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Better Understand Dental Treatment with This App

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Understanding your treatment options when it comes to addressing dental problems allows you to make an informed decision regarding your oral health. The Dental Aid Lite app provides you and your dentist with the ability to communicate clearly about your treatment. You will easily see exactly how your treatment will work, allowing you to make the best decision regarding care of your teeth and gums. The app includes clear visual illustrations and easy-to-understand text right at your fingertips, both during and between dental appointments.


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Dental Implants for Healthy Smiles [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Do you feel less confident when eating, smiling, or speaking due to tooth loss or ill-fitting dentures? If so, talk to your Lake Mary dentist about whether dental implants are right for you. Dental implants offer permanent replacement of one or more missing teeth and can help you regain confidence in your smile. Depending on your dental situation, your dentist may recommend either traditional dental implants or mini dental implants. Each solution has its own unique set of advantages, as you can see in this infographic. Only your dentist will be able to tell you which procedure is right for you. Feel free to share this infographic with friends and family and start your journey towards a healthier smile today.


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Tips for Maintaining Your Oral Hygiene While Wearing Braces

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It can take a while to adjust to wearing and caring for braces. In the meantime, consult your dentist if you have any concerns. Your dentist will provide detailed instructions on cleaning your teeth and making lifestyle modifications. You can also observe the following care tips to maintain a healthy mouth during your orthodontic treatment.


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Keep Track of Your Invisalign Treatment By Downloading this Handy App

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Invisalign is a highly convenient method of straightening your teeth. The aligner trays are undetectable, and you can remove them before you eat. Still, it can be a challenge to remember when you’re supposed to switch to the next aligner in the series. If you delay switching out your aligners, you might end up prolonging your treatment.


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Reasons to Consider Professional Teeth Whitening Over At-Home Whitening Methods

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The popularity of tooth whitening has exploded in recent years, and with good reason. Many people are dissatisfied with discolored, stained teeth from years of consuming pigmented foods and beverages, tobacco use, or yellowing due to the natural aging process. While there are many whitening products available at supermarkets, you should talk to your dentist about tooth whitening. Professional whitening treatments at your dentist’s office provide results that are quick, dramatic, and long-lasting. Here’s a look at some of the benefits of professional tooth whitening:


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A Look at the Causes of Tooth Discoloration

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Have you noticed your smile becoming more stained or yellowed? Tooth discoloration is a common complaint among dental patients, and it’s challenging to avoid entirely. There are many contributing factors that affect the appearance of your pearly whites; talk with your dentist about the most likely culprits. Your dentist can offer some lifestyle modifications to reduce tooth discoloration.


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Why White Teeth May Not Be Healthy Teeth

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Most people agree that bright white teeth are ideal; however, white teeth are not necessarily healthy teeth. Tooth whitening products and treatments do not clean the teeth; they merely lift stains. There is no substitute for maintaining a good oral care routine that includes brushing twice daily and flossing once daily.


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What Are Mini Dental Implants?

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Advances in dental technology can help anyone achieve a beautiful, healthy smile—even with the loss of natural teeth. Dentures are one option for replacing missing teeth, but sometimes they do not fit as well as they should. If your dentures are unstable, talk to your dentist about having mini dental implants (MDI). Mini implants are just what they sound like: they’re like traditional dental implants, but smaller and less invasive. Major surgery is not required. Also, they’re much more cost-effective and work just as well as traditional implants.


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Your Guide to Dental Fillings

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If you are like many Americans who have been diagnosed with advanced tooth decay or cavities, your concern for your dental health may be matched by anxiety about your cosmetic appearance. Fortunately, new developments in modern dental technology have made it possible for dentists today to offer virtually undetectable tooth-colored fillings. Review this guide to find out more about how dental fillings work and what you can expect from your next dental appointment.


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A Look at the Dental Complications That Can Occur Without Orthodontic Treatment

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Did you know that orthodontic treatments can actually improve your overall health? Unfortunately, crooked teeth and unsightly gaps can do more than simply impact your aesthetic appearance and affect your self-esteem. Dentists today increasingly recommend orthodontic treatments such as Invisalign as part of a comprehensive dental and oral care plan for patients of all ages. Here are some of the adverse health consequences of putting off orthodontic treatment.


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