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Posted June 15, 2021 / Dental News
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Buds for Life: Your Tongue & Taste

Full disclosure before your Bangor dental team at Creative Dental Solutions starts dropping knowledge on the muscles in your mouth that are partially to thank (or blame) for the foods you love: we’re hungry as we write this and are envisioning pizza; yummy, savory pizza with cheese that stretches when you grab a slice, crust […]

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Posted May 27, 2021 / Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Oral Piercings: Not Cool for Teeth

Remember that guy with the lip ring you had a crush on in high school? I wonder how his teeth are doing now. Don’t get us wrong—at Creative Dental Solutions, we’re all about the freedom of self-expression, and if body modifications like tattoos and piercings are your thing, we support you. However, as your dental […]

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Posted May 20, 2021 / Dental News, Dental Services
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Silver Diamine Fluoride: An Affordable Filling Alternative

Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is an antibiotic topical liquid solution brushed onto teeth to halt the progression of tooth decay. Research has shown the effectiveness of SDF in cavity prevention and arrest, and it has been used safely and successfully worldwide with patients of all age groups. Creative Dental Solutions uses silver diamine fluoride to […]

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Posted April 27, 2021 / Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Are Your Teeth Safe from Coffee Stains?

First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Creative Dental Solutions, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can […]

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Posted April 13, 2021 / Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Finding Your Oasis: Food & Drinks for Dry Mouth

Xerostomia is the technical term for dry mouth, the condition that results from absent or reduced saliva flow. It is not a disease on its own, but it may be a side effect of medication or radiation treatments.  Xerostomia affects about 20% of the elderly population—not because of their age, but due to the increased […]

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Posted March 13, 2021 / Dental Health, Dental News
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

What Are Those Bumps? Oral Tori

Unusual shapes and growths can be alarming anywhere in the body. If you’ve noticed hard bumps growing in your mouth, you might have oral tori.  What are Oral Tori? Tori (or a single torus) are bumps in the mouth made of bone tissue covered by gum tissue. They grow slowly and some people have them […]

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Posted February 27, 2021 / Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Is Your Lipstick Aging You?

Creative Dental Solutions believes that natural beauty comes first. Our priority is for you to feel comfortable in your smile, and nothing should hold you back from laughing and grinning each day. Many different dental treatments can bring you this lifelong confidence.  But we also know that the right makeup can enhance your natural beauty. […]

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Posted January 27, 2021 / Dental Health, Dental News
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Brushing Your Teeth – Are You Doing It Wrong?

Did you know that certain times of day might be better for brushing than others? While it’s always recommended to brush your teeth twice per day, and floss once per day, your timing is also important.  If you love your pearly whites and want to keep them around as long as possible (because face it, […]

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