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Don’t wait to treat a cavity

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: cavities, fillings, toothache|Tags: , , |

If you’re feeling a dull pain in your tooth or if it hurts to eat, you might have a cavity. Approximately 26 percent of adults age 20 to 64 have untreated tooth decay. This means [...]

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The rest of the braces story

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: braces, Invisalign, orthodontics|Tags: , , |

When the braces or Invisalign® come off and you feel the smoothly aligned teeth against your lips and tongue, your braces story is not truly over. This is just the beginning of the next stage [...]

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Does my child need braces?

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: braces, children's oral health, Invisalign, orthodontics|Tags: , , |

The use of braces depends upon each child’s unique situation. We’re often asked by parents, “when should we start talking about orthodontics for my child?”, and our answer is to keep an eye on your [...]

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Three reasons stress is hurting your oral health

By | January 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Poor oral health can be characterized by chronic facial and mouth pain, oral sores, gum disease, tooth decay, tooth loss, and more. Ultimately, stress can begin that downward spiral. While stress affects your overall health [...]

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It’s never too late for braces or Invisalign

By | January 3rd, 2017|Categories: braces, orthodontics|Tags: , |

Braces and Invisalign work for anyone. There is no age limit for orthodontic treatment. While it is customary to hear about kids’ and teens’ experiences with braces, adult braces are equally common. SmilesRForever dentists have [...]

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Four reasons Invisalign will fit your lifestyle

By | December 21st, 2016|Categories: Invisalign, orthodontics|Tags: , |

Consider Invisalign from SmilesRForever to achieve the smile you’ve always wanted! We’re proud to offer Invisalign’s advanced technology as an alternative to braces. The following are four reasons the system will fit into your lifestyle [...]

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Taking signs of sleep apnea seriously

By | October 18th, 2016|Categories: oral appliance therapy, sleep apnea|Tags: , |

Do you know someone who is always tired? Is your loved one a heavy snorer? Show you care. Say something. People think about sleep apnea and are hesitant to take action. They can’t get past [...]

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Introducing the Emergency Toothache Phone Line

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: toothache|Tags: |

Toothaches and dental issues don’t always happen when the dentist’s office is open. Your child might come home from school complaining of tooth pain. You might take a painful bite during dinner. We understand that [...]

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Welcome to the new SmilesRForever website

By | August 10th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

We're happy to welcome you to the brand new SmilesRForever website. We hope you like what you see! We understand that the client experience often begins and continues online. For that reason, SmilesRForever made it [...]

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Lauren’s Invisalign blog: Retainers

By | March 21st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

                It’s been a couple of months since my last update and since then I've officially finished my last set of refinements. I completed the 5 trays on my 2nd round of refinements and was [...]

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Lauren’s Invisalign Blog: Refinement update

By | December 14th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Refinement update This is just a quick update and a few photos. Currently, I'm on tray 3 of 5 on my second round of refinements. Everything has been pretty uneventful, no major changes or issues. [...]

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Lauen’s Invisalign Blog: Refinements continued

By | September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Yesterday I was on the final day of my last active tray on set 1 of refinements. I had Dr Blattner do an exam and he and I were both still not happy with the [...]

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Lauren’s Invisalign Blog: Tray #5-8, Propel, and updated pictures

By | June 15th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

June 15, 2015 A few exciting changes have happened since my last blog post. The biggest and most exciting news is I got a Propel treatment. Propel is a procedure where they put little dimples [...]

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Lauren’s Invisalign Blog: Trays 3, 4 and progress pics!

By | May 14th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Tray #3, #4 and some progress pictures This post will be pretty short because not much has happened in the last month. I have made it through trays 3 and 4 without much discomfort.Yay! I [...]

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Healthy Gums Aid Whole-Body Wellness

By | August 1st, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Although the intraoral detriments of periodontal (gum) disease have long been established throughout the dental and medical communities, recent research has begun to highlight the link between healthy gums and whole-body wellness. The systemic effects [...]

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Sensitive Teeth

By | June 1st, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Tooth sensitivity is caused by the stimulation of cells within tiny tubes located in the dentin (the layer of tissue found beneath the hard enamel that contains the inner pulp). When the hard enamel is [...]

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Your Oral Health Questions – Answered

By | February 1st, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Your teeth can reveal a lot about your whole-body health. Research has linked the quality of your oral health (and poor oral health, in particular) to diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, stroke, and [...]

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