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Teeth Grinding and What to do About It

Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is the involuntary clenching of your jaw during sleep or during the day. While most people may experience some light, occasional teeth grinding, some people experience frequent and more serious teeth gnashing. The problem with bruxism … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Forgo Braces and try ClearAligner (Invisible Braces)

3 Reasons to Forgo Braces and try ClearAligner (Invisible Braces) Are you ready to straighten your smile but haven’t decided between traditional braces or invisible braces? Here are some facts about ClearAligner that may help you decide. ClearAligner is affordable … Continue reading

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Professional Teeth Whitening at Home – How it Works

Until recently, customized teeth whitening trays were only available through the dentist and could be expensive and time consuming. Now, teeth impressions can be done at home and sent to the lab to become customized whitening trays, saving you hundreds … Continue reading

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Keeping your Custom Mouthpieces Clean

Daily brushing and flossing are important parts of your dental health regimen, but it is just as important to ensure your custom mouthpieces (such as night guards, wire retainers and partial dentures) are properly cleaned to ensure good hygiene and … Continue reading

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Brighter Year, Brighter Smile!

‘Tis the new year, which always brings new beginnings and opportunities! What a better way to take advantage of a new opportunity with a new stylish and perfect you. The best way to start the new year is with a … Continue reading

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What Retainer Is Best For You

The ideal type of smile consist’s of straight, white teeth that are free of cavities along with fresh, minty breath. Although some people are lucky to be born with the ‘perfect smile’, not all people are entitled to that privilege. … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Keep Wearing Your Retainer

Stabilize: After years of orthodontic movement, your teeth need time to stabilize. Sleeping regularly with your retainer provides your mouth that much needed stabilization period. Memory Shift: Our teeth and gums retain memory of their previous positions. Even after years … Continue reading

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