Invisalign Treatment: How Can I Protect It?

invisalignredlipsWhen you begin using Invisalign treatment for a straight smile, you will likely feel a lot of things (most often complete joy at the thought of your future smile). What you might not consider, however, is the fact that as easy as it is to successfully make it through treatment, it is just as easy to derail your treatment by overlooking some common, simple dangers. To make sure you’re doing your best to optimize treatment and avoid obstacles, we suggest you take our advice and keep it in mind on a daily basis.

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Bruxism Damage: What Can Happen?

bruxismblondeYou might think to yourself that our suggestion for you to receive bruxism treatment is probably a bit too much. A lot of people clench their teeth when they are upset, after all! Some people grind here and there out of habit. Unfortunately, these types of occasional acts are far different from the chronic habit you’ve been experiencing (and yes, we know you aren’t even aware you’re doing it). The great news is that we can help you control the issue, so you don’t end up suffering from one of the many common types of damage associated with bruxism. Consider some of those side effects for a clear understanding.

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3 Times Dental Hygiene Isn’t Enough  

3bluewallYou might think to yourself that you’re doing a pretty great job with your dental hygiene. You may even give yourself a pat on the back every now and then because you have made such strides in keeping your brushing and flossing right on track. While these efforts of yours are certainly necessary and definitely worthwhile, you might be overlooking one thing: They’re not enough. Not sure why? Consider some reasons you will need to go above and beyond your care at home to keep your smile in its best condition.

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Quiz: Dental Care And Heart Health

quizbubblesquareWhen you think about your dental care, you probably focus primarily on your smile and the structures that make up that smile. You might think about brushing your teeth, about the visits you need to schedule, and so on. What you might not give much attention to, however, is how your heart health is related to oral health issues. To see whether this has crossed your mind (or if it’s brand new information), we offer you: A quiz!

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3 Problems That Make Dental Hygiene Difficult

womanworriedDid you know that there are some particular problems that may make it more difficult for you to practice efficient dental hygiene? It’s true. Beyond the fact that you need to find the motivation from within to remain committed to this very important habit, there are some obstacles. Fortunately, we can tell you all about them and even help you carefully navigate away from problems, so your smile stays easy to clean.

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Virginia Beach Pet Expo

dogpuppyCan you say with ease that there are few things you love more than your pup? Perhaps you have an empty place in your heart at the moment because you’ve been searching for your furever puppy. For an enjoyable outing, whether you’re hoping to spoil your doggie or you’d like to adopt one, this upcoming event is right on target!

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What’s Your Bathroom Setup Like?

questionmarkblueDon’t worry, we’re not asking whether your bathroom is spotless at this very moment! What we are interested in is helping you discover whether you’ve got your personal dental hygiene station set up in a way that is organized and accessible, so you can easily care for your smile. Or, if you are dealing with a bit of a mess that you don’t even realize is making it difficult to feel confident regarding brushing and flossing. Let’s help you out by asking some important questions.

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Should You Visit Us?: True Or False Quiz

quizgreenDo you sometimes wonder if your need or want is something that warrants scheduling a dental visit with us? Maybe you want to come in but you are afraid we will tell you it was a wasted trip. To begin, even if it turns out your visit ends with us saying, “Congratulations, everything is just fine!” it is still worth coming in. Even if you’re just beginning to think about cosmetic care but it’s new territory for you, we are happy to talk with you about it. Learn more about how this works with a quiz!

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Dental Checkups: Questions And Answers

dentalcheckupDo you have an appointment scheduled with us for a dental checkup, which makes you feel like you’re doing the right thing for your smile? While you know that this is what you are “supposed to do” for your oral health, is there still some part of you that is wondering why dental exams are so important and how exactly they benefit you in reality? Get some of your questions answered with our Q&A on the topic.

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