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How To: Enjoy a Night on the Town with Invisalign

June 9, 2020

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Group of friends laughing at happy hourBy providing patients with virtually undetectable and completely removable trays, Invisalign has revolutionized the teeth-straightening process. In fact, their convenient, effective approach to creating beautiful smiles means you can enjoy a night out on the town without having to worry about pesky metal brackets and wires. That being said, it is important to take care of your clear aligners so your teeth can remain in pristine condition. Below are four tips for enjoying your evening with Invisalign:

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How Long Do Metal-Free Restorations Last?

April 21, 2020

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Model of tooth-colored fillings.If you have a cavity or a damaged tooth, you don’t need to worry about a dark restoration causing an eyesore when you smile. Instead, metal-free fillings and crowns are the go-to solutions to rehabilitate a compromised tooth. They are customized to match the color of your enamel to blend in with your natural teeth. Since they aren’t made of metal, it’s normal to be concerned about their strength and durability. Rest assured, tooth-colored fillings and crowns are designed to last for many years with the right aftercare.
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4 Clear Signs That You Need to Call Your Emergency Dentist

March 3, 2020

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woman with tooth pain needing to see emergency dentist in Austin

When you have a medical emergency, you know that you need to see a doctor immediately, and dental scenarios can be just as important to treat right away. As the threat of COVID-19 continues to grow over the coming weeks and months, dental practices are temporarily closing their doors for all non-essential care. However, if you experience a dental emergency, you can still contact your emergency dentist in Austin. But how can you know that what you’re experiencing qualifies as a dental emergency? Read on to find out! (more…)

Invisalign Discomfort – Here’s How to Overcome It!

February 2, 2020

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woman smiling happily inserting clear discreet invisalignInvisalign clear aligners (also referred to as trays) provide an effective yet discreet way of straightening your teeth and aligning your bite. As the word is getting out about the amazing benefits, more and more people are choosing this option as opposed to traditional braces. However, it should be noted that there can be a little discomfort at times during the treatment process. Thankfully, there are ways to manage it so you can have your smile revamped with ease!

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Why E-Cigarettes are Just as Bad for Your Teeth as Traditional Cigarettes

November 20, 2019

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Cigarette and E-CigaretteWhen e-cigarettes first arrived on the market, they were said to be a safer alternative to regular cigarettes. However, it has become more and more obvious that this isn’t the case, to the point where the CDC and other agencies have begun investigating the connection between vaping and lung injury. Sadly, your lungs aren’t the only part of your body at risk; e-cigarettes pose a threat to your smile as well. Read on to learn more about the devastating effect vaping can have on your teeth.

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