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Transforming Your Smile? Ask These 5 Important Questions First

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — purpleplumdentistry @ 1:48 pm
A man smiling after his smile makeover

A smile makeover is a treatment plan that aims to completely revitalize your grin. It’s a significant decision—one that requires collaboration with your dentist to ensure that you’re on the same page. Once you’re ready to move forward with treatment, continue reading. Below are important questions to ask before diving in.


The Right Way to Use Invisalign Cleaning Crystals

September 22, 2023

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Close-up of a pair of Invisalign aligners

To straighten your teeth, your Invisalign aligners need to stay in your mouth for at least 20 to 22 hours every day. However, this means they will spend a lot of time in an environment where bacteria can build up on them. Not only can this result in your aligners becoming discolored, but it can also lead to oral health issues. Luckily, you can use Invisalign Cleaning Crystals to keep your aligners free of bacteria and harmful substances. Here is what you need to know about using this product the right way.


Is Invisalign a Solution for Problems with Your Bite?

August 19, 2023

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Close-up of a woman holding an Invisalign aligner

Invisalign can often be the perfect solution for individuals who don’t want to wear braces but still want to straighten their smiles. But while you may already know that Invisalign can improve the positioning of your teeth, could it also be used to correct an overbite or any other bite-related issues that may be bothering you? Your dentist is here with some important information about Invisalign and some of the changes it can make.


Why Doesn’t My Invisalign Aligner Fit?

July 1, 2023

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Young woman putting on her Invisalign aligner

One of the nice things about Invisalign aligners when compared to traditional braces is that most patients find them to be significantly more comfortable to wear. They’re sleek and sit flush with the teeth, meaning that you don’t typically have to deal with your oral appliance rubbing against the lips or cheeks.

However, it’s possible that you might feel like your Invisalign trays don’t really fit, especially when you first get them. Here’s why that may be, and what you ought to do about it.


The Evolution of Cosmetic Dentistry

June 14, 2023

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patient who just underwent cosmetic dentistry smiling in dental chair

Cosmetic dentistry encompasses a range of treatments that primarily enhance the aesthetics of a person’s smile. It can address issues like chips, cracks, misshapen teeth, gaps, discoloration, and more. Popular methods for smile improvement include porcelain veneers and teeth whitening, among others, which have evolved significantly over the years. Continue reading to explore the history of cosmetic dentistry and how it has progressed over time.


4 Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Makes You Look Younger!

May 6, 2023

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a woman with a beautiful smile after cosmetic dentistry

Research has shown that the first thing people notice about you is your smile. In an instant, the state of your mouth can influence how you are perceived. While having healthy teeth and gums should be the top priority, you want them to also look beautiful. Having bright and gorgeous pearly whites not only conveys a sense of confidence and health but also makes you look younger. Here are four ways that cosmetic dental treatments can take years off your appearance.


Cosmetic Dentistry: Meant for More than Just Celebrities!

April 6, 2023

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smiling person in front of the paparazzi

If you’ve ever wondered how celebrities get those gleaming white smiles you see on TV, the answer is usually cosmetic dentistry! Modern dental treatments are remarkably advanced, so much so that there’s a treatment tailored to you for just about any issue you could have.

And that doesn’t just go for celebrities—these cosmetic treatments are available for everyone. If you’re wondering, here are some treatments that could be just perfect for you.


What is a Smile Makeover, and Do I Need One?

March 4, 2023

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young woman with a beautiful smile

Just about everyone has something that they would prefer to change about their smile, but some people have more issues than others. In fact, many people would prefer it if they could change every aspect of their teeth—shape, size, and color.

If you’ve ever wished you could do that, a smile makeover could be perfect for you! If you want to know more about this style of cosmetic dentistry, here’s a guide that can give you some useful information.


Tips for Dating with Invisalign

February 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — purpleplumdentistry @ 11:26 pm
couple on valentines’ day date

You are probably enjoying the positive shift in your smile since you began Invisalign treatment, but if you haven’t gone on a date yet, you might be wondering what to expect. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, this is the perfect time to get some answers. While clear aligners are a discreet treatment, a romantic situation is one of those times when someone may become aware of them. Read on to learn about dating while wearing Invisalign.


3 Great New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

January 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — purpleplumdentistry @ 4:34 pm
A woman brushing her teeth

Now that January is here, you’ve likely started mapping out some New Year’s resolutions. After all, now is the ideal time to settle on self-improvement goals for 2023! That said, consider adding good oral health to this list of aspirations. A healthier smile would set a nice tone for the new year, helping you start things on the right foot. As for how to achieve it, your local dentist has a few ideas. Here is a summary of three New Year’s resolutions that could keep your smile clean in 2023!

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