Dental Articles and Blogs

Invisalign: Hassle-Free Teeth Straightening

Braces are fixed oral appliances that correct misaligned teeth and bad bites. The problem with braces is that they can be embarrassing to wear, especially for adults, and they take a long time to work. Because they are cemented to your teeth, braces can be inconvenient. For example, eating with your braces on takes some getting used to, and cleaning teeth that have braces requires extra effort. ...

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Placing Your Crowns: Before, During and After

Dental crowns or tooth-colored caps placed over your teeth. They can be made of metal, porcelain or composite resin. Crowns are used to restore teeth that are broken or decayed. They can also improve the appearance of misshapen or discolored teeth. If you are considering crowns to make your teeth look better, here’s what you can expect before, during and after the procedure. Before The first ...

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Not Loving Your Smile? Cosmetic Procedures Could Help.

Generally, cosmetic dentistry refers to procedures and treatments that are used to improve the appearance of the teeth, bite, and gums of an individual, without having any impact on function. Most people believe that a great smile is a valuable social asset, and will want to make sure that they have a bright, clean one that they feel confident showcasing. If they do not, cosmetic dental surgery ...

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Five Things to Consider Before Getting Dental Implants

Dental implants are permanent solutions to missing teeth. An oral surgeon places titanium screws in your jawbone and waits for the wound to heal. After healing is complete, dental crowns are attached to the implants. The procedure is complicated, costly and takes several months to complete. Not everyone is a candidate; you must be in excellent health and have good jaw bone volume and quality. ...

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Dentistry From The Heart

On Thursday October 17th, 2013, Newman Springs Dental Care will be hosting our 7th annual “Dentistry From The Heart” to benefit the less fortunate members of our community. On this day volunteers will be providing free dental care to our neighbors who desperately need it. “Dentistry From The Heart” was started by our friend Dr. Vince Monticciolo in Florida in 2001. He envisioned a ...

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