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Do Braces Change Your Face?

Braces change the shape of your smile, but what about your face as a whole? Will braces make you look different, or is that just a myth? Read on to learn how braces may impact your face shape. Braces Could Change Your Facial Structure in a Positive Way Braces may change your face in some…

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How to Care for a Dental Crown

Dental crowns look and feel like real teeth, but are they maintained in the same way? Are there any special maintenance requirements for dental crowns? This quick guide explains how to care for dental crowns so you can preserve your smile. How to Brush and Floss with a Dental Crown Brushing and flossing with a…

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Can Teeth Stains Be Removed?

If teeth stains are keeping you from showcasing a confident smile, it’s time to do something about them! There are many ways to remove teeth stains, depending on what’s causing them and how severe they are. Check out these teeth whitening options from Clinton Dental Center. What Causes Teeth Stains? There are several potential causes…

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Why Your Child Needs a Back-to-School Dental Checkup

It’s back-to-school season, which means that families are preparing for the upcoming school year. You may have bought some new clothes and school supplies, but have you booked a dentist appointment? This is the perfect time to schedule teeth cleanings and oral exams so your children can start the school year off right. Read on…

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Is Invisalign Better Than Braces?

Invisalign and other clear braces products have revolutionized the field of orthodontics. Many teens and adults are drawn to invisible braces because they are less apparent than metal braces. That doesn’t necessarily make them “better” though, and they may not be the best choice for your smile. Let’s compare Invisalign vs. braces to determine which…

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How to Care for Baby Teeth and Gums

Good oral health starts at an early age. You can care for your child’s teeth before they even come in, and you can set the tone for a healthy smile in the future. Here’s a quick guide explaining how to care for baby teeth and gums. Clean Gums Starting at 3 Months Old Starting at…

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When Should a Child Get Braces?

When Should a Child Get Braces?

Most people think of teens with braces, but orthodontic treatment can start long before those teen years hit. In fact, it’s best to start the process as early as possible. Let’s explore when a child should get braces and steps you can take right now. Best Age for Braces Prep (Right Now!) The steps leading…

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How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

Have you changed your toothbrush in the last six months? Last year? Last decade? If you answered “no” to any of those timeframes, it’s time to get a new toothbrush. This guide explains how often you should replace your toothbrush, and features to look for in a new toothbrush. Replace Your Toothbrush Every Quarter The…

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Do You Need to Go to the Dentist If You Have Dentures?

Do You Need to Go to the Dentist If You Have Dentures?

Dentist appointments are meant to clean, examine and protect teeth. Is that the case for false teeth, like dentures? Dentures may have different care requirements than natural teeth, but that doesn’t mean you can skip going to the dentist. Read on to learn about the importance of dentist appointments for dentures so you can take…

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Is It Normal to Have Morning Breath?

Tired of waking up every morning with a swamp in your mouth? Morning breath is extremely common, but that doesn’t make it any easier to deal with. Thankfully, there are some steps you can take to reduce morning breath and improve halitosis as a whole. What Causes Morning Breath? The two main culprits behind morning…

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