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Dental Crowns: Issues and Concerns
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Dental Crowns: Issues and Concerns

Once you get a dental crown, you may think that your problem tooth is fixed forever. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Crowns can have issues that might require further dental work. When a tooth needs to be restored, a dental crown is often the best solution. The crown encases the damaged tooth, making it...

Can Teeth Whitening Damage Teeth?
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Can Teeth Whitening Damage Teeth?

According to the global market and consumer data analysts at Statista, 40.5 million Americans used teeth whitening products in 2018. The quest for a brighter smile has been a multi-billion dollar industry for some time. If you’re considering having your teeth whitened, you probably have some questions. One of the most common questions that dentists...

Invisalign Trays Cracking: Patient Experiences, and What to Do
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Invisalign Trays Cracking: Patient Experiences, and What to Do

“What if my Invisalign cracks?” It’s a common question patients have. In fact, after we wrote about the phenomenon last year, seven out of 10 of the top search queries bringing readers to our site were around the topic of Invisalign trays cracking or breaking. As it turns out, Invisalign cracking or breaking is not...

Are Teeth Whitening Strips Worth It?
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Are Teeth Whitening Strips Worth It?

Consumers face a lot of options in the search for a brighter, whiter smile. It’s no wonder that teeth whitening is a multi-billion dollar industry. It’s hard to sort the best treatments from the ones that are a waste of time and money. Many people look for a DIY method to fix dull, yellowed teeth....

Teeth Whitening vs. Veneers: Which One is Best?
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Teeth Whitening vs. Veneers: Which One is Best?

Teeth can become dull or discolored for many reasons. The foods and beverages we enjoy, smoking, prescription drugs, and even aging can all make our teeth dull, yellow, or gray. Two ways of getting a brighter, whiter smile are teeth whitening and veneers. Knowing the differences between teeth whitening vs. veneers can help determine which...

Are Teeth Whitening Kits Safe?
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Are Teeth Whitening Kits Safe?

Many people have turned to at-home teeth whitening kits of all kinds to give themselves a brighter, whiter smile. But these kits vary widely in terms of their safety and effectiveness. Depending on the type of kit, there can be severe side effects if you do not follow directions carefully. Take tooth bleaching kits that...

Seeing Your Dentist for Whiter Teeth
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Seeing Your Dentist for Whiter Teeth

It has been said that the most important fashion accessory you can wear is a smile. One way many people choose to improve the look of their smile is through whitening their teeth. Teeth whitening is the most frequently requested dental procedure and has become a multi-billion-dollar industry. It is best to consult a professional...

My Invisalign is Cracking! What Should I Do?
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My Invisalign is Cracking! What Should I Do?

Did one of your Invisalign trays crack? Don’t panic–there are steps you can take to keep your treatment on track. Invisalign is an extremely popular method of correcting mild to moderate crowding, crookedness, and gaps. While they serve the same purpose as braces, their methods are different. Most notably, Invisalign uses a series of clear...