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Summer Foods You Can Enjoy with Dental Implants

July 17, 2020

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Illustration of dental implant in Manchester

When you’re missing teeth, you can run into many problems both related to your health and how easy it is for your mouth to function on a regular basis. If you don’t replace them, you could experience speech issues, jawbone deterioration, early aging, low confidence, misaligned teeth, and difficulty chewing. Staying away from your favorite foods often becomes the norm. Fortunately, with dental implants in Manchester, it doesn’t have to be! Read on to learn about all of the summer foods you can enjoy, and which ones you should be more careful about.

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Now Is the Best Time to Get a Straight Smile with ClearCorrect!

June 17, 2020

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Woman with straight teeth smiles after using ClearCorrect

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, video calls have become an important way to connect with others while maintaining social distancing. Whether you’re virtually meeting with family, friends, or coworkers, your smile is being broadcasted farther than ever before. Suddenly, it can feel like there’s a spotlight on your crooked teeth. Thankfully, you can get a straight smile that you can’t wait to show off thanks to a modern orthodontic treatment called ClearCorrect!

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Why Do I Need to Rinse Before the Dentist?

May 11, 2020

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Oral hygiene products and mouthwash for COVID-19.Our way of life has changed to limit the spread of COVID-19. Besides social distancing and wearing personal protection, you’ll also notice a few differences when visiting your dentist, like being asked to use a mouthrinse before seeing your dentist. Although mouthwash gives you minty fresh breath, it also serves another purpose. Here’s why your dentist is asking you to use a mouthrinse before your appointment.

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How Long Does it Take ClearCorrect Aligners to Straighten Teeth?

April 14, 2020

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ClearCorrect aligners being placed on a model of a mouth

Orthodontic treatments are a huge responsibility, and depending on your lifestyle, some people find that they aren’t actually able to commit to ClearCorrect until after they get their first set of aligners. If you’re wondering about how long ClearCorrect treatment will take to straighten your teeth and how often you’ll need to wear your aligners, then you’ve come to the right place. Read on to find out more about this advanced orthodontic treatment’s timeline and whether it’s a good fit for your lifestyle.

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How Many Porcelain Veneers Will It Take to Rejuvenate My Smile?

February 7, 2020

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young woman smiling while having porcelain veneers in manchester placed

Smile flaws can leave you feeling down, but there’s a tried-and-true way to make the improvements that you desire: with the placement of porcelain veneers in Manchester. How many of the cosmetic fixtures will it take to upgrade your appearance, though? A local cosmetic dentist weighs in to tackle that question, to explain how the porcelain veneers procedure works and what types of smile challenges it can overcome.

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Holiday Dental Emergencies: How to Be Prepared

December 19, 2019

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Even in the midst of holiday celebrations, your smile could suffer a severe injury at any time. You might develop a cavity from all the extra sweets, or you might crack a tooth trying to open a nut. It’s important to stay prepared so that you can act quickly no matter what kind of holiday dental emergencies strike. Here’s some tips for protecting your damaged teeth while waiting to see your dentist.

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The Dangers of Scraping Plaque From Your Teeth At Home

October 28, 2019

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dental tools laying on a tray

Some people watch their dentist scrape away plaque and tartar from their teeth during their checkups and cleanings and wonder why they can’t save themselves an appointment and take care of that themselves, at home. Your professionals are specially trained to clean and examine your mouth without causing any damage or harm, unlike yourself. Here’s why you shouldn’t try to remove plaque by yourself.

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Does a Root Canal Ever Have to Be Redone?

September 18, 2019

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root canal

A few months ago, you faced your fears and got that root canal you’d been needing. It turned out that you didn’t have any reason to be frightened in the first place. The whole thing didn’t feel any worse than getting a simple filling. However, recently you’ve started feeling pain in the tooth again. What does this mean? Can a root canal require re-treatment? Continue reading to find out.

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Discover the 4 Signs and Symptoms to Watch for That Signal a Root Canal

August 3, 2019

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an image of a mouth with pain radiating from a toothThere’s nothing better than ice cream on a hot summer day. A few scoops of this sweet, sugary goodness is sometimes all you need to beat the heat, but what happens when you go to take a bite and it feels as if someone stuck an ice pick into your tooth? Suddenly, that ice cream doesn’t seem like such a good idea. Tooth sensitivity is just one of the many signs you might need a root canal in Manchester. Find out some of the other ways you can tell if this procedure is in your future.

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Your Dentist in Manchester Talks Digital X-Rays and Their Benefits

June 9, 2019

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dentist showing a patient an x-ray

Technology helps us do everything these days, from helping to diagnose disease to choosing a place to go for lunch. Medical technology has exploded just as much as personal tech has. This helps all types of doctors, including dentists, treat you more easily and comfortably. Keep reading as a dentist in Manchester discusses the benefits of digital x-rays, a great innovation in dental technology.

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