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Crossbite Correction: 4 Treatment Options

The umbrella term for misaligned teeth is malocclusion, of which there are many types. Crossbite is the type of malocclusion that occurs when one or more teeth on one jaw don’t line up properly with the corresponding teeth on the lower jaw. For example, when a patient with crossbite...

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How is Sleep Apnea Diagnosed?

More than 20 million Americans suffer from some form of sleep apnea, a potentially dangerous condition that disrupts your breathing and nighttime rest. If you find yourself dozing off on your morning commute, unable to focus or stay awake at work, it may be time to speak with your primary...

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Are You at Risk for Sleep Apnea?

Snoring is more than just a nuisance for your partner. It could be a symptom of a potentially serious yet common disorder known as sleep apnea. An estimated 25 percent of adults are habitual snorers, and while not always the case, these noisy rumblings may increase your risk for...

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Are You a Good Candidate for Invisalign?

Have you always wanted a dazzling, movie-star smile? You’re not alone in the quest for straighter, more beautiful teeth, and Invisalign can help most patients get there.  This groundbreaking system uses a series of custom-made plastic aligners that gradually shift teeth into correct alignment. Invisalign is comfortable, virtually invisible...

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How Long Does Invisalign Take?

If you are like most people considering Invisalign, you’re probably wondering how long the treatment takes, especially if you’re trying to improve your smile for a special occasion. This revolutionary teeth straightening system has become increasingly popular among teens and adults who want to look their best for an...

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Digitizing Your New Invisalign Smile

For years, dentists relied on polyvinylsiloxane (PVS) to make dental impressions. Polyvinylsiloxane is quite a mouthful, literally and verbally. PVS is a liquid that rapidly dries to form a sort of rubbery putty. As it cures or hardens on the teeth, PVS retains the shape of the teeth. Dentists...

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Get Straight Teeth Faster with Invisalign Express

Some of the main complaints people have about traditional braces is that they look unflattering and take too long. Now, Invisalign clear aligners can solve both of these problems. With Invisalign Express, you’ll get the same see-through plastic aligners that have made the Invisalign name famous, but the treatment...

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