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Back-to-School Tips for Your Teen with Invisalign

August 24, 2022

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two friends in high school

When the calendar flips to August, it means the first day of school is approaching quickly! Most parents might be jumping with joy because their children are returning to the classroom, but if you have a teen with Invisalign, you’re probably more worried than excited. Since they’ll no longer be under your supervision, you might be wondering how you can make sure they keep track of their treatment throughout the day. Fortunately, there are several ways you can help them do so. Here are a few back-to-school tips from a dentist to help your teen stick with the program.

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Back-to-School Tips to Prevent Dental Emergencies

August 4, 2022

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The first day of school is right around the corner! With summer coming to an end, parents are starting to prepare their kids for their return to the classroom. From buying school supplies to figuring out your child’s schedule, there are many things to be done this time of the year. It’s easy to get lost amid the back-to-school preparations, but there’s one you shouldn’t put on the back burner – your child’s oral health. Read on to learn a few helpful tips to prevent dental emergencies from a dentist in Jacksonville.

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Can BOTOX Improve the Appearance of Facial Scars?

July 6, 2022

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dentist administering BOTOX

Do you have any noticeable facial scars? You’re not alone. Although it’s fairly common, it can still make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. Instead of undergoing invasive surgical procedures, you should consider trying BOTOX injections! Not only are they painless, but they deliver fast results. One study published in 2018 has even proven that it can improve the appearance of facial scars. Read on to learn more about how BOTOX can address facial scarring and boost your confidence.

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5 Helpful Tips for Adjusting to Eating with Dentures

June 2, 2022

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Man with dentures enjoying food.

According to the American College of Prosthodontics, approximately 40 million adults are missing all of their teeth; this is quite a large figure! But fortunately, solutions like dentures are effective when it comes to replacing those missing pearly whites and giving patients a chance to smile brightly and fully enjoy food once more. That said, many patients still encounter a bit of a learning curve when it comes to getting used to eating with them. Here are five tips from your dentist in Jacksonville to help you adjust to eating with your dentures.

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How Long Does It Take to Get a CEREC Dental Crown?

May 17, 2022

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dentist in Jacksonville designing a CEREC crown for a patient

Whether you need to protect a cracked tooth, build up a worn-down tooth, or simply conceal a severely discolored tooth, dental crowns can be quite an effective option. By covering the entire visible part of a tooth, a crown can essentially make it look and feel good as new. One drawback, though, is that getting a crown takes two appointments with several weeks in between. Nowadays, however, CEREC technology has made it possible for your dentist in Jacksonville to design, create, and place a crown in a single visit! Read on to learn how long you can expect getting a CEREC crown to take.

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3 Benefits of Invisalign for Straightening Teeth

April 7, 2022

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woman smiling with Invisalign tray

Are you unhappy with your smile? If so, you might be considering getting traditional braces or Invisalign! After going through the orthodontic treatment, you’ll be able to enjoy a perfectly straight smile. While they both might offer similar results, clear aligners provide a more discreet method of teeth correction. But are there other key differences in the procedure? Read on to learn three benefits of Invisalign that make the process easier to manage!

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What You Should Know About Sedation Dentistry

March 12, 2022

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person under sedation

If you’re considering sedation dentistry for an upcoming treatment, you may be wondering what it will feel like. Nitrous oxide and oral conscious sedation each have different protocols that result in varied experiences. Before agreeing to move forward, it’s important that you spend some time learning more about the available options. Read on to learn what you can expect when undergoing sedation dentistry and which option will be right for you.

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Tips on How to Find an Invisalign Provider

February 4, 2022

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discussing Invisalign with patient

Millions of people worldwide have chosen Invisalign to change their smiles for the better. You can join them, but the first step after your decision is to find the best place to get your clear aligners. What are the factors that matter when you are considering how to find an Invisalign provider in Jacksonville? You are likely to have several options but thinking about the points in this blog post will help you make the selection that is in your best interest.

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5 Tips for Traveling with Invisalign

January 27, 2022

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Invisalign in case

Are you planning on traveling this summer? While it is pretty easy maintaining your Invisalign treatment when you’re at home, this can quickly become more challenging when you’re on the go from one place to another. However, staying on track with your treatment is necessary for you to achieve the straighter smile you’re hoping for in the best possible timeframe. Here are some tips to help you keep up with Invisalign while you’re on your trip.

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Why Good Oral Health Is Necessary for Cosmetic Dental Work

December 27, 2021

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person speaking with cosmetic dentist

Throughout our lives, our smiles go through a lot. Stains from coffee and other dark drinks and chips from biting down on hard foods are just a few things our teeth may encounter throughout the years. If your smile isn’t looking as lovely as it once did, cosmetic dentistry can help by erasing years of damage. Even so, it’s important that your oral health is in good condition before you move forward with getting cosmetic surgery. Read on to learn why that is as well as the oral health issues that will need to be treated before you get work done by a cosmetic dentist.

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