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Sealants Wearing Out? Is That a Thing?
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Sealants Wearing Out? Is That a Thing?

Dental sealants (sometimes called tooth sealants) can be a great way to prevent tooth decay, especially in younger children. But the plastic used to make those sealants does not last forever. Over time, it does wear away. This leads many parents to ask: Are sealants wearing out normal? How long do dental sealants last, typically?...

What is a Cavity, Exactly?
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What is a Cavity, Exactly?

No one likes to find out that they have a cavity. But if you have one, you know you should visit a dentist to have it fixed. But what is a cavity, exactly? The simple answer is that a cavity is a hole in a tooth. This article will look at the answer in a...

How Does Invisalign Work?
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How Does Invisalign Work?

Many consumers come to us with questions about Invisalign clear braces. While most have to do with things like how much Invisalign costs or whether Invisalign can cause problems for eating or talking, some are simply about how Invisalign manages to move teeth as well as traditional braces. So just how does Invisalign work? From...

The Pros and Cons of Dental Sealants
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The Pros and Cons of Dental Sealants

If you or your child has visited a dentist recently, he or she might have recommended dental sealants. Dental sealants are accepted as a reliable way to prevent cavities caused by tooth decay. As with any procedure, you will need information to know if dental sealants are right for you or your child. This means...

Do I Need to Get My Cavity Filled?
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Do I Need to Get My Cavity Filled?

If you suspect you have a cavity, our article I Think I Have a Cavity – What Now? explains some of the symptoms. If you already know you have a cavity, your next question might be “Do I Need to Get My Cavity Filled?” Most people would like to avoid getting a cavity filled. But...

5 Signs That You Have Found a Good Dentist for Kids
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5 Signs That You Have Found a Good Dentist for Kids

Finding a good dentist for your child is an important step in maintaining his or her dental health, as well as overall health. But since not all dentists treat children, how will you know when you have found a good dentist for kids? There are some specific differences between dentists who treat children and those...