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The Success of Invisalign Treatment: Will It Work Well for Me Too?

While looking to mend orthodontic issues and improve their smile, many people prefer Invisalign® since the system uses clear aligners that are much less noticeable than traditional metal braces. The invisible aligners are also removable, making it easier for you to keep your regular diet and oral care routine. This

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Who Should Avoid Getting Fluoride Treatments?

Fluoride treatments are usually recommended for many people. Fluoride can help build healthier, stronger teeth and gums. When the fluoride is added into water, toothpaste, mouthwash or given at the office, it helps the person have all of the benefits that come with it. Those that do not have fluoride

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Who Can Most Benefit From A Custom Mouth Guard

Injuries around the mouth are quite common. They can also cause complications affecting teeth alignment, or the functioning of the jaw. Mouth guards protect your mouth and help to prevent loss of teeth and fractures to the jaw. A custom made device is designed to fit into your mouth to

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Can Your Dentures Actually Make You Sick?

Dentures are made to replace missing teeth, and restore both function and form to your mouth. If you wear dentures, the importance of properly cleaning them has most likely been stressed to you many, many times. Cleaning dentures can be a hassle – rinsing, brushing, soaking, and then brushing your

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What Happens to Your Teeth If You Brush Too Often?

The more often you brush, the more likely your teeth become darker, as irrational as it sounds. This is because the structure of your teeth becomes compromised as too much pressure can tire out your teeth and at the same time the gum lines will soften and eventually be worn

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What Happens to Your Mouth if You Have High Blood Pressure?

Everyone knows that high blood pressure is bad news. Dubbed “the silent killer” because its victims often feel no ill effects as the condition progresses, high blood pressure can lead to things such as heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular events. But did you know that high blood pressure can

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