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Demystifying Invisalign: Answers to Your Top Questions

January 10, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacedental @ 2:35 pm
Young woman holding her Invisalign aligner

Invisalign has revolutionized orthodontic treatment, offering a discreet and convenient alternative to traditional braces. However, despite its growing popularity, many people still have questions about this innovative solution. Here, we’ll address some of the most common inquiries surrounding Invisalign treatment.


Here’s How Your Dentist Prepares Your Tooth for a Dental Crown!

December 14, 2023

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Woman undergoing dental treatment

Are you in need of a new dental crown? When a tooth has experienced significant damage, sometimes it is ideal to place a dental crown over it to protect it from additional harm and give it more structure. This procedure requires a unique preparation process in order to be successful. Continue reading to learn which steps you can expect when it’s time to get your new restoration.


Sweat It Out for Healthy Gums: The Exercise and Gum Disease Connection

November 24, 2023

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A woman working out to help prevent gum disease

Exercise is known to have many benefits from improving your strength and endurance to body aesthetics. However, some studies conducted by Colgate have found that exercise could have yet another health benefit—preventing gum disease. But how does pumping iron and jogging help your gums stay healthy?

If you want to learn more about gum disease and how getting fit could help you prevent it, continue reading.


Gum Disease in Seniors: Why Is It So Common and How Can It Be Prevented?

October 13, 2023

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Woman has curious expression

Older people tend to have more dental health issues, but gum disease is a particularly prevalent problem after the age of sixty. While this can be in part due to the aging process, in many cases it has a lot to do with the gums enduring decades of bad habits and the onset of other health conditions. Here are a few reasons gum health can decline in your senior years and a few ways to keep them happy and healthy for decades to come.


Which Material is Best When Receiving a Dental Crown?

September 15, 2023

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a mouth mold with a single dental crown

You want a dental crown to repair your broken tooth, but you’ve heard there are a multitude of options to choose from when it comes to the material that is used to create it. Knowing which one is right for your needs will likely take a skilled professional who can survey the area and the severity of the damage while also considering your personal preference. Read on to discover the different types of materials that can be used to create dental crowns and which one you can expect to work for you.


Factors That Impact Your Invisalign Timeline

August 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacedental @ 9:41 pm
person holding Invisalign aligner and smiling

Invisalign is a popular orthodontic option for straightening teeth, offering clear aligner trays that work similarly to traditional metal braces. What sets Invisalign apart is its nearly invisible appearance and the convenience of being removable, which makes it a preferred choice for many seeking orthodontic treatment. The duration of Invisalign treatment can vary, with some cases completing in as little as six months. However, several factors come into play, influencing the timeline of your Invisalign journey. To learn what affects your Invisalign treatment duration, continue reading.


Surprise Medical Conditions Your Dentist Might Find First

July 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacedental @ 7:58 pm
Dentist smiles during examination of patient.

The mouth can say some things without speaking a word. In this case, we’re talking about how it can reveal symptoms of more than one hundred diseases. Dentists often serve as the early detectors of unforeseen health conditions.

Dentists don’t just clean and inspect teeth. They also look at all the soft tissues within the mouth. The way these tissues behave can reveal early signs of ailments requiring immediate medical attention. To learn how regular dental checkups can save you from life-threatening conditions that seem to have nothing to do with the mouth, read on.


6 Foods That Help Prevent Gum Disease

July 5, 2023

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A variety spread of fresh produce of all colors

About 50% of Americans suffer from some form of gum disease. Luckily, when caught early, this serious oral health concern can be stopped and even reversed. With the help of good oral hygiene, regular dental checkups, and some lifestyle changes, you should be able to fight off gum disease and prolong the life of your smile. If you’re looking to change your diet to support your oral health, here are 6 foods that can help prevent gum disease.


The Dangers of Chewing on Ice

June 17, 2023

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dental-risks-of-chewing-on-iceCrunching on ice is a great way to cool down on a hot day, but it can also be a sign of a nutritional deficiency. No matter the reason behind your temptation to chew on ice, it can do a number on your dental health. Although it can be a difficult habit to break, here’s what can happen to your smile if you don’t stop the crunching.


How Flossing Can Save Your Life

June 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacedental @ 5:55 pm

Woman flossing teethDid you know cavities aren’t the only threat to your dental health? Gum disease is also a leading cause of tooth loss, but missing teeth isn’t the only concern. The preventable infection can have potentially deadly complications with no treatment. With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting that 50% of Americans have the infection, here’s how flossing can save your life.


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