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Is Invisalign Right for Me? If So, What Can I Expect at My First Appointment?
If you are unhappy with the way your teeth look, Invisalign could be a solution for you. With the rise in popularity of Invisalign, you may be wondering if it might be the perfect solution for your smile. You are likely a suitable candidate for Invisalign if you fit the following criteria:
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How Does Invisalign Compare to Traditional Braces?
Nowadays, more & more people are turning to Invisalign as a popular alternative to traditional braces when it comes to straightening teeth. This may have you wondering if Invisalign or traditional braces are right for you. This is what you can expect when you opt for Invisalign from your dentist. 
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How Long Does it Take to Straighten Teeth with Invisalign?
Invisalign offers a less invasive option to straightening teeth when compared to traditional metal braces since the aligners are made of a thermoplastic material that slips over the teeth. Also notable, the average treatment time for Invisalign to correct smiles is faster. With Invisalign, smiles can be corrected in 6-18 months. In contrast, braces are worn for an average 18-36 months.
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What Is Gum Disease?

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What Is Gum Disease?
When you see blood coming from your gums, it’s natural to feel concerned. You may wonder: “Why are my gums bleeding?” What is causing your gums to bleed? One cause may be gum disease, bacterial growth in the mouth that can lead to tooth loss, destruction of gum tissue, & even destruction of bone.
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Dental Sedation for Special Needs

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Dental Sedation for Special Needs
Providing dental care for people with special needs can sometimes be a challenge. Depending on the patient's cognitive abilities, past traumas, phobias, motor control, and level of physical discomfort, a visit to the dentist can sometimes be an extremely frightening experience.
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Is Dental Sedation Safe For My Child?

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Is Dental Sedation Safe For My Child?
Pediatric sedation for dental care is becoming a common practice among dental practices today. We all want our children to have good oral health, but it is no secret that performing dental care on young children can be a challenge.
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What is an Overdenture?

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What is an Overdenture?
When a patient is missing all of their upper or lower teeth, they have several options available to them to replace those teeth. Some people prefer the conventional dentures that sit on the gums. While others prefer dental implants or overdentures. Overdentures are great for those who want comfort and an increased level of function. These dentures are removable and are attached to the natural teeth or dental implants.
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Overcoming Dental Fear and Anxiety

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Overcoming Dental Fear and Anxiety
Dental fear cripples a person's mind to the point where visiting a dentist poses an almost impossible challenge. The type of anxiety arising from dental fear is as real as the type of anxious feelings a person feels before boarding an airplane.
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What is a Frenectomy?

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What is a Frenectomy?
A frenectomy is a laser removal process of the frena, or connective tissue in the mouth that attaches the tongue to the mouth, upper lip to the gums and/or the gums to the cheeks. This procedure provides patients with better mobility when it would otherwise be prevented. The surgery can be performed on infants or adults, and is often done under anesthesia with an easygoing healing process.
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Waterlase Dentistry is Having a Positive Effect on Overall Health
Waterlase Dentistry takes the drilling out of the dental drill for good. Gone are the heat, pressure, and vibration still related to most dental procedures. For patients that have off the scale anxiety or Dentophobia, this is a significant breakthrough.
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