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Understanding the Different Types of Dentures

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If you are missing teeth, your dentist may recommend removable appliances called dentures to restore the cosmetic appearance and health of your smile. Depending on the number of missing teeth and the health of your surrounding jaw bone, mini or traditional dental implants can help secure your new teeth. Read on to take a look at the different kinds of dentures available today.


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Under Time Constraints? Try Sedation

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It is normal for people to feel some degree of anxiety when they go to the dentist. Fortunately, you can quell your anxiety through sedation dentistry. This type of dentistry utilizes modern medicine to make the individual feel relaxed and comfortable, yet still conscious. Sedation can be administered intravenously or in pill form.


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What Happens During Sleep Apnea?

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Snoring may cause a temporary inconvenience to those within earshot, but sleep apnea can impact a person’s waking life by significantly reducing the quality of one’s sleep. Watch this video for a look at what happens during sleep apnea.


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Everything You Need to Know About Dental Fillings

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In the event that a portion of your tooth decays, breaks, cracks, or is worn down, Dr. Stephen Seidler can provide treatment in the form of a dental filling. This practice is completely safe, and is considered a routine procedure. There are even different types of fillings available to be decided upon between your dentist and yourself. Read on for an overview of what you need to know about dental fillings.


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The Patient’s Guide to Dental Veneers

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Would you like to enjoy a more attractive smile in the new year? If so, you may want to contact Dr. Seidler about getting dental veneers. Dental veneers can provide versatile benefits for imperfect smiles. The following information provides more details about getting the smile you have always wanted with veneers.


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Signs That a Smile Makeover Is Right for You

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Having a less-than-perfect smile can impact your personal and professional presence. If uneven or discolored teeth are causing you to cover your smile with your lips or hands, now is the time to get a smile makeover. A smile makeover can address the facets of your smile that you want to enhance. Are you long past your smoking habit, but still have stains that linger on your teeth? Teeth whitening can eliminate your discoloration. Have old sport injuries left you with chipped or cracked teeth? Porcelain veneers can beautifully restore your damaged teeth. Porcelain veneers can also disguise the problem of minor malocclusions. If you want to enjoy a smile that makes your presence known for all the right reasons, consult Dr. Seidler about your smile makeover options.


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What Is Gum Disease?

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In order to have a beautiful smile, you need to have healthy gums. However, many people of all ages suffer from gum disease. This video details how gum disease can develop when plaque forms.


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Are 6-Month Braces Right for You?

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Two typical deterrents to getting braces are the time needed to achieve straighter teeth and aesthetic concerns regarding orthodontic treatment. Six Month Smiles can eliminate both of these issues. This innovative approach to orthodontic care can provide you with the beautiful smile you want in a matter of months with no noticeable metal braces. Consult a Dr. Seidler about your Six Month Smiles options if the following statements apply to you:


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Are You a Good Candidate for an All-Porcelain Crown?

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Modern dental practices can now fuse necessary treatment with aesthetic benefits. A patient may come in to have cavity treatment, but he can leave with brighter and stronger teeth. A porcelain dental crown, which replicates the look and function of a tooth surface, can make a particularly attractive addition to a patient’s smile. The following information highlights the uses for this dental device and the qualities that can make you an ideal candidate for it.


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Foods to Avoid During Your Six Month Smiles® Treatment

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Have you always wanted to have straighter teeth? Now, with Six Month Smiles®, you can achieve your goals without the hassle or time it can take with traditional metal braces. It is essential to take good care of your braces to avoid complications, and that means avoiding certain foods. Your dentist can give you a complete list of foods you should avoid during your Six Month Smiles® treatment, but you should be sure to stay away from hard, crusty breads, pizzas, and bagels. You should also avoid chewing on popcorn kernels and certain types of nuts. Taffy, caramel, and other sticky candies should be avoided, as they could damage your braces. You can still eat egg rolls, burritos, and hamburgers, but you should cut them into bite size pieces instead of taking bites directly from them.


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