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Straightening Your Teeth as an Adult

Did you know that of the four million people who get braces or aligners each year, 25 percent of them are adults? That’s one million adults! More and more (especially since the COVID-19 pandemic), adults are choosing braces or aligners for…
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All About Dental Crowns

Crowns aren’t just for heads, they’re for teeth too! As one of the most common tooth restoration techniques, dental crowns have helped millions of Americans with their tooth troubles. If you’ve been told you need a crown but are still…
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Not Happy with Your Smile? Consider Cosmetic Dentistry

Do you dread having to say cheese or prefer to only offer a closed-mouth smile when having your photo taken? If so, you are certainly not alone. According to a survey by the American Association of Orthodontists, more than one-third of Americans…
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Tooth Care Gifts for All Ages

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Give the gift of healthy teeth this holiday season! Dental care gifts are something that everyone can use and enjoy, and there are plenty of options above and beyond the standard toothbrush and toothpaste. Whether your gift recipient has baby…
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Mouth Habits To End (Now)

From brushing too hard to drinking multiple sodas a day, teeth bear the brunt of common routines. So, it’s important to be vigilant. Take the common habits below and try to implement our favorite solutions to keep your teeth, mouth and gums…
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Introducing the SureSmile Orthodontic Aligner at Vacendak Dentistry

For adults looking for a better smile, Vacendak Dentistry is pleased to offer SureSmile orthodontic aligners, a nearly invisible alternative to braces for people with moderately crooked teeth, underbites, overbites, and even malocclusion.…
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It’s Not Luck – How Good Habits Create Great Teeth

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Sometimes, we see friends, family and even strangers with amazing teeth and think - “Wow they’re so lucky!” But really, it’s the exact opposite. Having good oral health isn’t about luck! It’s about forming good oral hygiene habitsIf…
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Hygiene Tips for Kissable Lips

Valentine's Day is your mouth’s moment to shine! From the “Kiss Me” messages on mini candy hearts to romantic songs on the radio, a kiss is probably on your list this year. Before cozying up to your loved one make your mouth extra…
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New Year, New Mouth

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With the new year here, you’ve probably already decided your New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like us, you may focus on improving your health in the new year. Just don’t forget the importance of improving oral health habits at the…
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Are Veneers Right For You? 

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Looking at models in magazines and actors on TV may lead you to believe one thing about teeth: That people naturally have a bright white and straight smile. But that isn’t the case. Often, the perfected grins you see on everyone from movie…
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What to Do About Chipped Teeth

Spring sports and activities are here, which means that the risk of getting hit and chipping a tooth is increasing by the day! However, even those who don’t participate in soccer or baseball can end up with chipped teeth, especially If your…
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Options for Missing Teeth

If you have missing teeth, you are not alone. Many people, especially as they age, lose their teeth to decay, bone resorption, and different types of oral trauma and injuries. Missing teeth not only affect your appearance, they can also…