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4 Things to Know About Dating with Invisalign

February 13, 2023

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person with Invisalign on Valentine’s Day date

Are you presently undergoing Invisalign treatment to improve the look of your beam? These nearly invisible plastic aligners are a great way to discreetly correct gaps, bite problems, and alignment issues without the need for bulky brackets or wires. If you are currently part of the dating world, things may look a little different while undergoing orthodontic treatment. Continue reading to learn four things that you should know when dating with Invisalign.

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Can You Get Cavities with Invisalign?

January 26, 2023

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person smiling and holding Invisalign tray

With Invisalign, a crooked, misaligned smile, gaps, and bite issues will soon be things of the past. This treatment is a common alternative to traditional braces and uses gentle pressure to move your teeth into a better position over several months or years. During this treatment, things with your smile will be a little different than what you’re used to. But, does that mean that you can no longer develop cavities? Continue reading to learn if you can get cavities during Invisalign treatment.

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How to Protect your Oral Health over the Holiday Season

December 2, 2022

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Portrait of a woman smiling in the snow

There’s a lot to love about the holiday season. Getting time off of work, spending time with family, eating delicious food, and swapping gifts all make it the highlight of many people’s whole year. But the holiday season also presents many hazards to your oral health. That may be why scheduling checkups and cleanings in January has become a tradition for some people.

If you want to make it through the holiday season with your oral health intact, here are a few things you can try.

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How to Stay on Track with Invisalign During the Holidays

November 23, 2022

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a woman holding her aligners during the holidays

The holidays are full of family, food, and fun. It can be so busy that it is easy to let other things slide, like your Invisalign treatment. But you have always wanted straighter teeth and are excited about the progress you have seen so far! With the flurry of activity during this special season, you want to make sure you stick with your Invisalign plan. Here are four tips from your dentist in Frisco to help you stay on track toward your dream smile.

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4 Thanksgiving Foods That Can Stain Your Teeth

November 4, 2022

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Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year, full of family and fun. It’s also synonymous with delicious food! Tables are filled with the best holiday foods: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and so much more. These joyful times of enjoying meals with your loved ones cause a lot of smiles, so you want to keep yours bright this holiday season! Here are four common Thanksgiving foods to be mindful of if you want to reduce staining and keep your teeth luminous.

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3 Ways to Reduce Your Chances of Needing a Root Canal

October 9, 2022

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Learning you need a root canal can be daunting. Undergoing oral surgery and receiving local anesthesia is often something you don’t fully prepare for until your dentist informs you that your tooth is in trouble. So what can you do to minimize your risk? How can you avoid the potential for worsening oral health and instead, feel confident that your smile is void of this type of complex care? Can preventive dentistry be the key? Here are three things a dentist recommends that will help you keep your teeth damage- and decay-free.

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Is a Broken Denture a Dental Emergency?

September 15, 2022

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closeup of person holding broken denture

It happened when you least expected it to. You were enjoying your favorite lunch when all of a sudden, you feel your denture break in half. Oh no! What do you do? While your first instinct might be to panic, rest assured – this happens much more often than you think! Most people who find themselves in this predicament aren’t sure whether they should contact their emergency dentist or simply deal with it at home. Lucky for you, we’ve got the answers you’re looking for. Read on to learn what to do if you have a broken denture.

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Do I Qualify for Gum Recontouring?

June 9, 2022

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Close-up of dental patient's gums

It isn’t always your teeth that get in the way of a good smile. Instead, the issue can sometimes lie with your gums. If you believe you’re having cosmetic problems with the latter, consider gum recontouring from Frisco dentists. However, you’ll first need to learn whether you’re suitable for the treatment.

Here’s a summary of gum recontouring and the patients who qualify for it. Read it over to see if reshaping your gums will help people see your beautiful pearly whites.

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3 Summer Cosmetic Treatments That Will Make Your Smile Sparkle

May 13, 2022

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Woman smiling after visiting her cosmetic dentist in Frisco

The summer season is here, which means you’re likely thinking of ways to get outside more and spend time with friends. However, if the prospect of being in photos that get posted on social media sounds less than stellar to you because of your smile, now is the best time to think about treatments from a cosmetic dentist in Frisco! There are many options available to you – some are minor but quick to complete, while others take more time but completely change your smile’s appearance. Keep reading to learn what they are!

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3 Non-Cosmetic Benefits of Invisalign

March 5, 2022

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man smiling with straight teeth in Frisco

One of the main advantages of Invisalign is how discreet it is when correcting your teeth. By following the recommended 22-hour wear period, you’ll have your perfectly straight smile in no time! While the cosmetic rewards are obvious, your clear aligners also have a few pros other than appearances. Read on to discover the three non-cosmetic benefits of Invisalign.

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