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My Clear Aligners Are Turning Yellow: What Should I Do?

July 20, 2023

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patient holding Invisalign tray

Invisalign is a widely sought-after orthodontic solution that utilizes transparent aligners to align teeth without the use of conventional metal braces. These custom-made aligners are nearly imperceptible, providing a comfortable and discreet path to achieving a straighter smile. However, if you’ve observed that your aligner trays are becoming discolored or losing their transparency, this can impact the aesthetics of your smile. Continue reading to uncover common factors contributing to the reduced clarity of Invisalign trays over time and to gain insights into maintaining their cleanliness and translucency.

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Which Toothpaste for Veneers Is Best?

July 11, 2023

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person using toothpaste for veneers to brush teeth

Many individuals express dissatisfaction with their teeth due to issues like cracks, chips, gaps, and other cosmetic imperfections. There can be several reasons motivating you to consider improving your smile. Fortunately, porcelain veneers offer an excellent solution to address these concerns. These versatile cosmetic dental treatments are renowned for their ability to effectively address various dental issues while enhancing the aesthetic appeal of your smile. To ensure your veneers maintain their long-lasting beauty, proper care is essential. Read on to find out how to select the right toothpaste for them.

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Bad Habits to Avoid with Dentures

June 29, 2023

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Female patient getting denturesAdvancements in materials and technology allow dentures to look and feel more realistic than ever before. Your new set of teeth can last for many years with the correct care. However, simple mistakes can cause you to need replacements sooner. Here are 4 habits you should break to get the most from your investment.

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What To Do If Invisalign Aligners Don’t Fit

May 29, 2023

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someone putting on an Invisalign aligner

Invisalign aligners are a favorite of patients for a variety of reasons, and not the least of them is their comfort. When compared to wires and brackets, sleek clear aligners can be a lot easier to deal with.

At least that’s the case when they fit normally. When they don’t, it can be a little bit frustrating for patients to deal with—if you’re in that situation now, here’s some information you may want to know.

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Will Veneers Make My Teeth Sensitive?

May 11, 2023

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someone eating ice cream and wincing

Veneers are one of those cosmetic treatments whose results speak for themselves. When you see the difference that these thin shells of porcelain can make to the shape, color, and alignment of your smile, it’s hard not to want to try them for yourself.

However, you may have heard that veneers can make your teeth a little bit sensitive. If you want to know whether you should be worried, here’s some information you may find useful.

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Could Grinding My Teeth Get in the Way of Invisalign Treatment

April 29, 2023

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young woman holding her Invisalign aligner

Have you ever caught yourself clenching your teeth together just as you’re drifting off to sleep, or had a partner complain that they can hear your teeth clattering at night? You could be one of many people that deal with sleep bruxism, which is when you habitually grind your teeth in your sleep.

If you do, you may wonder whether that could impair your ability to get orthodontic treatment, like Invisalign. If you’re curious, here’s what you should know about the relationship between bruxism and clear aligners.

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How to Care for Your Clear Aligners

April 9, 2023

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young woman holding her Invisalign aligner

In recent years, clear aligners have become one of the most in-demand orthodontic treatments. They’re capable of correcting mild to moderate misalignment faster, more comfortably, and much more subtly than traditional braces. They’re also removable, meaning that you can take them out before meals to avoid dietary restrictions.

However, that same removability means that taking care of your aligners will be a little different than caring for braces. Here are a few things you can do to keep your clear aligners in the best shape possible.

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Debunking 3 Common Myths About Dental Implants

March 31, 2023

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3-D model of a dental implant

If you talk to any dentist about tooth replacement options, you probably won’t hear the end of how incredible dental implants are. There’s a reason they come recommended so highly; they’re unbelievably durable, and mitigate the bone loss that’s often associated with other tooth replacement options.

However, some people have incorrect ideas about dental implants that make it hard for them to believe how good they are. If you’re curious, here are some of the most common myths about dental implants that simply aren’t true.

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4 Bite Problems Invisalign Can Fix

February 3, 2023

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person correcting bite problems with Invisalign holding tray and smiling

Invisalign treatment has been a popular alternative to braces for many years. It gives patients the ability to discreetly straighten their smiles since the aligners are nearly invisible. Additionally, just like with traditional braces, Invisalign can correct a range of bite problems. Continue reading to learn about 4 bite problems that can be fixed with Invisalign.

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Veneers or Dental Bonding: Which Is Best For Me?

January 23, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — beverlyfarms @ 6:55 pm
a person smiling with beautiful teeth in Beverly

Do you feel unhappy about the way your smile looks? You aren’t the only one. Most people aren’t born with perfect pearly whites, and many struggle with one or several dental flaws. If you have imperfections like chips, cracks, stains, or gaps in your smile, you might be considering undergoing cosmetic dentistry. Two of the most effective methods for correcting flaws are dental bonding and veneers. But which one is the better choice for you? Keep reading to learn whether dental bonding or veneers provide the ideal solution for your smile.

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