Your Dental Health

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Before a child's 2nd Birthday, familiarizing them with a dentist makes visits a positive experience. Instilling good dental hygiene habits and educating about home care early is important Special preventative measures, such as sealants and interceptive orthodontics, are available. Preventative treatment may minimize extensive ortho and help prevent cavities. Consider tooth whitening to provide a boost in self esteem or a custom mouthguard for teen athletes. Studies show mouth protection lowers the incidence of tooth and gum injuries by 60%
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Continue to schedule regular visits for exams and cleanings. The earliest detection of cracked teeth, infections and deteriorating fillings helps alleviate expensive repairs later on. You may want to have old amalgam (silver) fillings replaced with natural looking, long-lasting composite material. this type of restoration is a healthier option and far more aesthetic. INVISALIGN (clear, removable braces) is an excellent option for creating a beautiful, ageless smile. You may even consider whitening treatments or porcelain veneers. They're today's fountain of youth.
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Regular dental checkups are even more important as people get older. We start monitoring for gum recession and decay around the edges of existing fillings and crowns. If you're missing teeth, dental implants may be the solution for you. They look, feel and function just like natural teeth and are a far superior alternative to having bridges or dentures. More and more aging people are not only keeping their teeth but also enhancing their smiles with porcelain veneers. It's a simple cosmetic process, and there's little or no discomfort involved.