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What is in your pocket?

September 20, 2021

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Many of us have experienced wearing a pair of jeans that are so tight that it is difficult to get anything in or out of them.

What does this have to do with your mouth?

Gums can also have pockets. We want them empty and small, total opposite to your jeans pockets. Gums should wrap the neck of the tooth so tightly that you can get just about dental floss into the gum line.

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4 Things You Should Know BEFORE Getting Invisalign

August 13, 2021

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Various Invisalign clear aligners next to black case

When it was introduced in the late 1990s, Invisalign changed the field of orthodontics forever. Since then, it has become a household name, helping more than 8 million patients in the process. However, despite its popularity, there are a few important things you should know before getting Invisalign. Keep reading to learn what they are!

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Does your crown fit right?

July 15, 2021

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Dental crown is very common dental treatment. For me this is one of the most impressive dental treatment. It can take a badly broken tooth and make it brand new again. When properly done, a crown could last a very long time.

Crown is practically a tooth-shaped cap that fits over the damaged tooth in order to strengthen and improve the chewing function and could be made out of metal or porcelain, or from a combination of both.

Done right a dental crown should look great and fit properly, it should feel like a natural teeth.

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Do Children Grind Their Teeth too?

June 22, 2021

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When we think of a sleeping child we picture a peaceful face and soft easy breathing. We don’t picture a loud sound of gashing and grinding teeth. When my daughter was younger and I hear her grind through the closed door at night I was concern that she will break her teeth. Fortunately her teeth survived and can understand your concerns.

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Will Wearing Invisalign Affect My Speech?

June 7, 2021

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a woman holding an Invisalign aligner in both of her hands while smiling

When choosing Invisalign in Alhambra to realign your crooked smile, you probably already know many of the great benefits you can expect to experience while wearing these clear aligners. From improved functionality and flexibility to less irritation and faster results, you cannot go wrong with this unique method of orthodontics. But did you know that Invisalign can slightly affect your speech in the beginning? In this article, we will go over what you can expect as well as receive a few tips that will help you to start sounding like your “normal” self again.

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