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How to Choose a New Dentist

Whether you’ve relocated, switched insurance providers, or are just ready to try something new, finding a new dentist can be hard. After all, with so many choices out there, how do you know who the best dentist really is?

Fortunately, choosing a new dentist in North Carolina can be a lot easier if you follow these easy tips. Or, you can simply schedule an appointment with the Wilmington, NC...
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Teeth Straightening Without Braces: Invisalign vs. SureSmile

Nobody likes the idea of having crooked teeth. Unfortunately, it’s a genetic unavoidability for some people. The good news is, orthodontic technology has improved a lot over the past decade. Where the only option used to be traditional wire braces, there are now several solutions to help children and adults straighten their teeth.

But which is the best way to straighten teeth without braces?...
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What Are Dental Loupes?

Have you ever noticed those special glasses with lights that your dentist wears? They’re called dental loupes and they’re one of the most important tools a dentist can have.

So how do dental loupes work? Well, they're a lot like magnifying glasses, except they don’t have a handle. Instead, the magnifying lenses are attached to the protective glasses dentists wear. The magnifying...
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Everything You Need to Know About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition where a person’s breathing can repeatedly start and stop while they are sleeping. Sleep apnea can cause a number of potentially fatal medical issues. It can also cause teeth grinding, which can result in painful and sometimes permanent damage to the teeth and jaw.

There are two types of sleep apnea someone can be diagnosed with:
 
Obstructive Sleep Apnea...

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How Night Guards Can Help With Bruxism

Have you ever woken up in the morning with jaw pain? Have you ever looked at your teeth and noticed they’re wearing down?

You may be suffering from bruxism.

More commonly known as “teeth grinding,” bruxism is a condition that affects around 10% of adults and can cause serious dental issues if not attended to. The good news is that preventing damage caused by teeth grinding is...
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