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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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3 Maintenance Tips for Effective Care with Invisalign in Manchester

April 3, 2019

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woman smiling inserting Invisalign trayAre you unhappy with your crooked, crowded, gapped or misaligned teeth, and want them straightened? If so, Invisalign in Manchester provides a discreet and efficient way to accomplish your goal. To see the best results, though, you’ll need to follow some simple maintenance steps. As you read on, learn about 3 of them so you can enjoy a beautiful smile for years to come!

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Invisalign in Manchester Can Straighten Your Smile Without Having a Mouthful of Metal

February 10, 2019

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woman putting her Invisalign aligners in her mouthAre you constantly worried about the people around you noticing that your smile is a little crooked? You’ve considered getting your teeth straightened, but as you get older, there’s no way you can show up for career interviews and meetings with a mouthful of metal braces. Thankfully, Invisalign in Manchester can give you the smile that stands out for the right reasons without the hassle and maintenance of wires and brackets.

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