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The Benefits of Invisalign

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Invisalign

Are your teeth perfectly straight and properly spaced? If you are like most people, your answer to this question is “No.” The average person has at least one crooked tooth and a spacing issue or two. Instead of living with an unsightly smile, the better option is to straighten your crooked or improperly spaced teeth with Invisalign translucent aligners.


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Types of Professional Teeth Whitening

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Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is the most popular form of cosmetic dentistry. Dentists typically offer two types of professional teeth whitening – procedures in the dental chair, and prescription custom whitening trays you can use at home.


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Advancement of Same Day Crowns

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Same Day CrownsDental crown technology has advanced to the point that crowns can be applied to the teeth on the exact same day the patient goes to the dentist for his or her visit. Dental crowns also called “caps”, are helpful for a wide variety of dental issues. People have their teeth crowned to repair sections damaged by decay, to replace a lost tooth as a component of a dental implant system, to cover a cosmetically damaged tooth, restore a cracked/broken tooth and simply add more stability to a tooth weakened by root canal therapy.


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What to Look for in a Cosmetic Dentist

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Cosmetic DentistNo two cosmetic dentists are the same. Though these oral health professionals perform similar work, each cosmetic dentist has unique merits, flaws, training, experience, and education. The question is how to select the best cosmetic dentist for your particular needs. Follow the tips detailed below and you will find the perfect cosmetic dentist to enhance your smile.


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Beauty of Same-Day Crowns

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Same Day Crowns

Getting a dental crown can take a fortnight or longer, with at least two trips to the dentist, each requiring anesthesia. Now, there’s a much faster, streamlined option – you can have state-of-the-art same-day crown treatment in a couple of hours or less, typically with better results.


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What is Considered Cosmetic Dentistry?

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Cosmetic Dentistry

The primary focus of cosmetic dentistry is enhancing facial appearance. This is achieved by altering the position, color, size, shape, or alignment of teeth. However, cosmetic dentistry can also bring about oral health benefits, and there are several areas where general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry overlap.


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Composite Fillings vs. Metal Fillings

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Maui DentistThroughout history, dentists and those intent on improving oral health have used a number of different filling materials for compromised teeth. From pure gold to silver, composite and even beeswax, plenty of materials have been used to fill teeth. Two fillings have emerged as the best: composite resin and silver amalgam, also known as metal fillings. Part of the appeal of the composite variety is it looks exactly like natural teeth. However, there are some benefits to metal fillings as well. Let's take a look at the differences between composite resin fillings and metal fillings to help patients select the type that is optimal for their unique mouth.


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The Benefits of Dental Implants

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Dental ImplantsDental implants have quickly emerged as one of the best tooth replacement solutions for a variety of reasons. These artificial teeth are optimal for those missing one or several teeth as well as those who have damaged/decayed teeth. However, plenty of patients are hesitant to have dental implants added as this tooth replacement solution is slightly more expensive than other options and requires a process known as osseointegration to occur across a period of about six months. However, dental implants have a wide variety of benefits as detailed below that more than justify the price and wait.


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Things to Look for in a Dentist

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Maui DentistFinding the right dentist is more challenging than most people assume. Though possible, it is rare to find the perfect dentist right off the bat on your first try. This is a time to be picky to ensure you are provided with high-quality dental treatment in the years to come. Below, we shed light on the most important things to look for in a dentist.


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Questions to Ask Your Dentist at Your First Appointment

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Maui Dentist

Selecting a new dentist and a new dental practice is an important decision, as hopefully if you make the right choice, you will see your dentist for many years to come. When you choose a good dental practice, the dentist and staff will work hard at building a good relationship with you based on mutual trust and respect. It’s important that you like your dentist and feel comfortable talking with their team.


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