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The Top 3 Ways to Meet the 22-Hour Invisalign Wear Time

March 9, 2022

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If you’re undergoing Invisalign treatment, then you know how important it is to wear your clear aligners for 20-22 hours each day. While this may sound easy in the beginning, sometimes life can get in the way and interrupt your progress. However, your dentist in Concord suggests a few ways you can make the Invisalign wear time a smooth and simple process for a straight smile!  

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4 Professions Where Invisalign Can Benefit You

February 10, 2022

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Are you in the market for a new job, a promotion, or looking to start your own business? Though having the drive to succeed and working hard are key to progressing in your career, a nice smile may also be beneficial. People in almost any career path may find having a beautiful beam appealing, but there are a few occupations in particular that can really reap the perks of having a problem-free set of pearly whites. Read on to learn about four careers where Invisalign benefits may go even further.

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5 Important Benefits of Sedation Dentistry You Can Enjoy

January 27, 2022

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Sedation dentistry is a group of services that aims to safely and easily make sitting in the dental examination chair more comfortable. From light nitrous oxide sedation, to more relaxing oral conscious sedation, to powerful IV sedation, these calming services can make keeping your smile happy and healthy a breeze. But is sedation dentistry in Concord right for you? Dental sedation is used in a variety of ways for all sorts of different reasons that you may not have previously considered. Here are five important benefits of receiving sedation dentistry!

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What Are Reasons a Root Canal Is Good News?

November 4, 2021

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Snakes are like root canals. Huh? Well, both seem to have undeservedly bad reputations while they are actually quite beneficial.

Snakes do a wonderful job of pest control, their venom is often part of the cure for a bite from the same species, and researchers even studied the movement of snakes to create robots that can maneuver into small spaces and be an essential part of rescue efforts in the wake of natural disasters.

But this is a dental blog, so let’s get back to root canals. Thanks to cartoons, movies, and people’s imaginations, root canals have gotten a bad rap over the years. While root canals are something that many people should try to avoid, they do not deserve the reputation that they receive.

Keep reading to learn the benefits of root canal therapy in Concord from your dentist.

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Debunking Common Root Canal Myths

October 7, 2021

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At your last checkup, did your dentist say you needed a root canal? You might put off scheduling that appointment because you fear the unfamiliar and daunting procedure. Maybe you read some scary things about root canals online, and now you want to avoid one at all costs. Well, even though the internet has tons of helpful information, it’s also full of unreliable sources and dangerously inaccurate information. Luckily, we’re here to put some of those misconceptions to rest. Continue reading as we debunk common root canal myths.

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How Propel Orthodontics Enhances Your Invisalign Treatment

August 23, 2021

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Straightening teeth can be such a hassle. Wearing traditional braces can be such a difficult experience that they may just make you avoid orthodontics altogether. However, there is an alternative out there you’ll want to consider.

A woman holding a clear aligner.

Invisalign makes the process of straightening teeth and fixing uneven bites easier, faster and without metal hardware. But did you know there’s something you can do to make your Invisalign treatment quicker and even more effective? Say hello to Propel Orthodontics! With these revolutionary orthodontic enhancers, you can cut the amount of time necessary to undergo orthodontic treatment, even more so compared to what Invisalign promotes.

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5 Common Causes of Teeth Shifting (and How Your Dentist Can Help!)

July 13, 2021

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Maybe you were born with effortlessly straight teeth. Maybe you got your teeth straightened with braces or Invisalign when you were younger. In either case, it can be alarming to notice that your teeth have started to drift out of their proper positions. Understanding some of the possible causes of teeth shifting can give you an idea of what to expect as well as a plan for what to do about it. Keep reading to learn five common reasons why teeth might shift and how your dentist can help!

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Happy Independence Day: Know Your “Patient Bill of Rights!”

June 24, 2021

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With Independence Day right around the corner, you may look back to your history class and remember that the first ten amendments from the United States Constitution are called “The Bill of Rights.” We believe our patients have a “Bill of Rights” as well! It’s how everyone deserves to be treated in our practice, and we really mean it.

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The Dangers of Following TikTok Dental Trends

April 2, 2021

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Feel like TikTok is everywhere? That’s because it is! In 2018, it became the most downloaded app, with over 45 million users. This social media platform saw another surge in followers after the stay-at-home orders in March 2020, and it has since achieved unparalleled popularity. Today, it’s the go-to app to watch entertaining videos, spread awareness on hot topics, and learn tips on everything from makeup to healthy eating. Unfortunately, some of the information being shared in the videos getting millions of views is potentially dangerous. With this in mind, here are three TikTok dental trends you should NOT partake in.

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4 Uses for BOTOX (Other Than to Address Wrinkles)

March 5, 2021

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BOTOX being injected around a patient's lips

BOTOX has recently become one of the most popular cosmetic treatments available today. After all, celebrities who seemingly never age, like Courtney Cox and Jenny McCarthy, contribute their youthful appearance to this wrinkle-erasing wonder. So, it’s not hard to see why this treatment has become a household name. But did you know BOTOX in Concord can be used for much more than erasing fine lines? Keep reading for four additional uses.

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