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Gum Disease & Birth Defects

What is Gum Disease? The short answer: Gum disease is a common gum infection that can become very problematic, but you can prevent it! The long answer: All over your body, tissues have a self-defense mechanism called “inflammation.” When bacteria build

Posted in Dental Health, Dental News, Patient Care

Could White Teeth Help You Land a Job Interview?

A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can

Posted in Dental News, Teeth Whitening

Office Vacation!

The office will be closed starting Friday July 14th for vacation.  We will reopen on Monday July 24th. We are lucky in Bangor to have a very supportive dental community so we have three offices who have volunteered to cover

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A Guide to Cavity Prevention

Imagine this- you have come to see Dr. Sevey or Dr. Atwell for a cleaning and routine check-up. The cleaning goes well, but then Dr. Sevey or Dr. Atwell tells you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading the possibility

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Don’t Get Kicked in the Teeth – At Least Wear a Mouth Guard

Don’t Get Kicked in the Teeth – At Least Wear a Mouth Guard According to the American Dental Association, at least 13% of all injuries to the mouth occur during sports activities. While helmets, shoulder pads, shin guards, and the

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Replace Missing Teeth – Dentures & Dental Implants

So you’re missing a tooth—or a few! An apple a day will not take care of this one, unfortunately. It’s time to consider dentures or dental implants. A variety of personal and practical factors will determine which solution is best

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Diet Soda and Dental Health: What You Need to Know

In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to find the truth among all of the health-conscious noise. Often times, Bangor residents are misinformed and mislead about the health benefits of trends like as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs.

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Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all of that effort has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat

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How Dental Sealants Keep Cavities at Bay!

If you are a parent, you probably know how difficult it is to get Bangor children to brush and floss regularly. On top of that, young children often lack the necessary motor skills to properly care for their teeth. At

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The Best Way to Replace Missing Teeth

We all remember losing our teeth as children and being delighted to find money from the tooth fairy under our pillow, but it’s just not as fun as an adult. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research,

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