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How to Decide If Invisalign is the Right Choice for You

If you're worried about the alignment of your teeth, you may have heard of an alternative to braces called "Invisalign." Invisalign is the branded name for clear-aligner treatment, a method of orthodontic correction that involves a set of transparent plastic aligners. Compared to traditional braces, there are both pros and cons. Here's everything you need to know about the Invisalign process and how you can determine whether Invisalign is right for you.

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Celebrate National Dentist's Day on March 6

Did you know that March 6th is National Dentist's Day? While this day has been established to show appreciation for dentists, it's also intended to bring an awareness to the practices of dentistry and dental health. During National Dentist's Day, you can find out more about the process of dentistry, consider your own dental health, and show your dentist that you appreciate the work that they do. And if you've been putting off a visit to the dentist, now is a great time to schedule one.

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Preventive Care: Dental Sealants

Dental sealants offer a simple, but generally effective preventive solution to the problem of tooth decay occurring on the biting surfaces of back teeth. These sinuous biting surfaces represent the business end of the chewing apparatus, and must withstand considerable physical
stress; within the grooves of molars and premolars, fissures and pits may develop,
trapping food particles and keeping resident bacteria out of the reach of the most persistent toothbrush.

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