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Teeth Bonding

What Is Teeth Bonding? Teeth bonding is a procedure in which a tooth-colored resin material (a durable plastic material) is applied and hardened with a special light, which ultimately “bonds” the material to the tooth to restore or improve a person’s smile. Why Is Teeth Bonding Done? Teeth bonding is an option that can be considered: To repair […]

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We’re often asked about the difference between regular orthodontic treatments and early or preventative orthodontics. Why would a child need early treatment and how could it benefit your little one in the long run? According to the Australian Dental Association, children should start visiting the dentist when a baby’s tooth becomes visible or they reach […]

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The Importance Of Early Orthodontic Treatment

Timing is everything – even when it comes to your child’s orthodontic treatment. Early orthodontic treatment, also called “interceptive” treatment, means treatment that is performed while some baby teeth are still present. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that your child’s first check-up with an orthodontist be performed when an orthodontic problem is first […]

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The Best Foods For A Healthy teeth and a Healthy Body

You’ve probably heard the saying, you are what you eat; well that’s particularly true for your teeth and gums. Those starchy or sugary foods we love are also loved by the bacteria in your mouth that can cause tooth decay and gum disease. The difference between a healthy smile and frequent visits to the dentist has […]

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teeth care during prgnancy


Pregnancy can lead to dental problems in some women, including gum disease and tooth decay. During pregnancy, hormones affect gums and teeth. Brushing teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and visiting your dentist will help keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible during pregnancy. What is dental health and how does it […]

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Seven Easy Ways to Reduce Braces Pain

Your child’s decision to get braces is an important one — and one that will yield beautiful results when treatment is completed. That’s not to say, however, that wearing braces won’t be uncomfortable at times, especially after having the wires adjusted. Frequent follow-up visits with the orthodontist, usually every four to six weeks, are necessary […]

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Laser use in dentistry

laser dentistry can be used to treat a wide range of oral health conditions, from tooth decay to discolored teeth. Lasers can give your dentist greater control during dental procedures. They can help reduce discomfort, shorten treatment times and minimize complications. Laser dentistry treatments may be performed entirely with the help of lasers or they […]

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What are Dental veneers?

Dental veneers are a possible solution to help you achieve the look you desire. They are a popular choice for those with chipped teeth, a gap between teeth, or misshaped teeth. Dental veneers are thin covers that adhere to teeth to give teeth a more classically shaped look. Aspen Dental practices offer a variety of […]

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What is an Endodontist and what do they do?

What is an Endodontist and what do they do? Endodontists are dentists who specialize in maintaining teeth through endodontic therapy — procedures, involving the soft inner tissue of the teeth, called the pulp.  The word “endodontic” comes from “endo” meaning inside and “odont” meaning tooth.  Like many medical terms, it’s Greek.  All dentists are trained […]

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