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How Invisalign Could Improve Your Life

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If you have been searching for a way to straighten your teeth but do not want the hassle or the look of traditional metal braces, Invisalign could be an excellent way to improve your life.

Invisalign uses clear plastic trays to align your teeth and achieve a straighter smile. Because Invisalign treatments do not use wires or brackets of any type, Invisalign allows for a much more subtle look. Most people will not even be able to tell if you are wearing Invisalign trays, which makes them ideal for working professionals who spend much of their day interacting and talking with other people. Speaking and smiling can often be made more ...

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Three Ways Dental Implants Can Restore Your Whole Smile

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If you have missing or damaged teeth and are searching for a way to improve the overall look of your smile, consider dental implants.

Implants are created by first placing a titanium post through the gum line and topping the post with a porcelain, tooth-like “crown.” Implants are permanent for the duration of their lifetime, with crowns typically needing to be replaced every ten to fifteen years. 

Dental implants can help restore your entire smile in many ways. Below, three advantages of dental implants are explained in greater detail:

Improved Appearance

Gaps in your smile can make you feel self-conscious, but with dental implants, these missing or damaged areas are completely aesthetically restored. Implants ...

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5 Tips for Smarter and More Effective Flossing

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Flossing is a simple habit that can make an enormous difference in the quality of your oral health. When combined, daily brushing and flossing work together to fortify your mouth against potential plaque and cavity-causing bacteria.

As with all oral hygiene practices, proper technique is essential while flossing. Read on for five tips to help make your flossing smarter and more effective:

1. Floss at the Same Time Each Day

Flossing takes a few minutes at most, yet so many patients say they do not have time to floss or find themselves forgetting to floss entirely. To help make flossing a regular part of your daily dental routine, pick a time that works ...

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Cavities Are the Most Common Disease Among Children . . . But They Don't Have to Be

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Tooth decay can begin at a very early age. A child is at risk of decay as soon as his or her first tooth comes in, which is often before the child is even one year old.

Though tooth decay is prevalent among children, the condition should not be taken lightly. At Jensen Beach Dental, we understand the importance of establishing good dental hygiene practices early on and take pride in our ability to serve each member of your family through every stage of their life.

Why Keep Baby Teeth Healthy if Children Lose Them Anyway?

The condition commonly referred to as oral “decay” is caused by excessive acid in the mouth resulting ...

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Dental Implants: Why You Should Think Long-Term about Your Oral Health

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People are living a lot longer than they used to and most of us would like to remain vital and active for as long as possible. Additionally, it’s natural to want to look your best no matter your age, which is why we often recommend dental implants in our Jensen Beach dental office.

How Dental Implants Support Long-Term Health

Tooth loss is a traumatic experience. If it has happened to you, or you are facing dental extractions, we may recommend dental implants as the best way to replace missing teeth.

Dental implants replace the entire tooth – A dental bridge patches the gap left by an extracted tooth but does not replace ...

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Class Is in Session! Did You Know These Facts about Orthodontics?

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It might surprise most people to know that orthodontics are not a modern-day invention. In fact, people have been trying to straighten the position of teeth for hundreds of years—dating all the way back to 1000 B.C. Archeologists have discovered oral appliances in the mouths of bodies that have been unearthed. Similar findings have come to light with the ancient Egyptians as well.

Although some orthodontics, such as Invisalign invisible braces, have only been available from your Jensen Beach dentist since the late 1990s, it’s interesting to take a look back at some interesting facts about orthodontics over the years.

Fun Fact #1—Finger Pressure Was Used in an Attempt to Straighten ...

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3 Tips for Maintaining Your Smile after Invisalign

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You’ve finally completed your Invisalign treatment, and you are excited! And you have every reason to be: You have invested a lot of time in following your treatment regimen. Now it’s time to enjoy having a beautiful straight smile.

You can ensure your smile remains so by following three essential steps once your Jensen Beach Invisalign treatment is finished.

Step #1. Wear Your Retainer as Prescribed by Your Dentist

After undergoing orthodontic treatment, your teeth must adjust to their new position. A retainer will help to ensure this process. You can opt for either a fixed retainer that is attached to the inside of your teeth or a removable appliance that is similar ...

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