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A Brief Guide to Flossing with Invisalign

March 5, 2022

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Woman standing in front of mirror, flossing with Invisalign in Branford

One of the best things about Invisalign is that the aligners are removable. Whether you want to be treatment-free for a special photo op or you just want to indulge in your favorite snack, such things are easy to accomplish with Invisalign. Of course, the removable nature of the aligners also makes oral hygiene a breeze. But are you doing all you can to maintain a clean and fresh smile? This blog post discusses just one aspect of an effective oral hygiene routine — flossing with Invisalign in Branford.


How Long Will I Have to Wear My Braces?

February 16, 2022

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Close-up of calendar illustrating braces treatment time in Branford

Traditional metal braces are one of the best ways to straighten teeth. They can handle even complex cases, they are relatively affordable, and they can have huge benefits for oral health. Before you commit to them, however, you may wonder exactly how long you will have to wear them. Braces treatment time in Branford varies from case to case. In this blog post, you will learn more about what might affect your orthodontic timeline.


My Dental Implant Feels Loose — What Should I Do?

August 23, 2021

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Illustration of loose dental implant, may have infection around it

Dental implants are the best tooth replacement solution that modern dentistry has to offer. They are successful in over 95% of cases, and they can provide decades of stable, strong, and attractive smiles. Unfortunately, however, there are some rare cases where something goes with dental implants. They might even begin to feel loose in the mouth. Below, you will find information about what can cause a loose dental implant and what you should do if experience this problem.


Can I Get Dental Implants if I Smoke?

August 13, 2021

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Man with cigarette, wondering about smoking and dental implants

More than 34 million people in the U.S. smoke cigarettes, according to data from the CDC. If you are among that number and have suffered a degree of tooth loss, you might wonder how your habit may affect your candidacy for dental implants. The good news is that you are not automatically disqualified from getting them. The bad news is that your habit may have an adverse effect on your treatment’s outcome. This blog post delves deeper into the relationship between smoking and dental implants.


My Teeth Are Sensitive — Should I Visit an Emergency Dentist?

July 28, 2021

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Emergency dentist in Branford using X-Ray to discuss tooth sensitivity

Have you noticed that you experience dental discomfort when you consume hot or cold foods? Do acidic treats like orange juice cause sharp pain in your teeth? Does cold air bother your teeth? All of these symptoms are classic signs of tooth sensitivity. Does this problem call for a visit to your emergency dentist in Branford? The answer to that question is not always straightforward.


Why Get Gum Disease Treatment Before Cosmetic Dentistry?

February 15, 2021

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Beautiful smile after visiting cosmetic dentist in Branford

Would you like to improve the appearance of your smile? Perhaps you want to whiten your teeth or finally get that little chip in one of your incisors repaired. Your cosmetic dentist in Branford will be happy to help you reach your goals. Before you can focus on improving your teeth’s aesthetics, however, it is possible that you will require gum disease treatment. In this blog post, we will discuss what gum disease is and why treating it before cosmetic procedures is so important.


Fix These 4 Problems with Cosmetic Bonding

February 3, 2021

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Close-up of woman's beautiful smile after cosmetic dental treatments in Branford

Cosmetic bonding, which is also known as dental bonding or direct bonding, is among the most common cosmetic dental treatments in Branford. It is a comfortable procedure that delivers remarkable results in just a single appointment! What exactly is it capable of accomplishing? In this blog post, we will discuss what dental bonding is and four common problems that it may be able to address.


Am I a Good Candidate for Cosmetic Dentistry?

December 20, 2020

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Woman’s beautiful smile after visit to cosmetic dentist in Branford

An analysis from 2019 revealed that the global cosmetic dentistry industry is worth almost $19 billion. By 2026, it is projected to be worth more than $32 billion. Clearly, countless individuals wish to improve the appearance of their teeth. Are you among them? If so, have you scheduled an appointment with your cosmetic dentist in Branford? Or are you holding back because you are still not absolutely sure that cosmetic dentistry is right for you? In this blog post, we will discuss three signs that yes, a visit to your cosmetic dentist is in order.


Can Cosmetic Dentistry Boost Your Career?

December 6, 2020

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Confident professional woman after cosmetic dental treatments in Branford

A good work ethic, a likeable personality, and a good education are all often regarded as important elements for career success. However, even if you have an abundance of all of those things, you might be able to gain an additional edge in the workplace if you have an attractive smile. Conversely, if your teeth are chipped, stained, or crooked, your employer (and prospective employers) might unintentionally hold you back in your career. In this blog post, we will discuss how an attractive smile could affect your experience in the workplace. We will also touch on a few cosmetic dental treatments in Branford that may be able to help you achieve your ideal look.


What Does a Tooth Extraction Feel Like?

November 20, 2020

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Dental patient smiling prior to tooth extraction in Branford

Under ideal circumstances, patients are able to retain their natural teeth for a lifetime. However, there are cases in which a tooth extraction in Branford becomes necessary. If your dentist has told you that you will need to have a tooth taken out, it is only natural if you feel a little apprehensive about your upcoming appointment. It may put your mind at ease if you know what to expect during your procedure. That is why we have put together this brief guide that explains how a tooth extraction usually takes place.

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