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5 Things NOT to Do During Invisalign Treatment

June 17, 2020

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Smiling teen with glasses points to her Invisalign in Mesquite

Invisalign clear braces are removable, comfortable, and well known for the freedoms they allow you to enjoy while getting a straighter smile. You can continue to enjoy your favorite foods, sports, and activities with a confident smile thanks to these nearly invisible aligners. However, that doesn’t mean you can pop them in and forget about them completely! Here are the five most important things not to do when straightening your teeth with Invisalign in Mesquite.

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Why Dental Offices are Requiring COVID-19 Safety Steps from Patients

May 3, 2020

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A woman practicing dental office safety in Mesquite.

While it may be surprising to hear, many positive COVID-19 cases have been found in patients who were entirely asymptomatic. This means that even if you do not have any signs of the condition, such as coughing, sneezing, or shortness of breath, it does not mean you are not necessarily spreading the disease within your community. For this reason, dentists are asking patients to be extra vigilant during their dental appointments. Below, you’ll find a dentist explain why dental office safety in Mesquite is so important as well as the most common questions they receive.

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COVID-19? Or a Dental Infection? Learn the Symptoms from a Dentist

April 10, 2020

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A man with a dental infection.

COVID-19 has proven to be extremely contagious and potentially life-threatening, so much so that it can be difficult to know when a problem is the virus or something else entirely. While it’s true that fever is one of the most notable signs of COVID-19, it could also be a dental infection. In order to stay proactive and take the best next steps, here are the most well-documented symptoms related to a dental infection!

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2019 Dental Insurance — It’s Time to Use It or Lose It

October 18, 2019

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31st in red on calendar

Dental insurance is a valuable asset. It can help you get the preventive care you need, and it is a financial safety net in case you ever need some restorative treatment for your smile. But if you only use your dental coverage for emergencies, or you do not attend preventive appointments as often as you should, you are not getting your money’s worth from your insurance. Let’s talk about why and how you should make efforts to use your 2019 benefits to the full before December 31.

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Pacifiers Q&A

October 24, 2017

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Baby with pacifierPacifiers, they are life savers sometimes. We know the struggle Mom and Dad.
But let’s make sure we break the habit at the right time.
 
Dr. Lindley and Dr. Curtis did a short Q&A for us. Call us if you have any questions regarding your child’s pacifier habits.
 
Q: Why are they bad?
A: The developing facial features and mouths infants, babies, and toddlers can be greatly effected by forces placed on them and can be moved in undesirable ways. The forces pacifiers place on the mouth can be detrimental and may lead to the need for braces in the future.
 

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