Problems?

April 4, 2022

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Woman smiling and holding dental aligner.

If you suffer from an overbite, an underbite, or any other type of bite problem, you might be wondering about your possible treatment options. If you’ve heard about Invisalign, you probably associate the clear, removable aligners with correcting crooked teeth; but they have other applications too! Over the years, Invisalign has seen many advancements and is now an effective and comfortable solution for patients with bite problems. Keep reading to learn more!

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What Should You Learn During National Sleep Awareness Week?

March 13, 2022

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Young woman sleeping peacefully in bed at night

Did you know that March 13 to 19 is National Sleep Awareness Week? There is no better time than now to learn about sleep apnea, a dangerous disorder that can prevent you from getting the quality rest your body needs. According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, over 20 million Americans are affected by sleep apnea each year. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about this common condition and how your dentist can help.

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5 Tips for Finding the Best Invisalign Provider for You

March 2, 2022

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Invisalign provider shows clear braces aligner to male patient

Over 12 million people worldwide have used Invisalign clear aligners to transform their smiles. Will you be next? While there are plenty of dental professionals that offer orthodontic treatment, it’s important to find the right Invisalign provider for you. After all, when it comes to your smile, there is no room for error. Keep reading to discover five tips for finding the best Invisalign provider.  

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Lost a Dental Filling? Don’t Panic, Do This Instead

November 17, 2021

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teeth with one dental filling

You were taking a hike with some friends along Salmon Brook when you bit into an apple and your world came crashing down. Or at least it felt like that. There, sticking out of the fruit, was a piece of a past dental filling! What do you do when you’ve lost a dental filling? If you run into a dental emergency like this, there are a few sound action steps you should take as soon as possible. 

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How to Avoid Contributing to Frightening Oral Health Stats

October 4, 2021

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ghost on spooky night

Think about your favorite horror movie. Or if it’s not a genre you enjoy, maybe there’s a scary movie you at least remember well. Was it so impactful because the premise of the movie could potentially happen to you?

That’s what gives some weight to many of the troubling statistics about oral health in America. If you don’t take good care of your teeth and gums, you could potentially become a statistic.

Nobody wants to go down that path, so it’s important to make smart decisions while you can still control your future. Read on to uncover some scary oral health stats and get some helpful tips.

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Potential Complications of Ill-Fitting Dentures

September 17, 2021

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older man wearing dentures at dentist in Granby

You recently started wearing dentures and have been experiencing some discomfort. Though your dentist told you that they may take some getting used to, the discomfort has been going on for long enough to become a source of concern. Along with being uncomfortable, ill-fitting dentures can also lead to several other complications. Learn more about how properly fitted dentures can help you avoid serious oral health issues. 

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Does Invisalign Change the Way You Talk?

August 20, 2021

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person smiling while holding an Invisalign aligner

Everyone who has worn traditional metal braces knows that speaking with them can feel strange and take some time to get used to. Can the same be said for Invisalign clear aligners? After all, one of the main reasons you’re interested in Invisalign is to avoid having people around you notice your orthodontic treatment. So, if your speech is noticeably altered, it defeats the purpose. Read on to learn how this treatment affects the way you talk as well as some tips for getting used to speaking with Invisalign.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Get Dental Implants This Summer

July 9, 2021

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woman with dental implants smiling on the beach

Have you been meaning to replace your missing teeth, but you just haven’t gotten around to it? As any dentist will tell you, there’s no time like the present to start rebuilding your smile! In fact, most dentists will also tell you that dental implants are the ideal tooth replacement – they’re the next best thing to having your real teeth back. If you’ve been waiting for a sign that you should replace your teeth, keep reading to learn three reasons why summer is the perfect time to get dental implants.

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Don’t Let a Dental Emergency Ruin Your Vacation

June 5, 2021

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Woman who didn’t prevent dental emergenciesThere’s never a good time for a dental emergency, but could you imagine if one happened during your summer vacation? Although you might not believe you’re at risk, 1 in 6 Americans requires urgent dental care annually. While you can’t completely prevent dental emergencies, you can take several steps to safeguard your smile. Here are 5 tips to avoid an unplanned trip to your dentist during your vacation.

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The Top 6 Ways to Keep Your Gums Healthy and Functional

May 2, 2021

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woman flossing for healthy gums

With gum (periodontal) disease affecting over half the adult population in America, something needs to be done to reverse the numbers. The inflammation and infection of the soft tissue inside the mouth, periodontal disease can serve as a gateway to a host of other oral and overall health issues. The best way to treat the condition is to prevent it from ever happening. Keep reading to get 6 tips for maintaining healthy gums!

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