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Three Tips to Help You Prevent Dental Emergencies

March 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — advanceddental @ 9:49 pm
tooth shocking a patient with electricity

While spending time at the dentist’s office can be an opportunity to take care of yourself, most people hope that they’ll never need to see their dentist for an emergency appointment.

Ideally, you could go through your entire life without ever having a dental emergency, but that can be easier said than done. If you want to protect your smile, here are a few things that you can do.


How Often Should You Get a New Toothbrush?

January 23, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — advanceddental @ 12:29 am
a used and new toothbrush placed next to each other

There are so many factors that contribute to having excellent oral health. While watching your diet and attending your biannual dental visits are essential, nothing can replace thoroughly cleaning your teeth and gums on a regular basis. Brushing twice a day and flossing at least once daily are the top habits that are emphasized the most. But did you know it’s also vital to replace your toothbrush within a certain frame of time? Here’s what to know about one of the most important tools in your dental arsenal!


Should You Rinse Before or After Brushing?

December 23, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — advanceddental @ 1:49 am

Woman looking in mirror and brushing her teethTeeth are meant to last for a lifetime, but cavities and gum disease can lead to tooth loss. Your toothbrush is the most important tool you have at home to keep preventable issues at bay. The American Dental Association recommends brushing at least twice daily. Most people have the same routine: brush, spit, and rinse. However, should you rinse your mouth before or after brushing? The answer might surprise you.


Should I Be Brushing My Teeth Before Breakfast?

November 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — advanceddental @ 5:34 pm
a close up of a patient brushing her teeth in Parma Heights

You’ve probably been told your whole life that you should clean your teeth twice a day—once in the morning and then again in the evening before bedtime. Brushing before going to bed is simple enough but finding the opportune time to brush every morning isn’t always easy, and you might be wondering if it’s better to do it before or after eating breakfast. Here’s why your dentist thinks you should be brushing your teeth before breakfast, along with some tips for doing it properly.


Are You Brushing Your Teeth Too Hard?

October 20, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — advanceddental @ 3:05 am
person brushing teeth in mirror

Brushing your teeth every morning and every night is one of the most important parts of keeping your smile healthy and bright. Doing this will remove food particles and plaque that has built up on them throughout the day. This will lessen your risk of developing cavities and gum disease. Many people assume that brushing their teeth harder will help them remove even more gunk from their smiles, but this can actually lead to additional issues. Read on to learn about how brushing your teeth too hard can damage your smile and the right way to care for your pearly whites.


Why You Should Start Invisalign Before the End of the Year

September 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — advanceddental @ 7:02 pm
Woman smiling while putting on Invisalign aligners

Thanks to Invisalign, you no longer have to wear metal brackets and wires to achieve the smile of your dreams. Instead, a series of clear, discreet aligners can gently guide your teeth into their properly aligned positions. While you can start orthodontic treatment at any time, there are a few benefits to getting the ball rolling before the end of the year. To learn what they are, keep reading!


How to Find the Best Invisalign Dentist

August 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — advanceddental @ 11:14 pm
Invisalign in case

If you aren’t currently happy with the appearance of your smile due to teeth that are crooked, crowded, or gapped, this doesn’t mean that you need to spend a year or two with a mouthful of metal brackets and wires. There is another option out there that can help you achieve a beautifully aligned smile without the aesthetic drawback of braces. Invisalign uses a series of clear aligners to slowly shift your teeth into their rightful locations. Here are some things to consider so you can choose the best Invisalign dentist for you.


4 Reasons to Start Invisalign During the Summer

June 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — advanceddental @ 9:47 pm
Person holding their Invisalign aligner.

Invisalign is one of the most popular and sought-after dental treatments available! These awesome aligners can discreetly correct your crooked teeth and provide you with a much straighter and healthier smile. You might be curious about receiving Invisalign to enhance your smile, but you’ve got a few questions on your mind, including: “When’s the best time to start Invisalign treatment?” Keep reading to learn more about four reasons why you should consider kicking off your journey towards a straighter smile with Invisalign during the summertime.


Invisalign Timeline: How Long Does Treatment Take?

February 9, 2022

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person holding Invisalign aligner and smiling

Clear aligners are an excellent way to correct issues with your pearly whites discreetly. They are also more comfortable and easier to clean than traditional metal braces. Though treatment usually takes 12 to 18 months to complete, several factors can impact how long you will need to wear your trays to achieve the desired results. Read on to what factors can affect your Invisalign timeline and what you can do to stay on track.


4 Things You Should Know Before Getting Invisalign

December 10, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — advanceddental @ 7:58 pm
person putting on Invisalign aligner tray

Are you unsatisfied with gaps in your grin? If you’ve always wished you had a straighter, more uniform smile, Invisalign may be the solution you’ve been looking for. It’s an excellent solution to traditional metal braces and has a more aesthetically appealing look so you can improve your pearly whites without bulks wires and brackets. For all the benefits Invisalign has to offer, there are several things you should learn about it before you proceed with treatment. Read on to learn four things you should know before you get Invisalign.

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