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Why Should I Resolve to Visit My Dentist in the New Year?

December 5, 2023

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With 2024 right around the corner, now’s an excellent time to consider what you’d like to improve upon in the coming year. If you haven’t had a dental checkup in a while, why not resolve to visit your dentist early in the new year? After all, it’s not uncommon to develop issues after indulging in sweet treats over the holidays that you’ll want to address before they progress. Keep reading to learn about 4 additional benefits to scheduling your appointment for earlier in the year!

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4 Back-to-School Dental Exam Tips for Kids

September 8, 2023

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Are you preparing your child for the upcoming school year? As the back-to-school season approaches, it’s essential to prioritize your child’s dental health by getting ready for their next dental checkup. To help you ensure your child maintains a healthy smile, explore these four valuable tips on preparing them for their upcoming dental appointment.

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3 Reasons to Start Invisalign Treatment This Summer

July 31, 2023

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person holding Invisalign aligner and smiling

Experiencing self-consciousness due to gaps or misalignment in your teeth can significantly affect your confidence in smiling. Luckily, Invisalign presents a solution by effectively tackling these concerns and granting you the harmonious smile you’ve always wanted. Although undergoing Invisalign treatment is advantageous at any time, there are particular reasons why choosing to start your Invisalign journey during the summer holds great benefits. Keep reading to learn what they are!

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5 Reasons Teeth Whitening is a Great Valentine’s Day Gift

February 14, 2023

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Valentine’s Day is the perfect moment to show your partner how much you care with gifts, flowers, hand-written notes, and chocolates. The pressure can be high, but one great way to know whether teeth whitening is the perfect gift is to think back to past conversations—have they mention how much they’d like to whiten their teeth, but just can’t spare the funds? Even though it’s an unconventional gift, it’s a very practical and helpful one! Read on for five reasons teeth whitening is a great Valentine’s Day surprise.  

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Why Invisalign is Better than DIY Clear Aligner Kits

December 8, 2022

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Invisalign aligner in its case

Invisalign has become incredibly popular with orthodontic patients of all ages, and it’s easy to see why. They’re discreet, there are no dietary restraints, and they tend to get results faster than traditional braces.

As popular as they are, it’s no surprise that there are imitators. There are many DIY clear aligner kits on the market now that claim to offer the same results as Invisalign from the home. However, for many reasons, these kits don’t work quite as well as professionally administered Invisalign treatments. Here’s why you shouldn’t try to “do it yourself” when it comes to orthodontic care.

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Answering the Four Most Common Questions About Invisalign

October 2, 2022

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In the past decade or so, Invisalign has taken over the field of orthodontics, offering many things traditional braces do not. The prospect of fixing your teeth with something nearly invisible, that doesn’t limit your diet, and that doesn’t rub against your mouth is an appealing one for sure. Appropriately, however, there’s a lot that goes into having Invisalign that you can’t see from the outside. That leaves the people who want to try it with a lot of questions, like:

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How Much Do Dentures Cost?

August 14, 2022

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Calculator on stack of cashIf you’ve lost several or all of your teeth over the years, or they are beyond repair, dentures can complete your smile. However, you’ve probably heard they are expensive, but that’s untrue. There’s not a flat fee for a new set of teeth because various factors affect the amount you’ll pay. As a result, you have options to keep dentures within your budget. You can replace your missing teeth, even if money is tight. Here are 4 things that will affect the cost of dentures when budgeting for your new smile. 

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6 Tips to Sleep with a Toothache

February 10, 2022

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Toothaches can be caused by a range of issues. From cavities to infections, it’s difficult to know what the issue is without visiting your dentist. Unfortunately, having a painful tooth can make it nearly impossible to sleep through the night. Many people find it difficult to concentrate on anything other than the discomfort. To help you get some rest until your dentist can get to the bottom of things, here’s why toothaches tend to feel worse at night and what you can do to lessen discomfort.

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3 Professions Where Invisalign Can Benefit You

November 9, 2021

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woman speaking with dentist about Invisalign benefits in Tallahassee

In the past, if you were interested in straightening your teeth and achieving a more uniform smile, traditional braces were the treatment of choice. Once Invisalign was introduced in 1997, this gave people a way of straightening their smiles without the need for wires and brackets. Though Invisalign can benefit a range of people, there are a few professions that can reap the benefits of clear aligners the most. Read on to learn three careers where people may benefit from clear aligners.

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How Much Does Scaling and Root Planing Cost?

September 15, 2021

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Sometimes, periodontal (gum) disease can’t be controlled with dental cleanings alone. That’s where scaling and root planing comes in. It’s often necessary to remove disease-causing bacteria and allow the gums a chance to heal. If your dentist recommended this treatment, you may have questions about how much it’ll cost. To help you out, we’ll explain why you need it, and which factors can affect the cost of scaling and root planing in Tallahassee. Continue reading to learn more!

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