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Feeling the Pain of a Mouth Ulcer? We Can Help

Ulcer Pain | Bangor ME Dentist

If you have ever had a mouth ulcer, also known as canker sores, you understand how painful they can be! They typically last for about a week and can make eating, drinking, and even make talking very painful in some cases. Here is some information on canker sores and how you can successfully manage them.

What Causes Mouth Ulcers?

Since every patient is unique, the cause of their mouth ulcers is too. It varies from person to person and can sometimes be a combination of things. Here are some causes to be aware of:

  • Hormonal changes in the body such as puberty, pregnancy, and menopause
  • Food that is highly acidic like citrus fruits or ...

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3 Reasons Why a Dental Bridge Might Be the Right Way to Repair Your Smile

Dental Bridges | Bangor ME Cosmetic Dentist

Living with a missing tooth presents daily challenges. This becomes compounded when you have multiple missing teeth. Chewing the foods you would normally enjoy becomes difficult, and you may not feel confident about smiling or talking with others because of your missing teeth.

The good news is that modern dentistry offers excellent solutions for replacing missing teeth and restoring smiles. Here are some reasons why a dental bridge might be the right solution for you.

A Dental Bridge is Less Invasive

 A bridge is capable of replacing one or multiple adjacent missing teeth without surgery, unlike dental implants. Your new smile will be completed much more quickly, as a bridge can ...

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A Faster Route to a Straighter Smile

Cosmetic Bonding Bangor ME | Maine Family Dental Practice

When you found out you were passed over for a promotion again, you finally asked why. You were told that it's because you're not approachable, and that was when you decided to take action. You tend to hide your smile because your teeth overlap and you've always felt self-conscious about it. This must be why your co-workers perceive you as unhappy or unapproachable. You've decided it's time to do something about your teeth and you are visiting your cosmetic dentist in Bangor to learn more about your options.

Cosmetic Bonding

Cosmetic bonding can be a great choice for patients who have small repairs to make to their smiles. It's efficient, as it ...

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3 Tips for Finding a Great Dentist in Bangor

Great Dentist | Dental Patient | Maine Family Dental Practice

Finding the right health care providers can be challenging, and the same is true of your dentist. You want to find someone you can trust and build a relationship with and not just feel like another number in the waiting room. Here are 3 tips to help you find the top dentists in Bangor.

Ask Questions

Of course you want to start with the standard questions such as - "Are the office location and hours convenient for me?" Once you've determined if the practice is a good fit for those needs, don't be afraid to ask deeper questions of your prospective provider such as:

  • What types of advanced services do you offer?
  • Do you ...

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Cosmetic Solutions with Orthodontics

Woman With Invisalign Braces | Bangor ME

Are you tired of living with crooked teeth? Do you have gaps or spaces between your teeth that you feel self-conscious about? Would you like to smile with confidence? Your cosmetic dentist in Bangor, ME offers solutions that can give you the smile you've always wanted with discretion, so no one will know you are aligning your teeth.

Crooked Teeth and Oral Health

When you live with teeth that are crooked or overlap, it takes a toll on your self-esteem. Did you know that it is also affecting your oral health? Teeth that overlap are harder to keep clean, which increases your risk of developing issues like tooth decay and gum disease. ...

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3 Popular Cosmetic Dental Solutions

Cosmetic Dentistry | Bangor ME

Is your smile ready for an upgrade? Do you find yourself hiding it in photographs? Do you often feel self-conscious when meeting someone new? Your cosmetic dentist in Bangor, ME can help, and here are 3 of our most popular solutions.

Teeth Whitening

One of the fastest and most cost effective ways to make an impact on your smile is with teeth whitening. We'll make custom trays for you based on impressions we take of your teeth. Your trays are designed to fit snug, which protects you from the injury that excess whitening gel can cause. We'll show you how to safely apply the gel and you'll be able to ...

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Coping with a Crooked Smile? Here's How We Can Help

Patient Shy About Smile | Bangor ME

If your teeth are crooked, you might have believed that months or even years of metal braces were your only option. But the fact is, there are plenty of other treatments your Bangor cosmetic dentist can provide that will give you straight, beautiful teeth.

Not only are crooked teeth something you might feel embarrassed about, but it can actually be more difficult to take care of misaligned teeth. This makes those with crooked teeth more prone to cavities, plaque buildup, and gum disease.

Let’s take a look at some of your cosmetic dentistry options for fixing crooked teeth faster than ever.

Invisalign and ClearCorrect

We offer both Invisalign and ClearCorrect braces that ...

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