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Many Advantages For Adults Who Straighten Teeth

When I discuss cosmetic dentistry with patients who wish to improve the appearance of their smiles, our conversation doesn’t just focus on creating a smile of white, pretty teeth. We discuss the importance of the shape, size, and position of … Continue reading

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Adults Who Have Crooked, Crowded Teeth Have An Alternative To Braces

We all want a beautiful smile that is one of our best features, right? But, did you know that having straight teeth can also be an advantage to your oral health? Naturally, teeth that are aligned properly make it possible … Continue reading

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Headaches, Migraines, Clenching, Dizziness Could Be From TMJ

The reason we have periodic checks on the alignment and air pressure of our vehicle’s tires is to maintain proper balance. When a wheel is off kilter, it not only wears down the tire more rapidly than normal, it affects … Continue reading

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Headaches? Chipped Or Worn Teeth? Bite Alignment Is The Likely Culprit.

It’s amazing how even minor disparities can have a significant impact. For example, when sitting at a wobbly table in a restaurant, using just a sugar packet under one leg can solve the problem. Or, simple filing to the rough … Continue reading

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The Gift Of A Confident Smile

The holiday season has most of us anguishing over gifts. This time of year seems to trigger an annual quest of sorts to find that someone special in our lives just the right gift. Or, maybe it’s the challenge of … Continue reading

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Cosmetic Dentistry Can Give You A Beautiful New YOU!

For those of us who remember the weekly television program, “Extreme Makeover” (on ABC network from 2003-2007), two individuals were taken through life-changing appearance makeovers. Their journies often included a combination of plastic surgery, cosmetic/restorative dentistry, fitness programs, hair styling, … Continue reading

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To Remove Third Molars (Wisdom Teeth) Or Not?

By the average age of 13, a normal mouth has 32 teeth. Then, between ages 17 – 21, the third molars appear, which are also called wisdom teeth. When wisdom teeth emerge correctly, they aid in chewing. If, however, the … Continue reading

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Straighten Teeth Without Wires & Brackets

For those who desire an appealing, healthy smile, many adults are choosing to straighten the natural teeth they have rather than alter them through cosmetic dentistry. There are a number of reasons this is advantageous. In some cases, it is … Continue reading

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Filling A Gap Between Front Teeth

Think of model Lauren Hutton, former football star and current celebrity Michael Strahan, and singer/songwriter Elton John. What do they have in common? A diastema, which is the professional term for a gap between the two front, upper teeth. The … Continue reading

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Tooth Position Important To A Healthy Smile

At one time or another, about all of us found ourselves driving behind a car or truck with a wheel that’s obviously out of alignment. As we watch the rapid blur of the tire as it shimmies, we’re all thinking … Continue reading

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Keep Your Natural Teeth For A Lifetime

As a dentist, my goal is to help you keep your natural teeth healthy for your lifetime. Should problems occur, we will recommend treatment to protect and extend the life of your teeth. For various reasons, however, natural teeth may … Continue reading

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Crooked Teeth? Invisalign To The Rescue!

Over one fourth of people who are in braces to straighten teeth are adults. However, unlike adolescents and teens who proudly draw attention to their braces with colored bands, most adults feel a bit more awkward. Having wires and brackets … Continue reading

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Many Adults Are Straightening Teeth – The Clear Way!

About twenty percent of people who are in braces to straighten teeth are adults. Some had braces as adolescents or teens and their teeth have moved over time. Others  never had braces and want to straighten crooked or crowded teeth … Continue reading

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This Holiday, Show You Care By Helping A Smile You Love

“What do I get Dad this year? He has everything!”  “My grandson asked for a new snowboard but I’d like for him to smile without feeling awkward.”  “My wife has given of herself to our children for years. It’s time … Continue reading

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Time For A Year-End Smile Assessment

With October right around the corner, it gives an opportunity to assess unmet goals with your oral health with time to still tend to needs and desires. This is also a good time to use your HSA or dental insurance … Continue reading

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