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7 Questions Answered about Invisalign Clear Aligners

January 19, 2021

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Woman with Invisalign

Invisalign in Concord has many different advantages over traditional metal braces, so it has become quite popular for older teens and adults. However, you probably have all sorts of questions about how the treatment works. It is important that you understand the process and how you can maximize the effectiveness of the treatment. Continue reading so you can get the answers you’re looking for regarding Invisalign clear aligners.


More Than Appearance: 4 Non-Cosmetic Benefits of Invisalign

December 17, 2020

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Closeup of patient holding Invisalign clear aligner

Decades prior, correcting gapped, crowded, or misaligned teeth required clunky metal brackets and wires. However, that all changed when Invisalign introduced their aligners, which were equally as effective and virtually undetectable. Over the last two decades, over 3 million patients have discreetly achieved their smile goals thanks to the same innovative technology. However, the benefits of Invisalign aren’t limited to purely cosmetic reasons. Read on for four additional perks!


How to Keep Up with Your Oral Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 30, 2020

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Woman brushing teeth

All throughout the country and throughout the world, numerous steps are being taken to combat the spread of COVID-19. You have been working from home, social distancing, and wearing a face covering wherever you go. But have you also been paying extra special attention to your smile while you’ve been at home? Your dentist shares some oral hygiene tips to help you keep your smile healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.


6 Signs That You May Need a New Dental Crown

October 24, 2020

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dental crown

Dental crowns usually last between 10 and 15 years, but each one is different. Your dentist will be able to tell when it is time for you to get a new one, but how do you know if you should head to the dental office in order to have it replaced? Continue reading to learn about the different signs that your dental crown in Concord is nearing the end of its days and that you should be heading in to get a new one put in its place.


Gum Disease and COVID-19 — The Frightening Connection

September 15, 2020

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frowning man needs to visit periodontal dentist in Concord

Most people are aware that certain groups are at a higher risk of suffering from life-threatening complications if they contract COVID-19. Those groups include elderly individuals, people with compromised immune systems, and those with a high BMI. Recent research suggests that yet another group should be added to that list: people with gum disease. A periodontal dentist in Concord is here to discuss that research and how it should affect your view of your oral health.


3 Surprising Ways Your Oral Health Protects Your Immune System

July 23, 2020

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Woman smiling at dentist appointment

Although stay-at-home orders are being lifted, the fight against the transmission of the novel Coronavirus is still underway. While social distancing and face coverings have played an instrumental role in preventing the virus from entering your eyes, nose, and mouth, ensuring your immune system is in tip-top shape is the other half of the battle. Although a nutrient-rich diet, routine physical activity, and daily vitamins do wonders for your body, the condition of your oral health directly impacts your immune system as well. Therefore, a dentist is sharing three surprising ways your dental hygiene protects your overall health.


Why Clean Air at the Dentist’s Office Is Key During COVID-19

June 4, 2020

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Dentist hand holding dental spray tool

Clean air is not just threatened by too many vehicles on the roads or pollution from industrial factories. Although too tiny to be visible by the naked eye, some viruses can actually stay suspended in the air in microscopic particles for a long period of time and infect nearby people. That is why more and more dental offices across New Hampshire and the nation are investing in surgically clean air systems to protect dentists and the patients they serve. As the fight against the coronavirus continues, surgically clean air adds a critical extra layer of protection for dentists and patients alike. Keep reading to learn more about this innovative air purification system and how it can help keep you safe.


4 Concerns of At-Risk Patients, Answered

May 22, 2020

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At-risk patient at the dentist

COVID-19 hit, and suddenly even a simple trip to the dentist became anxiety-inducing for at-risk patients. Although the virus can infect anyone, those who are over 65 or who have a pre-existing medical condition are particularly susceptible. With a higher likelihood of contracting the virus coupled with the mandates to stay at home for safety, many began having concerns about their upcoming dentist visit. Here are four common concerns of at-risk patients, answered by a dentist.


How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

April 22, 2020

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yellow toothbrush with toothpaste on it

Most of us know that toothbrushes were simply not designed to last forever. This is evident when you look at a really old toothbrush and notice the frayed, worn-down bristles. However, the majority of people use their toothbrush for far beyond its recommended lifespan. Just how long is that, anyway? Keep reading as a dentist explains how often you should replace your toothbrush for optimal oral health.


Should Tooth Sensitivity Be Addressed By An Emergency Dentist?

March 22, 2020

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worried person with dental sensitivity on the phone with their emergency dentist

Do you feel a jolt of discomfort when something cold or hot hits your teeth? This is a common oral health problem known as dental sensitivity that countless people suffer from. In fact, past studies have estimated that one out of every eight people in the United States has sensitive teeth. This issue can be the result of an even more serious problem or something as simple as genetics. That’s why it’s important to know the signs of whether or not you should visit your emergency dentist or just use toothpaste made for sensitive teeth. Read on to learn more about sensitive teeth and how you can tell if the problem warrants the need for urgent treatment.

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