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How Much Are Dental Implants?

What is this treatment going to cost? This is the question at the forefront of every patient’s mind when we begin discussing a treatment plan.  I do my best to “ballpark” the amount when we are in the brainstorming phase of treatment planning and we hone in on the amount when the plan begins to […]

Straight teeth are healthy teeth!

Health Benefits of Straight Teeth You may be surprised to know that the benefits of having properly aligned teeth extend far beyond a confident smile. According to the American Dental Association, straightening your teeth can actually significantly affect your overall dental health.1 Think about it — a smile can hardly be perfect if it’s not a […]

Benefits of Dental Implants

What are the benefits of dental implants over other treatments? Why are dental implants often the first choice and a standard of care compared to other options to restore missing or damaged teeth? Next best thing to healthy, natural teeth.  Strong and stable, a dental implant restores a lost tooth so that it looks, feels, […]

Why is a deep bite bad for my teeth?

DEEP BITE A deep bite can be easily corrected these days with one of the many effective orthodontic and restorative treatment options. Malocclusion (or a bad bite) is the result of misalignment of the teeth and jaws, often caused by genetics, but can also be due to teeth crowding, bad, worn or decayed teeth, poor […]

Invisalign Teen

More and more we are using Invisalign for our younger patients.  Studies have shown that teens have better compliance rates than adults!  Obviously there are exceptions, but there are many benefits to using Invisalign over conventional braces.  In our office we offer Invisalign and conventional braces, we use (3M mini brackets).  We usually have a […]

Invisalign Costs

Check out this handy calculator to calculate what your monthly payment would be to have a healthy and beautiful smile. For reference, most insurances have an orthodontic benefit of $1000 to $3000 dollars.  This is one time use and doesn’t affect your annual dental benefit. Also, our costs range between $4000 and $6000 for a […]

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