When to Save an Infected Tooth

As a practicing dentist, one of the most common responses I get from patients when I ask why we haven’t seen them on a regular basis is, “Well, nothing was hurting, so I thought everything was ok.” But, did you know that teeth don’t necessarily have to be causing you...

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How Do Invisalign Braces Work?

Unhappy with your smile but not really interested in wearing traditional braces? Maybe think you are too old to get your perfect smile? Well braces aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. More and more, adults are choosing to get braces to straighten their...

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Is Professional Teeth Whitening Cost Worth It?

One of the most asked questions we get at Afdent is “how can I get my teeth whiter?” Honestly one of the simplest and easiest answers is to brush your teeth gently with a fluoride toothpaste for two minutes twice a day. And use a timer, most people think they’ve been...

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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...

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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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When to Save an Infected Tooth

As a practicing dentist, one of the most common responses I get from patients when I ask why we haven’t seen them on a regular basis is, “Well, nothing was hurting, so I thought everything was ok.” But, did you know that teeth don’t necessarily have to be causing you...

What You Need to Know About Tooth Replacement Cost

Do you have missing teeth and are concerned about not only your smile but also your dental health? Despite vast improvements in dental care, many still suffer from tooth loss, usually from tooth decay, periodontal disease, or injury. Losing a tooth has a huge impact...

How Do Invisalign Braces Work?

Unhappy with your smile but not really interested in wearing traditional braces? Maybe think you are too old to get your perfect smile? Well braces aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. More and more, adults are choosing to get braces to straighten their...

Is Professional Teeth Whitening Cost Worth It?

One of the most asked questions we get at Afdent is “how can I get my teeth whiter?” Honestly one of the simplest and easiest answers is to brush your teeth gently with a fluoride toothpaste for two minutes twice a day. And use a timer, most people think they’ve been...

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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