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How Often Do Dental Implant Crowns Need to Be Replaced?

Dental implants are a popular replacement for missing teeth. They provide a strong foundation for your replacement teeth and feel like natural teeth. They are comfortable and allow for better oral hygiene as you can brush and floss them like you would with your natural teeth.

How Often Should I Clean My SureSmile Aligners?

Clear aligners can work to your disadvantage when they collect dirt and stains. They look awful and filthy. They can also breed bacteria that result in cavities, plaque, and tartar. Instead of benefiting your teeth, they would harm them and your gums.

Top 10 Oral Health Tips from Your Dentist

A great oral hygiene routine for optimal dental care is a daily practice. It can help prevent oral health issues that can cause suffering and discomfort. Poor oral health can affect your overall health and well-being and taking care of your oral health is not too difficult. Here are some top 10 oral health tips to practice daily.

SureSmile®: Frequently Asked Questions

Services in dentistry are developing as technology improves and straightening your teeth nowadays does not always mean getting traditional braces. Thanks to new dental treatments such as SureSmile®, you can spend less time in teeth aligners while achieving optimal results.

What Is the Difference Between a Routine Dental Cleaning and a Deep Cleaning?

Dental hygiene is vital to fight bad breath and gum disease. Most people avoid dental visits if they do not have a toothache or a tooth concern. But if you have stayed for long without a dental checkup, you have a heightened chance of needing a deep cleaning.

What Is the Difference Between SureSmile® and Invisalign®?

Having a perfect smile is something that everyone would love. Unfortunately, very few people are born with perfectly aligned teeth. Most people need help to achieve their dream smile, and orthodontic devices help. In the past, people had to get metal braces to straighten teeth. Fortunately, you can now straighten your teeth without announcing it to the world. Here is the difference between SureSmile® and Invisalign®.

What Is a Comprehensive Dental Exam?

A comprehensive dental exam allows your dentist at MAC Family Dentistry to get a more detailed picture of your oral and general health. You likely think that a comprehensive dental exam sounds like every dental exam you have had. More so when you consider how your dentist pokes and prods your teeth and gums at every visit. Can there be anything else?

Benefits of Periodontal Therapy

If you have a gum infection, you must get immediate dental care. Periodontal disease can damage your gums and other structures supporting your teeth like the jawbone. If not treated, periodontitis can lead to loss of teeth.

Can Periodontitis Be Reversed?

Did you know that about 47 percent of Americans over the age of 30 suffer from a form of periodontitis? Periodontitis, also called gum disease, is a severe infection that destroys soft tissue. When left untreated, it can also damage the bone supporting your teeth. It can cause your teeth to become loose.

What Does a Complete Dental Exam Include?

A complete dental exam is an essential component of preventive dentistry. It allows your dentist to get conversant with your oral health. It also helps them set a plan to improve your oral health going forward. They will advise you on how to take care of your teeth and gums to prevent oral diseases.

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