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Meet Your 22-Hour Invisalign Wear Time with These Tips

June 10, 2024

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Young woman holding Invisalign aligner and making thumbs-up gesture

One of the basic rules of successful Invisalign treatment is that you should wear your aligners for 20 – 22 hours each day (the closer you can get to 22 hours, the better). That might seem like a challenge. After all, 22 hours amounts to more than 90% of the time each day! However, you can be confident that meeting your Invisalign wear time is a realistic goal. This blog post explains why compliance is so vital, and it provides some tips to help you keep your aligner trays in your mouth as much as possible.


Can Invisalign Fix Overbites and Other Bite Problems?

May 5, 2024

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Beautiful young woman touching her chin, wearing curious expression

Countless millions of people have an underbite, overbite, crossbite, or another variety of malocclusion (bad bite). If you are among them, you might have thought about getting traditional metal braces to correct the problem. But did you know that you might be eligible for a more discreet option? Invisalign is able to fix many cases of overbites and other bite problems. This blog post further explains how clear aligners might be able to help you achieve your healthiest smile ever.


Your Biggest Invisalign Questions — Answered!

April 29, 2024

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Woman holding Invisalign aligner and pointing at her teeth

Are you thinking about getting Invisalign to straighten your teeth? This treatment is convenient, discreet, and effective. Before you commit to it, though, you may want to find the answers to some big questions, such as those regarding cost and the overall treatment process. Continue reading below to discover some helpful information.


Avoid Dental Implant Failure with These 6 Tips

March 12, 2024

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Woman in white bathrobe preparing to brush her teeth

Did you know that dental implants are successful in more than 95% of cases? You can expect your restored smile to stand the test of time! Of course, it still must be acknowledged that in rare cases, dental implant failure can occur. How can you prevent that sad outcome? This blog post contains some practical tips that will give your beautiful new teeth the best possible chance of long-term success.


What to Expect During Your Dental Implant Consultation

March 4, 2024

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Dental team member taking notes during dental implant consultation

If you are thinking about getting dental implants to rebuild your missing teeth, the first step on your journey will be a consultation. This appointment will help to establish the basis for your treatment plan and provide you with information that you need in order to make a confident decision about whether you want to move forward. But what happens during a dental implant consultation? This blog post provides a generalized preview of what you might experience.


5 Surprising Facts about Dental Implants

February 12, 2024

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Illustration showing dental implant in lower dental arch

If you have one or more missing teeth, you may be in the process of comparing your tooth replacement options. Traditional dentures, bridges, and dental implants are all possible choices. Unfortunately, one of those treatments — dental implants — is often misrepresented. Here are five surprising facts about dental implants that you should consider before you commit to any tooth replacement procedure.


Why Is My Dental Implant So Sensitive?

January 14, 2024

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Illustration of person with sensitivity near their dental implant

Your natural teeth have nerves in them, so when they are exposed to outside stimuli, they can easily send pain signals to your brain. This is especially true when teeth are damaged or worn-down. But what about dental implants? They do not have any nerves, so why do they sometimes feel sensitive? This blog post explains why this problem can occur and what you may be able to do to find relief.


Dental Insurance vs. Dental Discount Plans — Which Should You Choose?

September 16, 2023

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Happy female dental patient in treatment chair

You deserve to have a healthy smile. However, some people may have concerns about how to pay for their oral healthcare. If that is true of you, you might be wondering if you should buy a dental insurance policy or a dental discount plan. Is one better than the other? Both can help you save money, but they are suited to different circumstances. This blog post explains some pros and cons of each option.


Is Dental Insurance Worth the Money?

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Dental patient preparing to sign paperwork

As everyone is finding strategies to cope with the rising cost of living, many people are cutting back on unnecessary expenses. For example, you might be cancelling some of your subscriptions and services that you do not often use. You might even be contemplating the idea of cancelling your dental insurance! Before you do that, though, you should consider some reasons why your policy is worth its price. It could actually help you save money in the long run!


What Should You Look for in an Emergency Dentist?

August 21, 2023

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Woman using computer and phone to search for emergency dentist

Since a dental emergency could occur at any time, you should always be ready to get in touch with a trustworthy dentist. But since it seems like there is a dental office on every corner, how can you narrow down your choices and choose the one that will best be able to care for your needs? This blog post explains a few things that you should look for in an emergency dentist.

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