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Crovatto & Edwards Family Dentistry

6 Tips For a Cavity-Free Halloween

October 15, 2019

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child trick-or-treatingWatching your child dress up as their favorite cartoon character or super hero brings you massive joy, but every Halloween, you’re worried about their fragile, developing mouth becoming affected by oral health problems. Your house is about to become an apocalyptic stockpile of bags full of free candy, and between you and your little ones, you’ll be snacking on delicious sweets until the new year. That’s why it’s important to have these six Halloween candy tips in your back pocket to keep cavities from wreaking havoc on your family’s oral health. (more…)

Discover if Invisalign Treatment is Possible After Having Braces or Dental Work

October 4, 2019

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a set of clear alignersPatients who have never worn braces will quickly notice their valuable benefits, no matter if they’re made of traditional metal brackets and wires or a clear, smooth plastic. However, if you’ve worn braces in the past but have noticed your teeth shifting back into their original position, you might be asking, “Is Invisalign right for me?” To help answer that question, read on to find out if clear aligners can treat your crooked smile.

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3 Ways Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Other Hot Drinks Affect Your Teeth

September 13, 2019

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Pumpkin Spice LatteSummer is over, and fall is fast approaching. That means it’s almost the season for curling up with pumpkin spice lattes, hot chocolate and other warm drinks. However, many people don’t think to ask the question “Are hot drinks bad for my teeth?” until it’s too late. Here are 3 effects that you might not realize those beverages are having on your teeth.

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Do You Really Need to Replace Teeth No One Can See? Absolutely!

August 27, 2019

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Dental ImplantsIt’s easy to see why you’d want to get dental implants to replace teeth near the front of the mouth; no one wants attention to be drawn to gaps in their grin! But what about molars and other teeth near the back that other people won’t see? Do you really need to get a replacement for those? The truth is, getting dental implants is about more than just improving your appearance; it’s also about making sure your smile stays healthy and functional.

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Don’t Forget to See the Family Dentist Before School Starts!

August 3, 2019

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Smiling child at dentistSummer’s almost over, and that means it’s time to start preparing your child for classes again. This of course means getting all the right supplies – pencils, notebooks, binders and so on – but you should also ensure that your child is in good health before school starts taking up most of their time and makes scheduling appointments more difficult. That’s why no back-to-school checklist is complete without a visit to the family dentist.

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Handling a Dental Injury Abroad with Help from Your Emergency Dentist

July 31, 2019

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Smiling family taking a selfie on the beachWhile vacations are exciting, there’s no doubt that traveling can be stressful. As you pack and double-check your flight details, you might overlook your dental needs. It’s important to make sure to pack your toothbrush, but it’s just as necessary to know what to do if you suffer a dental injury while abroad. In this post, your emergency dentist explains how to handle toothaches and other common dental issues during your travels.

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Drinking a Lot of Sports Drinks This Summer? A Dentist Discusses the Risks

July 6, 2019

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Woman drinking a sports drinkIf you’re one of the many people who enjoys outdoor activities in the summer, there’s a good chance you’re reaching for sports drinks throughout the day to stay hydrated. But many people don’t realize that sports drinks can take a huge toll on your dental health, including the sugar-free varieties. If you’d like to learn how you can stay hydrated this summer while avoiding frequent trips to the dentist for dental work, keep reading below!

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Can I Get Invisalign if I’ve Already Had Braces or Other Dental Work?

June 7, 2019

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woman smiling with perfect teethYou have some bite issues that are causing both functional and aesthetic disruptions, but you’ve heard about the Invisalign process as a possible method for straightening your teeth. Before you can move forward with pursuing this option, you have a question: “Can I get Invisalign if I have already had braces or other dental work?” Read on to find out the answer so you can move forward with achieving a gorgeous new smile!

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Your Dentist Explains the Link Between Heart and Gum Disease

May 21, 2019

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Woman in dental chairAccording to a recent Harvard University study, people with gum disease (also known as periodontal disease) have two-to-three times the risk of suffering a heart attack, stroke or other severe cardiovascular event. While we’re busy planning healthy diets, exercising regularly and trying to keep our stress levels low, many people overlook a strong oral hygiene routine, which is just as important for a healthy heart. In this post, you’ll learn how to identify and prevent gum disease—and possibly even heart disease—with a few simple steps.   (more…)

How to Improve Your Confidence with Services Performed by a Cosmetic Dentist

May 7, 2019

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a woman having porcelain veneers placedDo you have low self-esteem because of your smile? Are imperfections on your teeth keeping you from enjoying time spent with family and friends? A less than stellar smile can be difficult to live with, especially if it has caused a drastic decrease in your confidence. If you’re looking to change that and want to transform your smile, you can with the help of a cosmetic dentist. Offering a variety of services, you can achieve the smile you want and improve your confidence in no time. Find out how.

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