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5 Things to Avoid After Dental Implant Surgery

May 3, 2022

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Model of dental implants.

When it comes to replacing missing teeth and correcting a compromised smile, dental implants are the name of the game—these awesome, tiny titanium posts can completely revamp your mouth; but only if you take care of them and ensure they last! After receiving dental implants, it’s very important that they’re able to properly fuse with your jawbone and begin restoring your smile. Here are 5 things you should absolutely avoid doing after dental implant surgery to ensure their success.

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5 Professions Where Invisalign Can Be Beneficial

February 28, 2022

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Young professional smiling while working at desk

Correcting crooked, gapped, and otherwise misaligned teeth won’t just boost your confidence; it’ll boost your career success too. The best part? You don’t have to rely on metal brackets and dark-colored wires in the process. Instead, you can opt for clear aligners, which will quickly and discreetly guide your teeth into more aesthetically pleasing and properly aligned positions. Naturally, there are several professions that Invisalign benefits, but here are a few specific ones!

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You Asked, We Answered: Can Invisalign Fix Bite Problems?

January 21, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — wolfedental @ 6:30 pm
Closeup of patient holding Invisalign aligner

Thanks to Invisalign, straightening your teeth no longer has to include metal brackets and dark-colored wires. With their clear aligners, you can enjoy virtually undetectable treatment, no dietary restrictions, and shorter average treatment timelines (just a few of the many perks). But can Invisalign fix bite problems too? To find out the answer, read on!

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Here Are 5 Resolutions for a Healthy Smile!

December 15, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — wolfedental @ 11:35 pm
people with healthy smiles holding New Year’s balloons

At the end of every year, many people find themselves looking back at the things they achieved and thinking about what else they want to achieve in the new year. New Year’s resolutions are an excellent way to set goals for yourself over the next 365 days. You can even use them to improve your oral health read on for five ideas on resolutions to set for yourself in the new year.

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The Step-by-Step Process of Getting Dental Veneers

November 18, 2021

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Woman smiling with veneers in Hillsboro

Veneers are a very common treatment that has become a staple for celebrities. These thin shells of porcelain are crafted to fit perfectly over the front surface of the teeth to mask imperfections in the mouth, including discoloration, chips, gaps, undersize teeth, and minor misalignment. Because veneers are such an investment, it pays to be well informed. Here is what you can expect in the process of getting veneers.

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Can You Get Cavities with Invisalign?

October 14, 2021

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patient brushing teeth to prevent cavities during Invisalign in Hillsboro

As a popular alternative to traditional metal braces, Invisalign is a great way to achieve a straighter smile. Though it can correct a number of oral health issues, it’s important to take care of your teeth to keep new ones from developing during your treatment. Many patients wonder if it’s possible to develop cavities during Invisalign in Hillsboro. Continue reading to find out!

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What You Should Know Before Getting Invisalign

September 8, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — wolfedental @ 8:25 pm
person holding Invisalign clear aligner

If you have misaligned teeth, you’re probably researching your options to address your concerns. Well, Invisalign is an excellent solution to consider! The clear aligners use constant, gentle pressure to shift teeth into more ideal positions. Plus, they’re virtually invisible, meaning people will hardly notice you’re undergoing orthodontic treatment. Although it sounds like the perfect alternative to metal braces, there are a few things you should know before moving forward with the process. Here’s what to expect.

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5 Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

July 22, 2021

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Woman being administered nitrous oxide

It is recommended that the average person sees a dentist every six months for regular cleanings and checkups. However, dental anxiety and phobia are two factors that keep many people from attending their regular visits. Fortunately, sedation dentistry is available to help patients relax while they are receiving dental treatment. There are all sorts of additional benefits that come along with sedation dentistry as well. Here are a few of them.

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4 Must-Know Tips for Dealing with Persistent Jaw Pain

June 24, 2021

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Closeup of woman experiencing jaw pain while lying in bed

Do you struggle with persistent jaw pain? You’re far from alone. In fact, nearly 10 million Americans have a condition called TMJ, which occurs when the hinge joints are negatively impacted by an injury, a displaced disc, excess stimulation, and the like. Whether the culprit is unintentional teeth grinding as you sleep, stress-related teeth clenching, or something else entirely, it is important to know that there are a few things you can do to effectively ease TMJ pain in Hillsboro. Keep reading to learn what they are!

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How Long Does It Take to Get a CEREC Crown?

June 2, 2021

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Milling machine creating a CEREC crown in Hillsboro

When teeth become chipped, cracked or damaged as a result of decay or injury, dentists are able to restore it using highly customized dental crowns. However, this process can be less than ideal when a dental emergency is present and a crown is needed as soon as possible. With the help of a CEREC crown in Hillsboro, teeth can be restored more quickly than ever. If you’ve always wondered how long the process actually takes, you’ll want to keep reading.

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