3 Signs You Need An Emergency Tooth Extraction

 Many people wonder if their dental pain is severe enough to warrant an emergency trip to their dentist. Toothaches come in all shapes, sizes, and degrees of pain, so knowing what’s an emergency and what’s not can help you save money in the long run. Whether you were...

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Are Adult Braces Right For You?

According to the American Association of Orthodontists, over 4 million Americans are undergoing some type of orthodontic treatment? And did you know that about 25% of those individuals are adults? Orthodontics aren’t just for kids anymore, with the advancing...

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How Teeth Whitening Works

In a previous article we discussed the different at-home and professional whitening options. But how does the whitening process actually work and what are the benefits to a professional in-office whitening? In Afdent’s over 40 years of providing patient friendly...

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Busting the Myths About Dental Implants

Despite the vast improvements in dental care, many of us still suffer from tooth loss. Whether from tooth decay, periodontal disease, or injury, losing a tooth has a huge impact on our self confidence and desire to share a smile. For many years, the only treatment...

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Wisdom Teeth FAQ: What You Need To Know

While not everyone needs to get their wisdom teeth removed, many do. Wisdom teeth removal is an outpatient procedure performed on 5 million Americans each year. This procedure might be common, but that doesn't mean everyone knows much about it. Here are a few of the...

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Benefits of Invisalign Braces

Gone are the days of metal wire braces that make eating hard food impossible and hurt the sides of your mouth. Invisalign braces have taken the cosmetic dentistry industry by storm in the last decade, and it’s no surprise why. Braces aren’t just for pre-teens anymore;...

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Healthy Mouth: Window to a Healthy Body

Have you ever found yourself wondering what’s the point of having regular dental checkups and cleanings, especially if you feel like you have good teeth? Besides a professional cleaning and ensuring your teeth and gums are healthy, dental professionals also check for...

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3 Signs You Need An Emergency Tooth Extraction

 Many people wonder if their dental pain is severe enough to warrant an emergency trip to their dentist. Toothaches come in all shapes, sizes, and degrees of pain, so knowing what’s an emergency and what’s not can help you save money in the long run. Whether you were...

Are Adult Braces Right For You?

According to the American Association of Orthodontists, over 4 million Americans are undergoing some type of orthodontic treatment? And did you know that about 25% of those individuals are adults? Orthodontics aren’t just for kids anymore, with the advancing...

Important Benefits of Regular Dental Check-ups

Many people visit the dentist routinely and do so every year. It’s certainly a good habit, but why do dentists recommend cleanings and what is it they do? The simplest and most obvious answer is that it’s a preventive treatment meant to keep you healthy. It...

How Teeth Whitening Works

In a previous article we discussed the different at-home and professional whitening options. But how does the whitening process actually work and what are the benefits to a professional in-office whitening? In Afdent’s over 40 years of providing patient friendly...

Busting the Myths About Dental Implants

Despite the vast improvements in dental care, many of us still suffer from tooth loss. Whether from tooth decay, periodontal disease, or injury, losing a tooth has a huge impact on our self confidence and desire to share a smile. For many years, the only treatment...

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