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3 Essential Flu Season Tips to Protect Your Teeth

November 14, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — sandberg @ 7:35 pm
person on couch with medicine

You’re all curled up in your misery under a soft blanket, cuddling a steaming mug of something warm while crumpled tissues pile up around you. Every so often, you stumble to the kitchen for another dose of cough syrup or liquid cold medicine. When the aches and pains of winter colds and flu hit, it’s hard to care about anything but finding a bit of relief. So, before you get taken down by the latest bug, snag these 3 flu season tips for feeling better without damaging your teeth.

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Dental Insurance Expires Soon, Don’t Miss Out on Benefits!

October 13, 2018

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A woman at her dental appointment.Think back to the last time you went to the dentist. What treatment did you have completed? Was it a simple cleaning or perhaps to have an impression taken for a dental crown or filling? Either way, using dental insurance can make a big difference in saving costs on dental care. Unfortunately, these benefits you used previously are likely to reset once the new year comes around.

To avoid wasting any money you spent on dental insurance, you need to get scheduled as soon as possible! Here’s why.

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Will Invisalign Work if You’ve Had Braces or Other Dental Work?

September 17, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — sandberg @ 10:09 am

woman smiling with perfect teethFor years, traditional braces have been the gold standard for correcting bite issues like gapped, crooked, crowded or misaligned teeth. For some people, though, after treatment, they’ve noticed some regression. Are they relegated to live with their teeth in the condition they’re in? Is it possible for them to get the results they want with Invisalign? Then, how do other dental procedures effect your chances of receiving Invisalign treatment? Your local cosmetic dentist answers these questions and much more as you read on.

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The Best Ways to Care for Your Invisalign Aligners

September 4, 2018

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Invisalign aligning tray.Are you using Invisalign to straighten your teeth? Whether you currently have aligning trays or are thinking about getting some, you’re probably wondering how to take care of your aligners. Caring for and cleaning your Invisalign aligners will ensure you get the best experience and results while wearing them. Follow these tips from your trusted dentist to learn how to keep your Invisalign aligners clear, discrete, healthy and helpful.

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6 Top Reasons a Dentist Recommends Skipping DIY Braces!

July 3, 2018

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Man working on a DIY projectYou’ve heard the expression, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” That can easily be applied to a number of situations, but it’s especially true when it comes to do-it-yourself braces! The idea that you can straighten your own teeth at home using super glue, rubber bands or paper clips is really appealing. After all, it’s free, you don’t have to visit a dentist, and you don’t have to spend time in braces. Unfortunately, it’s not so simple! Straightening teeth is actually quite complicated and takes many years of advanced education to learn how to do. Keep reading to learn about the top 6 reasons you should avoid any DIY method and leave it to the professionals instead!

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Correct Your Bite Issues with Invisalign from Your Local Dentist!

June 30, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — sandberg @ 8:37 pm

male hand holding Invisalign alignerThere once was a time when the only method for correcting malocclusion was with traditional braces. That translates into chunks of metal brackets and wires, the thought of which gives you flashbacks of high school. Now that you’re an adult, the possibility of having that type of treatment experience is unsettling. Thankfully, there have been advances in the dentistry world, and one of the products of them is the Invisalign clear aligner. As you read on, your local expert explains how this method of correcting your bite and improving your smile works.

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It’s Time to Perfect Your Smile! But is Invisalign Right for You?

May 30, 2018

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clear Invisalign aligner brand newWhen you’re dealing with flaws in your smile, whether it’s a gap, misalignment, crookedness or crowding, you have two problems: an aesthetic flaw and decreased functionality. The most well-known way of correcting these flaws is with traditional braces. Some people aren’t a fan of the metal brackets and wires, though. Thankfully, there’s a more recent method available – Invisalign, but is it right for you? As you read on, your local dentist will tackle this question and more!

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What to Expect During Your 1st Visit to Your Dentist in Marlton

March 25, 2018

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woman at dental appointmentHave you been searching for a new dentist in Marlton? If so, you have likely heard about the exceptional care that you will receive when choosing South Jersey Center for Dental Medicine. While you are excited to benefit from comprehensive care with a personalized approach, you are a bit apprehensive about your visit to our office. It is natural to have some anxieties about visiting a new location. We want you to feel at ease when you walk into our office. To help answer your questions, here is what you can expect during your first appointment with us.
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Looking For a Dentist in Marlton, But Not Sure Where to Start?

February 3, 2018

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A woman receiving dental treatmentSo, you’re new in town and your to-do list is a mile long. Forward your mail, finish unpacking, figure out where the best grocery store is… and find a new dentist! You want to make sure you find someone with experience who will treat you and your family with a gentle and caring touch. But where do you start? You could just randomly pick someone from your online search, but you’d rather get it right from the beginning. If you’ve recently found yourself in this situation, a dentist in Marlton gives you some great tips on how to find the best fit for you. Now you’ll at least be able to check one thing off your list!

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Your Dentist Says Welcome to the Amazing World of Saliva!

December 8, 2017

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man mouth open for cotton swabYou’re an avid sports fan, who loves the New York Giants. You grew up watching L.T., Simms and Anderson terrorize teams, adding to the lure and legend of the Giants brand. One thing that resonates in your mind is the toughness that they always represented. No minor bruises or cuts would slow them down. But, some recent studies have revealed that there has always been an amazing healing property residing not just in those Giant greats, but you as well. And this overlooked gem could eventually aide in healing those cuts that the tough guys usually just ignore. Your dentist wants you to know about the wonders of the simple, internal tool you have, called “saliva.”

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