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Adults Have Many Options Today to Get Straighter Teeth

My crooked teeth always bothered me, but I didn't want to wear typical metal braces for years as an adult. I thought that was my only option until I brought up the subject one day to my dentist. He told me that there were so many more options today that I should consider. I made an appointment with an orthodontist to discuss my options, and he said that I was a great candidate for invisible teeth aligners. He said that other people would not even notice them in my mouth, and that I likely only needed to wear them for a year. I was so happy I made that first appointment, because I now have straight teeth and am so happy with my smile. I created this blog to help other adults realize they have many discreet teeth-straightening options today. No should live with a smile they don't love!

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Everything You Need to Know About Fluoride

You likely know that fluoride can provide benefits to your teeth, but you may not be sure how it works or what benefits it provides. If you are a bit confused about fluoride, here is everything that you need to know about it. Fluoride Benefits Fluoride is a common mineral with properties known to reduce the effects of tooth decay over time. If you have early indications of having a cavity, it's possible that fluoride can reverse the effects of what is happening to your tooth. Read More 

3 Mistakes To Avoid When Brushing Your Teeth

Brushing and flossing your teeth has many benefits. While its main purpose is to remove food before it hardens into cavity-causing plaque, brushing your teeth can also reduce your risk of gum disease and tooth staining. Unfortunately, most people are not entirely sure how to brush properly. This guide and your dentist will help you avoid a few common tooth-brushing mistakes. Not Brushing Enough/Brushing Too Much Without brushing enough, food, plaque, and bacteria will build up on your teeth and gums, leading to decay and gum disease. Read More 

4 Questions You May Have About Dentures

Life can be particularly hard on your teeth, which is why many adults are missing teeth. Some people have difficulty with their teeth for many years, though, and if this is the case for your teeth, your dentist may end up recommending that you get dentures in order to restore your biting ability and appearance. Many people panic at the thought of dentures, but there is nothing to worry about. Here are a few questions that you may have and the answers to those questions, which will help alleviate some of your anxiety about dentures. Read More 

3 Misconceptions About Using Fillings Made With Metal

If your dentist tells you that you need a dental filling, you may be a bit hesitant about having a metal filling put into your mouth. Using metal is completely safe to use to fill cavities, but some people have misconceptions about them. Here are some things you need to know about dental fillings made with metal. Metal Fillings Won't Set Off A Metal Detector You may think that having a metal filling is going to cause problems when going through metal detectors. Read More 

How Epilepsy Medications Affect Pediatric Oral Health

If your child has been diagnosed with epilepsy or another seizure disorder, then the physician probably prescribed anti-seizure medications to help reduce the severity and the number of seizures your child experiences. Medications used in the management of seizure disorders can cause sleepiness, dizziness, confusion, and headache. While these are some of the most common symptoms, these drugs can also cause significant oral side effects in children. Here are some ways anti-seizure medications can affect your child's gums and teeth and why he or she will need to be followed closely by the pediatric dentist. Read More