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Invisalign in the Workplace: Which Professions Can Benefit From a Straighter Smile?

June 3, 2024

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a woman holding an Invisalign aligner

Whether you wore braces as a teenager or not, you were probably not thinking about how a straighter smile might benefit you in the workforce. The reality, though, is that nowadays, it is crucial for your pearly whites to look their best when interviewing for a job or seeking a promotion. This is why many people turn to Invisalign. In fact, straighter teeth can be to your advantage when working in certain professions. To find out which areas benefit most from a perfectly aligned smile, keep reading.

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A Liberating Treatment: 4 Freedoms Invisalign Lets You Enjoy

May 8, 2024

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A woman placing an Invisalign aligner over her teeth

The truth is that regular braces come with many strings attached, as wearing them involves a lot of restrictions. Still, this fact doesn’t mean orthodontics has to be stifling. You can always opt for Invisalign instead of metal brackets and wires! Its aligners make the journey to a straight smile less restrictive. In fact, your Manchester dentist will explain how that’s the case. Read on to learn four key freedoms Invisalign lets you enjoy during care.

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On the Mend: Essential Steps for Healing After Getting a Dental Crown

April 9, 2024

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Patient smiling with their dental crown

Dental crown treatment can restore a damaged tooth and enhance the appearance of your smile. However, taking proper care of yourself after the procedure is crucial for success! If you want your new dental crown to stand the test of time and continue protecting your tooth, continue reading. You’ll find some essential steps for a smooth and successful recovery.

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What Does Getting a Dental Crown Feel Like?

March 4, 2024

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Crown

Dental crowns are used to treat teeth that are misshapen or that have suffered decay beyond a filling’s ability to repair. These restorations mimic the shape, color, and luster of natural teeth and can restore much of a compromised tooth’s strength and chewing ability. If you’re scheduled to receive a dental crown but have never gotten one before, it’s understandable that you might be nervous about the procedure. Here’s a brief guide of what to expect when receiving a dental crown.

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How Many Dental Implants Do I Need?

February 14, 2024

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Dentist holding model while explaining dental implants

If you are missing one or more teeth, you may be thinking about consulting with your dentist to learn more about dental implants. If you decide to move forward with treatment, you can expect to enjoy a strong, confident, and beautiful smile! Still, since dental implants replace the roots of missing teeth, you might wonder how many you will need. Do you need an implant for each missing tooth? The answer might surprise you.

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Implant Instabilities: A Guide to Addressing Loose Dental Implants

January 4, 2024

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A dentist talking with his patient about why her dental implants are loose

While dental implants boast an impressive success rate of over 95 percent, there’s always a slim chance of failure. Every year, a tiny fraction of patients may experience a loose implant. It can be a frightening situation, especially with how much you invested in the procedure.

If you want to learn what to do in the event of a failing dental implant, continue reading. You’ll find the reasons behind implant failure and learn the steps to take to resolve it.

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Dental Implants: Are They Ultimately Worth the Cost?

December 7, 2023

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Female dental patient holding mirror to check smile

If you are currently researching dental implants as a tooth replacement solution, you may already be aware that they typically cost more than other options. Naturally, this fact can cause you to wonder whether dental implants are truly worth the investment. To answer that, your dentist is here to discuss what makes dental implants unique and what makes them an excellent choice for rebuilding your smile.

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Are Dental Implants at Risk for Corrosion?

November 7, 2023

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A dentist explains how dental implants work

If you’ve had a dental implant, you know how fantastic it is as a tooth replacement treatment. The titanium rod connected to your jawbone makes a great and sturdy foundation for placing a long-lasting dental crown. But doesn’t metal usually rust?

If you’ve ever been curious about the risk of corrosion present with dental implants, continue reading. You’ll learn about rust, corrosion, and how they impact dental implants.

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Why Might Your Child Need to Have a Tooth Removed?

October 4, 2023

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Foam teeth and forceps showing concept of baby tooth extraction

It’s completely normal for baby teeth to come loose and fall out in order to make room for permanent teeth. However, some children end up needing to have their teeth removed by a dental professional. Will your little one require a tooth extraction at some point in the future? Here’s a quick look at why the procedure might be needed as well as some important preparation and aftercare tips.

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How Much Pain is Normal After Root Canal Treatment?

September 1, 2023

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Woman rubbing her jaw looking concerned

Root canal treatment isn’t as painful as many people believe, but you will likely experience a bit of discomfort once the procedure is complete. Just how much pain can you expect during your recovery? And at what point does it go beyond the ordinary and become something to be concerned about? To make sure you’re properly prepared for your root canal, your dentist is here with the answers to these questions.

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