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Posted June 27, 2020 / Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Top 5 Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

If you’re one of the 40 million Americans with sensitive teeth, you must be familiar with the painful zing that follows a hot drink, a bite of ice cream, or just a deep breath of cold air. These and other elements can cause a sudden discomfort if you have sensitive teeth, also called dentin hypersensitivity. […]

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Posted June 13, 2020 / Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Is it Time to Toss that Toothbrush?

When you find a toothbrush that’s just right for you, it can be easy to get attached. After all, you use your toothbrush morning and night (ideally) to prevent plaque and bacteria from hardening and becoming tartar—that’s what we like to call quality time! When your toothbrush does so much good, you want to return […]

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Posted May 27, 2020 / Dental News
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

What Did My Dentist Just Say?

At Creative Dental Solutions, education is paramount in our mission to help our Bangor friends and neighbors improve and maintain their oral health. For this reason, we try to avoid using dental jargon when we’re speaking with our valued patient family. However, there are terms that can’t be broken down as easily; in those cases, […]

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Posted May 13, 2020 / Dental Practice, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Local Anesthetic – Is it Safe?

If you get to go on a tropical vacation, your ability to feel the warm sun and the smooth sand is crucial to enjoying the atmosphere. There are, however, times in life when you would rather not feel anything. Getting a dental procedure can be one of those times—as important as the procedure might be. […]

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Posted April 27, 2020 / Oral Cancer, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Should I Be Screening Myself for Oral Cancer?

In a word: Ab-so-lute-ly! Pretend those hyphens are the “clapping hands” emoji, because we want to emphasize how important it is to get up close and personal with your mouth in the interests of oral cancer detection. Currently, oral cancer kills one person in the United States per hour. The reason it’s so deadly is […]

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Posted April 13, 2020 / Dental Health
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

A Real Nail Biter

  We all have those nervous habits we turn to when we feel awkward, stressed, or just plain bored. If your choice vice is biting your nails, you need to know that it can cause a lot of distress on your oral health and overall health. Creative Dental Solutions shares why nail biting is so […]

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Posted March 27, 2020 / Dental Health
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Could Brushing & Flossing Prevent a Heart Attack?

A lot of healthy lifestyle choices benefit more than one system within your body. Eating well, exercising, good sleep, and fresh air all support a lot of your physical needs. So, it shouldn’t be surprising that what hurts one area of your health can easily hurt another area, too. An important (though less known) connection […]

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Posted March 13, 2020 / Dental Technology
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Dentistry in the Digital Age

Technology has changed nearly every aspect of human life and modern society. New tools, programs, and education can greatly improve your healthcare, too! Let’s say you need any kind of standard dental restoration for a cracked or missing tooth. From x-rays and impressions to surgery and installation, your whole treatment could be digital. We’re so […]

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