Will I Have to Wear a Retainer After Invisalign?

Every patient that undergoes a teeth straightening program is faced with the same situation. Do I have to worry about my teeth moving back to their original location? After all, they were located in that original spot for many years … after shifting to their new placement with Invisalign, what…
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I am not experiencing pain – could I still have dental problems?

While many dental maladies are accompanied by a certain amount of discomfort, there are some conditions where pain is absent, but a serious problem is brewing. Great dental health does not happen by accident; if you are brushing and flossing every day and visiting your dentist every six months, chances…
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Can Anything Be Done About Unattractive, Discolored Fillings?

Dental fillings are made of durable, long-lasting materials, but sometimes they can become discolored. If you feel your fillings have become worn, stained, discolored, or are otherwise unattractive, ask your dentist about having them replaced with new, tooth-colored fillings. Why Replace Fillings? There are several reasons why you might decide…
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The connection between bone health and dental health

Many people think of dental health as a separate topic from overall health. However, your overall health, including the health of your bones, can affect your dental health. Conversely, your oral health can affect your overall health. This is one of many reasons it is important to take good care of your…
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Will Invisalign help with my overbite?

An overbite can occur due to teeth overcrowding that results in front teeth protruding; thumb-sucking that literally pushes teeth out of position; or genetics where you inherit a characteristic that results in an overbite. Whatever the reason, a consultation with your Invisalign dentist will outline what is needed to correct…
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