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Did I end up with generic “knock-off” Invisalign aligners?

How can I tell if I ended up with knock-off Invisalign aligners? They seem to be picking up stains almost immediately. I have a cousin that recommended Invisalign to me in the first place. Her Invisalign aligners are clear and truly invisible. Whereas in less than a week, mine are discolored. I am super cleanly…


The Great Toothpaste Controversy

There’s somewhat of a controversy stirring in the dental world. It has to do with toothpaste and it’s an issue that has divided dentists. Right now, there is still no consensus. What’s the issue at stake? The tiny beads found in many popular toothpastes, most notably Crest. Toothpaste Controversy: Polyethylene Beads Polyethylene plastic beads became…


Will Medicaid cover my dental implants?

I need to have some teeth pulled, and after reviewing all my options, dental implants are what I choose to go with. I realize they are an expensive option, but hope to use my insurance to make the implants more affordable. I have Medicaid, and am having a hard time finding an implant dentist that accepts Medicaid.…


Can I switch from braces to Invisalign?

I hate my metal braces! They are ugly and my lip keeps getting cut from them. I think they are causing endless painful canker sores too. Can I switch to Invisalign? Or am I stuck? – Gabe in Indiana Gabe, Sorry to hear you have been having an unpleasant experience with your braces. The best…


Awesome Dental Trivia

Trivia can at times feel, well, trivial. Other times it’s fun and enlightening. We hope the latter is true when you check out these awesome dental trivia facts about animals. Some are more enlightening than others, but they’re all fun. Animals Cats have 30 teeth. Dogs top them with 42. But the mosquito has them…


Does a holistic dentist offer safer tooth bleaching?

I really want whiter teeth and have considered visiting a cosmetic dentist many times. But I simply cannot get passed all the chemicals that are used to whiten teeth because I think they can be cancer causing. So when I heard that there is a new trend of holistic dentists popping up, I got excited.…


Cosmetic Dentistry and Celebrity Smiles

A good smile is an invaluable trait for humans. We interact through our faces, through speech and hearing as well as through facial, non-vocal expressions. A good smile is obviously attractive, but it’s also inviting and disarming. For these reasons, someone like a celebrity cannot afford to have a bad smile (unless he/she is a…


Can Invisalign cause TMJ?

I have been working through my Invisalign treatment for many months. I am on my 7th set of trays. Recently, I have started waking up with terrible headaches and my jaw is starting to hurt. Last week, I even feel like my face is hurting on the same side as the jaw pain. It also…


Dental Tourism on the Rise

Leaving the country to undergo a medical procedure sounds like something for the ultra wealthy. It sounds like the story of a 100 year old billionaire going to Switzerland for a procedure that may extend his life for an extra 30 years. It seems absurd. Well, what’s actually absurd is that in 2012 400,000 Americans crossed…


Bleaching teeth before getting porcelain veneers

I have been planning my smile makeover for quite some time now and I’m getting very excited to turn all that planning into a reality. I have put in the time to interview the best cosmetic dentists in my area and check out their portfolios and credentials. Here’s the plan. Four new porcelain veneers on…


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