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Milton Hill Dental Blog

I Grind My Teeth: Can I Still Get Invisalign?

January 12, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — mymiltondentist @ 10:52 pm
Lady grinds teeth

Invisalign has allowed many people to enjoy straighter, healthier smiles, but you might be wondering if it can work if you have a teeth-grinding habit. Invisalign works by providing the patient with a series of custom-fitted aligners designed to shift their teeth over time. Does teeth grinding damage the clear aligners? Do the clear aligners provide the teeth with any protection? Here’s what you should know about how Invisalign works if you grind your teeth.

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When Are Invisalign Refinements Necessary?

December 17, 2023

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Woman in dentist’s chair holding a clear alignerIf you’ve invested in Invisalign to fix your bite and alignment, you’ve made a great decision. Your cosmetic dentist used state-of-the-art technology to map the movement of your teeth using clear aligners. Each aligner applies continual pressure to your teeth to move them in small increments. Invisalign offers predictable results, but complications can arise. If your teeth don’t move as predicted, your dentist may recommend refinements. Less than 6% of people require additional aligners after already beginning their treatment. There isn’t any reason to worry. Here are the benefits of Invisalign refinements.

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Smooth Talk: 5 BOTOX Myths Debunked

November 17, 2023

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A woman smiling after her BOTOX treatment

In the realm of cosmetic enhancements, BOTOX has become a household name. It’s become associated with long-lasting youth and beauty, a real-life fountain of youth. Just like the mythical fountain, it has had many myths pop up around it over the years. Many misconceptions about BOTOX persist despite its scientific and aesthetic merits.

If you’re considering BOTOX for yourself, continue reading. You’ll uncover the truth and dispel five common myths surrounding this widely used cosmetic treatment.

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7 Dental Implant Terms You Don’t Know but Probably Should

July 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — mymiltondentist @ 12:43 pm
Woman in dental chair holding dental implant model as dentist points at different parts with a pen

If you’ve been thinking about dental implants, you already have a lot to consider. At your initial consultation, you might hear your dentist throw around some unfamiliar words. Your dentist definitely doesn’t want you to be confused. As such, here is a breakdown of 7 common dental implant terms that you might not know but probably should.

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How Long Will Your New Smile with Dental Implants Last?

April 5, 2023

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a dentist showing a replica of a dental implant

Out of all the tooth replacement options that are available, dental implants are considered the gold standard! They offer a reliable and long-lasting solution for missing teeth since they replace the entire tooth structure from root to crown. But how long can you count on dental implants to complete your smile? Read on to learn about their lifespan and what you can do to help them last as long as possible.

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What Can Make Dental Implant Procedures More Expensive?

February 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — mymiltondentist @ 5:19 pm
Close-up of a smile

Dental implants are often recommended by dentists for tooth replacements, for quite a few reasons. They look and feel incredibly realistic, and they can last for decades if cared for properly.

However, as you may know, dental implants can be a little bit pricey. If you’re looking to get dental implants soon, you may wonder how much that’s likely to cost. The exact answer depends on a few factors. Here are some of the variables that can affect the price of your dental implant procedure.

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Teeth Whitening or Veneers — How Should I Brighten my Smile?

December 23, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — mymiltondentist @ 6:24 pm
Young man pointing at his white smile

Modern cosmetic dentistry can work wonders. Within just one or two appointments, your dentist can give you the smile of your dreams. If you’re unhappy with the color of your teeth in particular, there are two procedures that can help: teeth whitening, and veneers. While both treatments can give you a brighter smile, they use completely different methods to do so, each with its pros and cons. If you’re currently trying to choose between the two procedures, here’s a rundown of the key differences between them.

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Can a Brighter Smile Help You Land a New Job Faster?

October 28, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — mymiltondentist @ 7:07 pm
a person interviewing with their resume in front of them and their hands folded together

Are you on the hunt for a better-paying job to help keep up with the rising cost of living or looking forward to interviewing for an internal promotion? With countless other candidates with similar qualifications, it’s important to distinguish yourself from other interviewees. One of the best ways to make a lasting, professional impression on the person interviewing you is with a bright smile. Read on to learn about recent research that shows why whitening your teeth before the big day can help you not only land the job, but also a higher salary!

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The Five Steps of the Porcelain Veneers Process

September 1, 2022

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Patient matching veneers to shade of teeth.

According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the demand for cosmetic dental work in the US has actually doubled within the last five years! And of all the various treatments that people are opting for, very few can produce the gorgeous results that porcelain veneers can. If you’re interested in receiving veneers to boost the beauty of your smile, here’s a closer look at the step-by-step process of getting them.

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4 Questions You Should Ask Your Dentist at Your Next Checkup

August 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — mymiltondentist @ 5:40 pm
man at a checkup with his dentist

At your checkups and cleanings, your dentist is usually the one asking you the questions. Maybe they want to know if any of your teeth have been bothering you lately or how often you’ve been flossing. However, these visits are also a great opportunity for you to ask some questions of your own. Your dentist is ready and willing to give you advice for taking care of your smile, and these four questions can help you take control of your dental health!

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