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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...

5 Tips for Finding a Kid-Friendly Dentist
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5 Tips for Finding a Kid-Friendly Dentist

Your child’s first trip to the dentist is a major milestone, and it can help set the stage for a lifetime of good dental health. That’s why it is so important to find a kid-friendly dentist with whom your child feels comfortable. But finding a good dentist can take some time. Finding a kid-friendly dentist...

Do Sealants Really Protect Your Teeth?
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Do Sealants Really Protect Your Teeth?

You may have heard of a dental treatment called sealants— especially if you have taken a child to the dentist recently. But you might not know much about what they are, how they work, or whether sealants are really effective. Here, we’ll explain how and why this common dental treatment can help your child build...

Does Invisalign Cause Problems With Eating and Talking?
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Does Invisalign Cause Problems With Eating and Talking?

If you’re considering ways to upgrade your smile, you may be thinking about Invisalign. These clear aligners fit over your teeth and are less noticeable, less permanent, and less invasive than traditional metal braces. But since they haven’t been around as long as traditional braces, you may be wondering about the side effects. Will Invisalign...

What to Expect When Getting Sealants
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What to Expect When Getting Sealants

If you are getting dental sealants for your child (or yourself), congratulations—you are taking a positive step toward protecting those hard-to-reach back teeth. The procedure itself is largely painless, but it still helps to know what to expect when getting sealants placed on your (or your child’s) teeth. The Procedure Having sealants put on is...

How Painful is it to Get a Cavity Filled?
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How Painful is it to Get a Cavity Filled?

Cavities are one of the most common dental issues; in fact, they’re one of the most common health problems in general, worldwide. If you have a cavity, you may be worried about pain or discomfort associated with getting it filled. But there’s good news—with today’s advances in dental procedures, you will be able to get...