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Why Invisalign is Better

Why Invisalign is Better

Traditional metal braces were a rite of passage for generations of Americans because at the time they were the best way to correct many dental and orthodontic issues. However, times have changed and dental techniques have evolved. There are options beyond metal braces...
Causes of Tooth Decay in Adults

Causes of Tooth Decay in Adults

The human body is an amazing thing, able to recover from many illnesses and injuries. Sadly, most damage to teeth is permanent—the body cannot heal teeth the way it can flesh or bones. As such, tooth decay is a serious issue at any age. While we normally associate...
What Is Diastema?

What Is Diastema?

Dentistry is filled with many fancy or intimidating sounding terms, and diastema is one of them. The good news is that it’s a big term for something that’s generally small and benign: diastema (plural diastemata) is the medical word for a gap between the teeth. While...
Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Veneers

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are a popular and common dental treatment, either for cosmetic purposes or when put in place to repair damage to the tooth. Due to their popularity, we get a lot of questions from patients and potential patients about dental veneers—what are they? How...
The Surprising Effects of Sour Candy on Your Teeth

The Surprising Effects of Sour Candy on Your Teeth

Many of us are concerned about our health right now, and it’s important to remember oral health is always important. With the Easter holiday right around the corner and summer coming up fast, it’s important to remember eating too much candy can be quite bad for our...
What You Should Know About Invisalign

What You Should Know About Invisalign

A popular alternative to braces, Invisalign is what’s known technically as a clear aligner—a transparent orthodontic device used to gradually move teeth into the desired alignment, correcting gaps, crowding, and other orthodontic issues. Invisalign has exploded in...
Straight Talk About Alcohol and Oral Health

Straight Talk About Alcohol and Oral Health

Saint Patrick’s Day is coming up fast, and with it comes a full day or more of high living and hard-partying. While we’re all for enjoying the good times, we’d like to take a moment to talk about your oral health and the effect alcohol can have on your teeth and gums....