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Tips on Getting Invisalign with Crowns, Bridges, or Veneers

April 4, 2022

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man with clear aligners

The time may come when you commit to a particular cosmetic dental treatment. Perhaps you’ve already benefitted from restorative dentistry to replace some missing teeth. Veneers are a popular choice for a smile upgrade, while crowns and bridges are used to address one or more missing teeth. If any of these additions are a part of your smile, you may be wondering if you can also invest in Invisalign to straighten your teeth. Continue reading to learn from your dentist in Clinton Township how each of these additions to your grin could affect orthodontic treatment.

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How Do You Navigate Cold and Flu Season During Invisalign Treatment?

January 4, 2022

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woman at home with tissues

When you feel bad with the flu, it’s because your body has detected a new invader and your immune system is going into overdrive. You get a surge of immune system-stimulating biochemicals called cytokines. While this revs up your body to attack the virus, the inflammation leads to many of the flu’s worst symptoms. Alright, you get it, the flu makes you feel terrible. You want to avoid being in that predicament if possible. You are also enjoying how your Invisalign trays are changing your smile for the better. Even with the cold and flu season wrapping up, it’s important to keep yourself healthy with your teeth headed in the right direction, so check out these tips from your dentist in Clinton Township.

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The Ultimate Guide to Navigating the Holiday Season with Invisalign

November 23, 2021

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Woman hugging while exchanging presents by the Christmas tree

Twinkly lights are up, festive music is in the air, all the stores are packed – it must be the holiday season! While this time of year is certainly wonderful, a more hectic schedule can cause your Invisalign treatment to fall to the wayside. Fortunately, with the right best practices in place, you can enjoy all of the seasonal festivities to the fullest without derailing your treatment timeline. To learn more, just keep reading.

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Back to School: The Top Tips for Your Teen with Invisalign

September 2, 2021

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Teens smiling while holding an Invisalign clear aligner

It’s back to school season, which means your teen probably has a lot on their plate. If they have Invisalign, they may already struggle to keep up with their routine. That’s why your dentist has put together some important tips and information to ensure that your teen’s Invisalign treatment remains on track and successful. Read on to see how your son or daughter can keep up with their clear braces while getting their education!

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4 Ways to Protect Your Smile While Enjoying Your Summer Vacation

July 9, 2021

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Couple smiling while on summer vacation

It’s time to board your flight for a week-long getaway to the Caribbean. Not only are you looking forward to time spent with family, but you can’t wait to sink your toes in the sand and enjoy some fun in the sun. Expecting the days ahead to be full of memory-making opportunities, you may forget that a sudden slip on the pool deck, too much sugar, or even forgoing your nightly oral hygiene routine can lead to serious injury or oral health problems. If you want to safeguard your smile while away on your vacation, here are 4 things you can do to prevent dental emergencies this summer.

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Ice Cream: Is It Bad for Your Oral Health?

May 20, 2021

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Woman smiling outside while eating ice cream

Now that the warmer months are officially here, you’ve probably been reaching for your favorite refreshing dessert, ice cream. Ice cream is one of the most popular desserts in the US – over 90% of American households purchase this product. While ice cream is definitely tasty, have you ever thought of its effects on your oral health? Read on to learn whether or not ice cream is bad for your teeth and what you can do to stay healthy.

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5 Ways Dental Implants Can Boost Your Confidence!

April 28, 2021

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Smiling, confident man with dental implants

Teeth may be small, but missing even just one can take a big bite out of your quality of life. Tooth loss can make it more difficult to eat your favorite foods, speak clearly, and smile with confidence. While there are plenty of tooth replacement options to choose from, only one can restore both your smile and your self-esteem: dental implants! This state-of-the-art solution replaces the entire structure of a missing tooth, both the root and the crown, for unmatched results. Here are five ways dental implants can boost your confidence while rebuilding your smile.

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Don’t Let These 5 Popular Holiday Foods Hurt Your Teeth

November 24, 2020

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Aerial view of holiday feast

The holiday season just wouldn’t be the same without glazed turkey, marshmallow-topped mashed potatoes, candied pecans, and perfectly sweet apple pie! But it’s no secret that these foods aren’t exactly mouth-healthy. In fact, the already astronomical cases of tooth decay always skyrocket this time of year. With this in mind, keep your taste buds and your teeth happy by enjoying the below holiday foods in moderation.

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4 Ways Visiting Your Dentist Can Actually Save You Money

October 28, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — clintontownship @ 7:47 pm
a jar full of money to signify savings

Many people think that by avoiding going to their dentist, they can save money. Even if you brush and floss your teeth every day, it’s not always guaranteed that you’ll never require treatment. Plus, if you leave a small problem to continue to progress, it will likely result in the need for an invasive emergency treatment, which will ultimately cost you more in the long run. Read on to learn four ways you can save money by getting the most out of your dental insurance benefits before they expire on January 1st, 2021.

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5 Easy Ways To Adjust To Life With Dentures a Little Faster

November 11, 2019

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person holding denturesNearly 40 million Americans are completely edentulous (without teeth) and around 90% wear dentures. Being able to eat, speak, and laugh with confidence is a welcome relief after tooth loss, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a transition period. As fantastic as dentures are, they’re very different from your own teeth and it’s completely normal to need a little time to adjust. Fortunately, there are 5 easy things you can do to get accustomed to life with dentures a little faster. Learn more below!

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