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 like do a great job of protecting most of the body, Dr. Sevey & Dr. Atwell would like to make sure that every athlete knows how to keep their teeth safe from harm. No Bangor parent should have to worry about their child’s teeth during the game, so at Creative Dental Solutions we would like to talk about how to take sports safety to the next level.

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Smile: It’s Good For You!

smilingYour smile is more powerful than you may know. Scientists have studied many aspects of smiling, such as how it affects your brain, your health, and your overall experience of life. Even the situation you’re in and the people around you are influenced by your smile. The findings may surprise you. Or, if you’re someone who smiles often, they may just confirm what you already know.

Dr. Sevey in Bangor loves a good smile and wants to help you smile more. Read on to let us convince you to smile more and to maintain that smile with a healthy dental routine.

Smiling & Your Health

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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 for your new smile. Don’t feel lost among all the pros and cons of choosing a tooth-replacement plan. Creative Dental Solutions in Bangor is an experienced practice you can trust to  help guide you on your journey from missing teeth toward a complete, natural, and healthy smile.

Not your grandma’s dentures

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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. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today Dr. Sevey & Dr. Atwell would like to clear up any misconceptions about dental health and diet soda. If you have any questions please call us at Creative Dental Solutions.

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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 after having dental work done?

For some of us, it’s nostalgic to remember having a frozen treat after the dentist as kids, or attempting to say such bouncy words as “baby” with a numb jaw. However—depending on how extensive your dental work is—you will need to be cautious of what you consume in the days following major dental work. And milkshakes will only get you so far in recovery, anyway.

Many foods can be troublesome after dental surgery or extensive dental work. Ask Dr. Sevey & Dr. Atwell for their recommendation about specific foods and for how long you should avoid them. Creative Dental Solutions in Bangor can be an especially helpful resource for patients navigating what to eat after dental restoration services. Read more ›

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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 Creative Dental Solutions, we want your whole family to have excellent dental health, so here’s some information on how Dr. Sevey & Dr. Atwell can help protect your kids from tooth decay. If you have any questions or would like schedule a consultation, please give us a call.

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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, adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have an average of 25 permanent teeth remaining, which is three shy of a full set (minus wisdom teeth). Dr. Sevey & Dr. Atwell  want everyone in Bangor to know that replacing a missing tooth is important to your dental health. Read on for more information and please give Creative Dental Solutions a call with any questions or concerns.

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Happy Labor Day Weekend!


We will be closed after today until Tuesday morning to celebrate Labor Day.  We hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

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Health Through Oral Wellness® (HOW®) with Northeast Delta Dental

Northeast Delta Dental understands that some patients need more dental care than others. That is why they offer HOW, Health through Oral Wellness program that provides additional benefits at no additional cost to at-risk patients.

Through the use of a simple risk evaluation tool – the Oral Health Information Suite or OHIS  – we may be able to help you receive the care you really need.

Benefits of using HOW®

Patients who are at greater risk for oral disease or medical complications related to oral health may be eligible for enhanced preventive dental benefits.

If you have Northeast Delta Dental and your hygienist has recommended more frequent cleanings than the every six months that NE Delta allows, talk to us!  We may be able to get you approved for more frequent cleanings!

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I’d Rather Have a Root Canal


Have you ever heard someone say, “It was worse than a root canal?” Most of us in Bangor are used to hearing root canals compared some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Dr. Sevey and Dr. Atwell would like to set the record straight and talk about how root canals can do some serious dental good. As always, we are happy to answer any questions you may have, so please feel free to give Creative Dental Solutions a call.

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