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Oral Health for Loved Ones with Autism

April 15, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — gentledentistry @ 2:34 am
person helping child with autism brush their teeth

Did you know that about 1 in 160 children worldwide has autism, according to the World Health Organization? In the U.S., around 2% of adults have autism. April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day, a chance to learn how to support people with autism. For example, people with autism often have more dental problems. Keep reading to find out why and how to improve dental health for your family!

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3Common Cosmetic Dental Problems & How to Fix Them

April 2, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — gentledentistry @ 12:53 am
person who had cosmetic dental flaws fixed smiling

Lots of folks often desire to enhance their smiles, whether by closing gaps, correcting misalignment, or whitening teeth. Luckily, cosmetic dentistry provides answers to these issues. It encompasses dental procedures aimed at improving the look of teeth and gums, ultimately enhancing your smile. Keep reading as we explore three prevalent cosmetic dental concerns as well as the treatments available to tackle them.

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What You Ought To Know Before Getting Veneers

March 12, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — gentledentistry @ 8:43 am
Someone getting veneers

Veneers are one of the most powerful cosmetic treatments out there. They’re capable of dealing with a stunning number of issues all at once, from yellowing to crooked teeth. Moreover, the entire treatment can be completed within as little as two appointments!

However, before you pursue this treatment there are some things you should know about how best to care for your new smile. Here are some important facts about veneers that prospective patients ought to keep in mind.

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How Long Can the Results of Cosmetic Dentistry Last?

February 13, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — gentledentistry @ 8:19 pm
Lady shows off pretty smile

Cosmetic dentistry has allowed millions of people to transform their smiles into beautiful new states, but many people are curious about how long its results might last. While the results of cosmetic dental treatments can last for years with excellent care, it’s normal for a patient to eventually need replacements or retreatments to keep their grin in gorgeous condition. Here’s a list of cosmetic dental treatments, how long they can last, and what you can do to make them last as long as possible.

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Beat the Rush: Why Booking Your Dental Checkup Early is Key

January 12, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — gentledentistry @ 3:39 pm
Patient smiling at their dental checkup

As the new year begins, it’s easy to get caught up in resolutions and plans for self-improvement. Amidst all the goal setting, one important aspect of health often gets overlooked: a dental checkup. Many people tend to delay scheduling their dental appointments until later in the year, which can be a headache.

Continue reading to learn the many reasons why booking your first dental checkup early is the best decision.

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A Seasonal Triple Threat: 3 Holiday Drinks That Are Terrible for Dental Health

December 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — gentledentistry @ 2:25 pm
A group of friends enjoying holiday drinks

The weather is getting colder, the urge to shop is building, and the good times are close to flooding in. This can only mean that the holidays are just around the corner. For some, this season means family gatherings and parties with good friends. For others, it’s a great excuse to indulge in their favorite holiday drinks and festive foods.

If you find yourself in the second category, beware of these three drinks to preserve your dental health! Continue reading to learn all about these three popular drinks that could rot your teeth before the holidays are done.

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Keep Your Thanksgiving Teeth-Friendly with These Three Tips

November 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — gentledentistry @ 10:47 pm
Turkey

Thanksgiving is that special time when we gather together, share a delicious meal, and call to mind all the things we have to be thankful for. When you sit down with your friends and relatives this year, you should take some time to remember all the good your teeth do for you. Here are three tips from your dentist that will keep your feast tasty and teeth-healthy.

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Keeping Your Invisalign Spooktacular on Halloween

October 27, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — gentledentistry @ 1:52 pm
A woman preparing for trick-or-treaters wearing her new Invisalign aligners

Halloween, the night of tricks, treats, and spooky fun, often brings with it a horde of sweet temptations. For those using Invisalign, navigating the night may seem a tad more challenging than if you weren’t. However, with some strategic planning, you can enjoy the ghoulish festivities while keeping your Invisalign treatment on track.

If you want some expert tips on keeping your fangs fresh during the Halloween rush, continue reading.

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Is It Possible to Get Cavities During Invisalign Treatment?

September 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — gentledentistry @ 6:18 pm
Smiling young woman holding Invisalign aligner

Invisalign aligners can do much to benefit your oral health. By straightening your teeth, they have the potential to reduce your risk of decay, wear and tear on your enamel, and more. But how will they affect your oral health during your treatment. Can you get cavities while wearing Invisalign? Yes, it is possible. This blog post explains how that could happen and provides some tips to help you maintain a strong smile.

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How Long Do the Results of Invisalign Treatment Last?

August 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — gentledentistry @ 9:27 pm
Woman has questioning expression

Invisalign is an incredibly subtle method of realigning teeth without any dietary restrictions. The results of the treatment can last for a lifetime, but the process takes some time to get there. While it does not usually last as long as traditional braces, the treatment typically takes around twelve to sixteen months. Read on to learn about the factors that determine how long an Invisalign treatment can take.

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