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We're excited to announce the official launch of the Town Center Family Dental blog.
We'll be posting helpful dental tips, news from the dental industry, news from our practice, and more about the latest in dentistry.
We built our practice on the notion that we're there for our patients when they need us and we want our online presence to be a reflection of that principle. We hope this blog provides an extra level of service to our current and future patients
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Here's to your best oral health ever!
While Invisalign® is a popular option for cosmetic braces, there are some treatment responsibilities that fall on patients’ shoulders that may not otherwise be a factor with traditional braces, specifically being committed to wearing your aligners 22 hours a day. This shouldn’t keep a qualified candidate from pursuing Invisalign®, but it does lead patients to ask: what happens if I don’t wear my aligners?
The short answer is that the treatment won't work as expected if you do not wear the appliances, but that can translate to:
Modern dental procedures present patients with no shortage of ways to achieve the smiles of their dreams. No matter what your concerns may be, from something as simple as discolored teeth, to more advanced needs like teeth replacement, cosmetic dental solutions at our office are designed to help. With cosmetic dentistry, our dentists provide flexible ways to correct the following problems:
As an effective fix-all for a range of cosmetic dental problems, veneers are highly popular with patients. No-prep veneers, such as Lumineers®, have risen to prominence in the last decade and offer a more conservative way to get similar treatment results compared to traditional porcelain veneers. However, veneers are not a one-size-fits-all treatment and it's important to pick the right type of veneer for you needs.
If you’re considering porcelain veneers or Lumineers®, ask yourself the following: