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3 Ways you can Get Your Child Excited About Brushing

April 29, 2023

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child and their parent brushing in a mirror

If you’re a parent, you’re probably well aware that getting children to actually care about their teeth can be incredibly difficult. Kids often lack the patience to brush properly and have trouble conceptualizing the long-term importance of caring for their teeth.

That means that parents usually have to get creative with how they get their kids excited about their teeth. If you’re in need of a few ideas, here are some things you may be able to try.


3 Reasons to Get a Checkup Before Summer Vacation

April 8, 2023

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Smiling family on a beach

Summer vacation is just around the corner, and if you’re planning a trip for you and your family you probably have a lot on your plate. The last thing you would want to happen is for someone in your family to have a dental emergency while you’re trying to have fun.

That being the case, you may want to let your dentist take a little bit of the burden off of you by seeing them before you leave for a trip. Here are a few reasons why you may want to do that before you leave for your vacation.


3 Terms Cosmetic Dentists Use to Talk About Teeth

March 8, 2023

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patient talking to their dentist

Modern cosmetic dentistry is remarkably advanced, capable of addressing just about any issue you could be having with your smile. However, considering how expansive the field is, you might have trouble knowing where to start with your dentist at a cosmetic dental consultation.

When dentists talk about aesthetic issues with teeth, there are a few things that they tend to look for. Knowing what they are can give you an opportunity to communicate more effectively with your dentist, which could improve the final results of your treatment. Here are some terms you can use to talk about your teeth with your cosmetic dentist.


Give Your Teeth a Good Spring Cleaning

March 5, 2023

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Smiling woman enjoying springAfter a long cold winter, spring is in the air. While you enjoy blooming flowers and plenty of sunshine, you’re also probably giving your home a good cleaning. However, the kitchen cabinets and bedroom closets aren’t the only things that need a little attention. Now is the perfect time to give your teeth a good spring cleaning, and here’s how.


5 Tips to Help Break Your Child from Sucking Their Thumb

February 24, 2023

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a child sucking their thumb

February is not only the time to celebrate love with Valentine’s Day—it’s also a celebration of your child’s smile because it’s Children’s Dental Health Month! You want to do everything you can to help keep their teeth and gums healthy as they grow. While it is perfectly normal for children to suck their thumbs until they are a toddler, it has the potential to negatively affect your child’s oral development if allowed to persist for too long. Read on to learn more about thumb sucking and its impact on your little one’s precious growing smile, along with helpful tips.


What to Know About Invisalign & Your Dating Life

February 4, 2023

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a couple smiling and on a date

Valentine’s Day is approaching and that means love is in the air! With Valentine’s Day near, you may be wondering how your dating life will be affected by your new Invisalign treatment. While the clear removable aligners are very discreet and convenient, they can still impact a social situation. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to make it as smooth as possible. Here’s what you should know about dating and Invisalign. 


Can My Gums Grow Back If My Gum Disease Is Treated?

January 24, 2023

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man talking to dentist

Gum disease is a more prevalent problem than most people realize. In fact, it is estimated more than half of the American population has some form of bacterial infection in their gums. The earliest stage, gingivitis, is treatable through gum disease therapy. But if it progresses into advanced periodontitis, treatment could require dental surgery. Gum disease results in swollen gums and bad breath, plus it’s the leading cause of tooth loss in America. One of the first signs of this, also known as periodontal disease, is receding gums. Even if you get treatment for gum disease, can your gums grow back? Keep reading to find out from your dentist in Marysville.


How Is It Beneficial to Schedule a Dental Checkup Early in the Year?

January 4, 2023

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Patient at dental checkup

With the arrival of a new year, it’s an exciting time to consider what lies ahead. Try not to get so caught up in New Year’s resolutions that you forget to schedule a dental checkup. Your dentist in Marysville has some points to share about why getting a cleaning and exam taken care of sooner rather than later is worth the effort.


4 Myths About Tooth Extractions, Debunked!

December 23, 2022

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patient speaking to dentist about having tooth extracted

If your dentist has recently told you that you need to get a tooth extracted, you may feel a bit anxious about the procedure. Due to misinformation about this treatment, many people have been led to believe myths about tooth extractions. To help you determine what is true and what is false, continue reading as we debunk 4 tooth extraction myths.


How To: Stay On-Track with Invisalign During the Holidays

December 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — darby_team @ 9:43 pm
Smiling woman wearing white sweater and Santa hat

Between travel plans and last-minute shopping, the most wonderful time of the year can often feel like the most hectic time of the year! Naturally, you don’t want all the hustle and bustle to cause you to fall off-track with your treatment, but it can be difficult to navigate the holiday season with Invisalign too. Don’t worry – we’re here to help. Read on to learn four valuable tips!

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